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Privacy Policy

Privacy policy


Economic and Political Weekly (EPW) is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to the website. Economic and Political Weekly supports enhanced protections for all consumers' electronic and internet privacy. In general Economic and Political Weekly treats your contact information as private and confidential. We will not give, sell, rent, exchange or otherwise provide your information with anyone else without your prior consent except when compelled by law (see the final section).


Website Policy:


Economic and Political Weekly servers may record the IP address of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system; the date and time you access our site; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site. We use this information to measure the number of visitors to different sections of the site, to diagnose and correct system errors, and to improve the site. We do not connect this information to your name or identity, and we periodically delete this information from the server. Information that is not provided with the express intent of membership is not saved and will not be captured for use in other communications. This includes any email address supplied in forwarding news articles or encouraging others to participate in online activism. See below for details on how we treat information provided in membership contexts. We do not use 'cookies' on this site.


Mailing List Policies:


Economic and Political Weekly offers e-newsletter. If you choose to subscribe to the e-newsletter, we may ask for personal information, such as your name, zip code, and email address. This information is used strictly to manage the e-newsletter, and will be used exclusively for the purpose of sending you email from Economic and Political Weekly. You will not be contacted in any other way, nor will your information be offered to a third-party. We do not sell, rent or share our mailing list.




Economic and Political Weekly will never share or use your personal information for any reason other than to manage your membership or article contribution.


Compelled Disclosure:


If we are required by law to disclose any information that you have provided us, we will attempt to give you notice (unless we are prohibited) that a request for your information has been made, in order to give you an opportunity to object. We will attempt to provide this notice by email, if you have given us an email address, or by postal mail if you have entered a postal address. If you do not challenge the disclosure request, we may be legally required to turn over your information.




All questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy should be addressed to Gauraang Pradhan with an email to followed up with a letter by post to our registered postal address given below. 


Redressal Mechanism: Any complaints or concerns with regards to the processing of information provided by you or breach of these terms shall be immediately informed to the designated Grievance Officer as mentioned below via in writing by email to and  by post / courier to


The Grievance Officer

Gauraang Pradhan

Economic and Political Weekly

320-322, A to Z Industrial Estate

Ganpatrao Kadam Marg

Lower Parel

Mumbai 400 013


We request you to please provide the following information in your complaint:

a) Your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address;

b) A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notice is accurate;


The EPW shall not be responsible for any communication, if addressed, to any non-designated person in this regard.