Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy explains in detail the types of personal data Hypothesis Research Ltd (we will say “HRL”, “we”, “us”, “our”) may collect about you when you interact with us. It also explains how we’ll store and handle that data, and keep it safe.

We provide investment research service on subscription basis to our Clients. We also provide free research to Subscribers, who visited our website and subscribed, or who contacted us via email and registered to become a Subscriber. We publish some of our free research on our websites and and send direct emails to Subscribers signed for the service. If you have any questions, please do get in touch with us. Contact details:

We may change this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time. All updates and amendments are effective immediately upon notice, which we may give by any means, including, but not limited to, by posting a revised version of this Privacy Policy or other notice on the Website. You’re welcome to come back and check it whenever you wish.

Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified and includes any expression of opinion about the individual and any indication of the intentions of the data controller or any other person in respect of the individual. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).

For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Hypothesis Research Ltd is categorised as a data controller. Registered office: 124 City Road, London, EC1V 2NX.

Information we collect

We may collect and process the following data about you:

If you have requested information or a service from us, we will not be able to provide it without certain information, such as your contact details. Before we can begin providing you with our services, we need to obtain certain information about you, so that we can verify your identity to meet our obligations under the Money Laundering Regulation 2017, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations and any other applicable legislation and for the purposes of crime prevention and fraud prevention. If you do not provide this information, we will be unable to provide you with our services.

We collect you personal data:

Use of personal data

HRL uses information held about you in the following ways:

If you wish to change how we use your data, you’ll find details in the ‘What are my rights?’ section below.
Remember, if you choose not to share your personal data with us, or refuse certain contact permissions, we might not be able to provide some services you’ve asked for.

Whenever HRL collects or processes your personal data, we’ll only keep it for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected; including in order to:

Legal terms

Data collected will be processed fairly and lawfully, and will only be processed where we comply with Article 6(1) of the GDPR. The law on data protection sets out a number of different reasons for which a company may collect and process your personal data, including:

Third parties

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

Personal data storage and processing

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfillment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services.

By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy. Such steps may include only transferring your data to jurisdictions in respect of which there is a European Commission adequacy decision or, where this is not the case, by using model clauses which have been approved by the European Commission.

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers and hardware. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Rights over personal data

The Act gives you rights about the information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act and is known as a Subject Access Request.

You will have the right to obtain, on request, confirmation as to whether your personal data is being processed, together with the following information:

Information must be provided to you within one month at no cost to you. However we have the right to refuse or charge a reasonable fee when a request is manifestly unfounded or excessive, particularly if it is repetitive.

Under the GDPR, you also have the following rights:

You have the right to withdraw consent at any time, this must be provided in writing.


We hope this Privacy Notice has been helpful in setting out the way we handle your personal data and your rights to control it.

If you have any questions that haven’t been covered, please contact our Data Protection Officer who will be pleased to help you:

Data Protection Officer, Hypothesis Research

124 City Road, London, EC1V 2NX