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Who are we?

GIST Ltd serves as a unique vehicle and aggregator for a select group of like-minded families, family foundations, and new generation leaders.


How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you contact us about our research and/or when you download an article or research publication. We also collect information when you contact us with an enquiry.  Website usage information is collected using cookies.

What type of information is collected from you?

The information we collect might include your name, job title, organisation name, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when.

How is your information used?

We may use your information to:

  • Send you the requested reports or publications
  • respond to an enquiry about our work
  • to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you and us
  • send you communication and information which you have requested and that maybe of interest to you. This may include invitations to participate in research studies or events

We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations and we will hold your information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as it is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.

Who has access to your information?

We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.

We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

Third Party Service Providers working on our behalf:

Please be reassured that we will not release your information to third parties for them to use, unless we are required to do so by law, for example, by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime.

Your choices

You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. If you do not want to receive direct marketing communications from us about our research and related services, then you can select your choices by ticking the relevant boxes situated on the form on which we collect your information.  You can also opt out of receiving email communication from us by clicking the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email.

We will not contact you for marketing purposes by email, phone or post unless you have given your prior consent. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting

How you can access and update your information

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.  To request this please email us at

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up-to-date.  You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information.  This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

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You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser.  However in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites.  This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.


How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you:

Changes to our privacy policy

We will keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page.

This privacy policy was last updated on 30 May 2018