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Copyright & terms

In accessing these web pages, you agree that you will use the contents solely for your own private use purpose, and not for any commercial or public use.
Except as permitted above, you undertake not to copy, or through any medium (including another website), distribute, transmit, re-transmit, broadcast, modify, or show in public any part of this website without the prior permission of Dieter Helm, or in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.

Appearance of any image, video, podcast or sound on this site does not constitute approval by the copyright owner of this site or of the contents, views and opinions. The appearance of material on this site does not mean that the copyright owner has given permission for that material to be reproduced here or elsewhere. If copyright has been unintentionally infringed, the site owner will be happy to give credit to the copyright owner or remove an item upon request.

Use of this site constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions which take effect on the date on which you first use the site. Dieter Helm reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting changes online.

You are responsible for reviewing regularly information posted online to obtain timely notice of such changes. Your continued use of this site after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of this agreement as modified by the posted changes.

You agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any of the material contained in this site, or use it for any purpose other than for your own personal, non-commercial use. You agree to use this site for lawful purposes only, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use of this site, by any third party.

In no event will Dieter Helm be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special or other consequential damages for any use of this website, including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs or other data on your information-handling system or otherwise, even if he is expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Disputes arising herefrom shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

If these terms and conditions are not accepted in full, you do not have permission to access the contents of this website and should therefore cease using this site immediately.

By entering this site you are agreeing to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to be bound by this agreement, you must not proceed to the site.


Dieter Helm is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are working to increase the accessibility and usability of this website.

Privacy statement

Your privacy is important to Dieter Helm. This Privacy Policy has been developed to provide you with information on how we process your personal data when you consent to join our mailing list and visit dieterhelm.com.

 “Personal data” is information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

Privacy policy topics

  • Categories of Personal Data Processed by Dieter Helm
  • Transfers of Personal Data
  • Privacy Policy Updates
  • Retention of Personal Data
  • Data Controller and Data Protection Officer
  • Your Rights

Categories of Personal Data Processed by Helm Associates Ltd

Personal data that is processed when you subscribe to our mailing list:

When you request to join our mailing list, we ask you to provide your email address and name. You can choose to provide only your first name or a nickname instead of your full name if you wish.

(a) HAL will process your email address for the purpose of sending you recent publications or marketing updates. The legal ground for processing your email address and name for these purposes is HAL’s legitimate interest in providing you with publications and marketing updates.

(b) If you provide your opt-in consent to receiving marketing information from HAL, HAL will also process your email address for the purpose of sending you marketing information about recent publications. The legal ground for processing your email address for this purpose is your consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time by changing your preferences through the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our marketing emails.

(c) The marketing emails you receive from HAL are based on the preferences you provide on our mailing list subscription form. The legal ground for processing this data for this purpose is HAL’s legitimate interest in reducing the number of marketing emails sent to each particular contact by selecting which contacts receive a particular marketing email rather than sending every marketing email to every customer who has consented to receiving marketing emails.

Transfers of Personal Data

HAL is a British business and uses MailChimp as its marketing automation platform. By consenting to receive emails from HAL, you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to MailChimp for processing in accordance with its Privacy Policy and Terms. Your personal data will not be shared with any other business. 

Privacy Policy Updates

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time as we add new products and apps, as we improve our current offerings and as technologies and laws change. You can determine when this Privacy Policy was last revised by referring to the “Last updated” legend at the top of this page. Any changes will become effective upon our posting of the revised Privacy Policy.

Retention of Personal Data

We will retain your personal data as long as your HAL subscription is considered to be active. In addition, see below under “Your Rights” for a description of your right of erasure.

Data Controller and Data Protection Officer

All personal data collected by HAL will be transferred to MailChimp.  Please contact office-support@dhelm.co.uk if you have any questions.

Your Rights

If you reside in the European Union, you have the right under the General Data Protection Regulation to request from HAL access to and rectification or erasure of your personal data. If you reside outside of the European Union, you may have similar rights under your local laws.

To request erasure of your personal data, please contact us at office-support@dhelm.co.uk

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