Privacy statement

Updated on 13 November 2023.

Who are we?

DYNAMIG is a project consortium made up of eight research institutes, think tanks and universities in Europe and Africa. It is led by the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

ECDPM is the controller for data collected through the DYNAMIG website and the DYNAMIG newsletter form. ECDPM is a leading independent think tank that wants to make policies in Europe and Africa work for inclusive and sustainable development. It has two offices – in Maastricht, the Netherlands and in Brussels, Belgium. ECDPM is a registered foundation at the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (number: 41077447). Its registered address is Onze Lieve Vrouweplein 21, 6211 HE Maastricht, the Netherlands.

ECDPM’s privacy standards are in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which applies to all EU member states as of 25 May 2018.

What data do we collect on this website, and why?

We use cookies on this website to ensure a functioning website, optimise your experience and analyse our website performance. You can change your cookie settings at any time by managing your preferences.

To analyse our website performance, we use Matomo, an open-source and privacy-friendly website analytics tool. Matomo places cookies, but you have the option to disable these when managing your preferences.

On this website we may use embedded content such as videos and podcasts from other websites. These websites may also collect data about you and place cookies, including from third parties. If you do not consent to this, you can disable cookies of other websites when managing your preferences. You will then not be able to see embedded content.

Links to other websites
On this website you may find links to other websites, or you may have been referred to our website via another website. Please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. We recommend you check the privacy policies of these websites before you submit any personal data on those websites.

When you subscribe to the DYNAMIG newsletter, we ask for your email address, your first and last name, and your organisation. This information helps us identify who our audience is broadly and deliver a better service. After you have subscribed, you will receive an email asking you to confirm your subscription. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link in the footer of the newsletter. We will store your personal data in our external email database, which is accessible by ECDPM’s communications and ICT departments.

Whom can I contact for privacy-related questions or requests?

You can contact Maud Joosten at if you:

  • have questions about our privacy statement or the data we collect,
  • want to know what information we hold on you,
  • would like to obtain a copy of the information we hold on you,
  • would like us to update or remove your information from our system,
  • feel our grounds for processing your data are not legitimate and would like to object, or
  • want to report a data breach occurring at this website.

We will answer your requests for a copy, update or removal of data within 30 days of your request. Please note that we will take utmost care of deleting your details everywhere, but that we may need to keep some of your data in (parts of) our systems if we are legally obliged to or if other legal grounds apply, such as legitimate interests.

If you feel we haven’t adequately addressed your request to respect your privacy rights, or if you become aware that there is a data breach on our end, you may notify the Dutch Data Protection Authority. In case of a data breach, we would of course be happy if you would notify us too, by contacting

If we encounter a data breach on our end that poses a risk to the personal data we store, we must notify the Dutch Data Protection Authority within 72 hours of becoming aware of the data breach. In case the data breach poses a serious threat to the safety of your personal data, we will notify you too – provided the contact details we hold on you are correct and up-to-date.