About D2S

D2S articles are intended to be easy to read, relevant and well informed. We avoid using language that is cryptic and, where needed, we provide simple explanations to new technological concepts. The topics for our articles are inspired by major news hitting the specialist press on aspects related to Digital Services, but we won’t just repeat news. We use several sources to bring a broad perspective on facts and enrich it with our own analysis and opinions.


Rodrigo Barreto – Founder and Principal Consultant


Rodrigo’s experience spans more than 25 years working in the Telecom, Media and Digital industries in several executive roles advising investors, suppliers, service providers, regulators, industry bodies and professional service firms. He has developed consulting projects with customers in South America, Europe, Middle East and Asia.



Sam Mendis – Research Analyst


Sam is currently a studying for his MEng at the University of Oxford, where he is specialising in Organic Solar Cells and their development. His range of technical experience ranges from working in Tata Motors European Technical Centre, to designing a solar vehicle for the 2019 World Solar Challenge.



Benedict Altier – Associate Research Analyst


Benedict Altier studied Chinese Studies at the University of Oxford graduating first class in 2020. Previously he studied at Peking University and worked in the Chinese technology sector. He currently researches and writes about the Chinese digital economy.


Legal Notice

Company Name

Digiecon Advisors Limited

Registered Office

John Eccles House, Robert Robinson Avenue, Oxford Science Park, Oxford OX4 4GP

Companies House no.

Company Number: 8711426

VAT no.

172 4973 84

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective upon registration for new users, and from June 01, 2020 for existing users.

The Information We Collect

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the DigiEcon Digest Services [D2S] website. On some pages, you can submit information via contact/support/others forms and register to receive marketing materials and updates. The types of personal information collected at these pages can include:

  • Name
  • E-mail address
  • IP Address
  • Information we share

We do not share your information or data with third parties except in the following limited circumstances:

  • Deliver and help us track our marketing and advertising content.
  • Manage our sales and customer support services to you
  • Help us track website conversion success metrics.

We enter into confidentiality and data processing terms with partners to ensure they comply with high levels of confidentiality and best practice in privacy and security standards and we regularly review these standards and practices.

We also have to share information or data in order to:

  • meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request.
  • enforce applicable policies, including investigation of potential violations.
  • detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues.
  • protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of our users, the public or to Ultimate Member and/or as required or permitted by law.

How We Use Information

Examples of how we may use Personal Data include:

  • To respond to inquiries and provide customer support;
  • To develop new products;
  • To send marketing communications;
  • To improve or modify our Services;
  • To conduct aggregate analysis and develop business intelligence that enable us to operate, protect, make informed decisions, and report on the performance of, our business.

Our Commitment to Data Security

To prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Disabling and enabling cookies

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings on your browser.

Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.

How to Access or Correct Your Information

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by emailing contact@digiecon.com. To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information. You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error.

Your rights

Users have certain legal rights to obtain information about whether we hold personal information about them, to access personal information we hold about them, and to obtain its correction, update, amendment or deletion in appropriate circumstances. Some of these rights may be subject to some exceptions or limitations. We will respond to your request to exercise these rights within a reasonable time (and in all cases within 30 days of receiving a request).

Rights which you are entitled to are:

  • Data access rights
  • Right to restrict processing
  • Right of Rectification
  • Right to Erasure (Right to be Forgotten)
  • Right to object to processing
  • Right to withdraw consent
  • Data portability rights

Changes to our privacy policy

We can make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will identify the changes we have made on this page. In circumstances where a change will materially change the way in which we collect or use your personal information or data, we will send a notice of this change to all registered users.

How to Contact Us

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please send us an e-mail at contact@digiecon.com.