Privacy Policy


About Us

EMG Investigations Limited is a private investigations and research company based in London, England.   Our trading office is located at 20-22 Wenlock Road, London N1 7GU.  Our Registered Office is 12 West St, Ware SG12 9EE.

We are registered with the ICO, registration number: Z2172291.  The person responsible for Data Protection is Elizabeth Schmitz and she can be reached at 20-22 Wenlock Road, London N1 7GU, on +44(0)20 7833 8688 or by email

Our website is owned by EMG Investigations Limited who also operates and maintains it.


What this policy is for

This privacy policy sets out how we collect, use and disclose information about you.   Our site contains links to other websites in which we have no control over how your data is collected, stored or used.  We advise you to check the privacy policies of these sites when providing any data to them.

By accessing our website you are consenting to the terms of our Privacy Policy.


How we use your data

All personal data is processed in accordance with General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).  We store personal data securely and for no longer than is deemed necessary.  Your data may be used for a variety of legitimate reasons such as managing your account, providing access to our website, supplying our services to you, responding to emails and marketing purposes.  Furthermore, your personal information which is stored in the public domain, such as birth or marriage certificates, may be used in the processing of family history research or more general historical research.

Personal data is usually kept for a maximum of six years.


How and where did we store your data?

Data is only stored in the EEA which consists of members of the European Union, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein.


Payment and credit checks

Client information will be used to take payment for services and products and may used to verify  credit details and identification.  Permission to do this is implicit in providing financial details to process payment/s.


Who do we share your data with?

We only share information about you with other parties when we are legally required to do so or when it is necessary in administering your account.


Your rights

As a data subject you have rights in accordance with GDPR, these include:

  1. The right to be informed about our collection and use of personal data.
  2. The right to access personal data we hold about you.
  3. The right to rectification on data held.
  4. The right to data portability.
  5. The right of erasure.
  6. The right to restrict processing.
  7. The right to object.
  8. Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.

You have the right to request a copy of any personal data held by us.  Under GDPR there is no fee for this and we will provide any information free of charge.  Requests must be made in writing to:

Elizabeth Schmitz, EMG Investigations Limited, 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU



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Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may change this privacy policy, such as when required to by law.  Any changes will be posted on our website without individual notification.  We suggest checking our website regularly for updates.

EMG Investigations Ltd


20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU

UK Phone: 020 7833 8688

USA Freephone: +1 877 442 2931


DX: 146645, Islington 4