Privacy Policy

Who we are

The Washington Group ( is a comprehensive business consultancy firm specializing in a wide range of services including strategic planning, market research, project management, and advisory solutions. We cater to diverse industries, offering tailored strategies and guidance to optimize business performance and growth. With a commitment to confidentiality and professionalism, they assist clients in achieving their objectives through innovative and personalized consulting services.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


At The Washington Group, we may employ various media elements such as images, videos, and other visual aids on our website to enhance user experience and convey information effectively. These media elements are utilized to illustrate our services, showcase our work, and provide informative content.

We advise users to exercise caution when interacting with media content on our site, especially when sharing personal information or accessing external links embedded within these media elements. We recommend reviewing and adhering to the respective privacy policies of third-party sites linked within our media content to ensure your privacy and security while navigating our website.

Users are encouraged to refrain from sharing sensitive or confidential information through media comments, uploads, or other interactive features without due discretion, maintaining a cautious approach to protect their privacy online.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

 Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


At The Washington Group, we utilize Google Ads and Meta (Facebook) ads to promote our services and reach relevant audiences. When you visit our website, certain information may be collected through cookies or similar technologies to optimize the effectiveness of these advertising campaigns.

This information includes, but is not limited to, your browsing behavior, IP address, device type, and demographic details. Such data is used to tailor advertisements based on your interests, improve ad targeting, and measure the performance of our marketing efforts. Rest assured that any information collected for these purposes is handled in accordance with our privacy policy and is not personally identifiable unless voluntarily provided by you through forms or interactions on our site.

You have the option to manage your preferences for targeted advertising by adjusting settings in your browser or through the respective platforms’ privacy settings. We do not sell your personal information to third parties for their advertising purposes. For more information on how your data is used for advertising and how to opt-out, please refer to our Privacy Policy or visit Google and Meta’s privacy policies.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

 If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


If you have any concerns, questions, or requests regarding the handling of your personal information, our designated Privacy Manager is here to assist you. You can contact Susan our Privacy Manager via email at or by mail at:

Privacy Manager The Washington Group 

1688 Cypress – Vancouver BC  V6J 5B8

Please ensure that your communication includes sufficient detail for us to properly address your inquiry or request. We are committed to promptly responding to all privacy-related matters and strive to ensure the protection and proper handling of your personal information in accordance with applicable privacy laws and our policies.