Last Updated January 1, 2023.
Collectively, we refer to our Site, events, marketing communications and Client Services as the “Services”.
Information you provide to us. Personal information about you that we collect from you through the Services or otherwise may include:
Data from other sources. We may receive personal information about you from other sources, such as
We may combine the personal information we obtain from other sources with the personal information you provide to us.
Automatic collection. We may automatically log the following information about you, your computer or mobile device, and your activity occurring on or through the Site:
Service delivery. We use your personal information to:
Marketing. We may send you Qatalyst-related announcements or other marketing communications as permitted by law.
To comply with law. We may use and share your personal information as we believe necessary or appropriate to comply with applicable laws, lawful requests, and legal process, such as to respond to subpoenas or requests from government authorities.
For compliance, fraud prevention, and safety. We may use your personal information and disclose it to law enforcement, government authorities, and private parties as we believe necessary or appropriate to: (a) protect our, your or others’ rights, privacy, safety or property (including by making and defending legal claims); (b) audit our internal processes for compliance with legal and contractual requirements; (c) enforce the terms and conditions that govern the Services; and (d) prevent, identify, investigate and deter fraudulent, harmful, unauthorized, unethical or illegal activity, including cyberattacks and identity theft.
With your consent. In some cases we may specifically ask for your consent to collect, use or share your personal information, such as when required by law.
To create anonymous data. We may create aggregated, de-identified or other anonymous data from your personal information and other individuals whose personal information we collect. We make personal information into anonymous data by removing information that makes the data personally identifiable to you. We may use this anonymous data and share it with third parties for our lawful business purposes, including to analyze and improve the Services and promote our business.
Opt-out of marketing communications. You may opt out of marketing-related emails by following the opt-out or unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of the email, or by contacting us at email@example.com. You may continue to receive service-related and other non-marketing emails.
Do Not Track.Some Internet browsers may be configured to send “Do Not Track” signals to the online services that you visit. We currently do not respond to “Do Not Track” or similar signals sent to our Site. To find out more about “Do Not Track,” please visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com.
Declining to provide information. We need to collect personal information to provide certain Services. If you do not provide the information requested, we may not be able to provide those Services.
The Site may contain links to other websites and online services operated by third parties. These links are not an endorsement of, or representation that we are affiliated with, any third party. In addition, our content may be included on web pages or other online services that are not associated with us. We do not control third party websites or online services, and we are not responsible for their actions.
The security of your personal information is important to us. We employ organizational, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect the personal information we collect. However, security risk is inherent in all internet and information technologies, and we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information.
We maintain offices and facilities in the United States, and your personal information may be transferred to the United States or other locations outside of your state, province, or country where privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your state, province, or country.
Please direct any questions or comments about this Policy or privacy practices to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also write to us via postal mail at:
Qatalyst Partners LP
One Maritime Plaza, 24th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
We are required by the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, as amended by the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (collectively, the “CCPA”) to provide to California residents an explanation of how we collect, use, retain and disclose their Personal Information, and of the rights and choices we offer to California residents with respect to that Personal Information. For purposes of this section, “Personal Information” has the meaning given in the CCPA.
Your California privacy rights. As a California resident, you have the rights listed below. However, these rights are not absolute, and in certain cases we may decline your request as permitted by law.
Information. You can request the following information about how we have collected and used your Personal Information:
a. The categories of Personal Information that we have collected.
b. The categories of sources from which we collected Personal Information.
c. The business or commercial purpose for collecting Personal Information.
d. Whether we have disclosed your Personal Information for a business purpose, and if so, the categories of Personal Information that we disclosed and the categories of third parties to whom we disclosed such Personal Information.
How to exercise your rights. You may exercise your California privacy rights described above as follows:
Right to information, access, deletion and correction. You can request to exercise your information, access, deletion and correction rights by:
a. visiting https://pp.qatalyst.com/
b. calling us toll free at 1-877-642-7890
c. emailing email@example.com
We will need to confirm your identity to process your requests to exercise your information, access or deletion rights. As a part of this process, government identification may be required. If an agent would like to make a request on your behalf as permitted under applicable law, the agent may use the submission methods noted in this section. We will process the agent’s request consistent with applicable law. As part of our verification process, we may request that the agent provide, as applicable, proof concerning their status as an authorized agent. In addition, we may require that you verify your identity as described in this section or confirm that you provided the agent permission to submit the request. We also reserve the right to confirm your current California residency. We cannot process your request if you do not provide us with sufficient detail to allow us to understand and respond to it.
Please also understand that we are not obligated to provide you with a copy of Personal Information more than twice in a 12-month period.
Personal information that we collect, use and disclose
The Personal Information we collect and the sources from which we collect it are described in more detail in the section above entitled Personal Information We Collect. Each category of Personal Information we collect may be used for the business/commercial purposes described in the section above entitled How We Use Your Personal Information, and each category may be disclosed as described in the section above entitled How We Share Your Personal Information.
Collection, use and disclosure of Sensitive Personal Information
We collect, use and disclose Sensitive Personal Information for purposes of: providing services as requested; ensuring safety, security, and integrity; countering wrongful or unlawful actions; performing services for our business, including maintaining and servicing clients, providing customer service, processing or fulfilling transactions, verifying client information, processing payments, providing services on behalf of our business; and other collection and processing that is not for the purpose of inferring characteristics about an individual. We do not use Sensitive Personal Information beyond these purposes.
We retain each category of Personal Information, including Sensitive Personal Information, for as long as needed or permitted in light of the purpose(s) for which it was collected. The criteria used to determine our retention periods include:
Whether there is a legal obligation to which we are subject, for example, to comply with applicable regulatory, legal, tax, accounting, or other compliance requirements;
The length of time we have an ongoing relationship with you and provide services to you, for example, for as long as you continue using our services, and the length of time thereafter during which we may have an ongoing legitimate business need to reference your Personal Information to address issues that may arise, for example, issues related to fraud prevention; and
Whether retention is advisable in light of our legal position, such as in regard to applicable statutes of limitations, litigation, or regulatory investigations.
The information in this section applies only to individuals in the European Union, the European Economic Area, the United Kingdom and other locations subject to the data protection laws of the European Union (collectively, “Europe”).
Sensitive personal information. Unless we specifically request it, we ask that you not provide us with any sensitive personal information (e.g., information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, biometrics or genetic characteristics, criminal background or trade union membership) on or through the Services, or otherwise to us.
Retention. We retain personal information for as long as needed or permitted in light of the purpose(s) for which it was obtained and consistent with applicable law. The criteria used to determine our retention periods include:
Your rights. f you would like to request to access, correct, update, suppress, restrict, or delete personal information, object to or opt out of the processing of personal information, or if you would like to request to receive a copy of your personal information for purposes of transmitting it to another company (to the extent these rights are provided to you by applicable law), you may submit these requests by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or our postal address provided above. We may request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and process your request. We will respond to your request consistent with applicable law.
If you would like to submit a complaint about our use of your personal information or our response to your requests regarding your personal information, you may contact us at email@example.com. You may also lodge a complaint with a European data protection authority for your country or region where you have your habitual residence or place of work or where an alleged infringement of applicable data protection law occurs. A list of EEA data protection authorities is available here. Information regarding the UK data protection authority is available here. Information regarding the Swiss data protection authority is available here.
Cross-border data transfer. Your personal information may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers, and by using the Services you understand that your information will be transferred to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection rules that are different from those of your country.
Some countries outside of the EEA are recognized by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of data protection according to EEA standards (the full list of these “specified countries” is available here). The UK and Switzerland recognize the EEA and the specified countries as providing an adequate level of data protection according to UK and Swiss standards. For transfers from the EEA, the UK or Switzerland to countries not considered adequate by the European Commission, the Swiss government, or the UK government (as applicable), we have put in place adequate measures where necessary, such as standard contractual clauses adopted by the relevant authority, to protect your personal information. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information about any such transfers or the specific safeguards applied.