Privacy and cookies policy
Last Updated: 6 April 2023.
Connection Capital LLP (‘CC’) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and processing your personal information for legitimate and lawful business purposes, in alignment with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the retained General Data Protection Regulation ((EY) 2016/679) (‘ UK GDPR’).
The purpose of this legislation is to enforce greater control and rights for individuals to have their privacy respected and their data protected. This includes easier access to the personal information organisations hold about you, ensuring it is updated, accurate and processed lawfully and fairly.
The Policy does not govern any information collected by us through channels outside of the website. It also does not apply to any third-party website or application to which the website may link, such as the websites of our portfolio companies. Should you choose to visit those websites, you should review their privacy policies to ensure that you are comfortable with them. CC is not responsible for content on third party websites.
Your personal information
‘Personal’ information means any information that can be directly associated with a specific person, or that reasonably can be used to identify a specific person.
You do not have to submit any personal information in order to use this website. We will not collect any personal information about individuals, except where it is specifically and knowingly provided by them. When using this website, should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified, such as completing a registration to become a client, we can confirm that this information will only be used in accordance with this Policy.
Please see the Privacy Notices below, which provide more detail about what personal data we collate, how we collect and process it, the lawful basis for processing, how long we retain your personal information and your data protection rights:
Cookies are small files that are sent from an organisation’s web server to your web browser and are saved to your computer hard drive. They track, save and store information about your interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server, to provide you with a tailored experience within the website. Cookies can't read data off your hard drive or cookie files created by other sites, and do not damage your system.
This website uses ProFundCom third party targeting cookies which may be used to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device.
ProFundCom cookies: PFCE, PFCT, PHPSESSID
Expiry: 6 months
Google Analytics Cookies: _utma; _utmb; _utmc; _utmz
Expiry: 2 years; 30 minutes; when you quit your browser; 6 months (respectively)
Purpose: These cookies collect information about how our visitors use our website. This data is collected anonymously and is used to help improve the CC website’s functionality.
You can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites by installing Google’s opt-out browser add on. Further information about the opt-out browser add on can be found at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
CC is committed to safeguarding your personal information and we endeavour to apply appropriate procedures and security features to process and protect your personal data.
All CC systems are hosted in securely managed environments, where appropriate disaster recovery and backup up procedures are in place.
Please be aware that the transmission of any data via the Internet is not completely secure but we do take appropriate steps to try to protect the security of your personal data.
Updating your information
It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and up to date. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us. If you become aware of any errors or your information needs updating, please contact us using the contact details in ‘Contact us’.
Access to information
You may access any personal information we have about you by contacting us using the contact information in ‘Contact us’. We will respond to your inquiry within a reasonable timeframe.
This policy is effective from 18 May 2018 and was last updated 6 April 2023.
In the event of any query about our marketing to you, please email email@example.com. If you wish to make a complaint in connection with the personal information we hold about you, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us at Louise McWeeney (Data Protection Manager) Connection Capital LLP, Unit 21 Cottesbrooke Park, Heartlands Business Park, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 8YL.
If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are not processing your personal data in accordance with the law you can complain to our Data Protection regulator:
Information Governance department
Information Commissioner’s Office
0303 123 1113
Connection Capital LLP is authorised and regulated by the FCA, ref number 705640.