This website is operated by BC Partners LLP. In this privacy policy, "we", "us" and "our" refer to BC Partners LLP, registered in England and Wales with registered office at 40 Portman Square, London W1H 6DA. Our company registration number is OC404426. We are registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner's Office, with registration number ZA246494.

We are committed to respecting the privacy of all visitors to the website (the "Site"). This privacy policy sets out the information we collect from you when you visit the Site or use our services. We endeavour to ensure that all information from which you can be identified ("Personal Information") provided to us, or otherwise obtained by us, is handled in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998, from 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679, the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, and all similar or related legislation (the "Data Protection Legislation"). You can be assured that your Personal Information will only be used by us in accordance with this privacy policy.

By visiting and/or contacting us through the Site (or otherwise engaging with us), you acknowledge that we may collect, use and transfer your Personal Information as set out in this privacy policy. BC Partners LLP reserves the right to change this privacy policy from time to time and you should therefore check this page frequently to ensure that you are happy with any changes. By continuing to use the Site and/or making use of our services you agree to the updated privacy policy.

Personal Information that we collect from you
When you engage with us (e.g. by visiting the Site or contacting us by email via the "Contact Us" page on the Site) we may collect certain Personal Information, such as:

information about your activity on and interaction with the Site, such as your IP address, the device or browser you use, together with the date, time and duration of your visit; and
information that you provide if you contact us via email, such as your name and email address and any other Personal Information you provide.

What we do with your Personal Information
We will only collect and process your Personal Information: (a) to correspond with you; (b) to analyse and improve the use of our Site and services, and support and improve the browsing experience of visitors to the Site; and (c) for our own internal business processes.

Where we have a right to do so (i.e., where you have explicitly consented at the time we collect your Personal Information), we may also use your Personal Information for marketing and business communications. You may opt out of receiving marketing emails from us by following the instructions outlined in the email.

How we share your Personal Information
We never sell your Personal Information. We will not pass on your Personal Information to third parties except in accordance with this privacy policy.

Where it is necessary for the performance of our contract with you or for our internal business processes, we may share your Personal Information with our employees or partners, for example to assist with any queries that you may have regarding our services and to allow us to provide our services.

In addition, it may be necessary to disclose your Personal Information if we are under a duty to disclose your Personal Information in order to fulfil our regulatory, legal or compliance obligations, enforce the terms of our Site's Legal Notice and any other agreement, or protect the rights, property or safety of BC Partners LLP, BC Partners LLP's group companies and our and their contractors, directors, employees or other personnel. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and prevention.

What's private
This Personal Information will not be publicly displayed or revealed to other Site users:

  • your IP address;
  • your email address; and
  • communications you send to us.
  • Our security and data retention measures, and any transfers we make outside the EEA
  • The Personal Information you provide to us will be transferred to and stored securely on our servers.

In order to protect your privacy we take appropriate security measures in the storage and disclosure of personal information with the aim of preventing unauthorised access by third parties. We endeavour to ensure that any party to which we transfer information has similar security measures, and we will only keep your Personal Information for as long as we reasonably require and, in any event, only for as long as the Data Protection Legislation allows. However, the internet is not a totally secure medium and you acknowledge and agree that we shall not be responsible for any unauthorised use, distribution, damage or destruction of personal information, except to the extent that such event has been caused by our negligence or breach.

In processing your Personal Information, it may be necessary for us to transfer your Personal Information outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be accessed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. This includes staff engaged in, among other things, the provision of support services. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your Personal Information is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy and the Data Protection Legislation when it is processed in, or otherwise accessed from, a location outside the EEA. This means that we will only transfer your Personal Information to third parties outside the EEA if that third party (a) is situated in a country that has been confirmed by the European Commission to provide adequate protection to Personal Information, or (b) has agreed (by way of written contract) to provide all protections to your Personal Information as required by the Data Protection Legislation. By sending your personal information to us via email, you consent to such processing by and transfers to our offices outside the EEA for the purposes set out above and for any other purposes to which you consent at the time you provide the information.

Accessing your Personal Information
You have the right to see the Personal Information we hold about you and to ask us to: (a) make any changes to ensure that any Personal Information we hold about you is accurate and up to date; (b) erase or stop processing any Personal Information we hold about you where there is no longer a legal ground for us to hold it; or (c) transfer any information we hold about you to a specified third party. If you wish to do this, please contact us using the details set out below. We may charge a £10 fee for complying with some of the requests made under this section if they are made before 25 May 2018.

Should you have any queries or complaints in relation to how we use your Personal Information, please contact us using the details set out below. Should you with to take any complaints or queries further, you have the right to contact the Information Commissioner's Office regarding such issues.

Other Websites
Our Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these websites or their related policies. Please check these policies before you submit any Personal Information via these websites.

Please note that we may use cookies on this Site in order to identify what kind of device you have in order to enable us to present content in the best way, to enable us to carry out a language switch, to make the Site operate more efficiently and in order to gather information about how people use our Site. A cookie is a small data file that is placed on your computer by the websites that you visit. Such cookies do not retrieve information about you stored on your hard drive and do not corrupt or damage your computer or computer files. We do not use cookies to collect Personal Information.

In particular, we use the following cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Site.

Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies collect information about how visitors use our Site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. Information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the Site works.
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies to help website operators analyse how users use the Site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Site, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google'si behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this Site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. For more information on how Google uses cookes visit:

You are not obliged to accept a cookie that we send to you, and you can in fact modify your browser so that it will not accept cookies. However, if you do this you may lose some useful functionality. Please also note that we have carried out an audit of our cookie-use and we do not believe that we are using any cookies on our Site that are unduly intrusive. For more information about cookies, including how to set your internet browser to reject cookies, please go to You can also find more information about the specific cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table attached to this privacy policy.


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    Removed after browser closes.
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    Stores a boolean value after the User clicks on "Hide this message", in order to give permission for our use of cookies. Based on this value, on subsequent pages, cookie content box does not display.
    24 hours
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    Used to maintain a unique session identity between client/end user application and the server.
    Removed after browser closes.
  • cookie_consent

    Stores a boolean value after the User clicks on "Hide this message", in order to give permission for our use of cookies. Based on this value, on subsequent pages, cookie content box does not display.
    24 hours