‘Personal information’ is information which directly identifies or is capable of identifying a specific person.
For the purposes of data protection law, we will be a controller of your personal information. This means we make decisions about how and why your information is used and have a duty to ensure your rights are protected.
The data controller, as defined under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) for Barcapel.com is Outrun Services Limited. We are registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office and our registration number is A8427312.
The website may contain links to the websites of portfolio companies and third parties. 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 policies. We recommend you check these policies before you submit any personal information to these websites.
We take your privacy seriously and are committed to maintaining the privacy and security of information you provide to us, and the choices you have regarding our collection and use of your
Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features put in place to protect our paper based and computerised systems from loss and misuse, and only allow access to them when it is absolutely necessary to do so and then under strict guidelines as to what use may be made of the personal information contained within them. Our staff receive data protection training and we have a set of detailed data protection policy procedures which personnel are required to follow when handling personal data.
Unless specified in more detail below, we will keep your information stored on our systems for as long as it takes to provide the services to you. The third parties we engage to provide services on our behalf will keep your data stored on their systems for as long as is necessary to provide the services to you.
We will not store your information for longer than is reasonably necessary or required by law. We regularly review what data we have and delete that which is no longer necessary. The period for which we will retain personal information will vary depending on the purposes that it was collected for, as well as the requirements of any applicable law or regulation.
We cannot absolutely guarantee the security of the internet or external networks or your own device. Accordingly, any online communications (e.g. information provided by email or through our website) are at your own risk. You accept the inherent security risks of providing information online over the Internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or willful default.
As a part of our day to day operations we meet large numbers of business contacts at meetings and receive emails about investment opportunities. We are likely to receive and store personal
information on those we meet.
If you have had contact with us, for example through emailing us or meeting a colleague, it is likely that we will want to make a note of that email or meeting and may store limited amounts of personal information relating to you, such as your name, job title, employer organisation and contact details.
We will collect and store this personal information for the purposes of:
The personal information we hold about business contacts may be shared with:
The legal basis for collecting and storing such personal information about you is that such processing is necessary for our legitimate interests in running and promoting our business.
As a part of our day to day operations we are likely to receive and store personal information to enable us to buy office and other supplies or engage with professional advisors.
If you are a supplier or professional advisor to us, we will capture and use limited amounts of personal information relating to you, including your name, job title, qualifications, employer organisation and contact details. We will store this personal information for the purposes of administering and maintaining records of services or advice we have received, and commissioning further services.
The personal information we hold about suppliers and professional advisors may be shared with:
We store and process information in this way because it is necessary to:
We are likely to receive and store personal information as part of the investment evaluation process. If you send or otherwise present to us an overview of your company (a “pitch”), we may store personal information relating to you in our Client Relationship Management (“CRM”) or other such system. This may include your name, email address and gender. This data is used for in-house analysis and for any analysis which we may share externally, all information will be anonymised and aggregated before being shared. The pitch deck will be kept on file for future business opportunities.
If we decide to offer a term sheet, further information collected and stored might include your CV, details of your previous employment history and professional activities, information relating to your financial status and dealings, nationality information (including copies of identity documents, such as a passport), references provided by third parties, and results of other due diligence carried out.
We collect and store this information for the purposes of:
The personal information we hold about the members of a management team may be shared with:
We store and process information in this way because it is necessary to:
When you interact with our digital platforms, we may also automatically collect the following information about your visit. This is primarily to help us better understand how people use our digital platforms and to enable us to create better content and more relevant communications:
We avoid wherever possible receiving information on race, religion, political views and your mental or physical health.
We want you to remain in control of your personal information. Part of this is making sure you understand your legal rights, which are as follows:
If you would like to exercise your rights, please contact us at email@example.com
Sometimes you may be asked to provide proof of identity before we show you your personal information so that we can prevent unauthorised access.
Please keep in mind that there are exceptions to the rights above and, though we will always try to respond to your satisfaction, there may be situations where we are unable to do so (for example, because the information no longer exists or there is an exception which applies to your request).
The Data Controller
Outrun Services Limited
160 City Road
If you are still not satisfied with the outcome of your complaint, you may write to the Information Commissioner’s Office at the following address:
Information Commissioner’s Office
You can also contact the Information Commissioner’s Office using their online form: https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/email/
In some cases, we may be required to disclose your personal information to comply with legal requirements.
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