Privacy Statement 2018-05-24T21:44:52+00:00

Privacy Statement

Thank you for visiting the website of Waterland Private Equity Investments B.V. and its affiliates (together “Waterland”). The visit to the website of Waterland (“Website”) is governed by this Privacy Statement. By visiting the Website, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Statement, as may be amended from time to time. Any updates of this Privacy Statement will be posted on this location and will be effective upon posting. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Statement you should not use the Site.

1. Information Collection

Two types of information of you may be collected when you visit the Site: (i) information you provide to us; and (ii) information Waterland collects through technology.

Information You Provide to Waterland via de Website

You may have to provide information that Waterland collects and stores in a way that allows Waterland to relate it to you personally, including but not limited to your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number and the message you provide to Waterland. This is personal data. Additionally, Waterland may collect and retain a record of all communications with you.

Information Waterland Collects Through Technology

Waterland may collect information about you through technology, this can be your IP address each time you visit a page of the Site. Other technical methods may include technology to track and analyse traffic patterns on the site. Such information may be provided directly to Waterland or to an third party authorized by Waterland to collect information on Waterland’s behalf.

During some visits Waterland may use software tools such as JavaScript to measure and collect session information, including page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse overs), and methods used to browse away from the page. We may use this information to measure Site activity, to develop ideas for improving our websites and for any other purpose to the extent permitted by applicable law.

Cookies and use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files that may be placed on your browser when you visit our web site. Cookies are used primarily for administrative purposes, to improve your experience with our web site. For instance, when you return to the Site after logging in, cookies provide information to the Site, including personal information, so that the Site will remember who you are.

Waterland uses cookies primarily to capture anonymous analytics to improve our web site experience and performance. This includes compiling statistical information concerning, among other things, the frequency of use of our site, the pages visited, and the length of each visit, as well as information about your computer, operating system, browser, language, and country. We do not use cookies to store any personal information that could be read or understood by others.

Using the settings of your Internet browser, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. Consult your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you choose to turn off cookies, you may not have access to many features make your browsing of our Site smoother, and some of our services may not function properly. You may at any time delete any cookies set by using the relevant option of your Internet browser or by deleting the cookies on your hard drive. If you would like to modify your browser to notify you when you receive a new cookie or to disable cookies altogether, please refer to Managing Cookies.

If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you accept receipt of all cookies on the Waterland website.

Miscellaneous

This Privacy Statement concerns only the Website and does not concern any website to which the Website may link. Should you choose to visit these third-party sites, you should review their privacy policies to ensure that you understand and are comfortable with their practices concerning your personally identifiable information. Similarly, this Privacy Statement does not concern your interaction with Waterland in any matter other than your use of the Website. Finally, this Privacy Statement does not address our privacy practices with respect to any nonpublic personal information we may collect from you as an investor in us or in funds that we sponsor or manage or as a counterparty. We address these practices in separate notices.

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Statement, you can email us at legal@waterland.nu or write to us at Waterland Private Equity Investments B.V., Nieuwe ‘s-Gravelandseweg 17, 1405 HK Bussum, the Netherlands

2. Use of Personally Identifiable Information

Waterland does not disclose any nonpublic personally identifiable information about its Website users to any non-affiliated third party, except as set forth below.

Waterland may use or disclose certain personally identifiable information it collects about you when you visit and browse the Website as part of our normal business operations, or to send you administrative communications either about your interactions with us or about features of the Website, including any future changes to this Privacy Statement.

Waterland may also store your personally identifiable information and share it with its affiliates. Waterland may use or disclose this information for marketing, research and other business purposes, and Waterland may associate your personally identifiable information with other information Waterland collect about you, such as details about your usage patterns and interests, but we will not sell this information or disclose it to third parties.

Waterland may also use service providers to facilitate services or platform functions on Waterland’s behalf. These companies and individuals may have access to your personally identifiable information, as needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for another purpose.

Waterland will use or disclose personally identifiable information when Waterland believes that such disclosures are required by law, regulation, legal process, subpoena, document request or governmental request. For example it may be necessary, under anti-money laundering and similar laws, to disclose information about investors in order to accept subscriptions from them. We may also do so to help enforce contracts we have, protect your safety or security, including the safety and security of property that belongs to you, or protect the safety and security of our websites, databases or third parties, including the safety and security of tangible or intangible property that belongs to Waterland or to third parties. Waterland, however, reserves the right to use any personally identifiable information in any manner permitted by law.

3. Use of Non-Personally Identifiable Information

Non-personally identifiable information is information that does not personally identify you, including anonymous information and aggregate data. Waterland may use this information to understand better how its visitors use the Website, research its visitors’ demographics, interests, and behavior, improve the Website, provide visitors with customized services and information, and for other similar purposes. Waterland may combine this information with personally identifiable information. We may share this information with others, such as investors, for information or promotional purposes, and may use this information in any manner permitted by law, but any disclosure that identifies you personally will be governed by Section 2.

4. Protection of Information

Waterland endeavors to protect your personally identifiable information. Waterland uses technical, administrative and physical methods to maintain the integrity and security of our databases, including firewalls. Please be aware though that there is no such thing as “perfect security” on the Internet, and third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. Waterland will not be responsible or liable for any damages, losses or causes of action arising out of or in connection with the disclosure of your personally identifiable information.

5. Do Not Track

Waterland does not track its customers over time and across third party websites to provide targeted advertising and therefore does not respond to Do Not Track (“DNT”) signals. However, some third party sites do keep track of your browsing activities when they serve you content, which enables them to tailor what they present to you. If you are visiting such sites, your browser allows you to set the DNT signal so that third parties (particularly advertisers) know you do not want to be tracked. You should consult the help pages of your browser to learn how to set your preferences so that websites do not track you.

6. Children

Although this Website is not targeted towards children, Waterland is concerned about the safety and privacy of children who use the Internet. If a child under 13 has provided personally identifiable information to us through the Website, a parent or guardian may inform Waterland at the address for legal notices above, and Waterland will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete it from our database, subject to applicable law and this Privacy Statement.

7. International Use

Waterland makes no claims that materials on the Website are appropriate or may be downloaded for use in locations outside the EEA. Access to the Website from countries or territories where such access is illegal is prohibited. Furthermore, our databases are located in the Netherlands. If you access this website from outside the EEA, you do so at your own risk. By sending Waterland your data, you consent to its transfer to and storage within the EEA. Those who access the Website from outside the EEA do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, rules and regulations.

8. Limitation of Liability and Disclaimers

IN NO EVENT SHALL WATERLAND OR ITS RELATED PERSONS (AS DEFINED BELOW) BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY CLAIMS, LIABILITIES, LOSSES, COSTS OR DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (“DAMAGES”) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY ACCESS, USE (OR INABILITY TO USE) OR DISTRIBUTION OF THE SITE, INCLUDING DAMAGES CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF OR USE OF ANY ASSET, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION, OR ANY CONTENT OBTAINED THROUGH USE OF THE SITE. THIS IS TRUE EVEN IF WATERLAND HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES.

WATERLAND its affiliates and their respective officers, directors, managers, partners, members, shareholders, employees, affiliates and agents (collectively “Related Persons”) make no representations or warranties and specifically disclaim any and all warranties of any kind, express or implied, with respect to the Website, including any representations or warranties with respect to merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, non-infringement, availability, security, accuracy, freedom from viruses or malware, completeness, timeliness, functionality, reliability, sequencing or speed of delivery.

While Waterland uses reasonable efforts to obtain information from reliable sources, Waterland does not warrant that the information in this Website is accurate, reliable, complete, or correct, that this Website will be available at any particular time or location. Such information or materials are provided “as is” and “as available”. Please be aware that there is no such thing as “perfect security” on the Internet, and third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, and accordingly electronic mail and other transmissions to and from the Website or made via the Website may not be secure.

9. Governing Law and Forum

The laws of the Netherlands govern this Privacy Statement. Any dispute relating to these Privacy Statement or your use of the Website shall be resolved solely in the court of Amsterdam.

Last updated: May 2018