Effective Date: April 6, 2016
Consent and International Use: The information we collect about you on the Site is stored on servers located in the United States. The laws of the United States may not afford your information that same privacy rights as your home country or jurisdiction. By using the Site, you are consent to: (i) the processing of your personal information consistent with the terms of this policy; and (ii) the transfer of your personal information to the United States.
Scope: This Policy applies to any Site owned by Bain Capital that links to this Policy. It governs only our information practices as to information collected through the Site.
The Policy does not govern any information collected by us through channels outside of the Site. It also does not apply to any third party website or application to which the Site may link, such as the websites of our portfolio companies or investor portals. Should you choose to visit those websites or applications, you should review their privacy policies to ensure that you are comfortable with them.
Information We Collect: “Personal Information” means any information that we directly associate with a specific person, or that reasonably can be used to identify a specific person. At this time, we do not allow users to submit their Personal Information through the Site.
We do not consider Automatically Collected Information to be Personal Information. If we connect any Automatically Collected Information to any Personal Information collected about you, however, we will treat it in accordance with the terms of this Policy.
How We Use Information: We may use Automatically Collected Information to better understand how our visitors use the Site, analyze their demographics, interests, and behavior, to improve the content of the Site and further develop our businesses and services.
If we receive any Personal Information from you, we will use it in ways consistent with the purpose for which it was collected, or for any other purpose as permitted by this Policy and applicable law. We may also use Personal Information to conduct, analyze and improve our businesses and services.
How We Disclose Information: We disclose Personal Information as follows.
We may disclose Personal Information, as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process. Additionally, we may disclose Personal Information when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our property, including the safety and security of tangible or intangible property, protect your safety or security, or the safety or security of others. We may also disclose Personal Information in order to protect our rights, such as to investigate fraud or respond to a government request.
In the event Bain Capital is involved in a merger, acquisition or sale of all or a portion of its assets, user information may be one of the transferred assets. If any material change to the Policy governing the use of your data occurs, you will be notified in accordance with the terms of this Policy.
We may also share any anonymized or aggregated information with our business partners for informational or promotional purposes. Bain Capital, however, reserves the right to use this information in any manner permitted by law.
Access and Choice: You may access and amend any Personal Information we have on you by contacting us using the contact information below. We will respond to your inquiry within a reasonable timeframe.
Changes to this Policy: We may revise or supplement this Policy from time to time. If we make any material changes to the Policy that affect your rights, we will post the updated policy on the Site.
Contact Us: If you have any questions or comments about this Policy, please contact us using the information on the Contact Us page.