Disclaimer

This website is intended solely to provide information regarding HCI Equity Partners’s potential financing capabilities for prospective portfolio companies. The information provided on this website, including information regarding HCI Equity Partners’s current portfolio companies, is not intended to recommend any company or investment described herein and is not an offer or sale of any security or investment product or investment advice. In any event, past performance is not a guarantee of future results and it should not be assumed that results for portfolio investments will be achieved for other investments.

HCI Equity Partners provides investment advisory services only to the privately offered HCI Equity Partners funds. HCI Equity Partners does not solicit or make its services available to the public or other advisory clients.


Privacy Policy

OUR COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY

We consider the privacy of our visitors to be extremely important. This privacy policy document (“Privacy Policy”) describes in detail the types of personal information is collected and recorded by http://www.hciequity.com and how we use it.

This Privacy Policy constitutes a legally binding agreement between HCI Equity Partners and you, the user of this website. By entering and using this website, you acknowledge your acceptance of, and agree to be bound by, the Privacy Policy stated herein. If you do not agree with any of the terms and conditions contained herein, please do not access or otherwise use this website.

You represent to HCI Equity Partners that you have the authority to visit this website. This website is only intended for individuals who are at least 18 years of age. We do not knowingly encourage or solicit visitors to this website who are under the age of 18 or knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 18 without parental consent. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from an individual under the age of 18, we will delete that information.

This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website and regarding information shared and/or collected there. This policy does not apply to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

You may access any personally identifiable information we have about you by contacting Kelsey Clute of HCI Equity Partners at kclute@hciequity.com.

Visitors that are residents of California should refer to our California Website Privacy Policy supplement below.

THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT

Log Files

Like many other Web sites, HCI Equity Partners makes use of log files. These files merely logs visitors to the site – usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services’s analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. HCI Equity Partners generally does not, however, collect any personally identifiable information such as names, home addresses or e-mail addresses from users of this website, unless a user submits such information to us via our “Contact” page or to receive our announcements.

To the extent that you provide us with any personally identifiable information through or in connection with this website, we may use such information for HCI Equity Partners’ business purposes, but will not disclose any personally identifiable information about you to anyone, except as permitted or required by law or regulation and to service providers. In providing personally identifiable information to HCI Equity Partners, you consent to HCI Equity Partners’ use of such personally identifiable information for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information and data via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we make an effort to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of any information or data transmitted to or through our website; any transmission of information or data by you to or through this website is at your sole risk.

Cookies

HCI Equity Partners uses cookies to store information about visitors’ preferences, to record user-specific information on which pages the site visitor accesses or visits, and to personalize or customize our web page content based upon visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser. You may opt-in to accept cookies automatically by changing the settings on your browser. If you opt-out of certain cookies, you may not be able to access certain parts of the website. You may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information about types of cookies, how they are used and how you manage your cookie preferences.

Third Party Privacy Policies

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. This privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES

We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy from time to time and for any reason, in our sole discretion, without notice, by updating this Privacy Policy. Accordingly, users are strongly encouraged to review our Privacy Policy regularly. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to collect personal information or use any collected information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by posting changes on this page. We will use information only in accordance with the Privacy Policy under which the information was collected. Your continued access or use of this website following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy means that you accept such revisions, changes and/or amendments. If you object to any of the changes to this Privacy Policy, please stop accessing this website. Please check this page frequently and review any changes to this Privacy Policy carefully so you are aware of any changes, as they are binding on you.

 

CALIFORNIA WEBSITE PRIVACY NOTICE

DATE: December 13, 2019

This California Website Privacy Policy supplements the Website Privacy Policy with respect to specific rights granted under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (as amended, the “CCPA”) to natural person California residents and provides information regarding how such California residents can exercise their rights under the CCPA.  This supplement is only relevant to you if you are a resident of California as determined in accordance with the CCPA.

Information required to be disclosed to California residents under the CCPA regarding the collection of their personal information that is not set forth in this CCPA supplement is otherwise set forth in the Website Privacy Policy.  To the extent there is any conflict with the privacy requirements under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act and/or Regulation S-P (“GLB Rights”), GLB Rights shall apply.

What does this Website Privacy Policy apply to?

This Website Privacy Policy applies solely to your interactions with us through our Website (as defined below).  If you provide personal information to use through another means (e.g., as an employee or seeking employment, as a client, or as an investor) you will receive a separate privacy notice and that notice will govern that personal information.

What information do we collect about you?

We collect limited types of personal information through our website and investor reporting portals, as well as through other electronic communications (e.g., emails), as applicable (collectively, the “Website”).  The types of personal information we collect about you depends on the nature of your interaction with us.  The categories of personal information we have collected from individuals on this Website over the last twelve (12) months include the following:

Identifiers, such as name, contact details and address (including physical address, email address and Internet Protocol address);

Other customer records, such as telephone number and personal information provided in connection with obtaining account access;

Commercial information, such as account data;

Professional or employment-related information;

Education information;

Internet or other electronic network activity information, such as information regarding your use of our Website (e.g., cookies, browsing history and/or search history), as well as information you provide to us when you correspond with us in relation to inquiries.

We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 18.

How do we obtain your personal information?

In connection with forming and operating our Website, we collect and maintain your nonpublic personal information from the following sources:

Information from your communications with us in connection with this Website, including any update notices provided by you.

Information captured on our Website, including registration information, information provided through online forms and any information captured via cookies.

We may combine personal information that you provide to us with information that we collect from or about you from publicly available sources. This will include information collected in an online or offline context.

How do we use your personal information?

We will use your personal information for one or more of the following business purposes:

To perform services for you.

To improve our Website and the products and services that we offer and notify you about changes to our products and services.

To communicate with you, including responding to requests for information submitted by you through our Website.

To keep a record of your relationship with us.

Ongoing operations, administrative, accounting, reporting, account maintenance and other processes.

To audit and verify the quality and effectiveness of our services and compliance.

To detect security incidents and to protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity.

To generally comply with U.S., state, local and non-U.S. laws, rules and regulations.

Additionally, we may use your personal information to keep you informed of our products and services, if you have provided your consent to us doing so, or where we have an existing relationship with you and we wish to contact you about products and services similar to those which we provide you, in which you may be interested.

Who do we share your personal information with?

We do not sell any of the personal information we collect about you to third parties.

We do not disclose any nonpublic personal information about you to anyone, except as permitted or required by law or regulation and to affiliates and service providers, including but not limited to administrators, lenders, banks, auditors, law firms, governmental agencies or pursuant to legal process, self-regulatory organizations, consultants and placement agents. We may also disclose your information to other parties as may be required by law or regulation, or in response to regulatory inquiries.

Within the last twelve (12) months, we have shared each of the categories of personal information collected in connection with this website with affiliates and service providers as set forth above in “What information do we collect about you?”

How do we keep your personal information secure?

We consider the protection of sensitive information to be a sound business practice, and to that end we employ appropriate organizational, physical, technical and procedural safeguards, which seek to protect your personal information in our possession or under our control to the extent possible from unauthorized access and improper use.

Your rights under the CCPA

Deletion Rights: You have the right to request that we delete any of your personal information that we retain, subject to certain statutory exceptions, including, but not limited to, our compliance with U.S., state, local and non-U.S. laws, rules and regulations. We will notify you in writing if we cannot comply with a specific request and provide an explanation of the reasons.

Disclosure and Access Rights: You have the right to request that we disclose to you certain information regarding our collection and use of personal information specific to you over the last twelve (12) months. Such information includes:

the categories of personal information we collected about you;

the categories of sources from which the personal information is collected;

our business or commercial purpose for collecting such personal information;

the categories of third parties with whom we share the personal information;

the specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you; and

whether we disclosed your personal information to a third party, and, if yes, the categories of personal information that each recipient obtained.

No Discrimination: We will not discriminate against you for exercising your rights under the CCPA, including by denying service, suggesting that you will receive, or charging, different rates for services or suggesting that you will receive, or providing, a different level or quality of service to you.

How to Exercise Your Rights: To exercise any of your rights under the CCPA, or to access this notice in an alternative format, please submit a request on your behalf using any of the methods set forth in the Contact us section below.

Contact us

For any requests relating to the exercise of your rights under the CCPA, or questions regarding our processing of your personal information, please submit or have your authorized representative submit a request using any of the methods set forth below.

Call us using the following toll-free number: 1-844-263-9100.

Submit a request online using the following contact page: www.hciequity.com/contact/.

Email us at the following email address: lcostello@hciequity.com.

We will contact you to confirm receipt of your request under the CCPA and request any additional information necessary to verify your request.  We verify requests by matching information provided in connection with your request to information contained in our records. Depending on the sensitivity of the request and the varying levels of risk in responding to such requests (for example, the risk of responding to fraudulent or malicious requests), we may request further information or your investor portal access credentials, if applicable, in order to verify your request.

You may designate an authorized agent to make a request under the CCPA on your behalf, provided that you provide a signed agreement verifying such authorized agent’s authority to make requests on your behalf, and we may verify such authorized person’s identity using the procedures above.

Our goal is to respond to any verifiable consumer request within forty-five (45) days of our receipt of such request, but in certain cases, additional time might be required. Please contact Lisa Costello of HCI at the email address above with any questions about this California Website Privacy Policy.