Global Talent Bank Privacy Notice

General Atlantic Service Company, L.P.

Global Talent Bank Privacy Notice

Last Updated: May 1, 2019

At General Atlantic, we are committed to handling information about you responsibly and we recognize and respect your right to privacy.

This Global Talent Bank Privacy Notice describes the types of personal information we collect about you, how we may use that information and with whom we may share it.  It also describes the measures we take to protect the security of your personal information and how you can reach us to answer any questions you may have about our privacy practices.

About us

We are General Atlantic Service Company, L.P. Our principal place of business is at Park Avenue Plaza, 55 East 52nd Street, 33rd Floor, New York, NY 10055.  GA has a number of subsidiaries and offices located in various jurisdictions, details of which can be found on the GA website at We are a growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support for growth companies.

We have created a proprietary online recruitment repository of C-Level and Board candidates (General Atlantic Global Talent Bank) which is made available to General Atlantic group entities worldwide for the purpose of creating an internal database of individuals who we think might be suitable to serve on the boards of, or as executive officers of, our portfolio companies.

Why are you receiving this information?

You are receiving this information because we think you have qualifications and experience that make you a good fit (now or in the future) for our portfolio companies and we think you would be interested in these opportunities.

We have created a personal profile for you in the General Atlantic Global Talent Bank. This profile will include any personal information that you have given to us or a General Atlantic employee, such as a business card or v-card, and may also include publicly available information about you which we obtain from professional social media networks such as LinkedIn or Xing.

Your choices

If you do not want to have a profile in the Global Talent Bank or want us to stop contacting you about business opportunities, you can let us know at any time by emailing us at [email protected]. We will remove you details and add you to a list so make sure that you are not contacted about opportunities in the future.

What personal information do we collect?

Examples of personal information collected by us include your name, employer / company, job title, telephone number, address, email address, information regarding your job, your educations and/or work-related background, and other business qualifications. Your personal information might also include your resume / CV, tests and assessment (if you have taken any with us), and opinions related to you.

How do we use your data and for what purpose?

General Atlantic uses your personal data for the following purposes:

  • To consider you for potential roles, opportunities or jobs at General Atlantic, or one or more of its portfolio companies or investment prospects
  • To share contact details and other information to facilitate introductions with General Atlantic portfolio companies and investment prospects
  • To communication with you (including for the purpose of answering any questions you may have)
  • To invite you to General Atlantic events and initiatives
  • To send you newsletters or informational materials about General Atlantic
  • To comply with local laws and regulations
  • To analyze your personal data internally

We will use the personal data we collect from you only for the purposes described in this Global Talent Bank Privacy Notice or for purposes that we explain to you at the time we collect your personal data. However, we may also use your personal data for other purposes that are not incompatible with the purposes we have disclosed to you (such as archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes, or statistical purposes) in accordance with any applicable data protection laws, acts or regulations.

In general, we will process your personal data to carry out our legitimate business interests, where such interests do not override your fundamental rights and liberties.  Where required, we will ask you to provide your consent for specific types of personal data (e.g. special categories of personal data). We may also be required to process your personal data in order to comply  with  local  laws  and  regulations,  for  example  where  we  are  required  to  disclose  certain  information to the local authorities.

Who do we share your data with?

Your profile is made available to General Atlantic group entities worldwide. Members of our group actively search the Global Talent Bank to see if any candidates may be suitable for vacant roles. If your qualifications may be suitable for an open role, General Atlantic may contact you.  It’s that simple!

International transfers

General Atlantic group is an international organization with affiliates located around the globe.  Consequently, your personal information may be used outside home country. Some countries may not offer the same level of protection as your home country.  However, the collection, storage and use of your personal information will continue to be governed by this notice and General Atlantic will only transfer personal information provided that it has implemented appropriate safeguards to ensure the security of your personal information when transferred outside your home country.

Third-party service providers

General Atlantic shares your personal data with third-party service providers, for example, to host your data, to support General Atlantic with the administration of the Global Talent Bank, and for security purposes. General Atlantic will ensure that third parties accessing your personal data shall comply with the same data protection requirements as General Atlantic and the personal data will be used exclusively for the purposes set out in the Notice.

How long do we keep your profile?

We will only store your profile for as long as you wish for it to be available in the Global Talent Bank.

You have control of your profile and can request that it is deleted from the Global Talent Bank at any time.

Your rights

Your personal data will not be used for any other purpose and will not be shared with any recipient outside General Atlantic group and it will be stored only as long as you wish your profile to be available in the Global Talent Bank.

You have the right, at any time, to request information about our privacy practices and procedures or to access to your personal information.

To the extent that any of your personal information is incorrect or not required for the above purposes, you have the right to request correction, update, deletion or blocking of such data in accordance with applicable data protection law.

Please note that General Atlantic also reserves the right, without notice or your consent, to remove or your delete your profile from the Global Talent Bank at any time.

Please email us at [email protected] with any queries relating your personal information.

Please click here to see our full privacy policy Website Privacy Notice

Updates to this Global Talent Bank Privacy Notice

We  may  update  this  Global Talent Bank Privacy Notice from  time  to  time  in  response  to  changing  legal,  technical  or  business  developments.  When we update  our  Global Talent Bank Privacy Notice, we will take appropriate measures to inform you, consistent with the significance of the changes we make. We will obtain your consent to any material changes if and where this is required by applicable data protection laws, acts or regulations.

You can see when this Global Talent Bank Privacy Notice was last updated by checking the “last updated” date displayed at the top of this notice.

How to contact us

If  you  have  any  questions  or  concerns  concerning  this  Global Talent Bank Privacy Notice  or  the  way  we  process  your  personal  data,  or  if  you  wish  to  exercise  your  data  privacy  rights  as  described  above,  please  contact  us  by  email at [email protected]