Global Talent Bank Privacy Notice

General Atlantic Service Company, L.P.

Global Talent Bank Privacy Notice

Last Updated: January 2020

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. 

What Rights Do EU and EEA Residents Have?

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”), residents domiciled in the EU or EEA have certain rights with respect to their personal information. In particular, you have the right to:

  • Request access to your personal information;
  • Ask to have inaccurate data amended;
  • Ask to have your personal information deleted;
  • Withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal information;
  • Request the prevention or restriction of processing of your personal information for any purpose; and
  • Request transfer of personal information to a third party when feasible.

You have the right to receive your personal data that you provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit such data to another controller without hindrance from us.

Additionally, in the circumstances where you may have provided your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal information for a specific purpose, you have the right to withdraw your consent for that specific processing at any time. Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your information for the purpose or purposes you originally agreed to, unless required by law.

Please email us at [email protected] to exercise your GDPR rights.

What Rights Do California Residents Have?

Under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 and/or its implementing regulations (the “CCPA”), residents domiciled in California have certain rights with respect to their personal information. In particular, you may have the right to:

  • Request that we disclose, free of charge, the categories and specifics of the personal information we collect about California residents (and/or, if applicable, sell or otherwise disclose to a third party for business purposes). 
  • Choose to opt-out of the sale of personal information. Currently, however, General Atlantic does not sell personal information. 
  • Request that we delete the personal information we have collected. Following our verification of the request, we will comply with the request and delete any or all the personal information in our possession that we collected from the California resident and/or any or all such personal information in the possession of our service providers, unless otherwise restricted by law or regulation. 

Please email us at [email protected] to exercise your CCPA rights.

Non-Discrimination for Exercising Your CCPA Right.

We follow the requirements of California Civil Code §1798.125, and will not discriminate against any consumer who exercises the rights under the CCPA.

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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]