Hellman & Friedman LLC (“H&F”, “we”, “our”, “us”), a limited liability company with its principal office located at One Maritime Plaza, 12th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA, is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. For the purpose of the European General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”) and this policy, we are the data controller.

When you visit the H&F website, (the “Website”), you may provide us with specific personal information about yourself and we will receive some general information regarding your use of the Website. This online privacy policy (the “Online Privacy Policy”) describes the types of information that we receive from you when you visit our Website, what we do with it, how we protect it, and how you can contact us if you have a question or concern about the information we hold about you.

If you are an investor or potential investor in a Hellman & Friedman fund entity, or affiliated co-investment entity, or a representative thereof (together, “Hellman & Friedman Investors”), you may have also access to the dedicated investor area of the Website (the “Investor Portal”). This Online Privacy Policy is in addition to our Hellman & Friedman LLC Investor Privacy Notice, which is available on the Investor Portal and applicable to Hellman & Friedman Investors (the “Investor Privacy Notice”). Your use of this Website is also subject to the Terms of Use available on the Website.


We collect the following information about visitors to the Website:

• You may choose to email H&F using the email addresses available on the website. In such instances, your email address will be collected as part of the process of sending the email to us in order to enable us to reply to those emails. In the event that you submit your email address or any other personally identifiable information to us in this way, we will use such information to maintain our business records, manage our relationship with you and to communicate with you and will not disclose such information to any outside party, other than as set out below;

• If you are a Hellman & Friedman Investor and you choose to access the Investor Portal, we will also collect your email address to provide you with log in credentials and to allow you to access the Investor Portal; and

• Your IP address, for the purpose of monitoring access to the Website.
In each case we process your information based on our legitimate business interests to communicate with you and to ensure the security of our Website and Investor Portal.


To the extent we collect information from visitors to the publicly available areas of our Website through such areas of our Website and/or through emails received from such visitors to the email addresses available on our Website, we do not share such information with any parties outside of our company other than as set out below or when required by a valid subpoena or court order, or as otherwise required by applicable law, regulation, legal or judicial process or audit, decision of a court or arbitral tribunal, decision of a governmental authority with relevant powers, or by the rules of applicable stock exchange or recognized market place, or requested or required by a regulator, bank examiner or self-regulatory organization or pursuant to mandatory ethics rules (together, “Law”).

The data we collect from you via our Website will be transferred to, and stored at, destinations outside the European Economic Area (the “EEA”) including, without limitation, in the United States. It will also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers set out below. Your personal information is transferred (i) within the Hellman & Friedman Group (as defined below) by way of the European Commission’s standard contractual clauses for the transfer of personal data to third countries, pursuant to Decision 2004/915/EC or by way of the European Commission’s standard contractual clauses for the transfer of personal data to third countries, pursuant to Decision 2010/87/EU (together, the “Model Clauses”) and (ii) to legal and other professional advisers of members of the Hellman & Friedman Group. A copy of the Model Clauses may be obtained on your request to

“Hellman & Friedman Group” means H&F and any entity controlled by or under common control with H&F, excluding any portfolio companies in which funds affiliated with any members of the Hellman & Friedman Group are invested.

We share your personal data collected via our Website with selected third parties. The categories of recipients include the following (which may be updated from time to time):

• WP Engine, based in the United States for the purpose of providing Website hosting;

• Global Relay and Microsoft, based in the United States for the purpose of providing email archiving services; and

• Investment Café and/or Investran DX (FIS Global), based in the United States for the purpose of providing access to the Investor Portal. For more information on how we use data we collect from users of the Investor Portal within the European Union, please refer to the Investor Privacy Notice.


We maintain operational policies, including physical, electronic and procedural protections, designed to safeguard and secure our data networks against unauthorized access to personal data we may collect through our Website, and have implemented policies designed to ensure that personal information we collect via our Website is used in compliance with this Online Privacy Policy.


Like many websites, our Website uses “cookies” to collect information about how the Website is used. A cookie is a small data text file which a website stores on your computer’s hard drive, if permitted by your web browser.

We use cookies to identify you as a unique user when visiting our website, to enable us to track usage so that we can improve the Website, for IT system security purposes and to help us in the ongoing maintenance of our website.

This technology does not provide us with any information about your name, address phone number or email address, or any other personally identifiable information. We do, however, log visitor IP addresses.

Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to notify you when you have received a cookie, or alternatively, to refuse to accept cookies. However, you may not be able to use certain features on our website if you choose not to accept cookies. You can find more information about cookies and how to manage them at


You have the right to ask us to correct your personal data where it is inaccurate or incomplete.

If you are an individual located in the EU, you also have the following rights:

You have the right to ask us to access the personal data we hold about you and be provided with certain information about how we use your personal data and who we share it with.

In certain circumstances, you have the right to ask us to delete the personal data we hold about you:

• where you believe that it is no longer necessary for us to hold your personal data;
• where we are processing your personal data on the basis of legitimate interests and you object to such processing and we cannot demonstrate an overriding legitimate ground for the processing; or
• where you believe the personal data we hold about you is being unlawfully processed by us.

In certain circumstances, you have the right to ask us to restrict (stop any active) processing of your personal data:

• where you believe the personal data we hold about you is inaccurate and while we verify accuracy;
• where we want to erase your personal data as the processing is unlawful but you want us to continue to store it;
• where we no longer need your personal data for the purposes of our processing but you require us to retain the data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; or
• where you have objected to us processing your personal data based on our legitimate interests and we are considering your objection.

In addition, you can object to our processing of your personal data based on our legitimate interests and we will no longer process your personal data unless we can demonstrate an overriding legitimate ground.

To exercise any of these rights above, please email us at

Please note that these rights are limited, for example, where fulfilling your request would adversely affect other individuals or the interests of any member of the Hellman & Friedman Group (including their proprietary information, trade secrets or intellectual property), or where there are overriding public interest reasons or where we are required by Law or bona fide internal policies and procedures to retain your personal data.


Our Website contains links to websites controlled and maintained by our current or former portfolio companies and other third parties, such as social media networks. We provide these links solely as a convenience for you. These features are recognizable by their third party brand or logo and may collect your IP address and set a cookie to enable the feature to work properly. We do not have any control over the content of these websites, and we assume no liability or responsibility for such sites, the content contained therein, or the manner in which any information collected on such sites is used. This Online Privacy Policy does not govern the use of information collected on such third party websites.


In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how we process your personal data, please contact us in the first instance at and we will endeavour to deal with your request as soon as possible. This is without prejudice to your right to raise a complaint with the data protection supervisory authority in the EU country in which you live or work or where you think we have infringed data protection laws.


This Online Privacy Policy was last updated on May 25, 2018. We reserve the right to modify, amend, add to, replace or remove this Online Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes we may make to this Online Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on the Website.