Privacy Policy

1. Scope

OpenView Venture Partners takes your privacy seriously. This privacy policy explains how OpenView Advisors, LLC, OpenView Venture Partners and its affiliate’s websites collect, use and protect Personal Information* submitted and collected as part of its online presence through its websites (together, the Website). OpenView Advisors, LLC is responsible for processing any Personal Information obtained from the Website and may be contacted at the address below under “Contact for Privacy Concerns.”

Please note that if you are an individual investor in an OpenView Fund, then our investor privacy notice “Notice Regarding Privacy of Financial Information,” as required by the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999, is applicable to you and the information we may collect in the course of providing financial services to you. This policy was provided to you at the time you made your initial investment, and annually thereafter with OpenView’s year-end financial statements.

California Residents

If you are a resident of California, please review our California Privacy Notice which explains the types of personal information we collect that are subject to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), as well as your rights under the CCPA.

*Personal Information means information with which an individual could be identified.

2. Collection

  • Registration Data: When registering on our Website you will provide Personal Information (such as, company name, individual name, address, phone number and email address). We will process any data you enter onto the registration form only with your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time. An informal email to [email protected] making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.  We will retain the data you provide on the registration form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage, or the purpose for its storage no longer pertains (e.g., we discontinue the newsletter). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially those regarding mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision.
  • Talent Programs: If you choose to participate in our Talent Network or Talent Referral Program, the information we may collect may also include state of residence, telephone number, job location, area of expertise, and years of experience, as well as other information from a resume, if you choose to provide it.
  • Cookies: Our servers may also automatically collect and retain non-personal information in “cookies” about your session when you enter and use our Website. This non-personal information may include: your IP address, the type of browser software used, the Website pages that you visited, including the date and the duration of the visit, and your search queries.

3. Uses

  • Use of Information: We will use Personal Information to respond to your requests and to provide marketing information to you.
  • Cookies: We use cookies and other collected Personal Information to improve and further develop our Website, to keep your session active and to customize your experience. The cookies are stored on your computer.
  • Aggregate Non-Identifiable Information: We use aggregate non-identifiable information to improve our Website.
  • Server Logs: Our server logs record system information when you view our Website.
  • Email Marketing: You may receive marketing emails from us. You can always ‘unsubscribe‘ or ‘opt-out’ of those emails within the body of the email to revoke your consent.
  • Service Providers: We do not disclose Personal Information to third parties, except to certain service providers providing services on our behalf.

4. Disclosure and Sharing

  • Legal Requirements: We may be required by law to disclose your Personal Information, and we will try to take steps to limit any such disclosure.
  • Change of Ownership: If we are acquired or otherwise sell our business, we will transfer all of the Personal Information to the successor entity. We will try to notify you of any change in ownership or sale by either posting it on our Website or by emailing you (at the email address you have provided).

5. Your Rights

  • You always have the right to request a copy of your stored Personal Information at no charge.
  • You may withdraw your consent to our use of Personal Information at any time.
  • You also have the right to request that your Personal Information be corrected or deleted.
  • You can contact us at any time using the address given below under “Contact for Privacy Concerns” if you have further questions about the issues of privacy and data protection.

6. Other Terms

  • Application of this Policy: By registering on our Website, you are consenting to the terms of this Privacy Policy and that we may process your Personal Information.
  • Retention of Information: We will retain your Personal Information for the purposes described above for as long as is necessary for such purposes and/or necessary to comply with legal or regulatory obligations. In particular, personal data will be retained during the time of any contractual relationship with OpenView and up to ten (10) years thereafter (subject to other legal requirements).
  • Industry Standard Security: While we use industry standard security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the Personal Information under our control, there is no guaranty that our data security cannot be compromised.
  • No Under Age 13: We do not intentionally gather Personal Information about visitors who are under the age of 13.
  • Contact for Privacy Concerns:
    • Contact Us First (Please): If you have a request, dispute or complaint about your Personal Information or our privacy practices, please first contact us regarding the issue. We will do our best to resolve it!
    • Contact: [email protected]
    • Physical Address: 303 Congress St. 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02210 USA
    • Telephone: +1-617-478-7500
  • Links to Third-Party Sites: Our Website contains links to other sites and services, which are owned and controlled by others. These websites have their own policies regarding privacy, and you should review those policies. OpenView has no control over, or responsibility for, such other websites or their privacy policies.
  • Other Terms and Agreements: The terms of this privacy policy are subject to any additional terms, disclaimers or other contractual terms that you have entered into with OpenView, such as those contained in an investment agreement, and any applicable mandatory laws and regulations. Backup and archival copies may also be retained for some time thereafter.
  • Revisions to this Policy: We may change this policy at any time. The last line of this privacy policy indicates when this privacy policy was last updated. Notice of any significant revision will be called out on this website for a period of time.

This policy shall be construed and enforced in accordance with our Terms of Use.

Last updated 7 August 2020