Effective: January 1, 2023
- Collection of Information
Information You Provide Directly to Us. When you access certain parts of the Website or engage our Services, you may directly provide personal information to Gallant, including contact information such as name, email, mailing address and phone number. For example, you may provide us with this information when registering for an event, subscribing to a newsletter or other publication that we offer. If you are an investor, you may also provide us personal information when registering for an Account. [Account information may contain contact information (such as name, email, mailing address and phone number), as well as financial information. In some cases, we may have direct or indirect access to certain tax and financial information of our investors, as required for regulatory, compliance or financial reporting purposes. This includes information that is available on various IRS forms (including name, mailing address and social security number), as well as “know your customer” information” that is reported to various regulatory bodies or financial institutions (including name, mailing address, date of birth, passport number and driver’s license number).
Recruiting Information. If you apply for a job with Gallant, including through any careers page of the Website, discuss a potential job opportunity with us or attend one of our recruiting events or interviews, we may collect information such as name, phone number, email address, educational background and job history (or other curriculum vitae information). This information may be collected in a variety of ways, including directly from you or via a third party such as a recruiting agency, educational institution, prior employer, professional reference or credentialing and licensing organization.
Social Media. When you engage with one of our social media pages, such as on LinkedIn, we may collect information about you, including from tracking pixels. These pixels provide non-identifiable and anonymous data (e.g., demographic information) regarding how users interact with such pages. You may opt out of this tracking in some cases by changing the privacy settings on your social media account. For information on LinkedIn’s privacy settings, see https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/.
Information from Public Sources. We may collect your personal information from publicly available sources such as public governmental databases or company registries. Note that if you post personal information to a publicly available portion of the Website or via our social media pages, you understand and acknowledge that such information may be made available to other users or the general public. We may combine personal information collected from public sources with other personal information we receive or collect.
Information from Private Sources. We may collect your personal information from various private sources outside of Gallant, including parties involved in transactions in which Gallant participates, financial institutions, governmental entities or regulators. We may combine personal information collected from private sources with other personal information we receive or collect.
- Use of Information
We and our service providers may use your personal information for a variety of purposes permitted under applicable law, including the following business purposes:
- To provide you with Services and otherwise respond to your inquiries and requests.
- To provide you with marketing materials, newsletters, publications, events and seminars that you have requested, enrolled in or opted into.
- To perform a contract between you and Gallant, such as if you are an investor.
- To improve or modify the Services.
- To analyze the effectiveness of our Services and our marketing efforts.
- To meet legal and regulatory requirements and to respond to legal orders.
- To keep records of our interactions with you.
- For auditing purposes.
- To monitor for fraud.
- To monitor for and debug technical issues.
- To monitor for security events (including cybersecurity issues).
- For any other purpose with your consent.
In each case, we will use your personal information only to the extent: (i) we have your consent to use such information for a given purpose; (ii) it is necessary to perform a contract between you and Gallant; (iii) it is necessary to comply with a legal obligation; and/or (iv) it is necessary for the purpose of Gallant’s or a third party’s legitimate business interests (provided that such interests are not in conflict with your rights under applicable law).
- Disclosure of Information
- Website providers or hosts
- Cloud service providers (or other data storage providers)
- Various information technology (IT) support vendors
- Marketing firms
- Insurance agencies
- Forensic firms
- Accounting firms
- Consulting firms
- Law firms
- Business partners (e.g., event sponsors)
We may disclose your personal information if we have a legal obligation to do so, including if needed to:
- Comply with applicable law.
- Respond to or cooperate with requests from governmental entities or law enforcement.
- Protect the rights, property or safety of Gallant, our users (including clients) or the public.
- Google Analytics
- Do Not Track
Your browser may offer you a “Do Not Track” option, which allows you to signal that you do not want them to track your online activities. The Website does not currently support Do Not Track requests.
- Storage and Retention of Information
We retain personal information for as long as necessary for the purposes that such information was obtained. We use the following criteria to determine the length of the retention period: the duration of our relationship with you (including if you are an investor), whether there are legal requirements to retain the information (such as any financial or regulatory reporting requirements) and whether we deem retention necessary in connection with potential legal claims or positions.
- Protection of Information
Gallant takes commercially reasonable steps designed to protect personal information that you provide us by employing appropriate physical, technical and administrative security measures. Despite the security procedures we employ, you should be aware that it is impossible to guarantee the security of information that you transmit to us via the Internet. Your transmission of your personal information to us via the Website is done entirely at your own risk.
- Third-party Websites
- International Transfers and EEA Rights
We do not promote, market or direct Services to minors. As a result, Gallant does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 18. By using our Website or by providing us your personal information, you represent that you are not under 18 years of age.
- Notification of Changes
- Opt-Out; Contact Us