Data Protection Principles

We act in respect of personal data to comply with the six principles of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), which are:

  • Lawfulness, fairness and transparency;
  • Purpose limitation;
  • Data minimisation;
  • Accuracy;
  • Storage limitation;
  • Integrity and confidentiality.

What information do we collect about you from our website?

When you make an enquiry using a website form

By sending us an enquiry via a form or email message, you may be sending us personal information such as

  • name
  • email address
  • contact phone number

Why do we collect this?

We may store this information supplied by you in order to respond to your request or otherwise reply to the subject of your enquiry.

Any personal data collected through our website will be treated as confidential in line with the principles of the UK data protection legislation.

When you sign up to our newsletter

When you register for our newsletter on our website, the personal details collected from you are stored electronically and can be accessed by Rhize Capital.

  • email address
  • first name
  • surname
  • company

Why do we collect this?

When you add this information, you chose to ‘opt-in’ to our mailing list. We send our mailing list(s) regular email updates about services, events and other information that we believe will interest you. We do not sell or distribute our mailing list(s) to other organisations.

We use a third-party provider, HubSpot to deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see HubSpot privacy notice

How to manage your subscription to our newsletter

You can update your choices or unsubscribe at any time clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing [email protected]

When you visit our website, we use Cookies. Cookies are small pieces of text used to store information on web browsers. Cookies are widely used to store and receive identifiers and other information on computers, phones, and other devices.

Types of Cookies

We use cookies to provide, protect, and improve our products and services, such as by personalizing content, offering and measuring advertisements, tracking and understanding user behavior, and providing a safer experience. We describe below the various types of cookies we use and the purposes they perform:

Browsing or session (essential) cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with our websites and services and to enable essential features. If you disable these cookies, we will not be able to fulfill your requests.

Performance and functionality cookies: These cookies collect information about how you use our websites and services and allow us to remember the choices you make while browsing. The information these cookies collect allows us to optimize our websites and make them easier for you to use, and it does not personally identify you. If you disable or opt out of these cookies, you may not be able to use certain features of our websites and services. Additionally, it may reduce the support or information that we can provide you.

Analytics and customization cookies: These cookies collect information we use in aggregate form to help us understand how our websites, applications and services are being used and how effective our marketing campaigns are, and to help us customize our websites. If you disable or opt out of these cookies, you may not be able to use certain features of our websites, applications and services, and it may reduce the support or information that we can provide you.

Cookies Placed by Third Parties

You may also encounter cookies on our websites, applications and services that are placed by third parties. We allow third parties such as Google Analytics to place cookies on our websites to track and analyze the duration and frequency of your visits to our websites, as well as information about your online activities and/or across third-party sites or online services, including to send you targeted advertisements based on that information, which may include the remarketing of our products and services that you have viewed on our websites and on third-party websites. The information such third parties collect may include your internet browser type and operating system, but does not include personally identifiable information such as your name, address, phone number or email address unless you provide that information through the website for us to contact you in order to answer your questions or respond to your requests. To find out how to opt out of these services, visit Google Analytics.

Other than as stated in the above paragraph, this Cookie Policy does not apply to the cookies, applications, technologies, or websites that are owned and/or operated by third parties, or such third parties’ practices, even if they use or access our technology to store or collect information.

Changing Your Cookie Settings 

Please note that internet browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your internet browser. To understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your internet browser for more details.

Opting Out of Cookies

If you wish to withdraw your consent at any time, you will need to delete your cookies using your internet browser settings. For further information about deleting or blocking cookies, please visit:

If you choose to reject cookies, as noted above, you may not be able to use certain features of our websites and services.

Do Not Track

Some browsers include the ability to transmit “Do Not Track” signals. We do not process or respond to “Do Not Track” signals. Instead, we adhere to the standards described in our Privacy Policy and this Cookie Statement.

More Information About Cookies

For further information visit

A guide to behavioral advertising and online privacy has been produced by the internet advertising industry which can be found at:<

When you visit our website, we use Cookies. Cookies are small pieces of text used to store information on web browsers. Cookies are widely used to store and receive identifiers and other information on computers, phones, and other devices.

Other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

How long do we keep hold of your information?

In principle, your personal data shouldn’t be held for longer than is required to fulfil our engagement with you. However, we’re subject to regulatory requirements to retain data for specified minimum periods. We also reserve the right to retain data for longer than this due to the possibility that it may be required to defend a future claim against us.

You have the right to request deletion of your personal data. We’ll comply with this request, subject to the restrictions of our regulatory obligations and legitimate interests as noted above.

How can I access the information you hold about me?

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you’d like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email us using the contact details noted below.

When your personal data is processed by automated means you have the right to ask us to move your personal data to another organisation for their use.

We have an obligation to ensure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. Please ask us to correct or remove any information that you think is incorrect.

Your rights

Under the GDPR and DPA 2018, you have rights in respect of how your personal data can be processed; these include the right to:

  • Request a copy of your personal data;
  • Request that inaccurate data is rectified;
  • Request that your personal data is, in certain circumstances set out in the GDPR, restricted or erased.
  • Object to the processing of your personal data and;
  • Ask for personal data about you that you have provided to be provided to you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, and you can transmit that data to another data controller.

All of these rights are set out in detail in the GDPR and DPA 2018, which explain the conditions for the exercise of these rights, and any limitations. Various exemptions may apply, including in relation to data that is protected by legal professional privilege.

What can you do if you are unhappy with how your personal data is processed?

In the first instance we ask that you get in touch with us to raise your concern at [email protected].

You also have a right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority for data protection. In the UK this is:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

0303 123 1113 (local rate)

How to contact us

Please contact us by email if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we’ll place any updates on this web page and inform you of any changes when they occur. This privacy policy was last updated on 22/10/2021

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