Privacy Policy

Firefly Partners are a niche consultancy working with†private equity investors providing a range of services including executive search, management due diligence and origination support.

We are committed to protecting the privacy of your personal data; this summarises our policies regarding collection, use and transfer of your personal data, the security measures we employ to protect your data and your rights regarding access to or use of such data.

Personal Data
We collect a variety of personal data necessary to conduct our advisory and executive search services. This data is processed on the lawful basis of legitimate interest and is stored in a secure, proprietary and highly confidential database accessible only Firefly Partners. It typically includes career history, education history, resume and contact information. It may also include, age, nationality and gender, compensation details, a record of our contact history with you and comments, views or references from third parties. We advise you not to provide information which may be deemed sensitive on your CV as we will retain any documents that you have provided. In addition to information provided by you, we may gather information from LinkedIn, Google, Company websites, press and periodicals and other publicly available sources. Selectively, we may hold sensitive personal data if relevant to a specific search and subject to your explicit consent.

Use and Processing of Personal Data
By choosing to provide Firefly Partners with your personal information you indicate your willingness to share and have your information stored by Firefly Partners and to be considered, when appropriate, for one of Firefly Partnerís confidential executive searches. Summary biographical data may be shared with a client in the context of a particular search, for example to identify or to illustrate a typical profile within the search parameters. No representation is made about your interest or availability to contemplate such a role at this stage. Before presenting further details or indicating any potential interest you might have, we would make direct contact with you.

Your personal information may also be used anonymously and in the aggregate in order to put together industry, marketing and employment statistics. Used in this matter, your personal information becomes non-identifying.

Data Security and Integrity
We use our best efforts to ensure that data is accurate, complete, current and reliable for its intended use. We use appropriate technical and organisational measures and safeguards to help protect your personal data from unauthorised access, misuse, alteration or loss. Our internal policies and procedures are designed to help ensure we safeguard the privacy and accuracy of all data we collect or process.

We will generally keep your personal data for no longer than 10 years after which it will be destroyed if it is no longer required for the purpose(s) for which it was obtained.

Your Rights
You have the right to obtain access to your personal data; to have it updated or corrected if it is inaccurate or incomplete; to request that we restrict its processing or remove your data entirely from our system. When asked to remove a record from our database, Firefly Partners will retain minimal information to ensure we do not contact you or collect such information again or to keep a record of any information disclosed to our clients. If you donít wish us to hold any data on you or would prefer that we do not contact you for any reason, please contact us directly.

Changes to our Privacy Policy
Firefly Partners reserves the right to modify or amend the Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason, as permitted by applicable law. If there are material changes to the Privacy Policy, we will post those changes here. .

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