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Data Protection Notice

Promethean Investments LLP (“Promethean”, “us”, “we” or “the Firm”), is a private equity investment firm. We understand and respect the importance of your privacy and below we explain:

  1. what information we collect about you

  2. who is collecting data

  3. how we will use this information

  4. marketing

  5. how data is stored and who it could be shared with

  6. your rights and how to exercise them

  7. cookies

  8. other websites

(i) What information we collect about you

For the purposes mentioned in the following paragraph “Why it is being collected” we collect the following categories of personal data only where it’s appropriate or including times when we are directly contacted through our website, or through email or phone or you have met a member of our team, at this time we will collect the following data:

  • Name

  • Employer, Job Title (if given)

  • Contact details (telephone number, email address and postal address)

We also collect information about your website usage by using cookies (see below).

(ii) Who is collecting data

Data will be collected by Promethean Investments LLP (the “Data Controller”), with business address Promethean Investments LLP, C/O Kingswood LLP, 3 Coldbath Square, London, EC1R 5HL, +44 (0) 20 7248

The Head of Data Protection can be contacted by the following methods:

  1. Email:

  2. Telephone +44 (0) 20 7248 3425

(iii) How we will use this information

We will use this information for the following purposes: to provide the services you have requested and send you updates on the performance of such services

(iv) Marketing

Where applicable we would like to send you information about new opportunities and updates on our current portfolio companies which may be of interest to you, if you have consented to receive marketing, you can opt out at a later date.

You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes.

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes you can opt out at any time by sending us an e-mail at this address 

(v) How data is stored and with whom it could be shared

Data is recorded on IT systems. Basic personal data, name, email, telephone number, employer and job title will be stored on our CRM system which is accessible to Partners for the above-mentioned purposes.

We will only share your information with other entities within Promethean or third party companies when:

  • you agree for us to share this information with third party companies to receive marketing material from them

  • sharing your information with other entities within Promethean or third party companies is necessary to perform the services you have requested from us

Without prejudice to any communications made to comply with legal or contractual obligations, data may also be disclosed to external parties as required by laws or regulations (e.g. court, tribunal, Regulatory Authority or Governmental Entity).

When we share your information with other entities within Promethean or contracted Third Party companies we take all reasonable steps to ensure that your information and privacy are protected in line with the applicable legal obligations.

Data will be stored for a period of 7 years from our last successful contact with you or until your consent is withdrawn.

(vi) Your rights and how to exercise them

You have the right to determine how we use your data and to oppose to the purposes of processing at any time. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, without affecting the lawful processing of data based on consent up to the point of its withdrawal. Consent can be withdrawn at any time.

We remind you that you have the right to request from us access to and rectification or erasure of personal data, or a restriction of processing, or to object to processing of data concerning you.

You also have the right to receive your personal data that you provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit such data to another controller without hindrance from us. In exercising your right to data portability, you have the right to have your personal data transmitted directly from a controller to another, where technically feasible.

You can contact us to exercise your rights at the address mentioned in the previous section no. (iii) or contacting the phone line +44 (0) 20 7248 3425 or going to the website

If you consider that the processing of your personal data infringes applicable data protection laws, as data subject you have the right, without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular, in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement.

(vii) Cookies

We use cookies (small text files stored in your browser) and other techniques such as web beacons (small, clear picture files used to follow your movements on our website).

You can choose to refuse cookies, or set your browser to let you know each time a website tries to set a cookie. For further information on cookies, visit or where you can also find information on how to turn them off.

About the cookies we use on this site:

Our Cookies:


  • __utma,

  • __utmb,

  • __utmc,

  • __utmz

Used by Google Analytics and Adwords to track your movements around the site, where you click and what you look at the most. We use this information to be able to improve the experience of the website for you. These cookies can only be seen by Promethean and Google and will never contain any personal information.

  • DoubleClick

This cookie is used by Google Adwords to target specific marketing at visitors to our website. We use the information from this cookie to be able to show you specific advertising messages relating to Promethean on Google search and other sites that use Google Advertising.

  • PREF,

  • NID,

  • BEAT,

  • ULS,

  • HSID,

  • SSID,



  • SID

Used by Google+ to keep track of anything posted to the social network.

  • k,

  • guest_id,

  • auth_token_session,

  • secure_session,

  • twll,

  • dnt,

  • twid,

  • _twitter_sess,

  • auth_token

Used by Twitter to monitor when sites are tweeted about or sites are linked to on Twitter.

  • c_user,

  • datr,

  • lu,

  • xs,

  • sub,

  • p,

  • act,

  • presence

Used by Facebook to monitor when sites are ‘liked’ or linked to on Facebook.

(viii) Other websites

This privacy notice applies only to this website which contains links to other websites. If you access websites through the links you should read the privacy policies specific to those websites.

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