Privacy Policy

Catterton Management Company, L.L.C. (hereinafter referred to as "L Catterton ," "we," "us," or "our"), is subject to the jurisdiction and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission and complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union to the United States. L Catterton has certified to the Department of Commerce that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles. If there is any conflict between the terms in this privacy policy and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification, please visit www.privacyshield.gov.

L Catterton respects the privacy of the users of its website at http://www.lcatterton.com (the "Website") and is committed to protecting the information L Catterton collects and/or is disclosed to it by the users of the Website ("End Users" or "you").

Acceptance of Terms
By visiting our Website, you are agreeing to the terms of this Website Privacy Policy and the accompanying Terms of Use.

The Information We Collect
The Personal Information L Catterton collects includes the Employee Information described below, as well as the following types of information from its End Users at several different points throughout the Website:
  1. In general
    When you visit our Website, you remain anonymous. That said, you may create an online account that requires registration and/or the collection of information that is more personal in nature. In those cases, personal information, such as name, address, contact information and other information that may be protected by law as personally-identifiable information ("Personal Information" or "PII"), may be collected from you and stored in our databases, typically when you register to the Site, request support services to manage your account or otherwise interact with us (for example through the "Contact Us" option). It should be made clear that you have no legal obligation to provide us with any PII and the submission of such information is entirely subject to your sole discretion and consent. However, if you will not provide us with contact or other information necessary to accomplish your request, we may not be able to assist you or provide you with services requested by you.
  2. Third Party Service Providers
    Our third-party service providers may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other web sites, mobile websites and/or mobile applications across your various devices, in order to provide content and advertisements about goods and services of interest to you across those various devices. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices with respect to it, please: (1) visit the DAA opt-out program available at http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the Evidon opt-out program available at http://www.ghosteryenterprise.com/global-opt-out to learn how to opt out of having your information collected in browsers for ad serving purposes; and (2) download the Ghostery Ad Control application, available for iOS and Android, to learn how to opt out of having your information collected in mobile apps.
  3. External Websites
    The Website may contain links to third-party websites. L Catterton has no control over the privacy practices or the content of these websites. As such, we are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of those third-party websites. You should check the applicable third-party privacy policy and terms of use when visiting any other websites.

How We Share the Information
We do not share, distribute, sell or rent any of your Personal information or Employee information, described below, with/to third parties except in the following circumstances:
  • If you have opted out of our ability to use your e-mail address, we may share your decision to opt out with third parties to effectuate that decision;
  • If the information is required by law in order to prevent, investigate, or take action regarding illegal activities. In addition, we will share information in response to legal process, court orders, subpoenas, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims;
  • We may also disclose the Information to government agency or law enforcement authority or regulatory agency in response to lawful requests by applicable local law enforcement agencies or regulatory agencies, or agencies with responsibility to oversee and enforce national security;
  • We may share some or all of your Information with any of our parent companies, subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under common control with us.
  • Information collected from End Users of the L Catterton Website, including PII, may be transferred as part of or in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, restructuring, the sale of substantially all of our shares or stock and/or assets or other corporate change, including, during the course of any due diligence process. By making available your data through the Website in any manner, you agree that your information may be transferred to third parties under such or similar circumstances.

    For the purpose of providing and operating the Website we may share PII with trusted third-party service providers that require access to such data for purpose of providing Website-related services to us only. Any data processing performed by any third party with whom we have provided End User information (either PII or non-PII) will, if and when required by law, be governed by a data sharing agreement, in which we will require that these third parties comply with the EU-US Privacy Shield and this Privacy Policy or with privacy policies at least as protective as this Privacy Policy; and,
  • If we have your permission to do so.

Security
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the Information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, due to the nature of Internet communications and evolving technologies, unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors, the security of End User information may be compromised at any time. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of the Information and disclaim any assurance that such information will remain free from loss, misuse, or alteration by third parties who, despite our efforts, obtain unauthorized access.

Employee Information
We collect Employee information from prospective and present Employees only for legitimate business purposes, including (1) the management and operations of our company, its functions and activities, (2) Employee communications, including Employee surveys, (3) maintaining a global directory, (4) carrying out obligations under employment contracts and employment, tax and benefits laws, and in connection with other working relationships or arrangements, (5) development and training programs, (6) recruiting and hiring job applicants, (7) assessing qualifications and performance, (8) performing background checks and verifying references, (9) managing Employee performance, (10) determining Employee compensation or payment, (11) managing the Employee termination process, and (12) other general human resources purposes. Our European Union Employees at the time of their employment are notified in detail how their Personal Information will be used. Employee information on health, performance evaluations, and disciplinary actions and other sensitive Employee matters, whether it is stored manually or electronically, is accessible by other L Catterton Employees only if necessary with respect to legitimate human resource functions or issues. L Catterton will obtain affirmative consent from an Employee before using such Employee's Personal Information for any purpose other than described above. Employees may decline to provide this consent, and Employees may withdraw their consent at any time.

For legitimate human resources purposes, Employees may choose to voluntarily disclose Personal Information about family members. If our Employees choose to do this, their family member's Personal Information shall be treated, for the purposes of this Policy, the same as an Employee's Personal Information. Employee Personal Information is never sold, leased, or rented to any third party. Employee Personal Information will never be disclosed to third parties except as follows: (1) to those retained by L Catterton as agents for the purposes set forth in the paragraph above, (2) where required pursuant to an applicable law, governmental or judicial order, law or regulation, or to protect the rights or property of L Catterton, (3) where authorized in writing by the Employee, and (4) where the Employee voluntarily provides Personal Information and the context makes it clear that such information will be provided to a third party.

Where personal data is transferred from the EU to the US in the context of the employment relationship, we will cooperate in investigations by and comply with the advice of the competent EU Authorities.

International Transfer of Data
In the process of making available the Website to its End Users, L Catterton may transfer information that it collects to affiliated entities or to other third parties across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. By using the Website, you consent to the transfer of your information to the United States and elsewhere. L Catterton accepts full accountability and responsibility for the protection of your Personal Information, according to the applicable privacy legislation, the EU-US Privacy Shield and this Privacy Policy, during the course of these onward transfers to third parties.

Important Notices to Non-U.S. Residents/Privacy Shield Certification
It is important to note that the Website and its servers are operated in the United States and elsewhere. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that any Information will be transferred to, processed, and used in the United States and elsewhere. By using the Website and by providing us Personal Information when using our Website, you irrevocably and unconditionally consent to such transfer, processing, and use of the Information in accordance with this Website Privacy Policy.

In order to comply with the EU-US Privacy Shield, L Catterton commits to the resolution of complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your Personal Information. We have also committed to resolve any complaints by European Union citizens relating to this Website Privacy Policy, which cannot be resolved directly with our company, through the United States Council for International Business's E.U.-U.S. Privacy Shield Dispute Resolution Procedures. If you have any questions regarding this Website Privacy Policy, please contact us as described in the "How to Contact Us" section below. We will investigate your question, respond to your inquiry, and attempt to resolve any concerns regarding your privacy question. If you do not receive acknowledgement of your complaint or, if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed by L Catterton, then please contact us to be directed to the relevant DPA contacts. As further explained in the Privacy Shield Principles, a binding arbitration option will also be made available to you in order to address residual complaints not resolved by any other means.

Access
If you wish to access, amend or confirm that L Catterton has personal data relating to you, or if you wish to correct or delete your Personal Information if it is inaccurate, please notify us at shari.miller@lcatterton.com or call us at 1-203-629-4901 and ask for Shari Miller. We will respond to your request within a reasonable time. Employees may review their personnel files and any Personal Information concerning them upon request by emailing shari.miller@lcatterton.com.

Changes to This Website Privacy Policy
This Website Privacy Policy is effective as of the date stated at the top of this Website Privacy Policy. We may change this Website Privacy Policy from time to time. By accessing and/or using the Website after we make any such changes to this Website Privacy Policy, you are deemed to have accepted such changes. Please be aware that, to the extent permitted by applicable law, our use of the Information is governed by the Website Privacy Policy in effect at the time we collect the Information. Please refer back to this Website Privacy Policy on a regular basis.

How to Contact Us
If you have questions about this Website Privacy Policy, please contact L Catterton via e-mail at shari.miller@lcatterton.com with "PRIVACY POLICY" in the subject line or at the contact information on our Contact Us page.

Last Updated August 17, 2017