Privacy / Legal

Terms and Conditions of Use

Thank you for visiting the Golden Gate Capital (“Golden Gate”) website. By using this website, you agree to abide by the following terms and conditions, which constitute a legal agreement (the “Agreement”) between you and Golden Gate. If you do not accept these conditions, you may not use this website.

Golden Gate reserves the right to modify this Agreement (including, but not limited to, the Privacy Policy below) from time to time. We recommend that you re-visit it on occasion, in particular the terms of the Privacy Policy, to learn of future privacy practices or revised policies. By visiting our website after it has been revised to reflect any new, additional or revised terms, you acknowledge that you are agreeing to these terms as so modified.

Legal Disclaimer

This website is intended solely to provide general information regarding Golden Gate and Golden Gate’s potential financing capabilities for prospective portfolio investments. Golden Gate does not solicit or make its services available to the public. Under no circumstances should any information provided on this website, including any information regarding Golden Gate’s current and historical portfolio investments, be used or considered as an offer to sell or a solicitation of any offer to buy any security or an interest in any investment fund managed by Golden Gate. Any such offer or solicitation will be separately made only by means of the offering documents relating to the particular fund to persons who, among other requirements, meet certain qualifications under federal securities laws and generally are sophisticated in financial matters, such that they are capable of evaluating the merits and risks of prospective investments. Nothing on the website is intended to be, and you should not consider anything on the website to be, investment, accounting, tax or legal advice. Past results of any investment, investment strategy or investment style are not necessarily indicative of future results.

Privacy Policy

Golden Gate respects the privacy of visitors to this website. The following information is designed to assist you in understanding what information we gather from our website, and how we handle the information once we gather it. Please note that this privacy policy applies only to this site and not to the websites of other organizations to which we may link.

Aggregate Data and Cookies.
Golden Gate may record certain usage information, such as the number and frequency of visitors to this website. This data helps us determine how much our visitors use parts of the site and to do internal research on our users’ demographics, interests, and behavior to better understand and serve you. This information may include the websites that you access immediately before and after your visit to our website, the Internet browser you are using, and your IP address. If we use such data at all, it will be on an aggregate basis, and we will endeavor to not voluntarily disclose to third parties any information that could be used to identify you personally.

Personally Identifiable Information.
Please be assured that we typically will not collect personal identifying information about you when you visit our website, unless you choose to provide such information to us, for example, in a request for general information (in which case, we may record and use any personally identifiable information, such as your name, phone number and e-mail address, for reasonable business purposes including, but not limited to, fulfilling your request).

How We May Share Your Information.
We may use internal service providers to operate our website and employ other persons to perform work on our behalf, such as sending postal mail and e-mail. These persons may have access to the personally identifiable information you submit through the website, but only for the purpose of performing their duties. These persons are contractually obligated not to use or disclose your personally identifiable information for any other purpose.
We will generally not provide your personally identifiable information to any other persons without your consent except (a) as required by law or (b) if we are required to make disclosures to the government or private parties in connection with a lawsuit, subpoena, court order, investigation or similar proceeding. We can (and you authorize us to) disclose any such information in those circumstances.

How We Protect Your Security

We endeavor to use industry standard technology to protect the security of your information. We also seek to employ different security techniques to protect your personal information from unauthorized access by users inside and outside of our organization. Although we believe we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that your personally identifiable information will never be disclosed in a manner inconsistent with this policy and make no representations or warranties regarding the sufficiency of our security measures.

User Agreement


Restrictions on Use.

Any person using this website is permitted to view, store, bookmark, download and print individual website pages for personal and non-commercial purposes only. These uses must not alter the original website content, including all legal notices and legends. Our prior permission is required for (i) any commercial use of materials on this website; (ii) making more than minimal copies of website materials; and (iii) copying large portions of our website, such as by bots, robots or spiders that “harvest” the website. If you seek permission for such use of our website, please contact us at or . Any unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.

Linking and Framing.
We do not permit others to frame this website or any portion thereof.
Please note that this Agreement applies only to this website and not to other websites that may be accessible from this website via hyperlink. We are responsible only for the content of our own website. If you access any third-party website through the Golden Gate website or otherwise, you do so at your own risk. Hyperlinks to or from the website do not constitute third party endorsement of, sponsorship by or affiliation with Golden Gate.

Ownership.
All content included on this website, such as graphics, logos, articles and other materials, is the property of our organization or others and is protected by copyright and other laws. Nothing contained on the website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark displayed on this website without the written permission of Golden Gate or such other third party that may own the trademark displayed on this website. Your use of the trademarks displayed on this website, except as provided herein, is strictly prohibited.

International Use.
This website is operated and controlled by Golden Gate in the United States. Due to the global nature of the Internet, this website may be accessed by users in countries other than the United States. We make no warranties that materials on this website are appropriate or available for use in such locations. If it is illegal or prohibited in your country of origin to access or use this website, then you should not do so. Those who choose to access this site outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all local laws and regulations.

Limitations of Liability.
All or any portion of the website may not be available and may not function properly at anytime. Golden Gate makes reasonable efforts to avoid technological problems, but at anytime the website may have and may cause technological problems such as viruses and other damaging computer programming routines or engines. Golden Gate does not guarantee the security of the website and is not responsible for any damages or injury, including but not limited to special or consequential damages, that result from your use of (or inability to use) this website, including any damages or injury caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation, computer virus, line failure, or other computer malfunction. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT WE PROVIDE THE CONTENTS OF THIS WEBSITE ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITH NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND USE OR RELIANCE UPON ANY OF THE MATERIALS ON IT IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Governing Law.
You agree that your use of this website, this Agreement and any disputes relating to any of them shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of California. Any dispute relating to the above shall be resolved solely in the state or federal courts located in San Francisco, California, unless Golden Gate otherwise expressly consents in writing.

Contact Information.
It is important to us at Golden Gate to hear what visitors have to say regarding our services and policies. Any questions, concerns or complaints regarding this Agreement should be sent to or .