Privacy notice for California consumers

Last updated: June 17, 2020

This notice contains disclosures required by the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), is only relevant to residents of California, and applies only to the collection or other use of “personal information” that is subject to the CCPA.  Consumers with disabilities may access this notice by clicking here for a PDF copy.1

Information We Collect.  In the past 12 months, we have collected the following categories of personal information about California consumers: 

Category

Examples

Identifiers

A real name, alias, email address, postal address, Internet Protocol (IP) address, account name, Social Security number, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar personal identifiers.

Other personal information categories, as listed in the California Customer Records statute

A signature, physical characteristics or description, telephone number, insurance policy number, education, employment, employment history, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information.

Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law

Age (40 years or older), race, citizenship, marital status, sex, veteran or military status.

Internet or other similar network activity

Browsing history, search history, information on a consumer’s interaction with a website, application, or advertisement.

We do not knowingly collect, solicit, or sell personal information from anyone under the age of 16.

We collect personal information from the following categories of sources:

  • Your communications with us;
  • Service providers, including, but not limited to, administrators, banks, auditors, law firms, consultants, placement agents, and credit bureaus;
  • Affiliates not under the Burford Capital brand;
  • Nonprofit organizations; and
  • Government entities.

 Use of Personal Information.  We may use the personal information we collect for one or more of the following purposes:

  • Providing you with information about our products and services;
  • Providing performance and other updates;
  • One or more of the following business purposes:
    • Performing services such as account servicing, processing orders and payments, and analytics;
    • Auditing related to our interactions with you;
    • Internal operations; and
    • Legal compliance.

Sharing Personal Information.  We may disclose personal information in one or more of the categories identified above to:

  • Service providers, including but not limited to, administrators, banks, auditors, law firms, consultants, placement agents, and credit bureaus;
  • Affiliates;
  • Business partners;
  • Legal or government regulatory authorities as required by applicable law; and
  • In connection with a potential business transfer.

In the past 12 months, we have not sold any personal information we collect to third parties, and we have shared the categories of personal information we collect only as set forth above.

Rights of California Consumers.  The CCPA provides a California consumer the following rights, subject to certain exceptions and limitations:

  • The right to request (a) the categories and specific pieces of personal information we collect, use, disclose, and sell about you, (b) the categories of sources from which we collected your personal information, (c) our purposes for collecting or selling your personal information, (d) the categories of your personal information (if any) that we have either sold or disclosed for a business purpose, and (e) the categories of third parties with which we have shared personal information;
  • For certain categories of personal information, the right to request a list of what personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for their own direct marketing purposes in the past 12 months and the names and addresses of those third parties;
  • The right to request that we delete the personal information we have collected from you or maintain about you;
  • The right to opt out of our sale(s) (if any) of your personal information; and
  • The right not to receive discriminatory treatment for the exercise of the privacy rights conferred by the CCPA.

You may submit requests relating to your exercise of rights under the CCPA to us via:

phone: (312) 757-6070 or

email:   info@burfordcapital.com.

We may need to request additional information from you to verify your identity or understand the scope of your request.  In verifying requests, we will require you to provide, at a minimum a telephone number or mailing address.  If we are unable to verify your identity, we will need to deny your request.

You may designate an authorized agent to make a CCPA request on your behalf by mailing two forms of identification showing your first name, last name, and current address, and a signed authorization allowing an agent to request information on your behalf.

[1] https://burfordcapital.com/media/1773/061720_privacy-notice-for-california-consumers.pdf