Privacy Policy

Effective Date: July 8, 2021

Our Commitment to Your Privacy. We are sensitive to the privacy concerns of our individual investors. We protect the confidentiality and security of information we collect about you. We are providing you this notice to help you better understand why and how we collect certain personal information, the care with which we treat that information, and how we use that information. We will provide you with a current version of this notice annually. This policy applies to current and former investors and complies with the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.

Where We Obtain Your Non-Public Information. In connection with forming and operating our private investment funds for our investors, we collect and maintain non-public personal information from information we receive from you in conversations over the telephone, in voicemails, through written correspondence (e.g., email), or from subscription agreements, investor information forms, and other fund documents or forms. The non-public information we collect includes identify, contact, financial, and account information.

How We Disclose Your Information. We do not disclose your non-public personal information (including your email address) with anyone except as required by law or regulation and to service providers. We do not disclose your non-public information to unaffiliated third parties for use in marketing products or services. We use your non-public personal information only where we have a legitimate or lawful purpose to do so, including where we need to process the information to fulfill our contractual obligations with you and you have given us permission to process the information, where it is necessary for service providers who support our site and services, or to achieve our organizational interests. We may use your non-public personal information where needed to comply with applicable laws, relevant industry standards, or other regulatory obligations.

All About Cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored in your computer’s memory and hard drive, in your mobile device or tablet when you visit certain web pages. They are used to enable websites to function or to provide information to the owners of a website, or other third parties that receive data obtained from that website. When you visit any website, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. This information might be about you, your preferences or your device and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalized web experience.

Cookies help us to provide customized services and information. We use cookies on our website to tell us, in general terms, how and when pages in our websites are visited, what our users’ technology preferences are – such as what type of video player they use – and whether our websites are functioning properly. Depending on their purpose, some cookies will only operate for the length of a single browsing session, while others have a longer life span to ensure that they fulfill their longer-term purposes (as explained in more detail below). Please note that, however long the cookies’ active life may be, you can delete cookies (and therefore stop any further data collection by them) as further described below. The instructions for removing cookies from your computer or mobile device depend on the operating system and web browser you use. Please note, however, that withdrawing your agreement to the use of cookies on our sites will impair the functionality of the sites. The site www.allaboutcookies.org includes instructions for managing cookies on many commonly used browsers, or you may consult the vendor documentation for your specific software.

Your Opt-Out Rights. You have the right to opt-out of receiving any promotional email, telephone, or text communications. To do so, please contact the WaterCredit Chief Compliance Officer at (816) 800-8102 or info@waterequity.org.

Additional Information for California Residents. If you are a California resident, you have the right to request that we disclose to you, free of charge, information about the personal information we collect about you (categories and specifics) and, if applicable, that we disclose to a third party for business purposes. We require a verifiable request from you to ensure that it is, in fact, you who is requesting this information. Once we verify the request, we will provide that information to you. Your request for disclosure can apply to any such personal information mentioned above for as much as twelve months preceding your request. Be advised that we are not required to disclose such information about the personal information we collect about you more than twice in a twelve-month period.

Following our verification of your request, we will disclose to you, unless otherwise restricted by law or regulation the following personal information we collect about you:

    • The categories of personal information we have collected about you
    • The categories of sources from which the personal information is being collected
    • The business or commercial purpose for collecting that personal information
    • The categories of third parties with whom we share personal information
    • The specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you

We will also disclose to you, unless otherwise restricted by law or regulation, the following personal information about you that we disclose for business purposes: the categories of personal information we have collected about you that we disclose to third parties, the categories of sources from which that personal information is collected, and the business or commercial purpose for collecting and/or disclosing that personal information.

You have the right to request that we delete the personal information that we have collected from you. Following our verification of your request, we will comply with your request and delete any or all your personal information in our possession that we collected from you and/or any or all such personal information in the possession of our service providers, unless otherwise restricted by law or regulation.

Questions

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@waterequity.org.