Privacy policy


Your Privacy Is Important To Goldman Sachs

This Policy describes the types of personal information that Goldman, Sachs & Co. or its affiliated companies worldwide (individually and collectively “Goldman Sachs”) may collect about you on this Web site, the purposes for which we use the information, how we protect such information, and the circumstances in which it may be provided to third parties.


Personal Information Collected on the Site

The personal information collected from you on this Web site consists primarily of information needed to process your application for participation in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program (the “Program”). This includes your name, driver’s license, passport or state identification card numbers, basic contact details such as telephone numbers and home, email and business addresses, family circumstances, educational background and work experience, and income information.


How This Information Is Used

We use your personal information primarily to evaluate your application for, and if you are accepted, to administer your participation in, the Program. This may include contacting you to provide invitations to Goldman Sachs sponsored event relating to the Program and apprising you of developments with respect to the Program. We may also use this information to contact you by post, telephone, electronic mail, facsimile, etc. By submitting your personal information on this Web site, you consent to its use as described above, including its transfer between and among Goldman Sachs affiliates worldwide.

You should know that Goldman Sachs will not sell your personal information.


Third Party Access To Your Personal Data

Goldman Sachs does not disclose your personal information to third parties other than: as described in this Policy; at your instruction or with your consent, or; as may be required or permitted by applicable laws and regulations, for instance, when responding to a subpoena or similar legal process and to otherwise cooperate with law enforcement or regulatory authorities. Various affiliated and non-affiliated companies providing services to Goldman Sachs in connection with the Program or with general Web site management may have access to your information incidental to their provision of services. Such companies are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and to use it only in the course of providing such services and only for the purposes that Goldman Sachs permits.


Securing Personal Information

This Web site is protected by physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to secure personal data against loss, misuse, damage or modification, and unauthorized access or disclosure. Users of the site are required to identify and authenticate themselves prior to accessing site services or features. You can assist us in keeping your information secure; please remember that your user name and password are personal to you and should not be made available to any other person. Also, you should discontinue using your user name and password and notify us promptly if you have any reason to suspect that someone else may be using them.


Changes To This Policy

Goldman Sachs may update this Policy from time to time, and any amended Policy will be posted on this Web site. Your continued use of this site will constitute your acceptance of the Policy, as amended. The effective date of this Policy is January 20, 2016.