Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes Browning West LP’s (“Browning West,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) privacy practices with respect to the information that we may collect in connection with this website, (“Microsite”) or if you otherwise interact with us. Please review this Privacy Policy carefully. 

By continuing to use our Microsite, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and accepted the information described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy in general or any part of it, you should not use our Microsite.

Information We Collect and Track

In general, we collect Personal Information about you when you use the Microsite and interact with us. When we use the term “Personal Information” we mean information that we directly associate with a specific person, or that can reasonably be used to identify a specific person such as a name, address, telephone number, email address, or Internet Protocol (“IP”) address. We may collect and retain two types of Personal Information about Microsite users: (i) Personal Information that individual visitors voluntarily provide when using the Microsite or on certain other occasions (such as via forms or in emails); and (ii) tracking data, which is automatically collected from every Microsite visitor.

Information You Provide to Us

We may collect information that you provide to us including your name, title and address, telephone number, email address or other elements of Personal Information. We may collect some of this information when you sign up to receive emails or communications from us. In addition, if you contact us, we may keep a record of your correspondence, including any information contained therein. We may from time to time store, and archive the information you submit to or through the Microsite. 

You may decline to provide any Personal Information, but please realize that you thereby may be unable to access certain services and sections of the Microsite.

Information We Collect Automatically

When you visit our Microsite, we also may collect and store data from and about you, gathered in the course of your use of our Microsite. Such data may include information regarding the number and frequency of site visits, the websites that you access before and after you visit our Microsite, the software and operating system used to access our Microsite, device type, and your IP address and Internet service provider. We may also collect information about your location when you access or use the Microsite, using your IP address or through our use of certain cookies. We generally use this information for operational and other business purposes.

We may collect some of this information through cookies or similar tools. For information about how we use cookies and your choices, please review the “Cookies” section below.

How We Use Your Information

The Personal Information that you provide to us and that we may collect is used for our business purposes and the purpose for which you provided it only, including, without limitation, to identify you when you register on our Microsite, respond to your requests or correspondence, to contact you about the Microsite, to request feedback regarding ways to improve the Microsite and/or to inform you about our activities and send you email updates. 

We may use your Personal Information to send you email updates about our activities where you have signed up to receive such updates and provided your consent. You can withdraw your consent to these communications at any time by using the “Unsubscribe” link in the email or contacting us using the information below in “How to Contact Us.” If you choose to email us, please include “Unsubscribe” in the subject line. 

We may analyze your information, including tracking data, to provide you with useful information and improve our services through enhanced features and functions on our Microsite. For example, your information may be used to, without limitation, compile statistical, demographic or aggregated information about visitors to the Microsite generally, or for load-balancing metrics, and may be used to create reports on user demographics and the traffic patterns of the Microsite.

How We Disclose Your Information

We may disclose your Personal Information: (i) to our affiliates, agents, consultants and contractors; (ii) to service providers who assist us in running the Microsite and our business; (iii) when we believe that such disclosure is required by law; (iv) to enforce  our agreements; (v) to protect the rights, property, security or safety of Browning West, Microsite users or the public; (vi) to detect, prevent or otherwise address security, fraud, or technical issues; or (vii) as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy. 

In addition, we may disclose information to certain third parties if you have requested or authorized the disclosure of such information. We may also share aggregated or de-identified information in our sole discretion. Please note that although we use reasonable efforts to limit third-party use of information, we are not responsible for such third-party use of information. From time to time, we may email Microsite users with information regarding important developments affecting Browning West or otherwise regarding the Microsite. 

We reserve the right to disclose any information that we believe is necessary to comply with any law, regulation, decree, judgment, order, subpoena or any other governmental order (“Order”) without any obligation to contest or verify the accuracy of such Order.

Data Retention 

How long we keep your Personal Information will vary depending on the type of Personal Information and our reasons for collecting it. The retention period will be determined by various criteria, including the purposes for which we are using it (as it will need to be kept for as long as is necessary for any of those purposes) and our legal obligations (as laws or regulations may set a minimum period for which we have to keep your Personal Information). In general, we will retain your Personal Information for as long as we require it to perform our contractual rights and obligations or for periods required by our legal and regulatory obligations.


We or our third-party service providers may use cookies, local shared objects, web beacons and other similar technology (collectively, “cookies”) in connection with your use of our Microsite. Cookies are small pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes and may have unique identifiers and transmit information about you and how you use our Microsite, which may include your search preferences, browser type and the date and time of use. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage or delete them, visit

What Cookies Do We Use

We use various types of cookies for the following purposes:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: these are cookies strictly necessary for the performance of our Microsite. For example, these include cookies that enables website content to be delivered securely and efficiently.
  • Performance (analytics) cookies: these cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Microsite when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Microsite works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies: these cookies are used to recognize you when you return to our Microsite. This enables us to personalize our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

You can find more information about the individual essential and functional cookies we use on our Microsite and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie NamePurposeCategoryDurationAdditional Info
CfduidCollects and anonymizes end user IP addresses using a one-way hash of certain values so they cannot be personally identified. Strictly necessary30 days
wordpress_cookie_testUsed to check whether cookies are enabled to provide the proper user experience.Functional Session
_gaUsed to distinguish usersPerformance 2 years com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookieusage 
_gidUsed to distinguish usersFunctional24 hours com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookieusage
6STYXKEYdisclaimerAcceptedCookie-accepted-notice but for the hosting platform to avoid re-showing cookie banner after acceptanceSession1 week com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookieusage

We also use Google Analytics to help us analyze the use of the Microsite. To find out more about how Google Analytics collects and processes data, please click here. Google Analytics has its own cookies that it uses to track and aggregate this information. You can prevent the use of Google Analytics relating to your use of our Microsite by downloading and installing the browser plugin available here.

How to Manage or Control Cookies

You can also disable cookies through your browser settings, which you can locate by consulting the “Help” section of your browser. You can also view the instructions specific to the browser you are using (for example, Internet ExplorerGoogle ChromeMozilla Firefox; or Apple Safari).

Please note that blocking or disabling certain cookies affect your ability to access certain features of the Microsite.

Do Not Track

Our Microsite does not currently take any action when it receives a “Do Not Track” request. Do Not Track is a privacy preference that you can set in your web browser to indicate that you do not want certain information about your webpage visits collected across websites when you have not interacted with that service on the page. For details, including how to turn on Do Not Track, visit


This Microsite is not directed towards children under 13.  We do not knowingly attempt to solicit or receive Personal Information from children under 13.  If we discover that we have received Personal Information from an individual reasonably believed to be under the age of 13, we will delete such information from our systems. If you are the parent or legal guardian and you believe we may have inadvertently collected Personal Information from a child under 13, please contact us to request the child’s information be deleted by contacting us at [email protected].

Information Transfer

We retain the right to transfer or assign your information to our successor or in connection with any change of control, merger, business combination, stock sale, asset sale, reorganization, amalgamation or other company transaction relating to Browning West or our assets, in whole or in part, without notice to you.

How Your Information Is Protected

We take reasonable physical, administrative and technical precautions to protect your information from loss, misuse or alteration. You should recognize, however, that there is no such thing as “perfect security” on the Internet, and we cannot guarantee the security of your information. In addition, because Internet communications are unsecure, it is also possible that the information you supply to us or your access of any information via the Microsite will be intercepted during transmission. We are not liable for any breach of our systems or interception of our transmission, and we hereby fully disclaim, to the fullest extent possible under law, any liability associated with any claim relating to a breach of security, data or information.

Links to External Websites

Our Microsite may contain links to third party websites. Any access to and use of such third party websites is not governed by this Privacy Policy, but, instead, is governed by the privacy policies of those third party websites. We are not responsible for the information practices of such third party websites.

Consent of Data Transfer of Non-U.S. Residents

Browning West is located in the United States, its services are provided in the United States, and its data is stored in the United States. Data protection laws in the United States may be different from those of your country of residence. If you voluntarily submit Personal Information to us while located or residing in a country outside the United States, you understand that you are voluntarily agreeing to the use and processing of such information as provided this Privacy Policy, including transfer of your information to the United States, a jurisdiction which may not offer the same framework for the protection of Personal Information as the jurisdiction in which you are located.

EU Based Users and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)

If the processing of your Personal Information is subject to the GDPR, please review this section in addition to the entire Privacy Policy. This Section of the Privacy Policy specifically summarizes our lawful basis for processing your Personal Information, how we may transfer your Personal Information, your rights related to your Personal Information.

Grounds for Processing Your Personal Information

Whenever we use or share Personal Information, we ensure that we have identified a legal basis under which such processing may occur. When we use your Personal Information in connection with a request, order, transaction, or to provide you with services that you requested (such as use of our Microsite or to register for events), we do this because it is necessary for the performance of an agreement with you. Additionally, where we use your Personal Information in relation to improvement, development, or marketing of our products or services, for reasons of safety and security, or to satisfy regulatory requirements, other than in connection with our agreement or request, we do this on the basis of our (or a third-party’s) legitimate interests or with your consent, as required. We may also use your Personal Information as necessary to comply with applicable laws and regulations.

Your Rights Related to Your Personal Information

If the processing of your Personal Information is subject to the GDPR, you have a numbers of rights in relation to the Personal Information we hold about you, including:

  • obtain confirmation that we hold Personal Information about you;
  • request access to and receive information about the Personal Information we maintain about you;
  • receive copies of the Personal Information we maintain about you;
  • update and correct inaccuracies in your Personal Information;
  • object to or restrict the processing of your Personal Information in certain circumstances;
  • request portability of your Personal Information in certain circumstances;
  • where you have given your consent to the processing of your Personal Information, withdraw your consent;
  • restrict the processing of your Personal Information in certain circulates; and
  • have the information anonymized or deleted, subject to certain limitations.

These rights are only available if you reside in, or access the Microsite from certain jurisdictions, and may be limited in some circumstances by local laws and regulations.

Exercising Your Rights under the GDPR

You can exercise these rights under the GDPR by contacting us at [email protected]. Please put the statement “GDPR Privacy Rights” in the subject line of your request, and include your name, country or region, and enough information to allow us to respond to our request in the body of your e-mail.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify or supplement this Privacy Policy at any time. The “Last Updated” date will be updated when changes to this Privacy Policy are made. The terms of our current Privacy Policy supersede all previous notices or statements regarding our Privacy Practices.

Questions or Concerns about this Privacy Policy

If you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please first contact us at [email protected] and provide us the opportunity to make it right. For our users located in the European Union or the European Economic Area, if you feel that, after reaching out to us with your question or concerns, you have not received a satisfactory response, you have the option to contact your country’s Data Protection Authority (“DPA”) or similar regulatory body. To find contact information for your country’s DPA or similar body, please refer to the list provided on the Website of the European Commission.

How to Contact Us

If you have any requests with respect to your Personal Information collected via the site or have any inquiries concerning these Terms, please contact [email protected].

Last Updated: October 5, 2020.