Privacy Policy


We are Jigsaw VC. Our company details and our registration with the UK’s data protection regulator are available here.

Jigsaw is an early-stage venture fund using data, systems & networks to invest in gifted entrepreneurial talent. Your data is at the heart of what we do and we want to be clear with you about how we use it.

If you have any questions about this privacy notice, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact us at


When you submit your pitch deck to us we will collect details you provide to us as part of your pitch deck that may identify you as an individual. This includes your business name, a description of what your business does, your LinkedIn URL and a summary of you as a founder as well as any supporting documentation you attach as part of your pitch deck. We do this in order to take steps to enter into an investment agreement or contract with you.

Where we reach out and connect with you as a founder or entrepreneur we will process your personal data from publicly accessible sources such as LinkedIn as an example – we do this under our legitimate interest to invest in startups. We also generate anonymised analytics to allow us to put together insights on our partnered founders and the success of their investments. We do this under our legitimate interests to continually improve our business and investment decisions.

When we send you our news updates we will handle your personal information (such as your name and email address) to provide you with our news updates in line with any preferences you have told us about.

When we send you our news updates because you have opted-in to receive them, we rely on your consent to contact you. If you have not opted-in and we send you our news updates emails, we do this because of our legitimate interest to promote our business.

You can unsubscribe from our updates at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails, or by contacting us at

When you contact us. When you contact us either by phone, email, via social media (e.g. on LinkedIn) or via our “contact us” page with general queries, we will usually collect your name, social media handle and contact details, because it’s in our legitimate interest to make sure we can properly respond to your query.

When you apply for a job with us. When you enter into the recruitment process with us we may collect your name, contact details, recruitment information (e.g. right to work documentation and references), qualifications, accreditations, test results (inc. psychometric) and any additional information we may receive from our recruitment partners.

We will use your personal information to assess your suitability for our available roles. We do this to perform a contract or to take steps at your request, before entering into a contract. Where we process your right to work documentation, we will do so to comply with our legal obligations.

If our business is sold. We process your personal information for this purpose because we have a legitimate interest to ensure our business can be continued by the buyer. If you object to our use of your personal information in this way, the buyer of our business may not be able to provide services to you.


Business partners, our resellers, suppliers and subcontractors for the performance of the contract we enter into with them or you.

Promotional events and marketing organisations, we do not sell data for marketing purposes, but may share your data with an event organiser including where we run workshops with co-presenters. We will always tell you before (usually on the event registration form) and you will be given the chance to opt-out before we do this.

Regulators/ Authorities/ Enforcement Agencies if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of our clients or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection.

Prospective buyers of our business under our legitimate interest to ensure our business can be continued by the buyer.


We store your data on third party Amazon cloud servers based in London.

Whenever we transfer your personal information outside of the UK and the EU, we ensure it receives additional protection as required by law. To keep this privacy notice as short and easy to understand as possible, we haven’t set out the specific circumstances when each of these protection measures are used. You can contact us at for more detail on this.


We will only retain your personal information for as long as we need it unless we are required to keep it for longer to comply with our legal, accounting or regulatory requirements.

In some circumstances we may carefully anonymise your personal data so that it can no longer be associated with you, and we may use this anonymised information indefinitely without notifying you. We use this anonymised information to analyse our programmes and support other similar programmes around the world.


You have various other rights under applicable data protection laws, including the right to:

access your personal data (also known as a “subject access request”);

correct incomplete or inaccurate data we hold about you;

ask us to erase the personal data we hold about you;

ask us to restrict our handling of your personal data;

ask us to transfer your personal data to a third party;

object to how we are using your personal data; and

withdraw your consent to us handling your personal data.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with your relevant supervisory authority, you can find which one applies to you here.

Please keep in mind that privacy law is complicated, and these rights will not always be available to you all of the time.


Your feedback and suggestions on this notice are welcome.

We’ve worked hard to create a notice that’s easy to read and clear. But if you feel that we have overlooked an important perspective or used language which you think we could improve, please let us know by email at

This privacy notice was last updated on 2 September 2021.