Privitar is a privacy engineering company that provides data privacy software designed to minimize risk, achieve regulatory compliance and help organizations realize the promise of their most most valuable asset - safe, usable data.

Privitar is leading the development and adoption of privacy engineering technology enabling our customers to innovate and leverage data with an uncompromising approach to data privacy.

Privitar was founded in Nov 15, 2014 by Gerard Buggy, Jason du Preez and John Taysom. The company is based in London, England, United Kingdom. The business expanded overseas in 2018 and 2019, opening offices in New York, Boston, Paris, Munich and Singapore.

Privitar’s mission is to promote and facilitate the ethical and safe use of valuable data assets. Using leading privacy engineering techniques, it helps companies get maximum value from data while preserving customer’s privacy.

Privitar is dedicated to helping organizations realize the promise of their most valuable asset - safe, usable data - to empower them to create better products, services and customer experiences.


Privitar's products provide a unique combination of privacy techniques, governance and management features that are essential to any organisation embracing data-driven insight. Data-driven enterprises rely on Privitar to minimize data privacy risk and achieve regulatory compliance while freeing them to use advanced analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning to extract the maximum value from the sensitive personal data they collect, manage and use.


Privitar is backed by Accel, Partech, Salesforce Ventures, Warburg Pincus, 24Haymarket, IQ Capital and others. The company raised $80M in a Series C round on April 06, 2020. This brings Privitar's total funding to $143.5M to date.



  • Year founded: 2014
  • Funding Info: $143.5M over 5 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: $10M-$20M (2019)
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: London
  • State: England
  • Country: United Kingdom
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