Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.startechup.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor?s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files, often encrypted, stored in your browser. They are created for a limited period of time when a user’s browser loads a given website: the site sends information to the browser, which then creates a text browser file that retrieves this crap and sends it to the website’s server.

What are cookies used for?

Cookies allow to improve your navigation on the site and contain information such as the browser used, the operating system of your terminal… Cookies are necessary to facilitate your visit and do not damage your computer.

For what purpose are cookies used on this site?

Cookies are an essential part of the way our website works. For example, cookies allow us to know from which site you came to Startechup.com. The information contained in the cookies allows us to continue to improve the site by using estimates of usage patterns, tailoring the site to users’ interests, faster searches, etc. We do not store in the cookies we use personal data such as your contact information.

What are cookies?

Cookies and similar technologies are very small text documents or pieces of code. When you visit a website or use a mobile application, a computer asks your computer or mobile device to access information. The information collected through the date and time of the visit and how you use a particular website or mobile application.

Why do we use cookies?

Cookies allow you to remain logged in during your visit to our site securely and allow the website to continue to function properly. Cookies allow us to see how our website works and how we can improve it. In addition, depending on your preferences, our own cookies may match your personal interests.

What type of Cookies do we use?

Cookies required

These cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of the site. Some of the following actions can :

– Save your cookie preferences for this website

– Save language preferences

– Login to our portal. We need to check if you are logged in.

Performance cookies

These cookies are used to collect statistical information about the use of our website, also known as analytical cookies. We use this data for website performance and optimization.

Functional Cookies

These cookies enable more functionality for visitors to our website. These cookies can or by our own website. The following features may or may not be enabled :

– Live chat services

– Watch videos online

– Social media sharing buttons

How do I disable or delete cookies

You can choose not to accept all cookies except those required in your browser settings. Most browsers explain how to do this in the help function.

Performance cookies

This type of cookie collects anonymous information about how people use the inter-user site to enable us to improve the operation of the site. For example, we use cookies from google analytics to help us understand how visitors arrive at our Website. The data stored by these cookies never includes personal data from 

from which your identity could be established.

Right of access 

In accordance with the regulations, you have a right of opposition and access to the data. You can oppose to the deposit of cookies by the following means using the private browsing settings or the “Do Not Track” setting of your browser.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.