Collection of your Personal Information
Startups Ignite may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
- E-mail Address
- Phone Number
- Business Details
If you purchase Startups Ignite's products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.
Startups Ignite may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, Additionally, we may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Startups Ignite's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
Startups Ignite encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Startups Ignite so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Startups Ignite is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Startups Ignite website.
Use of your Personal Information
Startups Ignite collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.
Startups Ignite may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Startups Ignite and its affiliates. Startups Ignite may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Startups Ignite may provide information to third parties if you opt-in only for promotions from our program sponsors while registering for a program or event, or if you submit a request for receiving services from a third-party vendor.
Startups Ignite may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) may be transferred to the third party. Startups Ignite may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Startups Ignite, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Startups Ignite may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Startups Ignite, in order to determine what Startups Ignite services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Startups Ignite to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Startups Ignite will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Startups Ignite or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Startups Ignite; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Startups Ignite, or the public.
Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Startups Ignite. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Startups Ignite website.
The Startups Ignite website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Startups Ignite pages, or register with Startups Ignite site or services, a cookie helps Startups Ignite to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Startups Ignite website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Startups Ignite features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Startups Ignite services or websites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
Startups Ignite secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Startups Ignite uses the following methods for this purpose:
- SSL Protocol
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
Children Under Thirteen
Startups Ignite does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
Disconnecting your Startups Ignite Account from Third Party Websites
You will be able to connect your Startups Ignite account to third party accounts. BY CONNECTING YOUR STARTUPS IGNITE ACCOUNT TO YOUR THIRD PARTY ACCOUNT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE CONTINUOUS RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO OTHERS (IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR PRIVACY SETTINGS ON THOSE THIRD PARTY SITES). IF YOU DO NOT WANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU, INCLUDING PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, TO BE SHARED INTHIS MANNER, DO NOT USE THE THIS FEATURE. You may disconnect your account from a third party account at any time. Users may learn how to disconnect their accounts from third-party websites by visiting their "My Account" page. Users may also contact us via email or telephone.
Opt-Out & Unsubscribe
We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from Startups Ignite by cancelling your membership as permitted by any binding contracts between Startups Ignite, and removing yourself from our mailing lists.
Changes to this Statement
Startups Ignite will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Startups Ignite encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Startups Ignite is protecting your information.
Startups Ignite welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Startups Ignite has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Startups Ignite at:
Startups Ignite Ltd.
11654 Plaza America Drive 918
Reston, VA 20190
Last modified as of July 10, 2017