Who we are

Get in Startup is a startup network, connecting various startups and entrepreneurs around the world. We are providing a social network where everyone can register himself as a member and stay connected with the entrepreneurs and startups around the world. As a being a social network, we hold the membership data and profile information of members which they fill out for using the platform more efficiently. Our only trusted website address is this: https://getinstartup.com.

Get in Startup has a mission to connect the world’s startups and entrepreneurs to allow them to be more productive and successful. Central to this mission is our commitment to be transparent about the data we collect about you, how it is used and with whom it is shared.

This Privacy Policy applies when you use our Services. We offer our users choices about the data we collect, use and share as described in this Privacy Policy.


What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Our registered users (“Members”) share their professional identities, engage with their network, exchange knowledge and professional insights, post and view relevant content, learn and find business and career opportunities. Content and data on some of our Services is viewable to non-members (“Visitors”).

Data we collect

1. Data you provide to us

Registration – You provide data to create an account with us.

To create an account you need to provide data including your name, email address and/or mobile number, and a password.

Profile – You create your profile (a complete profile helps you get the most from our Services).

You have choices about the information on your profile, such as your education, work experience, skills, photo, city or area. You don’t have to provide additional information on your profile; however, profile information helps you to get more from our Services, including helping recruiters and business opportunities find you. It’s your choice whether to include sensitive information on your profile and to make that sensitive information public. Please do not post or add personal data to your profile that you would not want to be publicly available.

Posting and Uploading – You give other data to us, such as your images and posts you upload on Feed page.

We collect personal data from you when you provide, post or upload it to our Services, such as when you upload a picture or status or anything on Feed page.

You don’t have to post or upload personal data; though if you don’t, it may limit your ability to grow and engage with your network over our Services.

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 anonymized 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 websit

Messages

We collect information about you when you send, receive, or engage with messages in connection with our Services. For example, if you get a member or startup connection request, we track whether you have acted on it and will send you reminders. We only store messages and doesn’t use them for any purpose, we also clears the message history after a time peroid.

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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.

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 we share information

Profile

Your profile is fully visible to all Members and customers of our Services. Subject to your settings, it can also be visible to others on or off of our Services (e.g., Visitors to our Services or users of third-party search engines). Your settings, degree of connection with the viewing Member, the subscriptions they may have, access to channels and search types (e.g., by name or by keyword) impact the availability of your profile and whether they can view certain fields in your profile.

Posts, Likes, Follows, Comments, Messages

Our Services allow viewing and sharing information including through posts, likes, follows and comments.

  • When you share an article or a post (e.g., an update, image, video or article) publicly it can be viewed by everyone and re-shared anywhere (subject to your settings). Members, , isitors and others will be able to find and see your publicly-shared content, including your name (and photo if you have provided one).
  • In a startup group, posts are visible to others in the group. Your membership in startup groups is public and part of your profile.
  • Any information you share through companies’ or other organizations’ pages on our Services will be viewable by it and others who visit those pages.
  • When you follow a person or organization, you are visible to others and that “page owner” as a follower.
  • We let senders know when you act on their message.
  • When you like or re-share or comment on another’s content (including ads), others will be able to view these “social actions” and associate it with you (e.g., your name, profile and photo if you provided it).

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize 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.

For personal data that we have about you:

  • Delete Data: You can ask us to erase or delete all or some of your personal data (e.g., if it is no longer necessary to provide Services to you).
  • Change or Correct Data: You can edit some of your personal data through your account. You can also ask us to change, update or fix your data in certain cases, particularly if it’s inaccurate.
  • Object to, or Limit or Restrict, Use of Data: You can ask us to stop using all or some of your personal data (e.g., if we have no legal right to keep using it) or to limit our use of it (e.g., if your personal data is inaccurate or unlawfully held).
  • Right to Access and/or Take Your Data: You can ask us for a copy of your personal data and can ask for a copy of personal data you provided in machine readable form.

How we protect your data

We do our best to protect your data and protect it from any security threats. Some measures we are using is HTTPS – a secure protocol for protecting your many activities from the threats. We are using various security plugins of WordPress CMS for protecting our network and also using backup facilities for protecting from any technical break downs.


Contact Information – How you can contact us about any issue.

If you have questions or complaints regarding this Policy or, please contact us through our dedicated contact us page. You can also reach us by contact form, by mail, by our contact number, by phyiscal mail to our post address.