Privacy Policy of start.me

Start.me collects some Personal Data from its Users.

Personal Data processed for the following purposes and using the following services:

    • Advertising

      • Google AdSense

        Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data

    • Analytics

      • Google Analytics

        Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data

    • Commercial affiliation

      • Amazon Affiliation

        Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data

    • Contacting the User

      • Mailing list or newsletter

        Personal Data: email address; first name; last name

    • Displaying content from external platforms

      • Google Calendar widget and Google Site Search

        Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data

    • Handling payments

      • PayPal, Stripe and ChargeBee

        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Hosting and backend infrastructure

      • Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Cloudinary

        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Infrastructure monitoring

      • New Relic

        Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data; various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Managing contacts and sending messages

      • Mailgun

        Personal Data: email address

    • Managing support and contact requests

      • Zendesk

        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Registration and authentication

      • Google OAuth, Twitter OAuth and Facebook Authentication

        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Registration and authentication provided directly by start.me

      • Direct registration

        Personal Data: email address; first name; last name

    • Tag Management

      • Google Tag Manager

        Personal Data: Usage Data

    • Traffic optimization and distribution

      • Cloudflare

        Personal Data: Cookies; various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

Information on opting out of interest-based advertising

In addition to any opt-out feature provided by any of the services listed in this document, Users may follow the instructions provided by YourOnlineChoices (EU), the Network Advertising Initiative (US) and the Digital Advertising Alliance (US), DAAC (Canada), DDAI (Japan) or other similar initiatives. Such initiatives allow Users to select their tracking preferences for most of the advertising tools. The Owner thus recommends that Users make use of these resources in addition to the information provided in this document.

The Digital Advertising Alliance offers an application called AppChoices that helps Users to control interest-based advertising on mobile apps.

Users may also opt-out of certain advertising features through applicable device settings, such as the device advertising settings for mobile phones or ads settings in general.

Further information about the processing of Personal Data

    • Skimlinks

      Our website contains some affiliate marketing links, which means we get paid commission on sales of those products or services we write about. Our editorial content is not influenced by advertisers or affiliate partnerships. We use Skimlinks and more information about their data collection is set out in their privacy policy at http://skimlinks.com/privacy-policy.

      If you no longer want Skimlinks to store data about the websites you visit, the links you click and the Merchants you buy from, you can simply opt-out here (https://optout.skimlinks.com/). This will mean Skimlinks will not drop Skimlinks cookies when you browse websites in our Publisher or Merchant network.

    • Other Third-Party advertising

      We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website.

Contact information

    • Owner and Data Controller

      start.me BV, Waalsdorperweg 16, 2597 JB, Den Haag, The Netherlands.
      E-mail: privacy@start.me
      Telephone: +31 24-2064100

      The Data Protection Officer (DPO) is Arjen Robijn (Founder & CEO of start.me B.V.).

      Owner contact email: privacy@start.me