In order to secure your personal information, all communications between you and the Startupmound.com website are secured. Therefore, other users will never be able to see private information. Moreover, Startup Mound will never share your contact information with another user, unless requested to do so by you.
Persons under the age of 18 are prohibited from using Startupmound.com and any associated services. These individuals are therefore not authorized to submit any private information to the system and Startup Mound accepts no liability for such actions.
Startupmound.com is an online service that allows business professionals to connect and interact with one another. Users are represented on the site with personal profiles. You choose the information in your profile and therefore control what can be seen by other users. Startupmound.com must collect certain pieces of information in the normal course of its business and Startupmound.com retains the ownership rights to this information.
Primary Information Types There are several primary types of information that are collected including Contact, Profile, and Internet information. In the future, credit card information may also be accepted for membership fees and other services. Startup Mound is in no way limited to the collection of only this type of information and may deem it necessary to collect other data. You will be notified if any changes are made to this policy via a posting on this website.
Contact Information Upon registering as a Startupmound.com user, certain contact information such as your name, email address, and mailing address may be collected. This serves as an example and is not intended to be a complete list of information that may be collected at registration.
Profile Following registration, StartupMound users will be prompted to complete a profile. Current users can also make changes to their own user profile. A user profile may contain, but is not limited to, your name, a personal statement, your work experience, goals, and any items contained on a resume. You should use good judgement about the information that you post in your profile since this can be viewed by investors on StartupMound and the public if your profile is set to public. Your personal contact information CANNOT be viewed by the public unless you release this information. Addtionally, the information in your profile can be edited at your discretion at any time.
Internet As part of our efforts to provide better services to StartupMound users, StartupMound collects certain information related to the Internet and your computer. In order for us to analyze trends and provide superior service to our users, StartupMound retrieves the web address (URL) of both the website that you visited directly before and directly after visiting the StartupMound site. We also receive certain other information about your personal computer such as the unique IP address. StartupMound also follows a standard practice of using cookies and logs to analyze website usage. Cookies a extremely small files that are stored on your computer and help us to provide you with a better experience by automatically recalling your preferences each time you visit our site. Cookies will not harm your computer in any way and can be deleted at any time.
User Accounts You may make changes to your Startup Mound account and any associated preferences at any time. To make changes, you must log onto Startup Mound and make any edits through the Home/Upload sections. You may also request to terminate your StartupMound.
System Generated Emails As part of the normal functioning of StartupMound, users may receive email requests from StartupMound or for contact from other users. Additionally, StartupMound will send you system generated emails and promotional materials. These communications may begin during the registration process and continue while your account remains on StartupMound. If you wish to opt out of promotional emails, please contact us and specify your request. You can adjust the frequency of emails that you receive by making these changes in the Edit Profile section of your account.
Affiliate and Partner Services We do intend to use a third party to verify and process credit card information for any fees or purchases made on Startup Mound. All third parties are required to use your information in a secure manner and only for the purpose given to them and cannot store or release this information. Certain profile information, including contact information, may be released to our affiliates and partners for the purpose of marketing and improving our service to you.
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