“Personal Information” means data that allows someone to identify or contact you (e.g. your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, credit/debit numbers, expiration date and other billing information; people to whom purchases have been shipped, including addresses and phone number). “Non-Personal Information” means data that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Information.
How Information is Obtained
In common with other websites, log files are stored on our web server saving details such as the visitor’s Internet Protocol (IP) address (a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet, which may vary from session to session) address, browser type, referring page and time of visit. Such information is not associated with any online account or registration information.
Information You Give to Us
We may receive and store information that you enter on the Site or give us in any other way (e.g., by telephone, email or other software platform). As a result of your use of the Site, you may supply us with such Personal Information.
The Site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and unauthorized alteration of Personal Information in 500 Startups’ possession and control. Although we endeavor to provide security for information in our possession and control, no security system can prevent against all potential security breaches, and we bear no liability for uses or disclosures of Personal Information or Non-Personal Information arising in connection with the theft thereof.
How the Information is used
We may use information collected from our Site and the Services in several ways including using Personal Information as needed to provide the Site and the Services. We may send Emails to you regarding news of the Services or offers by us or our affiliates.
The servers hosting the Site may automatically record certain information about you when you use the Site, including details of your domain name, IP address, operating system and browser. 500 Startups may also use both Personal Information and Non-Personal Information when evaluating ways to improve the Site and the Services including use of information to understand the manner in which pages of the Site have been visited in order to monitor and improve the Site.
As further described below, in limited circumstances we may disclose collected information, including Personal Information, to certain third parties in connection with providing the Services or as required by law.
We may use Non-Personal Information in a variety of ways, including, by way of example, to evaluate the performance of the Site and Services and the general preferences of users, or to generate anonymous statistics for our benefit or for our business partners. Because Non-Personal Information is entirely anonymous, and therefore can never be used by us to identify you, this policy does not limit our ability to use or disclose Non-Personal Information.
Information Shared with Third Parties
If you have subscribed to one or more of our Services or communications, you may unsubscribe by following the instructions which are included in email that you receive.
Cookies are small digital signature files that are stored by your web browser that allow your preferences to be recorded when visiting the Site. They may also be used to track your return visits to the Site. When using the Services, we may create “cookies” on your computer for purposes of facilitating and maintaining your current user session to help 500 Startups understand your use of the Site and enable you to access, navigate and use the Services. 500 Startups may collect Personal Information using those cookies in order to enable Company to identify you in connection with the Services and to track use of the Services for purposes consistent with this policy.
Effective December 15, 2017. 500 Startups may make changes to this policy in the future. Last updated December 15, 2017.