Who we are
Our website address is: https://startechnetworks.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
- Collection of your Personal Information
Startech Networks Inc. may collect personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, physical address, telephone number, or employment information. If you purchase our Services, we will collect and store your billing and credit card information. Startech Networks Inc. may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your Postal Code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites. Startech Networks Inc. will not delete customer information for paying members. However, Startech Networks Inc. reserves the right to delete customer information for members with a free account status at any time.
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Startech Networks Inc.. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, operating system, cookie information, referring website addresses, and Internet Service Provider. This information is used by Startech Networks Inc. for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Services. In order to better understand how users, use its site and to improve its services, Startech Networks Inc. may also collect information on your use of our Site, such as pages visited, links clicked, text entered, and mouse movements.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through the Services, this information may be collected and used by others. Startech Networks Inc. encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from our website so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Startech Networks Inc. is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the websites we operate.
- Use of your Personal Information
Startech Networks Inc. collects and uses your personal information to operate our websites and deliver the Services you have requested. Startech Networks Inc. may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Startech Networks Inc. and its affiliates. Startech Networks Inc. may also contact you to participate in surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Startech Networks Inc. does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Startech Networks Inc. 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) is not transferred to the third party without your express consent.
In addition, Startech Networks Inc. may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, perform tasks required to complete a purchase transaction, provide customer support, arrange for deliveries. Startech Networks Inc. may also share information on your use of our Site, such as pages visited, links clicked, non-sensitive text entered, and mouse movements, with third party providers of web analytic software in order to enable Startech Networks Inc. to improve its services. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these Services, and they are obligated to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Startech Networks Inc. keeps track of the pages our customers visit within our websites in order to determine what Services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within the websites we operate to users whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. Startech Networks Inc. uses tracking pixels to collect information that helps us provide our Service to you. Please note that any “do not track” signals sent by your web browser or other mechanism have no effect on the collection of personally identifiable information by Startech Networks Inc.. In addition, other parties who perform data analytics for Startech Networks Inc., such as Google Analytics, may collect personally identifiable information about your online activities when you use our Services. Third party affiliates of Startech Networks Inc. may have different policies with respect to “do not track” signals and Startech Networks Inc. makes no representations with respect to such policies.
Startech Networks Inc. uses tracking to create remarketing audiences of users based on user behavior/their visits to our website. Startech Networks Inc. may also target these users with custom ads based on affinities/interests, geographic and demographic signals. Startech Networks Inc. only shares browser-level data through third party vendor tracking such as Google Analytics. Users can opt out of these advertising features by visiting Google or resources like the NAI consumer opt-out page. Startech Networks Inc. may use email addresses to target users with custom ads through 3rd party advertising platforms. Startech Networks Inc. shares customer information with third parties to perform services (advertising) on our behalf.
Information about our customers, including personal information, may be disclosed as part of any merger, acquisition, debt financing, sale of company assets, as well as in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership in which personal information could be transferred to third parties as one of Star Tech Network’s business assets. In such an event, we will attempt to notify you before your personal information is transferred, but you may not have the right to opt out of any such transfer.
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.
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 website.
- Contact forms
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.
Our 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 register an account with Star Tech Networks, a cookie helps us 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 our website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the 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 Services.
- 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.
- Who we share your data with
- 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.
- Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
- Security of your Personal Information
You are responsible for safeguarding and preventing unauthorized access to the user information and password that you use to access our Services. You agree not to disclose your password to any third party and you are responsible for any activity using your account, whether or not you authorized that activity. Please immediately notify Startech Networks Inc. of any unauthorized use of your account.
Startech Networks Inc. secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. In addition, Startech Networks Inc. secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. 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 Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.