Privacy Policy

SecureStartup.com (and its parent entity Squirrel Ventures LLC) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We treat your information in accordance with US Federal law and laws of the State of Florida. This privacy policy describes what information we receive and collect when you use our platform and underlying services (hereinafter also referred to collectively as “Platform”), and what we do to protect your information. We encourage you to make yourself familiar with this privacy statement. By adopting our services, you agree to our collection and management of your data in accordance with this Policy and within the framework established by current legislation.

1 Our Responsibility
SecureStartup.com is responsible for processing Platform data in connection with the digital publication and underlying services published on SecureStartup.com.

2 Your Information
When you have entered your startup profile on SecureStartup.com, you accept that we can provide this information to investors and users of SecureStartup.com. You also accept that they may contact you.

When you have entered your investor profile on SecureStartup.com, you accept that we can provide this information to start ups and users of SecureStartup.com. You also accept that they may contact you.

SecureStartup.com will display the information you provide when you register with us and information you otherwise voluntarily provide, for example, when you create a profile, provide information regarding your venture name, address, email address, phone number, age, and interests.

Should you register a profile that lacks mandatory information, SecureStartup.com holds the right to fetch this data from other publicly available sources and list it on the profile you have registered.

2.2 Information We Collect When You Use Our Services
When you are using our services, SecureStartup.com use various analytical tools to monitor your activity. SecureStartup.com also collects information from your device to monitor when you are visiting our Platform and information about your IP address, operating system, browser and network. We gather information about the usage and traffic on our site, such as information about login history, usage, and navigation patterns, such as, but not limited to, which pages users read, and the number of users on the site. We also collect information about newsletter subscription, including the newsletters sent to you, which ones you have opened, which email client you use, where you are when you open your newsletter, and what you click on in these e-mails.

If you use location-based services, SecureStartup.com collect and process information about your location. We will notify you separately and ask for consent before we collect such information. You can always withdraw your consent in accordance with applicable law.

2.3 In Particular About The Use Of Cookies
In our Platform, we use cookies. Note that when using SecureStartup.com you accept the use of our cookies. Our Use of Your Information

We use the information you have provided in order to provide the services you have signed up for, and to communicate with you about these. Furthermore, we collect and process information when using our services as described above in order to customize the information provided and as SecureStartup.com options about preferences, analyze market trends, and improve our services and to prevent and detect abuse.

3.1 Individual Profiles
Sometimes we compile the Information we have received from you with information from other third party sources. This may be data such as the name and address that you have provided and information about which parts of the site you are using. This may also apply for login history or data about your usage patterns, linked together via anonymized user-ids. Furthermore, we could segment such user profiles into defined segments. We do this in order to adapt our content and marketing communications to you and to further develop our services.

3.2 Marketing
We use your information to provide you with relevant information and services you may be interested in based on information you have entered or the information we have collected with our digital services (start up or investor profiles). We may send you marketing online, such as e-mail and SMS, in accordance with the requirements applicable by law, until you tell us that such communication unwanted. You can always opt out of receiving such communications.

If you have not registered an account with us or entered your contact data in connection with a customer relationship, we will only send newsletters and online marketing if you have explicitly consented to receive such communications.

4 Supply Of Personal Information
When you have entered your startup profile, you accept that we can provide this information to potential investors.

When you have entered your investor profile, you accept that we can provide this information to potential startups.

We share the information we hold about you with other companies within our group and external companies that are responsible for the technical and administrative operation of our websites and related services. When we give third parties access to personal data in this way, we ensure that these third parties comply with our requirements for processing of personal data and current legislation. We may disclose personal information if there is a legal basis for this or we are required to do so by a court or other public authority. We may also allow third parties access to accumulated and anonymous data.

5 Our Handling Of Personal Information
Only authorized staff of SecureStartup.com have access to site information. We secure access to personal data with passwords. We use advanced technology to prevent unauthorized access to our systems. We have written procedures for internal control and information security to ensure and document that our processing of personal data carried out in accordance with applicable law. In accordance with this privacy statement and applicable law in general, your personal information will only be stored as long as we objectively need it. When an objective need no longer exists, we will delete the data or make it anonymous.

6 Your Rights
You are at all times entitled to inspect the information recorded about you and may demand rectification and deletion in accordance with applicable law.

7 Changes To This Privacy Policy
SecureStartup.com may revise this Privacy Policy if the way we process personal data is changed or when necessary because of changes in the law. When we make changes to this statement, we will change the revision date at the top of this page, and the amended Privacy Policy is effective as of its publication date. We will make major changes clearly visible, but recommend that you read the privacy statement regularly when visiting our Platform. We will also keep prior versions of this Privacy Policy in an archive, so you have easy access to them.

8 Inquries
For more information about our handling of personal information, please contact us at support@SecureStartup.com