This web site ("Website") is operated by Startpix. We respect your privacy, and believe it is important for you to know how we treat the information we receive about you on the internet.
Changes to this Policy
Please note that in order to improve this service and to provide additional services, this policy may change from time to time. Startpix reserves the right to change this policy at any time by posting changes online. You are responsible for reviewing regularly information posted online to obtain timely notice of such changes. Your continued use of this site after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of the policies modified by the posted changes.
Unsolicited commercial email
We will not send you unsolicited commercial email. Your email address will not be disclosed to a third party for the purposes of sending you unsolicited commercial messages.
Web Site Usage Information
We automatically collect IP addresses and Website usage information from you when you visit Startpix. This information helps us evaluate how our visitors and subscribers use and navigate our Website, including the number and frequency of visitors and subscribers to their Startpix, the pages from which they navigated to the Website and the length of their visits.
Cookies are pieces of data which Startpix stores in your web browser in order to remember that you have logged in to a page. Cookies are essential to the operation of Startpix, and certain areas of the Website will not function properly without cookies.
How We Use Information Collected
We may use your information for the purposes for which you specifically provided the information including, for example, to enable us to process, validate and verify subscriptions; to provide advertisers and other third parties with aggregate information about our user base and usage patterns; to allow us to personalize the content and advertising that you and others see based on personal characteristics or preferences.
We may instruct a computer system to automatically retrieve content from web links you submit to the Website in order to provide value added services.
We may aggregate (gather up data across numerous registered user accounts) your submitted information and disclose such information in a non-personally identifiable manner to advertisers and other third parties for marketing and promotional purposes. For such purposes, we do not disclose any information that could be used to identify you personally.
When an invitation to the Website is sent, we record that the invitation was sent and whether the invitation resulted in a new registration by the invitee. When you instruct the Website to send an email on your behalf, for example when you send an invitation to a friend via the Website, your IP address is logged in order to prevent abuse of the system. If you are suspected to have abused any features of the Website, your IP address may be disclosed to a third party (for example, your internet service provider) as a means of detecting and preventing further abuse. When you send an email to a third party via the Website, the email will contain your name and email so that the receiver is aware that you have specifically requested that they receive the email.
We may hire other companies to perform services on our behalf. These other companies may be supplied with or have access to your personally identifiable information solely for the purpose of providing these services to us or on our behalf.
(for example, when necessary to protect our intellectual property rights). We may also disclose or use your personal information when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires us to do so.
Your information may be stored and processed in the Netherlands or any other country where Startpix or its affiliated companies have facilities.
The personally identifiable information we collect about you is stored in limited-access servers. We will maintain safeguards to protect the security of these servers and your personally identifiable information. However, as effective as these measures are, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee that the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet.
Third party advertising and content
Startpix contains links to websites that are not operated by Startpix, and may also receive content from third parties. Startpix makes no representations about the privacy practices of these third party sites. Be aware that during your visit to our site you may link to, or view as part of a frame, certain content that is actually created or hosted by a third party. Through our website, you may also be introduced to, or able to access, information, other websites, features, contests or sweepstakes offered by other parties.
Users should check the applicable privacy policies of those third parties when providing personally identifiable information. When you click a link to, or access content from a third party web site, your internet browser software may disclose the web site page address which contained the link. You may wish to install privacy software on your machine to prevent your web browser from doing this.