Zone Startups is committed to protecting your personal information. The policy below details our practices regarding privacy. This policy may be updated due to changes in best practices, technology, or the law, but we remain dedicated to keeping your personal information safe and secure.
Zone Startups is accountable for all personal information we collect. This includes information given to a third party. All private information shared will be treated in accordance with this policy.
By using the Zone Startups website, you are bound by the terms of this policy, including:
- Personal information: While visiting the Zone Startups website, any personal information collected by Zone Startups is protected.
- Non-personal information: All other information collected, such as the date and time of visit, viewed pages, and type of browser, is automatically collected to compile statistics on website usage to help us improve our web presence and services.
In using our website, there are a few points you should be aware of:
- Cookies: Some parts of the Zone Startups site may be difficult to use if you have set your browser to not accept them. To view the intended website, please set your browser to accept cookies.
- Links: There will be outbound links to third-party websites throughout the Zone Startups website. This is intended as a convenience only; Zone Startups does not endorse or assume responsibility or liability for these websites. Zone Startups does not have control over these websites, nor their collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information.
Collecting and disclosing personal information
Zone Startups typically collects basic personal information, including your name, address, phone number, and email address. Zone Startups collects only the information needed to perform duties requested from us.
This information is collected, used, and disclosed for the following reasons:
- Company-specific: to collect company-specific information and relevant statistical data for reporting purposes to stakeholders. Such information shall be disclosed to third parties by providing anonymized data where the information does not identify the client or any of its shareholders, employees, officers, or directors, or other information to the name of the client or the names of any of its shareholders, employees, officers, or directors. A company further acknowledges and agrees that Zone Startups may combine and aggregate such anonymous information with other information that it collects from its other clients and then it may use such aggregated information, including to disclose such aggregated information to third parties, such as government authorities and other stakeholders.
Zone Startups will not, at any time, disclose your personal information without your consent, other than as outlined in this policy, unless permitted or required by law.
You have the option to not provide your personal information to Zone Startups. At any time, you can cease receiving communications from Zone Startups, as well as withdrawing your consent to have your personal information used by Zone Startups. Once you’ve contacted Zone Startups regarding your consent and use of information, this request requires a reasonable amount of time to complete.
Protecting, accessing, and updating your personal information
Zone Startups has appropriate security measures in place to ensure your personal information is safe against risks of loss, theft, unauthorized access and disclosure, copying, modification, and destruction. Employees of Zone Startups are required to respect the confidentiality of your personal information.
You can request to access the information held about you by any time by contacting the Privacy Officer. Zone Startups will attempt to respond to these requests as quickly as possible, within the legally required time periods.
It is important that all personal information is up-to-date, so if you notice any inaccuracies, feel free to get in touch.
If you have any questions regarding this policy or the practices of Zone Startups related to your personal information, please contact our privacy officer. Zone Startups will investigate any issues and will take appropriate action to resolve them.