The startablish GmbH (hereinafter referred to as “startablish”), as operator of the website
https://insights.startablish.com (hereinafter referred to as “website”) respects your privacy and has
how we use any data and information we collect, with whom we share it and how we safeguard it. Please
otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with the website. By using our
- The protection of your personal information
The website is operated by startablish GmbH, Grinzinger Allee 17/2, 1190 Vienna. It is the responsible
entity for the purposes of the Data Protection law. The protection of your personal information is very
important to us.
To operate the offer of the website, personal data are collected, processed or utilised ("used"). In
accordance with statutory requirements, we can, for the purposes of advertising, market research and to
improve our services further analyse user profiles under a pseudonym, but only if you have not made use
of your legal right to object to this use of your data at any time.
In the following we would like to explain in more detail how we ensure the protection of your personal
data and what data will be used in what way if you decide to use the Services of startablish.
If you have questions or concerns on this, our customer service is at your disposal at any time. You can
reach our customer service at:
Grinzinger Allee 17/2
- Collection, processing and use of data
We collect, process and use a small range of personal information, however the focus of our services
lies on the processing of company related data.
- Without Registration
When you visit the public pages of the website that are accessible without registration, we need and we
collect no personal information from you. When you visit our websites, we store data by default, but
without reference to:
- IP address (Internet Protocol address) of the accessing computer
- The website from which you visit us (referrer)
- The sites that you visit from our
- The date and time of your visit
- The type of browser settings
- Operating System
This data is used by us for statistical purposes without reference to individuals.
- With Registration
If you want to use the services of startablish as described in detail in the startablish “Terms of
Service”, we need some personal information from you in order to provide the desired service.
We only use the personal data that you actively provide us (e.g. contact information for the
registration, profile information or photos). In many cases, you can decide which data and information
you reveal about yourself in the context of profiling. Data that are strictly necessary for the
provision of the contract are always marked separately as required (e.g. email address) so that you know
what data you need to enter for the use of the service and what you can do without.
With the free registration (“Trial”) you will be prompted to provide the following details
without which a registration cannot be completed:
You will also be prompted to provide the following details which are optional:
- Email address
If you purchase a paid (monthly or yearly) Membership, the following data is collected during
the payment process:
- First name
- Last name
- Job titel
- Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and/or Medium Account
- Country of residence
- City of residence
- Postal code
- Billing name
- Billing address
- VAT Number
- Credit card information
Your payment data is processed by our payment service provider Stripe Inc., 185 Berry Street, Suite 550,
San Francisco, CA 94107 (“Stripe”). To facilitate payment processing your payment information is stored
and made available when making further orders of premium memberships. The payment data is available only
after the initial payment is completed, and is shown shortened for your protection. Of course you can
change your credit card for checkout anytime.
To log in on the website you use your specified e-mail address and your chosen password. During
every visit to the website, utilisation data is forwarded by your Internet browser and stored in log
files called Server Log Files. This data contains:
- IP address (Internet Protocol address) of the accessing computer
- User ID
- Name of the page
- Date and time of access
- The referrer URL from which you came to the requested page
- Amount of data transferred
- Status indication whether download was successful
- Session Cookies
- Session identification number
This data is evaluated anonymously by us for statistical purposes.
The collection of personal data at the website is done principally with the aim of giving the customer a
safe, smooth, efficient, and personal experience when using the startablish services. The data is
therefore used to provide the services requested and desired by the customer. However, they also serve
to detect and investigate potentially prohibited or illegal activities, and for the enforcement of the
Terms and Conditions of the contract.
The user declares that he/she has secured any and all necessary consent from any and all third parties
in accordance with the law of copyright, the law of personality right, the law of data protection or any
other legal provisions, and will, upon request at any time, provide proof of such to startablish.
Therefore the user will indemnify and hold startablish harmless from and against any violations of
protection of proprietary rights.
- Consent to data processing
You agree that startablish may process the data provided to startablish for the purposes as follows:
- advertising purposes
- information about new products and achievements and presenting new offers
- direct marketing (also in the form of bulk mailing)
- inviting to special events
- promotional competitions or games.
Other use of the data, in particular sale of data, is not permitted without the further agreement of the
- Data Transfer to Third Parties
When we transmit data in the framework of the provision of the service to other members, this is only in
connection with the user name you choose. Under no circumstances do we share with other members direct
contact information (such as your name, your address, or your e-mail address).
Personal data will only be passed on to third parties if necessary to provide the service offered (e.g.
payment processing for fee-based memberships), and if you have given us your consent or disclosure in
accordance with relevant statutory provisions that are required or permitted (e.g. if we have to comply
with a request, a governmental investigative or security agency).
startablish uses "cookies" to make your interaction with the website individually identifiable and
optimised. A cookie is a text file that is either stored temporarily in the computer's memory ("session
cookies") or saved on the hard drive ("permanent cookie"). Cookies contain information about your
previous requests to the appropriate server or information on what offers have been made so far. Cookies
are not used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. The main purpose of cookies is to
provide a tailor-made offer and make the use of the Service as comfortable as possible.
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. However, you can configure your browser so that it
rejects or requests you to confirm the acceptance of cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, however,
this may have the consequence that not all of our offerings are available to you.
startablish uses session cookies, partner and affiliate cookies and permanent cookies:
- Session Cookies are not stored on your hard drive and are deleted when the browser is closed.
Session cookies are used for login authentication and to balance the system load.
- Partner and Affiliate Cookies are used if you access our services via an external advertising
space. These cookies are used to settle accounts with the cooperation partners and do not
contain personal information from you.
- Permanent cookies are used to save your personal settings. This allows for personalisation and
improves the services, because you are able to find your personal settings again on subsequent
- Use of Google Universal Analytics
startablish analyses members’ online behavior. We create anonymous user profiles in order to improve our
service to you. For this we use Google Analytics, among other things (with the feature Universal
Analytics), a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View,
CA 94043, USA ("Google"), but with the extension "_anonymizeIp ()". Only the shortened IP addresses are
processed, excluding direct reference to individuals.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to a Google
server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the
website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing others with website
and internet related services. Reports created by Google contain demographic and interests data that
have been based on your interaction with advertisements, or your visits to sites of
advertisements. Google may also transfer this information to third parties unless required by law or
where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP
appropriate settings on your browser. We point out, however, that you may not be able to use all
features of this website in this case.
You can object to the collection and analysis of your use of the Service Google Universal Analytics.
Please use the browser add-on to disable Google Universal Analytics.
- Checking and verification of personal data
In order to protect our customers from people who abuse our service, we analyse the platform and
consider customer input for plausibility using various automated monitoring tools in addition to the
internal monitoring done by our customer care agents. However, startablish does not assume
responsibility or a legal obligation in doing this. Also, certain character strings or logins of
different members, for example, those which originate from the same computer, can result in the blocking
of suspicious activity.
- Consent and right to objection
If we use data for a purpose, which by provisions of law requires your consent, we will always ask for
your explicit agreement and record your consent. You can revoke your given consent at any time and / or
object to future use of your data.
To revoke consent or make an objection a simple message to us is sufficient. For this you can use the
following contact information:
Grinzinger Allee 17/2
Please note that in case of an objection against the use of certain data, it may be impossible to
provide some or all of the services we offer on the website. We are at your disposal for any questions
- Your right of access, rectification, cancellation
You have the right at any time to receive information about the personal data and settings we store for
your account, and to ask these to be corrected or deleted.
Your right to erase data may be limited by legal retention requirements that we need to consider. In
addition, courts, law enforcement agencies or other authorities can demand by law to retrieve data or
For information, correction or deletion requests please contact us with your name, your e-mail address
and your user name at the following:
Grinzinger Allee 17/2
Most of the information that you can see on your account you can change or delete yourself.
Please only use this service if it is for information you cannot change yourself.