Cookie Policy

 

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES 

Like most websites, our website workinstartups.com (the Site) uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the Site, to customise your experience and to improve the quality of the services that we provide. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse the Site and also allows us to improve the Site. By continuing to browse the Site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer or other device if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. We use the following cookies:

Essential cookies. 

These are cookies that are required for the operation of the Site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of the Site and to make payments. 

Analytical/performance cookies. 

These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the Site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the Site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. We use Google Analytics and other web analytics services provided by Segment, Inc. These services use cookies to analyse how our users use our Site.The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by the relevant company on servers in the United States. Segment will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Segment may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Segment’s behalf. Segment will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Segment. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Segment in the manner and for the purposes set out above. 

Functionality cookies. 

These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to the Site. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by your username and remember your preferences. 

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Category
Name
Purpose

Functionality/security
Persistent Cookie
This is set when you log into your Work In Startups account and enables us to recognise you each time you revisit the site so that you can remain logged in.

Performance
Session Cookie
This is used to identify a particular visit to our website. This cookie will expire after a short time or when you close your web browser.

Analytics
Persistent Cookie
Google Analytics uses the __utma cookie. This is a persistent cookie that expires in two years. With each new visit, the expiration date is refreshed.

Third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. We do not store unencrypted personal information in cookies. Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after a maximum of 2 years. 

HOW TO REJECT COOKIES

Most browsers will accept cookies but you can choose to block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of the Site. *

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES 

Please note that clicking on links displayed in job adverts or elsewhere on our Site may result in your transfer to another website, where data privacy practices may be different to our policies. It is your responsibility to check other website privacy policies to ensure that you are happy for your personal information to be used in accordance with those third parties privacy policies. We accept no responsibility for and have no control over third party websites, links, adverts or RSS feeds or information that is submitted or collected by third parties. 

CHANGES TO THIS COOKIE POLICY 

Any changes we may make to this cookie policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our cookie policy. 

CONTACT US 

Questions, comments and requests regarding this cookie policy are welcomed and should be addressed to contact@workinstartups.com. This is the first version of this cookie policy and was uploaded on 11 May 2017.