Cookie Policy

StartupSpider GmbH, Inc. (“StartupSpider,” “we,” or “us”) uses and allow certain other companies to use cookies and other automated data collection tools (collectively, “cookies”) when you use the Service. 
This Cookie Policy explains our use of cookies on StartupSpider’s website (“Site”) and Services available through the website (the “Service(s)”). We do this to understand your use of our Services; improve your User experience and enable personalized features and content; These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our User base as a whole; optimize our advertisements and marketing; and to enable third-party advertising companies to assist us in serving ads specific to your interests across the Internet and; to improve our services, website and mobile-website-version. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.
This Cookie Policy should be read along with our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. We may amend this Cookie Policy at any time and all changes will be made on this Web page. The changes will take effect once they have been posted on the Website here.

What are Cookies?
Browser Cookies:
Cookies are pieces of information that a website places on your device when you visit a website. Cookies may involve the transmission of information from us to you and from you directly to us, to another party on our behalf, or to another party in accordance with its privacy policy. We may use cookies to bring together information we collect about you. You can choose to have your device warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. If you turn cookies off, you won’t have access to many features that make your guest experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly. Please see the last section of this Cookies Policy for more information about how to manage or disable browser cookies.
We use several categories of cookies and each performs different functions. You can learn more about cookies and their functions generally by visiting an informational website such as

What categories of cookies may be used?
The type of cookies used on StartupSpider can be put into the following categories, based on the International Chamber of Commerce guide to cookie categories. These descriptions can help you determine if and how you would like to interact with our websites and other online services.

• Necessary cookies: These cookies are essential in order to enable you to navigate this website and use certain features. Without these strictly necessary cookies, the online services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or producing your bill at checkout, cannot be provided. We also use 'Session ID' cookie to maintain a user's session and allow data to be passed between different online forms, this cookie exists only for the duration of the user's session

• Preferences cookies: We (or service providers operating on our behalf) may place our preferences cookies on your device. We do not share information collected using our preferences cookies with our advertisers or other third parties. Our preferences cookies are used to remember choices you make (such as language preference, country location, or other online settings) and provide the personalized or enhanced features that you select. Our preferences cookies can be used to provide online services to you, or to prevent online services from being offered to you if you previously indicated you did not want to receive such services. Our preferences cookies collect anonymous information. If you delete these preferences cookies, any preferences or settings you selected will not be retained for later visits. We also use analytics for website analysis to monitor and optimize the website. Cookies capture anonymous data about a user's journey and aggregate this data to analyze trends. These cookies last longer than the user's session so that we can understand whether a user is visiting us a first time or is a returning visitor. Ad tracking cookies measure the effectiveness of our online marketing campaigns. Social Media cookies allow our customers the facility to link content on the website with a user's chosen social media platform.

• Functionality cookies: Google maps cookie which forms part of our Traffic & Travel map functionality. This cookie allows Google maps to remember which browser you are using and what preferences you have set when you view maps. Also we support customized front-end-design for a special user experience and we use these cookies to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customize. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect is anonymous and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

• Statistics cookies: We may place our statistics cookies on your device. The information collected using our statistics cookies is used by us or for our benefit, to improve our website experience or for other statistics gathering purposes. Our statistics cookies are used to generate aggregated, anonymous information about how you and other users use this website and its features. For instance, our statistics cookies collect information about which pages on this website you visit most often, if you open or read the communications we send, and if you receive any error messages. The information collected may be used to improve users’ online experience generally, to collate statistics, or customize your online experience by showing you content we think you will like. Our statistics cookies don’t collect information that identifies you personally; however, if you have a registered with us, the information collected by us using our statistics cookies may be associated with your account. You can delete or manage performance cookies as instructed in the last section of this Cookie Policy.

• Tracking cookies (Marketing or advertising cookies): These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. Also partner with third parties to either display advertising on our Web site or to manage our advertising on other sites. They use cookies to record your visit to our Services, your opening and review of our emails, the pages you have visited, the links you have clicked, and gather information about your browsing habits and remember that you have visited a website. We or our service providers may use this information to make advertisements more relevant to you. Our third party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this site and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. You can decide: If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by manage this type of cookie in the privacy settings on the web browser you are using. Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads online but they may not be tailored to your interests. 

• Third-party cookies: Please note that third parties (including for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies on our Service.
The following third party services are those we use for analytics and advertising. We suggest that you check the respective data policies for these external services to help you understand what data these organizations hold about you and what they do with it.
• Google AdWords
• Google Analytics
• Google forms service

Disabling/Enabling cookies via your browser
There are a number of ways for you to manage cookies and other tracking technologies. Through your browser settings, you can accept or decline cookies or set your browser to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. You should be aware that you may not be able to use all our interactive features if you set your browser to disable cookies entirely.
If you use different computers in different locations you will need to ensure that each browser is adjusted to suit your preferences.
You can delete any cookies that have been installed in the cookie folder of your browser. The various browsers provide different procedures to manage your settings. If you don’t know how to manage your settings it may help if you select “Cookies” in the “Help” function for information on where to find your cookie folder. It may not be possible for you to selectively opt out of all third-party advertising cookies placed on our website. You should also be aware that disabling cookies does not disable other types of analytics products which we may use to collect generic information about how you and other visitors use our website.
If you are located in the European Union, you may renew or change your cookie consent.
Do Not Track Signals
We do not respond to the “Do Not Track” signal that may be activated on your browser. There is no uniform or consistent standard or definition for responding to, processing, or communicating Do Not Track signals. For more information on Do Not Track signals, see all about do not track.
Contact us
If you have any questions about this Cookie Policy or the Service, please contact us via email