What are 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 allaboutcookies.org.
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.
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
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.