Welcome to PedalStart website, operated by PedalStart Technology Pvt. Ltd. (hereafter referred to as PedalStart Technology’, ‘PedalStart’, ‘we’, ‘our’ or ‘us’). We care about your privacy and we are committed to keeping your personal data safe. This policy concerns all the personal information we collect and process through our online and offline services and explains which personal data we gather, how we use and share them and what are your rights concerning data practices.
Personal data we collect
We need and use your personal data to provide you our service. By the term personal data/information, we mean information which relates to a singular identifiable individual (e.g. name, address, email address, phone number, etc.). In the moment you share your personal data, you give us permission to use it according to our policy. Personal information might be gathered when you use one of our services: apply to the program, subscribe to our newsletter and communicate with us. Hereafter more specific information.
when you apply to PedalStart program through this website, we will ask you to provide the mandatory personal data: Name, Email and LinkedIn profile link, together with additional information concerning your persona (Country/City in which you live, phone number) and your company (name, business, status of the company). The data collected through the application process can be utilised by us for any purpose related to our service and company.
if you participate in our events, such as Group Discussion, Open House Discussion, 1-o1 discussions etc you will allow us to take recordings and pictures we might use for our marketing material only if relevant for the article content. You can always decide to be excluded from this by connecting with us at email@example.com. Also, we might share your data, such as name and company information with investors participating in such discussions and to manage your future participation in other discussions.
we want you to be as free as possible about the choices you make about data sharing and use for marketing purposes. We only ask for minimal information such as name and contact information we will use to share updates and new content, increase brand awareness and other general marketing purposes. You always have the right to unsubscribe and therefore not receive communication from our side anymore. Moreover, when you subscribe to our newsletter or communicate with us, we may collect the message content.
Personal data collected on our social media pages:
we have profiles on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. You can decide which information you will provide us (ex: contact details) and the companies may give us aggregate information and analytics regarding the interactions on our social media pages.
PedalStart collects personal data of people we consider potential participants to the program and members of teams part of it. This information might include name, contact information, resume and work experience. The data can be collected through sources such as LinkedIn or can be consensually shared data (to us directly). We use this personal information only for the purpose of recruitment: for growing our team or finding team members and co-founders for the companies enrolled in our program. This data will be stored by us and then cancelled once it is not necessary anymore, i.e. once the position is filled. You can always opt out by writing to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. This policy also applies to possible investors, VCs and advisors/mentors.
Personal data derived automatically from the utilization of our service:
we may gather information regarding your interaction with our website such as your use of it, hour of visit, number of people visiting, general geographical information, which pages you visit and which content you engage with, the domains from where visitors come from and browsers used. We may record video of mentoring sessions or interactions with entrepreneurs, domain experts, coaches, other program participants or our employees. Some of these content might be used for training purposes or marketing material. In most cases, we will explicitly ask for permission, but in case we miss taking explicit permission, you can always feel free to reach out to us at email@example.com and express concern to remove the content.
Cookies + your choices:
we do not directly use any cookies on our website. We do use Google Analytics on our website. So, anything connected to cookies is really governed by third party service providers and what their policy is and what data they collect. We do not have any direct control over their policies.
we use Google Analytics, provided by Google, Inc. This tool gives us information about the way you interact with our website and we use this information to make your experience better. You can find more details about how Google uses the collected data at this link: www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/. Our service is not intended to children younger than 13 years old, therefore we will not intentionally collect and store data of anyone under this age.
How we use your personal data
The main purposes of use of your personal information are the following:
1. To manage access to our services
2. Respond to interactions initiated from you, such as comments, questions and feedback
3. To communicate with you regarding changes in the policies, terms and conditions
4. To give access to our events and track attendance to study the way you interact with our services
5. To improve our content and services
6. To develop new services and functionalities
7. To prevent fraud, criminal activity and to provide safety of out IT system
8. To comply with legal obligations We also might aggregate personal information for analysis of the performance of our services. This information will allow us to improve our services and to produce statistics regarding general user use.
Changes in the policy and your rights
We might change the terms of this policy. If that happens, you will be informed through our website or through direct communication. In case we will add a way of use of your personal data we will first gather your consent. In the moment you continue to use our services, you have agreed to the revised policy. As a user, you have the right to: Be aware of the data we collect and how we use them Be informed about changes in the policy Have mistakes in your personal data corrected Modify your personal information have your information erased Stop and object the processing of your personal information To transfer your data between IT environments To access your personal information
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