Privacy Policy

This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for this website and all websites hosted or maintained by Start Options. If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, please contact our customer service department using either the contact information available on the website or at the end of this privacy statement.

Start Options is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of individuals who use our website and the websites we maintain. In order to provide our services securely, accurately, and efficiently, we must obtain certain personal information from our users. This information typically includes some or all of the following: name, address, social security number or other identification number, account names, telephone and facsimile numbers, email address, bank account information, and personally identifiable information (PII). In addition, we may request certain optional information about you in order to enhance our services further, to help you use our services more effectively, and/or to inform you about additional services.

Disclosure of Information

Start Options will not willfully sell nor disclose your personally identifiable information with third parties, except as required by law, in response to a subpoena or other valid governmental order, in response to your request to do so, or in order to complete a payment transaction with certain third-party organizations. By the very nature of our service, we share selected personally identifiable information about you with the entity or entities whose obligations you are using our service to pay and with the relevant payment processors, and banking institutions for payment authorization and processing purposes. Further, Start Options reserves the right to share our customers’ personally identifiable information with third parties for collection purposes in the event that your payment should be canceled, disputed, or otherwise cannot be fulfilled in accordance with our Terms of Use policy.

Terms of Use Policy

We may share aggregated demographic information with our clients and others for marketing purposes, but this information is not linked to any personal information that can identify you. In addition, Start Options may use your personally identifiable information to investigate and to help prevent and prosecute unlawful activity or activity which threatens the website or our users’ privacy, or otherwise violates the terms and conditions of this Privacy Statement and/or our Terms and Conditions of Use.

Security

Start Options is committed to ensuring the security of your personally identifiable information. We will take reasonable precautions to protect this information from loss, misuse, unauthorized disclosure or alteration, including putting in place appropriate physical, electronic and administrative procedures to safeguard and secure such information. We use encryption when collecting or transferring sensitive data (e.g. bank information). Further, we have numerous procedures, policies, and systems in place to ensure the security of your information.

Use of Contact Information

In the ordinary course of our business, we will use the contact information you provide to confirm a payment transaction and/or to alert you regarding any difficulty we may experience in processing your transaction. With permission, we may also contact you as a registered user to remind you of an upcoming payment obligation or to inform you of new or additional services offered by us from which you may benefit. Users must update their profiles to indicate their preference to opt out of receiving notifications about new or additional services.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of datum stored on a user’s hard drive that contains information about that user. Websites often use cookies to help them analyze web traffic, to let them know when a user visits a particular site, or to respond to you as an individual when you use a particular web application. Our website does not utilize cookies to store personally identifiable information.

Log Files

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer our websites, track our users’ movements and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. In addition, we may collect the IP address of your computer with each payment, and we may store that address along with your payment record in our database.

Links to Other Websites

Our website contains links to other websites operated by our clients and business partners. Please be aware that Start Options is responsible neither for the privacy practices of these other sites nor for their content. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our website and to read the privacy policy of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. In addition, the entities operating these third-party sites may use cookies. However, we have no access to nor control over these cookies.

Correcting Personally Identifiable Information

If you have submitted incorrect personally identifiable information through the Start Options website and would like to revise this information, you may make appropriate revisions within the registration section of the site (if you have previously registered on the site) or you may contact our customer service department using the contact information provided on the site.

User Acceptance of Privacy Policy and Changes to Privacy Policy

By using this site, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our site. Start Options reserves the right to make changes to our Privacy Policy from time to time at our sole discretion. Any changes will appear in the Privacy Policy posted on the website with the appropriate revised date and/or effective date. Start Options encourages you to review the Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Start Options website following the posting of changes to these terms indicates your acceptance of those changes and the new Privacy Policy in whole.