BUSINESS DESCRIPTION AND COMPANY HISTORY
Startdup.com is a small business founded in 2011 and established by three-founding motivations – Keep it Simple; Be Effective; Make it affordable- and a deep passion for entrepreneurship. Our company firmly believes in small business. We believe in the work we do, because we know our best effort will help a small business grow. Our company is empowered with the drive required to accomplish these objectives, exceed our customer’s expectations and achieve break-through results.
Startdup.com was founded by James McConnell to serve the Web site start-up market in the Lexington KY area. Currently startdup.com is in infancy stage but has a vision for a grand future. Startdup.com plans to focus their attention on idea phase, start-ups and small businesses looking to begin their web presence.
Before startdup.com, James worked on developing several high ranking websites to add to his extensive Management background leading, mentoring and coaching teams in Multi-Million dollar settings. James has been actively coding, developing and implementing web presence campaigns for individuals, “mom and pops”, and start-ups for close to 20 years. It is this background which helped him develop the idea of startdup.com.
Company Mission Statement
Establish Startdup.com as the leading start-up destination on the web.
Our Motto “Simplify the web for your startup.”
Company Value Statement
Our values are the guiding principles for our company and personnel. The values listed below, guide and define our approach to business operations:
Personal Integrity and Mutual-Respect- honor and respect the trust people place in us.
Commitment to Excellence- striving to set a high standard of excellence.
Dedication to Customer Service- exceeding the expectations of our customers.
Consistent Quality Standards- maintain high-quality standards across all categories.
These values live in everything we do. They create a unified mission that our entire company believe in and work toward.
A Talented-Team of Entrepreneurial Design
Startdup.com is a results-focused web service with advanced-expertise in small business development and entrepreneurship. Our Web service empowers our customer’s with the tools necessary to begin their venture; tested social market branding strategies; implementation of emerging web practices; and our company produces guaranteed small business growth for our customers.
Dedication To Start-up Development
Our service mission is to create an easy-to-use, user-friendly website that customer’s will be able to easily begin their internet presence. The formula to achieve our mission is -just as our motto- simple. First, we combine best-practice new website foundation steps at an affordable price. Then, we provide our customers with effective brand recognition platforms that will provide continual marketing solutions designed to help our customer’s business accomplish their marketing, sales and revenue goals.
Commitment To Excellent Customer Relations
Our company believes in forming long-term alliances and managing our relationships with simplicity, integrity and good-will. We create guaranteed start-up web presence packages for small businesses by combining modern research tactics and proven marketing strategies. We work to solve our customer’s start-up marketing problems. We focus on the big picture growth strategy. We understand that each small business we help succeed introduces us to our next opportunity.
Startdup.com Respects Your Privacy
Customers' privacy is very important to startdup.com. We are committed to safeguarding the information customer’s entrust to startdup.com. This document outlines the types of personal information we receive and collect when you use startdup.com services, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard information. We hope this will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with us.
The Information We Collect
Startdup.com collects personally identifiable information from Customers through online forms for ordering products and services.Customers may voluntarily provide Startdup.com their contact information including, but not limited to, email address, name, phone, address, zip code and other personally identifiable information. This information will be used by Startdup.com to respond to user inquiries and provide follow up communications. Examples of areas where customers may voluntarily submit contact information to Startdup.com include, but are not limited to: product orders, newsletter sign-up, emails to Startdup.com, live-chat, phone conversations, help desk tickets or marketing promotions. Customers may opt-out, modify or delete their personal information by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, by “unsubscribing” within the manage account interface or by using the unsubscribe link contained within our email communications.
How We Use Information
Startdup.com may use personally identifiable information collected through our Web site to contact customers regarding products and services offered by startdup.com and its trusted affiliates, independent contractors and business partners, and otherwise to enhance Customers' experience with startdup.com and such affiliates, independent contractors and business partners. At no time will startdup.com database of customers ever be sold to any entity for the purpose of marketing or mailing lists. Personal information will not be sold or otherwise transferred to our business partners without your prior consent, except that we will disclose the information we collect to third parties when, in our good faith judgment, we are obligated to do so under applicable laws.
(a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request,
(b) enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations thereof,
(c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or
(d) protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of Startdup.com, its customers or the public as required or permitted by law.
Per our agreement with the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), we must add valid contact information for each domain name and IP you register. It is possible to purchase Private Registration by requesting it at the time of your order. By using private registration you can hide your personal contact information and display proxy information instead. Private Registration is available for many domain name extensions.
When You Visit Our Site
In order to help us develop products that are highly useful and most desired by our customers, Startdup.com may gather information from your web visit* for analyzing purposes. This information helps us to customize products and content as well as developing an efficient browsing experience with regard to our site and the products/information contained therein. In an effort to provide full transparency to our customers, it is important to note that we may track visitor IP addresses as well as utilize unique alphanumeric identifiers** upon visits. This is done to diagnose problems with our servers, administer our Websites, recognize details of visits (including, but not limited to, unique visits and sources of visits), tailor web content to customers, to avoid customers viewing repeat content, to improve our web structure and to analyze the effectiveness of our content. This does not include collecting personal information from visitors so long as it does not pertain to public computer details or information disclosed by customers via live and email communication with our site. Customers are encouraged to read our full Privacy Statement prior to disclosing such data.
Startdup.com customers are informed that we may archive information provided to us via live communication (calls, livechat, visits, any other real-time communication) as well as information submitted in writing (web forms, order processing, email) to verify customer identities and provide our customers with the best possible product as well as the most efficient user experience possible. Telephone calls may also be recorded for training purposes. Information submitted via the above avenues may be combined with statistics gathered from web visits to measure interest in/develop our web pages and marketing plans, customize the content you view on your web visits based on your activity on past visits, develop generalized customer/consumer profiles, and administer our website.
*There are a number of methods of approach to Startdup.com’s website that are considered a “visit.” This includes utilizing a web browser that delivers you to any other sites that are owned by Startdup.com. This may also include viewing an email that has content delivered from one of our servers (or a third party web server), or by viewing an advertisement displayed on a third party website that has content delivered by one of our web servers.When web visits occur, our server may log the time/duration of your visit as well as the pages you visited on this site and the time/duration spent on them. If your arrival results from a sponsored link, paid advertisement or paid search result, statistics will be gathered from your visit. In any other event you may visit the sites represented above, information may also be gathered based on where your visit originated as well as public computer data, visible to the analysis in place. We may also collect information about how Customers use our Web site, for example, by tracking the number of unique views received by the pages of the Web site or the domains from which Customers originate. We use "cookies" to track how Customers use our Web site.
**During your visit, a unique alphanumeric identifier may be placed on your hard drive to help us identify visitors for customization and analysis. These identifiers may also be known as “cookies” and cannot be executed as code, used to deliver a virus, be identifiable to other servers, nor can any personal information be gathered by them. We utilizes this solely for the aggregation of statistics used to enhance the product we offer customers. If you do not want these identifiers placed upon your visit, cookies can be disabled in your web browser in the security settings that control them. It is important to note, however, that disabling cookies may hinder your ability to utilize our website at its intended performance level or to execute some functions contained in which cookies are required for security purposes.
Startdup.com PO BOX 12248 Lexington, KY 40582