Terms and Privacy Policy

This is the main privacy policy for StartJoe and for certain services provided through the StartJoe Facebook Page by StartJoe Association.


StartJoe Applications collect different types of information about our users for two main reasons:
1. To provide personalized services unique to individual users.
2. To help us to monitor and improve the services we offer.

There may be additional privacy policies that apply to certain applications made by StartJoe. Please read these at the time you register or subscribe for these services on these Facebook Page. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change. StartJoe encourage visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, StartJoe collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. StartJoe's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how StartJoe's visitors use its website. From time to time, we may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

StartJoe also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on StartJoe posts. StartJoe only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to StartJoe's websites choose to interact with StartJoe in ways that require StartJoe to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that StartJoe gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for an account on http://StartJoe.com to provide a username and email address. In each case, StartJoe collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with StartJoe. StartJoe does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

StartJoe may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. StartJoe may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, StartJoe does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

StartJoe discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on StartJoe's behalf or to provide services available at StartJoe's websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using StartJoe's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. StartJoe will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, StartJoe discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when StartJoe believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of StartJoe, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a StartJoe website and have supplied your email address, StartJoe may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with StartJoe and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. StartJoe takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. StartJoe uses cookies to help StartJoe identify and track visitors, their usage of StartJoe website, and their website access preferences. StartJoe visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using StartJoe's websites, with the drawback that certain features of StartJoe's websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.


Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by StartJoe and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.