Privacy Policy

The Terms & Conditions:

Who we are

We are a registered business under New Zealand laws – NZBN 9429047594296 – trading as Startupanz Tech Services. 

Our website address is: – We are a startup community that helps entrepreneurs across the Asia and Pacific region. We aim to bridge the gaps in the ecosystem – and help entrepreneurs by connecting them with each other and sharing online resources to help them. We also market their content online.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you, which we have grouped together as follows:

  • Username: Includes username, or similar identifier.
  • Contact Data: Includes email address.
  • Technical Data: Includes internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system, and other technology on the devices you use to access this website.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with – Nobody!

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

It’s your Content!

We aim to create original content by sharing entrepreneurs stories with the community. Sometimes we curate by asking for author’s permission or re-publish on our platform giving due credit to the author and linking back to the original article.

Startupanz – does not claim to own any of this copyright content which resides solely with the author/s. The website also publishes pieces by guest authors and all copyright for the same resides with the author/s.

Copyright of any content written by our full time employees – resides with them solely and the community cannot claim to own any copyright for the same.

Usage of this website – amounts to acceptance of our privacy policy and terms and conditions.

Your contact information

It is secure with us and we chose not to share with any third party – unless you allow the same.

If you think we can improve in any area – or your privacy and copyright has been infringed in any manner – write to us at – and we will get back to you asap.

Content & Information Disclaimer:

Please note that the information provided herein is for general informational purposes only and does not constitute financial, investment, tax, legal, or other forms of advice. Before making any decision or taking any action based on the information provided, you should consult with an appropriate professional or licensed financial advisor who can consider your unique personal circumstances, objectives, financial situation, and needs.

While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information provided, no guarantee is given nor responsibility taken by the author or publisher for errors or omissions. The information is provided on an “as is” basis without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied.

Past performance is not indicative of future results. Investments can go up and down, and you may not recover the amount of your original investment. Any strategies or investments discussed may not be suitable for all investors. Always ensure you fully understand the risks involved with your specific situation before making any financial decisions.

It’s essential to seek independent financial and technology advice based on your individual circumstances before making any financial or business decisions.