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This data privacy notice is written to comply with the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). GDPR gives control to citizens and residents over their personal data.

Star (“Star”) values and respects the privacy of our users, members, and others who visit and use and its associated products and services (the “Star Service”) (collectively or individually “Users”) and are committed to protecting your personal data.

The purpose of this Policy is to provide you with information about how and why Star collects and processes your personal data when you visit this website and/or when you sign up to our newsletters, fill out contact forms to download any of our published reports and insights, inquire about our services, take part in a survey or otherwise interact with us through this website.

Please note that this website is not intended for children, and Star does not knowingly collect data relating to children. If you are younger than 16, you may not register with or use this website. If you think that we may have unintentionally collected data relating to a child, please write to us at [email protected]

Our full details:
Full name of legal entity: Star
Name data protection officer: Marty McFarland, CFO Star
Email address: [email protected]

Postal address of data protection officer: Star, 1250 Borregas Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94089, USA

If you are a European Union citizen you have the right to make a complaint at any time to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement.

Personal data, means any data or information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include anonymous data where your identity has been removed

We may collect, use, store, and transfer different types of data about you as follows:

You will receive marketing communications from us if you have requested information from us, or if you have provided us with your details when you entered a survey or registered for an event and when you have not opted out of receiving that marketing.

You can tell us not to contact you with marketing communications either at the point such information is collected or by following the unsubscribe instructions in any communication sent to you. You can also exercise this right at any time by contacting us using the contact details at the end of this Privacy Policy. Please note that where you opt out of receiving marketing messages, this will not delete other personal data we hold on you.

We do not collect personal data about you other than the information which you voluntarily provide to us through this site to fulfill the purpose of your request such as to request a full report or whitepaper. We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (such as ethnicity, sexual orientation, political opinions, religious beliefs, organization membership, health, genetic or biometric information or any information about criminal convictions and offences). Please note that we will get your express opt-in consent before we share your personal data with any company outside of Star for marketing purposes.


This is where you give us your data by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by post, phone, email or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you

As you browse our website, we may automatically collect data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this personal data by using cookies, server logs and other similar technologies.

You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. Please note that when you disable or refuse cookies, some parts of this site may become inaccessible or may not function properly.

We receive technical data (standard internet log information and details of visitor behavior) from Google Analytics about visitors to this website. This information does not identify anyone. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit:


We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to in the following circumstances:

Generally we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data other than in relation to sending third party direct marketing communications to you via email or text message. You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by contacting us at [email protected].


We may have to share your personal data with third parties such as:

We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.


We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, inappropriately used, accessed, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, and third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.


We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.


All personal data is deleted, when it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were processed. Generally, we delete all personal data no later than 24 months after it has been collected.

We delete the information that we collect using cookies containing personal data no later than 24 months after it has been registered by us.


Data protection law gives you a range of rights in connection with our processing of your personal data. In this regard you have the right to request access to the personal data concerning you that we process. Further, you may request that we rectify or delete the personal data or restrict the processing of your personal data, if you think they are inaccurate. Furthermore, you have the right to object against the processing based on our legitimate interests as a legal basis. We are required to assess and act on your request.

If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us at [email protected].


If Star should ever file for bankruptcy or have its assets sold to or merge with another entity, information Star receives from you through a Star website is a Star asset and may be transferred.


We may occasionally update this Privacy Policy. When we do, we will also revise this policy. For changes to this Privacy Policy that may be materially less restrictive on our use or disclosure of personal information that you have provided to us, we will attempt to obtain your consent before implementing the change. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed about how we are protecting the personal information we collect. Your continued use of a Star website constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy and any updates.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please email us at [email protected] or write to us at Postal Mail Address: Star, 1250 Borregas Ave Sunnyvale, CA 94089 USA.


Star and its subsidiaries understand that your privacy is important to you. Star subsidiaries may process your personal data in our capacity as data controllers. We commit to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal data, which we define as any information capable of identifying you as an individual. This Recruitment Privacy Notice describes how we handle and protect your personal data in connection with Star’s recruiting processes and programs.