This Privacy Policy (together with our Terms of Use and any other documents referred to in it) sets out the basis on which we collect or you provide to us personal data, via our website BuiltinPerl.com, its subdomain blog.builtinperl.com as well as our public email addresses.

Please read carefully in order to understand our practices regarding your personal data.

Our privacy policy is in accordance with GDPR (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) policies and explains how we process information and the nature of the relationship between us, Republic of Coders, as an NGO, and you the user, as a visitor of our website.

Republic of Coders owns and manages BuiltinPerl.com and its subdomain, blog.builtinperl.com, for which this privacy policy applies.

Data we process and for what purpose

We collect information about users and visitors to our website and its subdomain.

Website Visitors Usage Data

For each visit on BuiltinPerl.com or blog.builtinperl.com we collect information that your browser sends, such as pages you visit on our website, the browser type, operating system you use, screen resolution, referring site, the date and time of each visitor request, the country and/or city where you are located and details of user behaviour which is non-personally-identifying. This process helps us learn the number of visitors to each part of our website in order to improve our overall website experience and also for statistical analysis.

When using BuiltinPerl.com or blog.builtinperl.com we also collect standard information like your device Internet Protocol (IP) address. We collect this information so that we can trace the computer used in cases of misuse or unlawful actions in connection with visits to or use of our website. We do not use this information to identify our visitors, and we delete it after 30 days.

We may use third party services such as Google Analytics and others that collect, monitor and analyze website visitors behavior. All data is anonymized in such a way that there is no personal identification.

Account Data

We process account information that you provide when you submit a startup, company or job listing. Once you have an account you may submit other companies, startups or job listings. We use your account information to maintain an accurate database of users and related companies, startups and job listings.

We do not process data received through the job listings on our job board. Applications that are submitted through the job board are the responsibility of the person or company that posted the job.

We ensure that the data you supply to us is processed in a fair and lawful manner, and used only for the purposes set out in this policy.

Job applicants

All applications on our job board are directed towards the contact person that posted the job. We do not process any type of information in this regard.

You are responsible for the accuracy of the information you submit through the job form and you agree to be contacted by the person or company that posted the job.

Blog comments

The subdomain blog.builtinperl.com has a public comment section.

We require some personal information in order to maintain an accurate database and display your comment.

The comments can also be anonymous, however we do require an email address to be able to store and display your comment.


By providing your email address and subscribing to our newsletter we store your email address in an email list using a third party service - Mailchimp. The purpose for storing your information is to be able to send content or newsletters in the future. By subscribing you agree to receive content from us. You can also unsubscribe at any time.

Mailchimp is subjected to its own privacy policy.


A cookie is a piece of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer. The visitor’s browser provides this information to the website each time the visitor returns. www.builtinperl.com and blog.builtinperl.com use cookies to track and help identify visitors, the way they use the website and their site access preferences. Visitors that access BuiltinPerl.com or blog.builtinperl.com and do not want cookies stored on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using our or any other website. The downside is that certain website features will not work properly without cookies. You can learn more about how to do this in your Control of your data section.

Republic of Coders is not responsible for any third party cookies stored on your computer.

User rights

Right to access

As a user you may contact us to get confirmation as to whether or not we are processing your personal data.

Right to withdraw consent

In case our processing is based on your consent as a user, you may withdraw consent at any time by contacting us.

Right to rectification

As a user you have the right to rectify incomplete or inaccurate information we store about you.

Right to object

In case our processing is based on our legitimate interest to run, maintain and develop our business, as a user you have the right to object at any time to our processing.

Right to restriction of processing

As a user you have the right to obtain from us a restriction of processing of your personal data, as foreseen by applicable data protection law.

Right to data portability

As a user you have the right to receive your personal data from us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to independently transmit that data to a third party, in case our processing is based on your consent and carried out by automated means.

Right to erasure

As a user you have the right to have personal data we process about you erased from our systems. We may not immediately be able to erase all residual copies from our servers and backup systems after the active data have been erased. Such copies shall be erased as soon as reasonably possible.

How to use these rights

To exercise any of the above mentioned rights, you may email us at the address found in the contact section, including the following information: your name and email address. We may request additional information necessary to confirm your identity. We may reject requests that are unreasonably repetitive, excessive or manifestly unfounded.

Control of your data

Personally identifiable information

You have the right to be informed about any personal information processed about you, the right to rectification, erasure and restriction of processing. To this purpose you have the right to request a copy, modification or deletion of any personal information we store about you. Please be advised that we may not identify you as a user without a valid email address.

For this purpose please contact us at privacy@builtinperl.com with any queries.

Account data

You may modify or delete any information related to your account, such as: companies, startups or jobs, at any time. If you’d like to delete your account entirely please contact us at privacy@builtinperl.com.


If you’d like to remove your email address from our list and stop receiving content from us, you can unsubscribe at any time.


You can control the usage of cookies in your browser. Users can find information about how to manage Cookies in their browser at the following addresses: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Windows Explorer and Opera or by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org.

Google Analytics

If you do not want to be tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, not just BuiltinPerl.com, please visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Data Security

Data security is very important for us, that’s why we use processes, methods and administrative measure to ensure that all data that we collect or process is safely guarded. We analyze and improve these processes on a regular basis, however, please take into account that although we implement safeguards to guard all personal information, no data transmission or security systems is 100% secure. Due to this we cannot guarantee that all the data you transmit over the Internet to us or stored in our system, is completely safe from intrusion.

Changes to this privacy policy

Occasionally we may make changes to this privacy policy. If the changes we make are significant we will also post a notice on our website, however, we recommend that you check our privacy policy for changes regularly.


All data is processed and controlled by the Republic of Coders. If you have question about how your information is being processed please contact us at privacy@builtinperl.com.

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