Your account on lets you setup your profile, share stories and access content that we target for you. It also is the starting point for connecting you with a role model.  Some of the details we ask for in your account are so that our system works (like notifications) and others are to help us connect you with the correct role models.  Some of the information we ask for is NOT disclosed to anyone else.

Information Mandatory   Used by StartOut Shared with Role Model
Full Name X
Preferred Name X X X
Mobile Number X X
Email Address X X
Age X X X
Post code X X
How would you describe your gender? X X
How would you describe your sexuality? X X
What sort of challenges do you think you’d like to work through with your StartOut role model? X X X
How would you describe your personality? X X
Are there role models on our site you think are the kind of people you want to talk to?  Who/Why? X