Privacy policy

Thank you for visiting RankTopTen, website at (the "Website"). This Privacy Policy describes the policies implemented throughout RankTopTen governing the use of personally identifiable information about users of our Website.

Privacy Policy Updates

At RankTopTen we are constantly working to improve the user experience. These changes, along with the ever-changing nature of the Internet, may cause RankTopTen to update this Privacy Policy from time to time, and in RAnkTopTen's sole discretion. If we do, we will notify you by posting the amended policy on the Website. If any modification is unacceptable to you, you shall cease using this Website. If you do not cease using this Website, you will be deemed to have accepted the change(s). In all cases, use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is collected.

RankTopTen Visitors

Like most website operators, RankTopTen also 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. RankTopten collects non-personally identifying information in order to better understand how RankTopTen's visitors use its Website. From time to time, RankTopTen may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its Website.

RankTopTen also collects potentially personally identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, email addresses (from registered users only), and data from connected social media accounts. RankTopTen does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally identifying information, as described below.

RankTopTen may collect and, on any page, display the total counts that the page has been viewed. RankTopTen allows for the RSS syndication of its public content within the RankTopTen website.

User Submitted Information

When visiting RankTopTen you may choose to submit information such as photos, videos, interests, opinions, social connections, and more. You may also be prompted to provide information to help you leverage your online social network through our third party sharing services, amongst other things.

When you create a RankTopTen account, some information about your account and your account activity may be provided to other RankTopTen users. This may include the date you opened your account, the date you last logged into your account, your birthday (if you choose to make it public), and various other information.

Your RankTopTen account name, not your email address, is displayed to other users when you engage in certain activities on RankTopTen. Other users can contact you by leaving a message or comment on the Website. If you choose to communicate with other RankTopTen users, you alone are responsible for any events or actions that might result from such communication; RankTopTen is not responsible for conversations between its users, either on the site or elsewhere.

You may also choose to add personal information that may include your name, gender, profile picture or other details, that will be visible to other users on your RankTopTen account page.

RankTopTen may use this information, in aggregate, to provide information about voting patterns to other users, partners, advertisers, and other interested parties. This aggregated information will not identify specific users’ identity

Collection and Use of Personally Identifiable Information

If you so choose, you can visit our Website without revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself. However, certain visitors to the Website choose to interact with RankTopTen in ways that require RankTopTen to gather personally identifying information. The amount and type of information that RankTopTen gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, in certain sections of this Website we may invite you to contact us with questions or comments or feedback, participate in list creation and/or voting, questionnaires or contests, recommend or rate content, or complete a registration form. RankTopTen does not disclose personally identifying information other than as described herein. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally identifying information.

We may use and disclose your information if we believe, in good faith, that it is appropriate or necessary: to take precautions against liability; to protect RankTopTen from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses; to investigate and defend ourselves against third-party claims or allegations; to assist government enforcement agencies; to protect the security or integrity of the Website; or to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of RankTopTen, our users, or others. We may disclose user information to affiliated companies or other businesses or persons to: provide website hosting, maintenance, and security services; conduct data analysis and create reports; offer certain functionality and assist us in improving the Website and creating new features.


When you use or access the Website we may use cookies to improve overall Website experience, among other things. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Cookies generally do not permit us to personally identify you. RankTopTen may use both session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie generally disappears after you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the RankTopTen Website or other websites. Persistent cookies can generally be removed by you. Please review your web browser "Help" file to learn the proper way to modify your cookie settings and to remove cookies. We may also use web beacons on our Website and in emails that we send to you. We may collect information regarding pages visited, searches performed, documents and profiles viewed, documents downloaded, documents uploaded, votes cast, reviews and comments made.

Many companies offer programs that help you to visit websites anonymously. While RankTopTen will not be able to provide you with a personalized experience if we cannot recognize you, we want you to be aware that these programs are available.

Aggregate Information

The Website may track the total number of visitors to our Website, the number of visitors to each page of our Website, browser type, IP addresses, and general website behavior such as voting or connecting via social media, and we may analyze this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate, but such information will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only and it will not contain personally identifiable information. We may use such aggregate information to analyze trends, administer the Website, track users' movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.