Watchworthy is wholly owned by Ranker, Inc.
Like most website operators, Ranker 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. Ranker collects non-personally identifying information in order to better understand how Ranker's visitors use its Website. From time to time, Ranker may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its Website.
Ranker also collects potentially personally identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, email addresses (from registered users only), and data from connected social media accounts. Ranker does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally identifying information, as described below.
Ranker may collect and, on any page, display the total counts that the page has been viewed. Ranker allows for the RSS syndication of its public content within the Ranker website.
User Submitted Information
When visiting Ranker 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 Ranker account, some information about your account and your account activity may be provided to other Ranker 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 Ranker account name, not your email address, is displayed to other users when you engage in certain activities on Ranker. Other users can contact you by leaving a message or comment on the Website. If you choose to communicate with other Ranker users, you alone are responsible for any events or actions that might result from such communication; Ranker 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 Ranker account page.
Ranker 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 Ranker in ways that require Ranker to gather personally identifying information. The amount and type of information that Ranker 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. Ranker 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 Ranker 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 Ranker, 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.
Additional Policies and Rights Pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”)
This section applies to individuals who reside in California, USA, and is adopted to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA).
Pursuant to the CCPA, California consumers have the following rights:
To exercise your full rights as outlined by the CCPA, please email us directly at ccpa [at] ranker.com, and include the subject “CCPA” along with your request details and your full name, and other forms of identity verification such as email or phone number. We will do our best to respond within 30 business days."
This Website is not intended for children under the age of 13. Ranker does not target this Website to children under 13. Ranker does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use or access the Ranker website at any time or in any manner. If ranker learns that personally-identifiable information of persons less than 13-years-of-age has been collected on or through the ranker website, then ranker will take the appropriate steps to remove this information.
If you are the parent or guardian of a child under 13 who has created a registered account, then please contact Ranker at help [at] ranker.com to have that child's account terminated and information deleted.
Many companies offer programs that help you to visit websites anonymously. While Ranker 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.
Automatically Collected Information
When you access the Website or open one of our HTML emails, we may automatically record certain information from your system by using different types of tracking technology, including server logs. This "automatically collected" information may include Internet Protocol address ("IP Address"), a unique device or user ID, version of software installed, system type, browser used, the content and pages that you access on the Website, the dates and times that you visit the Website, documents that you viewed, uploaded or downloaded, and ads that you clicked on, and information from your Facebook account that you make publicly available, which is provided to us by Facebook via the Facebook APIs. Like most websites, our servers automatically record the page requests made when you visit our Website. These "server logs" typically include your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser. Additionally, Ranker may collect and, on any page, display the total counts that page has been viewed.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads and collect information when users visit our site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements on our site, other websites and other forms of media about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, check out //www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.
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.
We may provide your personally identifiable information and the data generated by cookies, web beacons, logs, and the aggregate information to the vendors and service agencies that we may engage to assist us in providing services and advertising to you. Such third party entities may be obligated to use your personally identifiable information to provide the services to us. We will disclose your personally identifiable information if we reasonably believe we are required to do so by law, regulation or in cooperation with any governmental investigation, including upon receipt of what we believe may be a valid subpoena, whether issued by a Court that has jurisdiction over Ranker or not. (Please note that Ranker reserves the right to assert that only the Federal District Court of the Central District of California, and the Los Angeles County Superior Court, have jurisdiction, and subpoenas from outside those jurisdictions must be "domesticated," though we are not obligated to do so.) We will not sell your personally identifiable information to any company or organization, however, we may transfer your personally identifiable information to a successor entity upon a merger, consolidation or other corporate reorganization in which Ranker participates or to a purchaser of all or substantially all of Ranker's assets to which this Website relates.
Links to Third Party Sites/Opt-Out for Non-Personal Information Collection for Network Services
We may employ procedural and technological security measures that are reasonably designed to help protect your personally identifiable information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. Ranker may use encryption, password protection, and other security measures to help prevent unauthorized access to your personally identifiable information. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING THE SECRECY OF YOUR UNIQUE PASSWORD AND ACCOUNT INFORMATION AT ALL TIMES. WE CANNOT, HOWEVER, ENSURE OR WARRANT THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION YOU TRANSMIT TO US, AND YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. ONCE WE RECEIVE YOUR TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION, WE MAKE COMMERCIALLY REASONABLE EFFORTS TO ENSURE THE SECURITY OF OUR SYSTEMS. HOWEVER, PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS NOT A GUARANTEE THAT SUCH INFORMATION MAY NOT BE ACCESSED, DISCLOSED, ALTERED, OR DESTROYED BY BREACH OF ANY OF OUR PHYSICAL, TECHNICAL, OR MANAGERIAL SAFEGUARDS. IF WE LEARN OF A SECURITY SYSTEMS BREACH, THEN WE MAY ATTEMPT TO NOTIFY YOU ELECTRONICALLY SO THAT YOU CAN TAKE APPROPRIATE PROTECTIVE STEPS. WE MAY POST A NOTICE ON THE WEBSITE IF A SECURITY BREACH OCCURS. DEPENDING ON WHERE YOU LIVE, YOU MAY HAVE A LEGAL RIGHT TO RECEIVE NOTICE OF A SECURITY BREACH IN WRITING.
Ranker.com wants you to retain full control of the types of emails you receive. By default, you will receive emails that we identify as enhancing the functionality of our products and services, emails about transactions that you have initiated or are involved in, and emails regarding your account, security and settings at www.ranker.com. We may also occasionally send out announcements about the site or regarding your followers, groups and content on Ranker, and we may allow people to message you regarding various types of activity on Ranker. You can opt out of these and other announcements by changing your email settings on your account settings page. Please allow for up to 24 hours for all changes to take effect.
Notice to European Users
Correction/Updating Personally Identifiable Information
Ranker provides you with the ability to review, correct and delete any of your user profile. Information you post in other areas of the Website cannot be deleted. If you wish to review or correct any profile information you have provided to us, you may submit a request to us at the contact email below or access your account online.