TOP40-CHARTS.COM PRIVACY STATEMENT |
This confirms that TOP40-CHARTS.COM is a licensee of the TRUSTe Privacy Program. This privacy statement discloses the
privacy practices for http://top40-charts.com .
TRUSTe is an independent, non-profit organization whose mission is to build users' trust and confidence in the Internet by
promoting the use of fair information practices. Because this web site wants to demonstrate its commitment to your privacy,
it has agreed to disclose its information practices and have its privacy practices reviewed for compliance by TRUSTe. By
displaying the TRUSTe trustmark, this web site has agreed to notify you of:
1. What personally identifiable information of yours or third party personally identification is collected from you through
the web site
2. The organization collecting the information
3. How the information is used
4. With whom the information may be shared
5. What choices are available to you regarding collection, use and distribution of the information
6. The kind of security procedures that are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under
7. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
satisfactorily addressed, you should then contact TRUSTe at http://www.truste.org. TRUSTe will then serve as a liaison with
the Web site to resolve your concerns.
Information Collection and Use
Top40-Charts.com is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to
others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. Top40-Charts.com collects information from our users at several
different points on our website.
Exponential Interactive, Inc, as our partner, have a legitimate interest to collect and profile personal data
in the form of IP address and cookie ID from users on our website in order to provide targeted online
advertising and ad measurement. For more details including opt-out requests, access requests or
In order to use some features of this website, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to
give their contact information (such as name and email address). This information is used to contact the user about the
services on our site for which they have expressed interest. It is optional for the user to provide demographic information
(such as income level and gender), and unique identifiers (such as social security number), but encouraged so we can provide a
more personalized experience on our site.
We request information from the user on our order form. Here a user must provide contact information (like name and shipping
address) and financial information (like credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes
and to fill customer's orders. If we have trouble processing an order, this contact information is used to get in touch with
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no
way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie
simply terminates. For instance, by setting a cookie on our site, the user would not have to log in a password more than
once, thereby saving time while on our site. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests
of our users to enhance the experience on our site.
over these cookies.
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement, and gather broad demographic information
for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
We will share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal
information that can identify any individual person.
We use an outside shipping company to ship orders, and a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services.
These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.
We partner with another party to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we will share names, or
other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services.
These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we TOP40-CHARTS.COM are not responsible for the privacy practices
of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each
and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information
collected by this Web site.
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, click here.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or
contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information
requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code,
age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for
purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
This website takes every precaution to protect our users' information. When users submit sensitive information via the
website, your information is protected both online and off-line.
While we try to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line.
All of our users' information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Only
employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our billing clerk or a customer service
representative) are granted access to personally identifiable information. Our employees must use password-protected
screen-savers when they leave their desk. When they return, they must re-enter their password to re-gain access to your
information. Furthermore, ALL employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Every quarter, as well as
any time new policies are added, our employees are notified and/or reminded about the importance we place on privacy, and what
they can do to ensure our customers' information is protected. Finally, the servers that we store personally identifiable
information on are kept in a secure environment, behind a locked cage.
If you have any questions about the security at our website, you can send an email to [email protected].
Site and Service Updates
We communicate with the user to provide requested services and in regards to issues relating to their account via email or
Correction/Updating Personal Information
If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as your zip code), or if a user no longer desires our service,
we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or remove that user's personal data provided to us. This can usually be
done at the member information page.
Notification of Changes
information we collect, how we use it, and under circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use
personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users
by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will