Cookies and Other Storage Policy
What are cookies?

Rankmylist uses cookies to enhance user experience and speed up the functionalities of our "Platform"(the Website and the Mobile Application) and the associated "Services". By using the website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to Rankmylist Inc.'s use of cookies in accordance with the terms detailed below.

Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers. Cookies are small text files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. Thereafter, the information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers. Cookies are small text files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

Cookies and similar technologies are used to help us remember and process the items in your forms. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide users with improved services. We also use them to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. Other technologies including data Rankmylist stores on your web browser or device, identifiers associated with your device, and other software, are used for similar purposes. From henceforth in this policy, all of these technologies are referred to as "cookies".


Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies to:

Display user generated content in a presentable way.

We do not store any ersonally Identifiable, Security- related or Sensitive information in our cookies.
For Example: We use cookies to keep track of which tabs are currently open in a page so that we may return you to the same tab should you navigate away and return to the page.


To make some Website functionalities more efficient, by helping us remember and process the items in your forms.<

For example: Cookies help us temporarily store the rankings you assign to an item prior to submission so we can quickly retrieve your un-submitted ranking without having to load it from our database.


Analyze and store user's preferences for future visits.

For example: Cookies help us store user preferences such as the mode you want to view content in and allow us to provide you with customized content and experiences tailored to the choices you make. Cookies also let us generate suggested content for you and other users/viewers.


Keep track of advertisements.
For example: Cookies allow us to count the number of times an advertisement is shown and to calculate the cost of those ads. We also use cookies to measure how often people do things like click on or view ads.

Authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.

We use cookies to keep you logged in if you choose the ‘Keep me logged in' option. Cookies also help us remember your browser and/or IP address so you do not have to keep logging into Rankmylist through our own website/applications or via third-party applications and websites where our content is embedded.


Provide security and service integrity.

For example: Cookies help us fight spam and phishing attacks by enabling us to identify browsers, devices and IP addresses that are used to create large numbers of fake Rankmylist accounts. We also use cookies to detect computers infected with malware and to take steps to prevent them from causing further harm. Cookies also help us prevent underage children from signing up for Rankmylist accounts.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.


For Analytics and Research.

We compile aggregate data about traffic to and interactions on our platform, in order to analyze user preferences and to offer better online experiences on our platform and services in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf. For example: Cookies can help us understand how viewers and users use various components of the Rankmylist Service, analyze and track which parts of the Rankmylist Services people find most useful and engaging, and identify features that could be improved.


You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You can do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu or Settings to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.



What happens when you disable cookies in your browser?

If you turn cookies off, some features will be disabled. Some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly. These include but is not limited to the functions used to:


Keep the user logged in to our website and/or mobile application when the user closes a browser / browser tab / mobile application
Preserve the user's unsaved preferences across webpages / mobile application window(s) within our domain
Temporarily store unsaved / un-submitted form data entered by the user.


Google cookies

www.rankmylist.com uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information. Google's privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.]

www.rankmylist.com publishes Google AdSense interest-based advertisements on this website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behaviour across the web using cookies. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google's Ads Preference Manager, available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/. You can opt-out of the AdSense partner network cookie at: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html . However, this opt-out mechanism uses a cookie, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you should use the Google browser plug-in available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin .]



Other third-party cookies

In addition to these cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.



Refusing cookies

If you would like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly. Blocking cookies will thus have a negative impact upon the usability of www.rankmylist.com.

For the Chrome web browser, please visit this page from Google:
https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32050

For the Internet Explorer web browser, please visit this page from Microsoft:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835

For the Firefox web browser, please visit this page from Mozilla:
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored

For the Safari web browser, please visit this page from Apple:
https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?locale=en_US

For the Opera web browser, please visit this page from Opera:
http://help.opera.com/opera/Windows/2393/en/controlPages.html#manageCookies

For any other web browser, please visit your web browser's official web pages.


Last Updated on 11/07/2017