Privacy Policy Updates

This Privacy Policy was last updated on, and is effective as of, January 1st, 2018

At Topmostly we are constantly working to improve the user experience. These changes, along with the ever-changing nature of the Internet, may cause Topmostly to update this Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Topmostly'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.

Topmostly Visitors

Like most website operators, Topmostly 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. Topmostly collects non-personally identifying information in order to better understand how Topmostly's visitors use its Website. From time to time, Topmostly may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its Website. Topmostly also collects potentially personally identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, email addresses (from registered users only), and data from connected social media accounts. Topmostly does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally identifying information, as described below. Topmostly may collect and, on any page, display the total counts that the page has been viewed. Topmostly allows for the RSS syndication of its public content within the Topmostly website.

User Submitted Information

When visiting Topmostly 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 Topmostly account, some information about your account and your account activity may be provided to other Topmostly 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 Topmostly account name, not your email address, is displayed to other users when you engage in certain activities on Topmostly. Other users can contact you by leaving a message or comment on the Website. If you choose to communicate with other Topmostly users, you alone are responsible for any events or actions that might result from such communication; Topmostly 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 Topmostly account page. Topmostly 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 Topmostly in ways that require Topmostly to gather personally identifying information. The amount and type of information that Topmostly 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 post creation and/or voting, questionnaires or contests, recommend or rate content, or complete a registration form. Topmostly 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 Topmostly 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 Topmostly, 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.

Children's Privacy

This Website is not intended for children under the age of 13. Topmostly does not target this Website to children under 13. Topmostly 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 Topmostly website at any time or in any manner. If Topmostly learns that personally-identifiable information of persons less than 13-years-of-age has been collected on or through the Topmostly website, then Topmostly 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 Topmostly at info@Topmostly.com to have that child's account terminated and information deleted.

Cookies

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. Topmostly 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 Topmostly 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 Topmostly 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, Topmostly may collect and, on any page, display the total counts that page has been viewed.

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.

Disclosure

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 Topmostly or not. (Please note that Topmostly 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 Topmostly participates or to a purchaser of all or substantially all of Topmostly's assets to which this Website relates.

Security

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. Topmostly 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.

Messaging

Topmostly.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.Topmostly.com. We may also occasionally send out announcements about the site or regarding your followers, groups and content on Topmostly, and we may allow people to message you regarding various types of activity on Topmostly. 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