Privacy Policy

LAST UPDATED DECEMBER 13TH 2012

This privacy policy applies only to this website (Top10Zen.com - the "site"). If you do not accept this privacy policy, you must not use the site.

Collection of Personal Information

We may collect personal information from you (for example your name, email address , telephone number) when you create an account, participate in our forums, comment on articles or any other website usage, or contact us via email. If you do not want us to collect your personal details please do not submit them to us.

Collection of Additional Information

In addition to your personal information, we may collect other information from you when you use the site, by means of cookies or web beacons. A cookie is a file with information in it which is placed on your computer by your browser during the normal course of browsing a website. They allow our site to identify your computer and get details about your visit with us. Internet browsers inherently accept cookies from websites, but you may alter your browser's settings in order to prevent the acceptance of cookies or remove the cookies completely if you so wish. Without cookies some important parts of the website, such as signing in, receive email alerts and saving preferences will not work. A web beacon is a small image on the website which allows us to monitor traffic on the site.

Information collected by these methods is completely anonymous, and is used mainly by third parties (such as Google through the Google Adsense and Analytics programs). It includes only information about your operating system, platform, ip address, ISP, browser and browsing patterns, geographical location, etc. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).

Use of Your Information

By using the site, you are agreeing to our collecting, holding, processing and using the information we collect (including personal information) for the purposes of providing you with our services and the continued development of our business, which includes (but is not limited to):

  • Analyzing your information technically and statistically in order to measure the performance of our services.
  • Carry out market research and analysis.
  • Enabling functionality related to sharing our website content with others, through email, social platforms, and more.
  • Allowing us to personalize communication with you.
  • Informing you regarding site changes, services or promotional offerings that could interest you.
  • Create a personalized experience during your use of the site in order to improve our services.

Disclosure of your information to others

We do not share any information you provide to us (including personal information) with any third party, except as set out in this policy, and unless we have your permission or we believe the law permits or requires it.

If you provide personal information to us you understand and agree that we may disclose your personal information to third parties expressly mentioned in this Policy and the following third parties:

If you have indicated at registration, or at any time during your time as a user of the Website, that you are happy to receive information or promotions from selected third parties about goods and services which may be of interest to you, you consent to us sending you such offers or information. You may opt out of receiving such offers or change your preferences at any time by accessing the "Email notifications" tab on the "Your Account" page of the Website or alternatively, if you have problems doing this, you can contact us;

Any member of our group of companies, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries;

To the prospective seller or buyer of any business or assets related to the Website or all or part of Top10Zen.com;

To a third party if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data with that third party in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions and other agreements, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Top10Zen.com Limited, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with third parties for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

We will notify you when information about you may be provided to third parties in ways other than explained above, and you will have the option to prevent such information sharing at the time that we notify you.

We do not disclose personal information about you to third parties (including advertisers or marketing companies), but we may provide them with aggregate anonymised information about the Website's users. For example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have registered as users of the Website, or we might inform third parties regarding the number of unique users who visit a particular article on the Website, the demographic breakdown of our registered users of the Website or the activities that visitors to the Website engage in while on the Website. We may also use such aggregate anonymised information to help Customers improve their article recommendations.

We may provide your personal data to third parties for purposes that you agree to elsewhere in this Privacy Policy where those third parties based outside of Ireland or outside the European Economic Area (which may not provide the same protection for such information as offered in the Ireland), and you consent to a transfer of your personal information to third parties identified in this Privacy Policy for purposes identified in this Privacy Policy.

Keeping Your Personal Information Secure

We take the security of your personal information very seriously and have appropriate physical, technical and administrative procedures in place to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure as required by law.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

The Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, Customers, advertisers and affiliates as well as third party websites to which we have no affiliation. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

If we change this privacy policy, we will post the revised privacy policy here with an updated effective date. If we make significant changes to the privacy policy, we may also notify you by other means such as sending an email or posting a notice on our home page.