Privacy Policy

Last Updated: September 18, 2020

Thank you for choosing to be part of our community at ADRIA MANAGEMENT DOO, doing business as The World CEO Rankings ("The World CEO Rankings", "we", "us", or "our"). We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about our policy, or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us at

At The World CEO Rankings, accessible from www.ceorankings.com, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This privacy policy applies to all information collected through our website (such as https://www.ceorankings.com), and/or any related services, sales, marketing or events (we refer to them collectively in this privacy policy as the "Services").

We are online competition platform for professionals. Our Privacy Policy applies to any Member or Visitor to our Services.

Our Privacy Policy is intended to describe to you how and what data we collect, and how and why we use your personal data. It also describes options we provide for you to access, update or otherwise take control of your personal data that we process.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Information you provide to us


2. Information automatically collected


3. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)


4. Log Files


5. Cookies and similar technologies


6. Sharing your information


7. Privacy Policies


8. Children's Information


9. Online Privacy Policy Only


10. Communications


11. Security and Investigations


12. Account Deletion


13. Contact

1. Information you provide to us

The World CEO Rankings cares about your privacy. For this reason, we collect and use personal data only as it might be needed for us to deliver to you our world-class services (collectively, our "Services"). Your personal data includes information such as:

  • First and Last Name
  • Contact details (e.g. e-mail address)
  • Profile information (e.g. job title, company name, industry, summary, photo)
  • Other data collected that could directly or indirectly identify you.

Publicly Available Personal Information. Any information you provide as part of your public profile, such as your real name, photo, summary and links to your website and other social media profiles (but not your email address), will be published on your profile page if your nomination is active. This information will be publicly accessible and may be viewed by anyone accessing the The World CEO Rankings. Please bear this in mind when considering whether to provide any additional information about yourself.

All personal information that you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate, and you must notify us of any changes to such personal information.

2. Information automatically collected

In Short: Some information — such as IP address and/or browser and device characteristics — is collected automatically when you visit our Services.

We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the Services. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our Services and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our Services, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.

3. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The World CEO Rankings legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Information we collect and the specific context in which we collect the information:

  • The World CEO Rankings needs to perform a contract with you
  • You have given The World CEO Rankings permission to do so
  • Processing your personal information is in The World CEO Rankings legitimate interests
  • The World CEO Rankings needs to comply with the law

The World CEO Rankings will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
  • The right of rectification.
  • The right to object.
  • The right of restriction.
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to withdraw consent

4. Log Files

We log usage data when you visit or otherwise use our Services, such as when you view other The World CEO Rankings profiles or view or click ads. We use log-ins, device information and internet protocol ("IP") addresses to identify you and log your use.

The World CEO Rankings follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

5. Cookies and similar technologies

We do not use cookies and similar technologies (e.g. device identifiers) to recognize you and/or your device(s).

6. Sharing your information

We may share your personal data with trusted third party service providers as necessary for them to perform services on our behalf, such as processing credit card payments.

We only share your personal data as necessary for any third party to provide the services as requested or as needed on our behalf. These third parties are subject to strict data processing terms and conditions and are prohibited from utilizing, sharing or retaining your personal data for any purpose other than as they have been specifically contracted for (or without your consent).

7. Privacy Policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of The World CEO Rankings.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on The World CEO Rankings, which are sent directly to users' browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that The World CEO Rankings has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

8. Children's Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

The World CEO Rankings does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

9. Online Privacy Policy Only

Our Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in The World CEO Rankings. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

10. Communications

We will contact you through email, notices posted on our websites, and other ways through our Services, including push notifications. We will send you messages about the availability of our Services, security, or other service-related issues. Please be aware that you cannot opt-out of receiving service messages from us, including security and legal notices.

11. Security and Investigations

We use your data if we think it's necessary for security purposes or to investigate possible fraud or other violations of our Terms of Service or this Privacy Policy and/or attempts to harm our Members or Visitors.

12. Account Deletion

If you choose to delete your The World CEO Rankings account, your personal data will stop being visible to others on our Services immediately. We generally delete closed account information within 5 minutes.

13. Contact

If you have questions or complaints regarding this Policy, please first contact The World CEO Rankings online. You can also reach us by

We will respond to all requests, inquiries or concerns within thirty (30) days.