Sharing Your Content and Information

You own all of the content and information you post on swimrankings
  1. For content that is covered by intellectual property rights, like photos, you specifically give us the following permission: you grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any IP content that you post in connection with swimrankings or SplashMe (IP License). This IP License ends when you delete your IP content or your account.
  2. When you delete IP content, it is deleted in a manner similar to emptying the recycle bin on a computer. However, you understand that removed content may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time (but will not be available to others).
  3. When you publish content or information, it means that you are allowing everyone using swimrankings or SplashMe to access and use that information, and to associate it with you (i.e., your name and profile picture).
  4. We always appreciate your feedback or other suggestions about swimrankings and SplashMe, but you understand that we may use them without any obligation to compensate you for them (just as you have no obligation to offer them).


We do our best to keep swimrankings and SplashMe safe, but we cannot guarantee it. We need your help to keep swimrankings and SplashMe safe, which includes the following commitments by you:
  1. You will not post unauthorized communications (such as spam).
  2. You will not collect users\' content or information, or otherwise access swimrankings or SplashMe, using automated means (such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers) without our prior permission.
  3. You will not upload viruses or other malicious code.
  4. You will not solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else.
  5. You will not post content that: is hate speech, threatening, or pornographic; incites violence; or contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence.
  6. You will not develop or operate a third-party application using data from swimrankings or SplashMe.
  7. You will not do anything that could disable, overburden, or impair the proper working or appearance of swimrankings or SplashMe, such as a denial of service attack or interference with page rendering or other functionality.
  8. You will not facilitate or encourage any violations of this Statement or our policies.

Registration and Account Security

Swimrankings users provide their real names and information, and we need your help to keep it that way. Here are some commitments you make to us relating to registering and maintaining the security of your account:
  1. You will not provide any false personal information or create an account for anyone other than yourself without permission.
  2. You will not create more than one personal account.
  3. If we disable your account, you will not create another one without our permission.
  4. You will not share your password, let anyone else access your account, or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your account.
  5. You will not transfer your account to anyone without first getting our written permission.

Protecting Other People's Rights

We respect other people's rights, and expect you to do the same.
  1. You will not post content or take any action on swimrankings or SplashMe that infringes or violates someone else\'s rights or otherwise violates the law.
  2. We can remove any content or information you post if we believe that it violates this Statement or our policies.
  3. If you repeatedly infringe other people\'s intellectual property rights, we will disable your account when appropriate.

Rules for Profile Photo

Photos, that do not comply with the following rules, will be removed.
  1. The photo has to show a person. Preferably is a portrait or at least a photo where the face and eyes are visible.
  2. Only the person from the associated profile should be on the photo.
  3. No other sports photos than swimming are allowed.
  4. The photo should be of a reasonable quality (sharpness, exposure, colors).
  5. Do not upload photos other than yours, unless you are a parent, a coach or an administrative responsable of the federation of this athlete.