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Rapunzels Today is an internet project primarily founded to promote long hair as one of the most important aspects of feminine beauty and to achieve a better understanding of long hair contests. With photos, videos and reviews, visitors will be acquainted with an interesting kind of event that is held mainly in Eastern Europe and Russia, but also exists in China and the US.

Most contests are local events only announced in the language of the country they are held in. Rapunzels Today promotes them to a broader international audience, because they deserve more attention from modelling agencies, fashion magazines and hair stylists. Rapunzels Today's aim is not only to show the longest hair possible, but is showcasing a variety of hairstyles, local fashion, original or traditional (often home-made) clothing and folk customes and gives you a fascinating glimpse into a country's culture.

Long hair contests are not only competitions where the person with the longest hair wins. In a broader perspective, long hair contests are fashion and talent shows preserving the tradition of wearing long hair. Prizes will often be given to the participant with the thickest hair, the best performance or the audience favourite. The organization always makes sure that every contestant returns home satisfied, mostly with lots of presents from the sponsors.

The dull and uninspiring short hair styles that influenced parts of the world where long hair is part of their culture like Russia and Eastern Europe, makes clear that these events are necessary. These contests really make a huge difference, as they are a great source of inspiration and encouragement for every girl or woman who wants to grow her hair to a fairytale length!

Content and privacy issues

Rapunzels Today maintains a strict policy for publishing photos and videos. It does not contain anything disturbing or offensive and protects the privacy of the people in the content as much as possible. Excluding names and ages that are available on the website of contest organizations, it will never publish or give away any personal information whatsoever. If you see yourself appear in the photos or videos and you're not happy about it, then report this by sending us an e-mail: info[at]rapunzelstoday.com

Write something nice!

You can comment on any article, post on the Facebook page and on the Youtube channel. Add some positivity to the world and respect the people displayed in the content. Explicit sexual remarks, unacceptable comments about hair cutting, any negativity regarding long hair, spam, advertising and anything else considered inappropriate will be removed.

Contribute to this website!

If you have any new, additional or updated information about past or upcoming long hair events and you would like to share them on this website, then we would be very pleased if you contact us by e-mail: info[at]rapunzelstoday.com. Minimum requirements for an article in the event page are: a short review or description of the contest, a leading photo and a link where we can find a bunch of nice quality photos.

About copyrights

All watermarked photos and videos on this site are officially copyrighted and thus may not be distributed on other media. Content published on the Rapunzels Today Facebook page can be distributed freely without consent on social media ONLY, provided that the image is not modified. 

Free advertising for contest sponsors

Currently, Rapunzels Today is one the most popular long hair sites with an average of 6000 visitors per month. The majority of visitors is from the USA, India and Russia, which makes it an interesting opportunity for contest sponsors to have their banner or logo on the "additional information" page. Please contact us for possibilities.

Privay Policy

At Rapunzels Today, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information is received and collected by Rapunzels Today and how it is used.

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, Rapunzels Today makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons
Rapunzels Today does use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

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- Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to Rapunzels Today and other sites on the Internet.
- Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL - http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include Google Adsense.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on www.rapunzelstoday.com send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

Rapunzels Today has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. Rapunzels Today's privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email: info[at]rapunzelstoday.com.