We collect personal information and usage statistics to sustain high-quality member experiences and provide excellent member service.
Some information we request from you when you join Onverse or participate in a financial transaction. Other data are gathered indirectly from website traffic, your computer hardware and Internet connection, and usage of Onverse websites, applications, and services.
You will have the ability to update the personal data you provided to us during registration from the Onverse website.
The Information We Collect and How We Collect It
There are different levels of information we collect, depending upon your relationship to Onverse.
Anonymous Website Visitor: If you visit our websites, we automatically record information related to your IP address, cookie information, and aggregate information on what content you access or visit. This information is collected in the background while you move around our website.
Mailings: If you choose to provide us personal information to subscribe to our announcements or mailing list, we collect information to provide delivery such as e-mail address, delivery preferences, and message performance statistics.
Registered Onverse Member: If you choose to register as a Onverse member on our website, we will track and monitor site usage and aggregate usage of website features such as media views, member activity, communications, and forums. This is in addition to the personal data collected during the registration process.
Onverse Virtual World Member: If you install or use the Onverse Virtual World software, we collect and aggregate a variety of data to monitor system and simulation performance, and to verify your unique identity. This includes specific and general information about your computer hardware and Internet connection, which are stored but are not personally identifiable. We track usage of customer-service resources to ensure high-quality interactions. This is in addition to the personal data and billing information collected during the registration and billing processes.
Additionally, there are special situations to mention:
Beta Tester: If you volunteer to serve as a beta tester for pre-release software or content, Onverse tracks bug reports and may monitor individual system performance in an effort to rigorously test pre-deployed technology.
Former Member: If you cease being a member for any reason, Onverse may keep a copy of your registration and past activity in our database.
Response to Job Postings or Unsolicited Communications: Please note that information Onverse receives in reference to a job posting or through unsolicited communications does not fall under the privacy terms outlined in this policy. Information from your resume will be used solely for the purposes of evaluating your candidacy for employment. Other unsolicited communications, such as email, are the property of and may be used by Onverse as needed to fulfill business requirements.
Individuals Outside of the United States: Anyone using Onverse websites, the Onverse Virtual World, applications, or services from outside of the United States should be aware that personal information collected may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Onverse or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using them you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
Information Displayed to Other Visitors and Members
Disclosing Personal Information in Profiles, Forums, or in the Onverse Virtual World
You may choose to disclose personal information in our online forums, your Onverse profile, directly to other members in public or private chat, or in other manners while using the Onverse services. Please be aware that such information is public information, may be misused by anyone accessing Onverse, and you should not expect privacy, safety, or confidentiality in these settings.
How We Protect Your Personal Data
Onverse complies with applicable laws and industry standards when transferring, receiving and storing visitor and member data. Access to your personal information is limited to those Onverse employees who require the information to provide products or services to you or perform their jobs.
Third-Party Advertising Programs
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.