This web site and all related platforms, applications, and services (the “Platform”) are owned and operated by Bonza Interactive Group, LLC (“Verse”, “we”, “us”, or “our”). When you visit our Platform, we may collect personal data from you.

We are committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Notice explains your rights and how we collect, use, share, and store your personal data.

Please contact our support staff at info@verse.com with any requests, questions, or concerns relating to this Privacy Notice..

Personal data we collect and purposes of use

We collect and process personal data from you only for lawful reasons, such as our legitimate business interests (as described below), your consent, or to fulfill our legal and contractual obligations. In many cases, your personal data is provided to us directly by you.

When you log into the Verse site or load a web page from Verse, we collect and store your Internet Protocol address. We may use this information to fight spam, malware, and identity theft; to personalize Verse Services for you; or to generate aggregate, non-identifying information about how people use Verse Services.

When you sign up for an account to use our Platform, we collect:

  • Name

  • Email

  • Phone Number (optional)

  • Company (optional)

  • Password

When you visit our Platform, we collect information about what pages you access or visit, information about your mobile device (such as device or browser type), the URLs of websites that referred you to us, access times, and your Internet Protocol address.

When you create your Platform account, and authenticate via a third-party service like Facebook, we may collect, store, and periodically update the contact lists associated with that third-party account, so that we can make it easy for you to connect with your existing contacts from that service who are also on the Platform.

We use your personal data for the following business purposes:

  • manage your account

  • perform research and analysis about your use of the Platform

  • communicate with you about the Platform

  • develop and display content and advertising tailored to your interests

  • enforce our terms and conditions

  • manage our business

  • fight spam, malware, and identity theft

  • personalize the Platform for you

  • generate aggregate, non-identifying information about how you use the Platform

In the future, we may use financial information or payment methods to process payment for subscriptions or sales made on our Platform and otherwise as needed to manage our business.

Third party sharing

We never share your personal data with third parties for their sales or marketing purposes. We only share your personal data with third parties for our business purposes described above or to comply with contractual or legal obligations, including:

  • We may share your personal data with our authorized service providers that perform certain services on our behalf. These service providers may have access to personal data needed to perform their functions but are not permitted to share or use your personal data for any other purposes.

  • We may share your personal data with businesses with which we partner to offer you products, services, advertising, promotions, contests and/or sweepstakes. We may allow our authorized partners, advertising companies, and ad networks to display advertisements on our site. These companies may use tracking technologies such as cookies to collect information about users who view or interact with their advertisements. This information allows them to deliver targeted advertisements and gauge their effectiveness. Those third parties may have their own privacy policies that describe how they use and disclose personal data. Those policies will govern use, handling and disclosure of your personal data once it is collected.

  • We provide areas on our Platform where you can upload content, post comments, and communicate with others. Your contributions and communications will be publicly available. We encourage you to exercise discretion with respect to your personal data. Once you have posted information, you may not be able to edit or delete it.

  • We may disclose your personal data in connection with efforts to investigate, prevent, report or take other action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing; to comply with applicable law or cooperate with law enforcement; to protect and defend the rights, property or safety of our company, or to enforce our terms and conditions or other agreements or policies.

  • We may also disclose your personal data in connection with a substantial corporate transaction such as the sale of our business.

Your rights

If you live in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) United Kingdom, or Switzerland, you have certain rights regarding your personal data, including:

  • You may request access to your personal data and obtain information about our processing of your personal data, with whom we share your personal data, and your rights.

  • You may request that we restrict our processing of your personal data.

  • You may object to our processing of your personal data.

  • Where we process personal data based on your consent, you may withdraw your consent.

  • You may correct personal data that is inaccurate and have incomplete personal data completed.

  • YYou may delete your account at any time or request that we return or provide a copy of your personal data to you. We aim to maintain our Platform in a manner that protects information from accidental or malicious destruction. This means that after you delete information from our Platform, we may not immediately delete residual copies from our active servers and may not remove information from our backup systems.

To submit a question or concern about your rights, please email our support staff at info@verse.com.

Storage and security

We store your personal data for as long as required for the business purposes for which it was collected and processed. We take security seriously and implement reasonable and appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect the personal data we collect from improper use, unauthorized access, and external threats.

We use encryption (HTTPS/TLS) to protect data transmitted to and from our Platform. However, no method of transmitting or storing data is completely secure. You use the Platform at your own risk, and you are responsible for taking reasonable measures to secure your account (such as keeping your password secret).

International transfers

The personal data we collect within your country may be transferred outside of your country to our servers in the United States, among our affiliates, or with third parties for the business purposes described in this Privacy Notice. As required by applicable law, we utilize appropriate safeguards, such as standard contractual clauses or privacy certification mechanisms, approved by applicable data protection authorities, or we obtain your explicit consent, when we transfer personal data across international borders. You may request information about our appropriate safeguards by contacting our support staff at info@verse.com.

Cookies and similar technologies

A cookie is a small piece of text, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, sent to and saved by your web browser when you access a website.

We use cookies to enable our servers to recognize your web browser and tell us how and when you use our Platform. We use cookies to identify whether you have logged in and recognize that your web browser has accessed aspects of the Platform, and we may associate that information with your account if you have one. This information, in turn, is sometimes used to personalize your experiences on the Platform when you are logged in.

We may use other standard Internet technology, such as web beacons, to track your use of our Platform. We may also include web beacons in email messages to measure the deliverability of our emails. The information we obtain in this manner enables us to customize the services we offer to users of our Platform and to measure the effectiveness of our online advertising, content or other activities.

Most browsers have an option for disabling cookies, but if you disable them you may not be able to sign in or use some of the interactive features offered on our Platform.

We respect Do Not Track (“DNT”) settings in browsers. If you are logged out of our Platform and have DNT enabled, we will not set cookies that can be used to aggregate information about your usage. We may use some cookies to enhance your experience by storing preferences or options.

Links to other sites

Our Platform contains links to other third party websites. We do not control the personal data collection methods of third party websites that can be reached through links from our Platform. We encourage you to be aware when you are leaving our Platform and to read the privacy statements of any third party website that collects your personal data.

Children

Our Platform is not intended for children under 13 years of age, and we do not knowingly solicit or collect information from individuals under the age of 13. If we learn that we have collected personal data from a person under the age of 13, we will take reasonable steps to delete that information.

Changes to our privacy notice

If we modify this Privacy Notice, we will post the updated version on our Platform. It is your responsibility to periodically review this Privacy Notice, and you are bound by any changes to the Privacy Notice by using our Platform, products, or services after such changes have been posted.

Contact information

This Platform is owned and operated by Bonza Interactive Group, LLC d/b/a Verse. If you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Notice or your rights, please email our support staff at info@verse.com. If you live in the European Economic Area, United Kingdom, or Switzerland, you have the right to lodge a complaint regarding your personal data with an applicable supervisory authority.