The website is not directed to individuals under the age of 13, and we request that such individuals do not use or provide personally identifiable information through the website. If we discover that we have collected any personally identifiable information of children under the age of 13, we will immediately destroy it. If you are under 13, or believe your children under the age of 13 have registered with our service, please notify us immediately at email@example.com. We also provide the ability for users to obtain and correct or request destruction of any information relating to them which we maintain by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by contacting us at the address noted below.
“Personal Data” means data that allows someone to identify or contact you, including, for example, your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, as well as any other non-public information about you that is associated with or linked to any of the foregoing data. “Anonymous Data” means data that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Data; Anonymous Data does not, by itself, permit the identification of individual persons. We collect Personal Data and Anonymous Data, as described below.
When you create an account on our website, or sign up for a product or service, we store the email address and other personal information that you provide. We may ask for information such as your name, email address, birth date, gender, ZIP code and other items. For courses that result in a certificate or similar we might ask for additional information in order to issue the certificate. That information is not used in any other context. If we are issuing payments to you, we might be legally required to ask for and report additional information in order to issue the payment. That information is not used in any other context. When you register with us and sign in to our services you are not anonymous to us. This information is necessary to provide the Versal Service, and also allows us to figure out how people use our services so we can improve them.
We may collect and store your IP address, domain name, and/or a date/time stamp for your visit for technical reasons, including fighting spam, malware, and identity theft, to personalize the Versal Service, for example using rough geolocation techniques, and to generate aggregate, non-personal information about how people use the Versal Service.
We may collect and store information related to the device or browser you use to access the Versal Service to enable your logon and use, and allow us to improve it.
The Versal website is for both public and private content and courses. By default, whatever user content you create and share through the Versal website is public, and when you provide us with user content it is published so that other users can view it. When you post content (text, images, photographs, messages, comments or any other kind of content that is not your e-mail address) through the Versal Services, the information contained in your posting will be stored on our servers and other users will be able to see it, along with your profile photo and any other information that you choose to make public on your public profile page (“Profile”). The information that you provide in your Profile will be visible to others, including anonymous visitors to the Site. Content published and shared publicly is widely accessible, and some portions of our Versal website are accessible to search engines, so you shouldn’t expect any privacy related to your user content. Of course, as with any site, information shared publicly may also be copied and shared throughout the Internet and be retained on various computer systems indefinitely.
When you post messages on our message boards, the information contained in your posting will be stored on our servers and other users will be able to see it.
When you participate in one of our surveys, we may collect additional profile information.
As you will see, you may download and use third party gadgets through the Versal Services. Those gadgets may collect information from you. We do not control the gadgets (other than gadgets we create). For third party gadgets we are not responsible or liable for the information or use of information collected through the gadgets.
In general, Personal Data you submit to us is used either to respond to requests that you make, or to aid us in serving you better. We use your Personal Data in the following ways:
We may need to send you email relating to the Versal Service, such as service announcements, administrative messages and other messages, that are considered part of your Versal account, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them. Our marketing team may want to send you marketing communications about our exciting new products. Users can opt out of receiving marketing communications by following instructions contained in the messages they receive.
Some information posted through the Versal Service is, by default, published and shared with the public (this does not include your account information or your personal information). Because published information can be seen by anyone and can be indexed by search engines, you should exercise care in what you choose to submit by making sure it is something you want to share with everyone.
In some circumstances we share personal information with other companies (for example, service providers) under a written contract containing strict confidentiality provisions for the purposes of operating the Versal website (e.g., to authorize a credit card transaction). We also may share limited information with other companies in order to fight phishing or spam, or to improve our processes and technology. You hereby consent to our sharing of personal information with these other companies. We may also share or disclose non-personal information, including aggregate information, with other companies. Information processed by other companies.
Some courses that you take using the Versal website may require that certain user content you submit, such as test answers and text, are transferred to other companies for processing and reporting. By using the Versal website you are consenting to this transfer and processing by the other companies and any reporting that is identified in the course.
We often receive testimonials and comments from users who have had positive experiences with the Versal Services. We occasionally publish such content. When we publish this content, we may identify our users by their first and last name and may also indicate their home city. We obtain the user’s consent prior to posting his or her name along with the testimonial. We may post user feedback on the Versal website from time to time. We will share your feedback with your first name and last initial only. If we choose to post your first and last name along with your feedback, we will obtain your consent prior to posting you name with your feedback. If you make any comments on a blog or forum associated with the Versal Services, you should be aware that any Personal Data you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these blogs and forums.
We may create Anonymous Data records from Personal Data by excluding information (such as your name) that makes the data personally identifiable to you. We use this Anonymous Data to analyze request and usage patterns so that we may enhance the Versal Services and improve website navigation. We reserve the right to use Anonymous Data for any purpose and disclose Anonymous Data to third parties in our sole discretion.
We may share your Personal Data with third party service providers to: provide you with the Versal Services; to conduct quality assurance testing; and/or to facilitate creation of accounts; to provide technical support. These third party service providers are required not to use your Personal Data other than to provide the services requested by Company.
AS A RESULT, WE MAY PROVIDE YOUR PERSONAL DATA TO A THIRD PARTY COMPANY. BECAUSE WE DO NOT CONTROL THE PRIVACY PRACTICES OF THESE THIRD PARTY COMPANIES, YOU SHOULD READ AND UNDERSTAND THEIR PRIVACY POLICIES.
A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT WHO HAS PROVIDED PERSONAL DATA TO A BUSINESS WITH WHOM HE/SHE HAS ESTABLISHED A BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP FOR PERSONAL, FAMILY, OR HOUSEHOLD PURPOSES (A “CALIFORNIA CUSTOMER”) MAY REQUEST INFORMATION ABOUT WHETHER THE BUSINESS HAS DISCLOSED PERSONAL INFORMATION TO ANY THIRD PARTIES FOR THE THIRD PARTIES’ DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES. IN GENERAL, IF THE BUSINESS HAS MADE SUCH A DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA, UPON RECEIPT OF A REQUEST BY A CALIFORNIA CUSTOMER, THE BUSINESS IS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE A LIST OF ALL THIRD PARTIES TO WHOM PERSONAL DATA WAS DISCLOSED IN THE PRECEDING CALENDAR YEAR, AS WELL AS A LIST OF THE CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL DATA THAT WERE DISCLOSED. CALIFORNIA CUSTOMERS MAY REQUEST FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT OUR COMPLIANCE WITH THIS LAW BY E-MAILING HELP@VERSAL.COM. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE REQUIRED TO RESPOND TO ONE REQUEST PER CALIFORNIA CUSTOMER EACH YEAR AND WE ARE NOT REQUIRED TO RESPOND TO REQUESTS MADE BY MEANS OTHER THAN THROUGH THIS E-MAIL ADDRESS.
We may release information, in our sole discretion, to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to exercise or defend our legal rights. We may also share information to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our terms of service, or as otherwise required by law.
If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to accept cookies from the Versal Service for any of the purposes described above, then you can instruct your browser, by changing its settings, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. Consult your browser’s technical information. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portions of the Versal Service or all functionality of the Versal Service. If you have any questions about how to disable or modify cookies, please let us know at the contact information provided above.
All Users may review, update, correct or delete the Personal Information in their Account (including any imported contacts) by contacting us, and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to honor your request. If you completely delete all of your Personal Information your Account may become deactivated. We may retain an archived copy of your records as required by law, or for legitimate business purposes.
We do not currently respond to “do not track” signals or other mechanisms that might enable consumers to opt out of tracking on our Site.
We process information in data centers located in the United States and other countries, and to facilitate our operations, we may transfer data between locations and across international boundaries. You understand and agree to this transfer and to our compliance with the laws of the countries in which the data centers are located.
We take commercially reasonable efforts to protect data we collect from alteration, destruction, misuse and unauthorized access or disclosure, but we can’t guarantee the security of any information. Unauthorized entry or use, technical failures, and other factors may compromise the security and integrity of information at any time. Many security breaches occur when account information is left unsecured by the user, so it is important for you to choose and protect a strong password and limit access to your computer and browser by signing off after you have finished using the Versal Service.
Under the laws of certain states, you may be entitled to ask us for a notice that identifies what personal information we retain, and/or share with our affiliates or other companies for marketing purposes, and that provides contact information for such affiliates and other companies. To obtain a copy of this notice, please submit a written request, including adequate details to allow us to identify you, to the following address: The Versal Group, 330 Townsend Street; Suite 204, San Francisco, CA 94107; Attn: Privacy Officer. If you request us to provide you with the information that we have about your account, we will do so if reasonable and not unduly burdensome, subject to our legal rights, if any, to charge a reasonable processing fee.
Versal Group, Inc.
330 Townsend Street; Suite 204
San Francisco, CA 94107
California residents may reach the Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Websites of the California Department of Consumer Affairs by mail at 1625 North Market Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95834, or by telephone at (916) 445-1254 or (800) 952-5210.