Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Introduction

This privacy policy is designed to inform users of the Versity Software, Inc. (“Versity”) website about how Versity (also referred to as “we” or “us”) gathers and uses personal information collected by us in connection with the Versity website (the “Website”). We will take reasonable steps to protect user privacy consistent with the guidelines set forth in this policy and with applicable U.S. laws. In this policy, “user” or “you” means any person using or otherwise benefiting from the Website, purchasing Versity services from us via the Website, or participating in any other activities available through the Website.  BY ACCESSING OR USING THE WEBSITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS PRIVACY POLICY.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THE WEBSITE.

What Information Do We Collect?

Personal Information: We collect the following personal information in connection with the Website: (a) if you express your interest in receiving information about Versity products through the Website, we will collect your name, email address, and possibly your company name; (b) if you register for our support portal or support forum, we will collect your name, email address, username and password; (c) if you communicate with us by email, we will collect your email address; and (d) when you use the Website, our servers will automatically recognize your IP address. All of this information is referred to in this Policy as “Personal Information”. 

Tracking Information: We, and our third party service providers, may use general web tracking technologies such as cookies, web beacons, pixel tags and clear GIFs in order to operate the Website efficiently and to collect data related to usage of the Website and marketing of the service.  Such collected data (“Tracking Information”) may include the address of the websites you visited before and after you visited the Website, the type of browser you are using, your Internet Protocol (IP) address, what pages in the Website you visit and what links you clicked on, and whether you opened text message or email communications we send to you.  In order to collect Tracking Information and to make your use of the Website more efficient, we may store cookies on your device. Some Tracking Information may include data, such as IP address data, that is unique to you. You may be able to modify your browser settings to alter which web tracking technologies are permitted when you use the Website, but this may affect the performance of the Website.

How Do We Use the Information We Collect?

Personal Information: We will use and store Personal Information for the purpose for which you provided it to us, such as to send you marketing materials about Versity and its products if you requested such materials, and to enhance and analyze the operation of the Website. We may also use Personal Information for the internal operational and administrative purposes of the Website.

Aggregate Information: We will also use Personal Information to create aggregated data for analytical purposes. This statistical information does not contain any Personal Information and is used to understand our customer base and to better serve our market.

Tracking Information: We use Tracking Information to administer the Website and to understand how well our Website is working, to store your user preferences and customize the Website for you, and to develop aggregate, statistical information on usage of the Website. This allows us to determine which features visitors like best to help us improve our Website, to personalize your user experience, and to measure overall effectiveness.

Legal Exception: Notwithstanding the above, we may in any event use Personal Information and other information collected through the Website to the extent required by law or legal process, to resolve disputes, to enforce our agreements (including this Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions of Sale) with you, or if in our reasonable discretion use is necessary to protect our legal rights or to protect third parties.

What Information Do We Disclose to Third Parties?

Personal Information: We do not sell our mailing list or disclose it to third parties for their marketing purposes. We will not disclose your Personal Information to any third parties except as follows:  

(i) to third party contractors engaged to provide services on our behalf (“Contractors”), such as contractors performing hosting and communications services, analyzing data and usage of the Website, operating the Website or providing support and maintenance services for the Website, or providing customer service. We enter into agreements with all Contractors that require Contractors to use the Personal Information they receive only to perform services for us; and 

(ii) when we otherwise have your consent to share the information.

Tracking Information: We disclose anonymized Tracking Information to Contractors, in order for us and such third parties to analyze the performance of the Website and the behavior of users and to operate and improve the Website. We may also publish this information in order to promote the Website.  

Aggregate Information: We may disclose anonymous, aggregated information to third parties such as potential business partners and funding sources, in order to describe our business and operations.

Network Operators: Your use of the Website may involve use of the services of third party telecommunications carriers.  Such carriers are not our contractors, and any information that a carrier collects in connection with your use of the Website is not “Personal Information” and is not subject to this Privacy Policy. We are not responsible for the acts or omissions of telecommunications carriers.

Additional Disclosures: We reserve the right to disclose any information we collect in connection with the Website, including Personal Information, (a) to any successor to our business as a result of any merger, acquisition, asset sale or similar transaction; and (b) to any law enforcement, judicial authority, or governmental or regulatory authority, to the extent required by law or if in our reasonable discretion disclosure is necessary to enforce or protect our legal rights or to protect third parties.  

Privacy Settings/Opt Out

If you would like your Personal Information permanently removed from our database, please contact us at info@versity.com and you will no longer receive promotional or marketing email from Versity. Your removal from the mailing list or database will not remove records of past transactions or delete information stored in our data backups and archives. Data on past transactions and data stored in backups and archives will be maintained and/or deleted in the ordinary course of Versity’s business.

General

Security: We use reasonable security precautions to protect the security and integrity of your Personal Information in accordance with this policy and applicable law. However, no Internet transmission is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee that security breaches will not occur. Without limitation of the foregoing and except as otherwise provided by law, we are not responsible for the actions of hackers and other unauthorized third parties that breach our security procedures.

Links: The Website may contain links to other websites. Versity is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those sites. Users should be aware of this when they leave our Website and review the privacy statements of each third party website. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by Versity through the Website.

Amendments: Versity may modify or amend this policy from time to time. If we make any material changes, as determined by Versity, in the way in which Personal Information is collected, used or transferred, we will notify you of these changes by modification of this Privacy Policy, which will be available for review by you at the Website. Notwithstanding any modifications we may make, any Personal Information collected by Versity from you will be treated in accordance with the privacy policy in effect at the time information was collected, unless we obtain your consent otherwise.

Children: Versity does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information from persons under 13 years of age, and no part of the Website is directed at persons under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use the Website. If Versity learns that personally identifiable information has been collected from persons less than 13 years of age without verifiable parental consent, then Versity will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. To make such a request, please contact us at info@versity.com.

Effective Date of this policy: July 1, 2013