Brinx Software Inc.
2. Your Consent
3. Our Privacy Statement
"Personal Information" is any information about an identifiable individual, such as your name, telephone number, address, location, e-mail address, and credit card information, as well as any of your preferences. It is always your choice whether or not to provide Personal Information, but if you choose not to provide certain requested Personal Information, in some instances you may not be able to register for an account to use the Website and Services or be able to access and use the Website or Services at all. In other instances, your choice not to provide certain other Personal Information may mean that you will not be able to use certain features of the Website, Platform and Services.
"Non-Personal Information" is information of an anonymous nature that is not linked to an identifiable individual. It may include aggregateinformation, such as demographic statistics of our users (e.g. average age or geographical allocation of our users), number of visitors, webpages accessed, and average time spent on the Website, Platform and/or Services, where that information is aggregated or anonymized.
4. Personal Information That We Collect
We may collect Personal Information when you register for an Account on the Website, Platform and/or Services, during communications with you and/or when you make purchases through the Services, through user support, and/or by way of user surveys. We collect the Personal Information in the ways described below.
4.1 All Users.
Information you provide to us: For all Users, we collect Personal Information when you voluntarily provide such information to the Services, such as when you register for access to the Services, contact us with inquiries, respond to one of our surveys or browse or use certain parts of the Services. The Personal Information we may collect includes without limitation your name, unique user ID, address, e-mail address, phone number, username of any linked platforms, job title, and other profile information that you choose to upload. We may also request and collect information about your preferences, as they relate to the Services.
Information from third-party platforms: Users may have the option of using a third-party service to log in to their MasterpieceVR or Masterpiece Motion Account and/or otherwise link their Account to another service, such as Facebook, Google and LinkedIn (“Third Party Account”). When Users connect their Account to a Third-Party Account, we collect Personal Information from the Third Party Account that is identified to the User at the time of collection and may include name, age, gender and occupation.
Information about your use of the Services: We collect the following information from Users about their use of the Services to allow us to gain insights as to how our Services are used and improve the Services: time spent in sessions in various modes (single player, multi-player etc.), number of multi-player connections, usage of buttons and features, type of platform, file exports and posts to Third-Party Accounts, as well as associated information including user type and the dates and times.
Information we automatically collect: We also automatically collect certain technical data that is sent to Us from the computer, mobile device and/or browser through which Users access the Services (“Automatic Data”). Automatic Data, includes without limitation, a unique identifier associated with your access device and/or browser (including, for example, your Internet Protocol (IP) address), characteristics about your access device and/or browser, statistics on your activities on the Services, information about how you came to the Services and data collected through cookies and other similar technologies.
When you register for the Services or otherwise submit Personal Information to Us, we may associate other Non-Personal Information (including Non-Personal Information we collect from third parties) with your Personal Information. At such instance, we will treat any such combined data as Personal Information until such time as it can no longer be associated with you or used to identify you.
5. How We Use Your Personal Information
5.1 Specific Reason.
If you provide Personal Information for a certain purpose, we may use the Personal Information in connection with the purpose for which it was provided. For instance, if you contact us by e-mail, we will use the Personal Information you provide to answer your question or resolve your problem and will respond to the e-mail address from which the contact came.
5.2 Access and Use.
If you provide Personal Information in order to obtain access to or use of the Services or any functionality thereof, we will use your Personal Information to provide you with access to or use of the Services or functionality and to monitor your use of such Services or functionality. For instance, if you supply Personal Information relating to your identity or qualifications to use certain portions of the Services, we will use that information to make a decision as to granting you access to use such Services and to monitor your ongoing qualification to use such Services.
5.3 Product and Services Development and Improvement.
We may use your Personal Information to help us improve the content and functionality of the Website, Platform and Services, by better understanding how our Users interact with the Website, Platform and Services. We also collect statistics about use of the Services purchased through the Website. This information is used to monitor and improve the Services. This information will be kept confidential; however, aggregate statistics that do not personally identify an individual will be kept by Us and such aggregate statistics may be made available to third parties.
We also use Personal Information to verify the identity of our Users, when necessary.
We may use your Personal Information to notify you of promotions, offers, and events or other services that may be of use to you, as well as to solicit feedback from you. We will only send you electronic marketing messages in compliance with anti-spam legislation. You can unsubscribe from these messages at any time.We use email marketing services to track statistics related to our email marketing campaigns, such when and how often emails are opened.
5.6 Other Purposes.
6. System Logs & Cookies
Your IP address is reported by your web browser whenever you visit a page on the Website and/or access the Services. This information is recorded together with your registration information on our databases.
7. Sharing of Personal Information on MasterpieceVR
Certain information you choose to post to your MasterpieceVR profile, such as your MasterpieceVR ID (also known as your MasterpieceVR Username), and profile picture, will be public and visible to people on and off our Services. Your MasterpieceVR ID is a unique identifier you choose to identify yourself on our Services.
In addition, content you post to public areas of our Services, such as a forum, profile, blog, or other community tool, images, and models, and other digital content will also be visible to people on and off our Services. If you post information to these interactive features, it will be publicly available. Certain information associated with your public posts, such as the time of your post, may also be published and publicly available.
We share Non-Personal Information with third parties, including our investors and business partners.
8. Disclosures & Transfers
From time to time, We may employ third parties to help Us improve or otherwise make available features on the Website, Platform and/or the Services, whether through the provision of maintenance services, database management, Web analytics or otherwise.
Brinx may provide Personal Information collected from you, to its service providers as necessary to enable the service provider to perform its obligations to Us. They will be subject to contractual restrictions prohibiting them from using or disclosing any Personal Information for any other purpose.
Our servers and sub-processors are located in Canada and the United States (although this location may change from time to time) and your Personal Information may be transferred to and processed in those countries. For a current list of our sub-processors, please visit:
Accordingly, it may become available to the governments of those countries or their agencies under a lawful order, irrespective of the safeguards We have put in place for the protection of your Personal Information. By using our Website, Platform and Services, you consent to the hosting of your Personal Information in the Canada and the United States. We reserve the right to store and process Personal Information in another location, and will use commercially reasonable efforts to provide you with reasonable advance notice of any such changes in the processing location.
8.1 Important Exceptions.
We may disclose your Personal Information to third parties without your consent, where permitted or required by law; for example, if We have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to, or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally), our rights or property, other users, or anyone else (including the rights or property of anyone else) that could be harmed by such activities. We may also use or disclose your Personal Information to enforce our Terms of Service. We only disclose Personal Information when We believe in good faith that such disclosure is required by and/or in accordance with the law.
10. Security of Personal Information
The security of your Personal Information is important to Us. We use commercially reasonable efforts to store and maintain your Personal Information in a secure environment. We take technical, contractual, administrative, and physical security steps designed to protect Personal Information that you provide to Us. We have implemented procedures designed to limit the dissemination of your Personal Information to only such designated staff or other permitted persons or companies as are reasonably necessary to carry out the stated purposes We have communicated to you.
11. Amendment of this Policy
12. Access and Accuracy
You have the right to access the Personal Information We hold about you in order to verify the Personal Information We have collected in respect to you and to have a general account of our uses of that Personal Information. Upon receipt of your written request, We will provide you with a copy of your Personal Information although in certain limited circumstances, We may not be able to make all relevant Personal Information available to you, such as where that information also pertains to another individual or as otherwise required or permitted by law. In such circumstances, We will provide reasons for the denial to you upon request. We will endeavor to deal with all requests for access and modifications in a timely manner.
We will make every reasonable effort to keep your Personal Information accurate and up to date, and We will provide you with mechanisms toupdate, correct, delete or add to your Personal Information as appropriate. As appropriate, this amended Personal Information will be transmitted to those parties to which We are permitted to disclose your information. Having accurate Personal Information about you enables Us to give you the best possible service.
13. Children's Privacy
The Website, Platform and/or Services are not directed to children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13 without obtaining parental consent. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use or access the Website and/or Services at any time or in any manner. If we learn that Personal Information has been collected on the Website and/or Services from persons under 13 years of age and without verifiable parental consent, then we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. You may notify us as set forth in the “Contact Us” section and request that we delete that child’s Personal Information from our systems.
14. Residents of the European Economic Area (EEA)
Whenever we transfer your personal data out of the EEA, we ensure a similar degree of protection is afforded to it by ensuring at least one of the following safeguards is implemented:
Where the country has been deemed to provide an adequate level of protection for Personal Information by the European Commission.
Where we use certain service providers, we may use specific contracts approved by the European Commission which give personal data the same protection it has in Europe.
Where we use providers based in the U.S., we may transfer data to them if they are part of the Privacy Shield which requires them to provide similar protection to Personal Information shared between the Europe and the U.S.
Individuals located in the EEA have certain rights under European law (including under the General Data Protection Regulation) with respect to personal data (as that term is defined under the GDPR), including the right to request access to, obtain, correct, amend, delete, transfer or limit the use of your personal data. Users located in to the EEA who wish to exercise these rights, should contact Brinx using the contact information below. If you are using the Services on behalf of a third-party who is a customer of Brinx (e.g. educational institution or studio), you may be required to contact the third-party directly to exercise your rights.
7 Bayview Road,
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada