Effective date: March 10, 2022
White Sands Metaverse Limited (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the White Sands Metaverse website and Platform for the sale of NFTs, virtual experiences, and may also provide mobile application (the “Services”).
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Services and the choices you have associated with that data.
We use your data to provide and improve the Services. By using the Services, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Services means White Sands Metaverse website and Platform for the sale of NFTs, virtual experiences, and may also include mobile application.
Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from that data (or from that and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Services or from the Services’ infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your device (computer or mobile device). Page Break
Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information are, or are to be, processed.
Data Processors (or Services Providers)
Data Processor (or Services Provider) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.
We may use the services of various Services Providers in order to process your data more effectively.
Data Subject (or User)
Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Services and is the subject of Personal Data.
Information Collection and Use
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Services to you.
Types of Data Collected
While using our Services, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including cookies and usage data (“Personal Data”). Users are not required to provide any personal information to use the Services. If you optionally agree to provide marketing services, such as posting about your NFTs on social media, or want to receive certain merchandise, then you will be required to provide certain personally identifiable information so that we can compensate you or provide such merchandise, and comply with any reporting and tax requirements.
When you participate in social features such as chat features, any audio, visual, and/or electronic information that you disclose may be read, copied, collected, or used by other players, and may become publicly available.
Your avatar profile information, interactions, and certain statistics are visible. We may record actions of your avatar and replay those actions to other players.
We use certain information about your Minecraft account to enable your access to the parcel associated with your NFT and to enable you to utilize the features of our Platform.
We may collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Services or when you access the Services by or through gaming platform or a mobile device (“Usage Data”).
This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g., IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Services that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
When you access the Services by or through a mobile device, this Usage Data may include information such as the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
When using a device to access the Services, we may collect device event information, including crash reports.
In all cases, we may collect request and referral URLs, and system activity details (e.g., whether you encountered an error or lost Internet access).
We may use and store information about your location if you give us permission to do so (“Location Data”). We use this data to provide features of our Services, to improve and customize our Services.
You can enable or disable Location Data when you use our Services at any time, through your device settings.
Tracking Cookies Data
Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Services.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Services.
Examples of Cookies we use:
Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Services.
Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
Use of Data
White Sands Metaverse uses the data we collect to operate our business and provide you the products we offer, which includes using data to improve our products and personalize your experiences. We also may use the data to communicate with you, for example, informing you about your account, security updates and product information.
White Sands Metaverse also uses the collected data for various purposes:
To provide and maintain our Services
To notify you about changes to our Services
To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Services when you choose to do so
To provide customer support
To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Services
To monitor the usage of our Services
To detect, prevent and address technical issues
Currently, White Sands Metaverse does not use advertising, but if in the future White Sands Metaverse does provide advertising, you will be notified, in which case you can stop using White Sands Metaverse or may be offered the opportunity to set your advertising preferences.
Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
White Sands Metaverse may process your Personal Data because:
We need to perform a contract with you
You have given us permission to do so
The processing is in our legitimate interests and it’s not overridden by your rights
To comply with the law
Retention of Data
White Sands Metaverse will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Services, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
Transfer of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we may transfer the data, including Personal Data, to the United States and process it there.
Disclosure of Data
Disclosure for Law Enforcement
Under certain circumstances, White Sands Metaverse may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g., a court or a government agency).
White Sands Metaverse may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
To comply with a legal obligation
To protect and defend the rights or property of White Sands Metaverse
To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Services
To protect the personal safety of users of the Services or the public
To protect against legal liability
Security of Data
The security of your data is important to us, but note that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Cal. Bus. And Prof. Code Section 22575 requires us to notify you how we deal with the “Do Not Track” settings in your browser. Currently, White Sands Metaverse ’s system does not respond to the Do Not Track settings. Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you, if you are a California resident, to request certain information regarding disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nevada law requires that we provide Nevada residents with the following contact information: Bureau of Consumer Protection, Office of the Nevada Attorney General, 555 E Washington St., Suite 3900, Las Vegas, NV 89101; phone: 702.486.3132; e-mail: BCPINFO@ag.state.nv.us.
Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. White Sands Metaverse aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.
If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.
The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.
The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where White Sands Metaverse relied on your consent to process your personal information.
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Services (“Services Providers”), to provide the Services on our behalf, to perform Services-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Services is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose. Third parties utilized by White Sands Metaverse may include, but are not limited to:
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Services. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page:
Links to Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.