WORLD MASTERS AGREEMENT (VWW WORLD MASTERS)
Creating a virtual world on the
VWW platform is currently available to all users. Basic user virtual worlds
will have limited functionality and accessibility. Upgraded VIP and Universal
member worlds will have access to advanced tools and options.
If you are a developer or
operator of an Utherverse VWW World or related application, you are designated
a WORLD MASTER and the following additional terms apply to you:
may only administer a Utherverse VWW World if you are an authorized
representative of that specific World.
a World on the Service is subject to our license but this does not create an
obligation to continue providing service to you, should we choose to discontinue
Service for any reason.
registered as an Affiliate you are eligible to receive compensation from
upgraded VIP membership fees from users originating in your Virtual World or
our other Affiliate promotions. See Affiliate Terms
are responsible for your VWW World and its content, members and all of the uses
you make of the Service. This includes ensuring your World meets our minimum
to and use of data you receive from Utherverse, will be limited as follows:
will only receive the tools (software APIs, data and files) you need to build
and operate your World. Our software is copyrighted and you agree that you
won’t reverse engineer or decompile the software when code or files are
transferred to you.
give you all rights necessary to use the APIs (along with all data received),
or other scripts and tools we provide to you, but only in connection with your
will not sell, transfer, or sublicense our code, APIs, or tools to any member.
will delete software files and data you received from Utherverse if we disable
your World or ask you to do so.
will release service patches (updates to the software) from time to time, so
you will need to be sure your system remains open to these updates, so that
members can navigate seamlessly between your World and other Utherverse VWW
worlds. Service patches are not guaranteed to be bug-free but we will fix any
problems we discover or are reported to us within a commercially reasonable
timeframe. We are not responsible for any loss of revenue you might suffer due
to loss of functionality within the Service.
will provide an executable file (download) or link that you can use to promote
your World, but we reserve the right to change these installation files, links
or other mechanisms. Therefore we may require you to distribute a link to the
file, rather than the actual file, as it may not work after the installation
system has been altered.
agree that half of your transport Center pods shall be available to Utherverse
to control. The main exit from your transport center shall always resolve to
your World. The other exit shall resolve to the Utherverse Universal Welcome
Centre which is controlled, maintained and operated by Utherverse. Utherverse
or any of its Members shall be entitled to license doors and transport pods under
your control, at your discretion.
Utherverse Universal Welcome Center is the first location for any new member.
Any subsequent access by a member will be in your own Transport Center.
Universal members will be able to enter your World as they are granted
10. We can
analyze your application, content, and data for any purpose, including safety,
functionality, advertising and promotional uses (such as for targeting the
delivery of doors, links, advertisements and indexing content for search).
11. You will
not delete the advertisements and posters that we place in your World.
12. You agree
to moderate your World. You may temporarily suspend a member from your World at
your discretion but they will not be prohibited access from Utherverse or other
VWW worlds unless they are in violation of these Terms of Service. You are
required to contact World Operations by emailing email@example.com if a TOS violation occurs or you choose to permanently ban a
member from your World. Failure to do so will be considered a violation by you
of these TOS.
13. You agree
to provide public contact information for your members to contact you and you
will provide customer support to members in your World.
14. If you
contact those with whom you have obtained permission to do so, by email you
will incorporate these requirements:
a visible and operable unsubscribe mechanism in all emails.
member opt-out requests within 10 days.
lists also known as suppression lists will only be used for compliance
‘From" lines will be accurate (indicating the
"Subject" lines will be accurate, relate to
the content in the body and not deceptive.
legitimate email address for you as World Owner shall be present.
label is present if the content is adult.
message cannot be sent through an open relay.
message cannot be sent to a harvested email address.
10. A message
cannot contain a false header.
15. Sign up
member information gathered through the sign-up process is property of
Utherverse. If you gather additional information from your members you will
you are going to use and how you will use, display, or share that data, make it
clear you (and not Utherverse) are the one collecting their information, and
you won’t violate your privacy commitments. If you collect information from
members, you will do the same thing we do: obtain their consent, and post a
You will not give us member information that you independently collect from a member,
without that member's consent.
16. You will
comply with all applicable laws in your country and where Utherverse operates
(British Columbia, Canada). We reserve the right to enforce local laws
including removal of members and content from your site.
17. You must
take care how you deal with your members. In particular because you will pay
for any law suit if any member brings a claim against us, related to your
actions, content or information in Your World, including all damages or losses
of any kind (including reasonable legal fees and costs) related to such law
suit or threatened claim.
18. You may
use the logos we make available to World Masters, Web Masters and Affiliates or
issue a press release or other public statement so long as you follow our
Advertising and Promotion Guidelines.
19. We can
issue a press release describing our relationship with you. We can use
aggregate user information, facts and statistics for: public listings,
confidential business development or financing, as well as advertising and
20. You will
not misrepresent your relationship with Utherverse or its employees or
contractors to others (whether in-world or through any other means).
21. We can
create or may permit the creation of Worlds and applications that offer similar
features and services to, or otherwise compete with, your World and/or