Terms & Privacy

Last Updated: Feb 11th, 2024

This page is required information for both visitors and users of our services. It will describe what is against our rules, why, and how we determine if actions should be taken and what for. It will also provide information for how to avoid problems that may arise.


Global Rules

These rules apply the entire and it's services as a whole.

Illegal activities
Our site is not above the law and will not hesitate to take action against anything illegal done within our services. We investigate every claim of illegal activities within our site. We follow US laws and regulations.
If you feel our investigation of potential illegal content is inadequate, we highly recommend contacting authorities yourself. We will take actions necessary if presented by the US law enforcement.
Intentionally linking, uploading, or announcing malicious content of any kind is not allowed and will result in removal of the content and it's author. This includes but is not limited to: malware, phishing, scams, or loggers.
Purposefully attempting to disrupt the quality or stability of the site in anyway is an extreme offense and will result in permanent termination. Things like spamming, abusing bugs, DDoSing, server probing, and false reports are seen as threats and will be dealt with accordingly. Certain instances will be excused if reporting bugs and/or security threats properly.

Moderation Neutrality

We try our best to maintain an unbiased and neutral perspective of all reports, users, and content distributed through our services. We do not take action for off-site activities, as these are hard to provide evidence for and verify.

Our moderation team is held to a high standard of neutrality within their actions and behavior. Moderation for personal disagreements or grudges are forbidden. That said, our team may decide unanimously to take action against a user who has not broken our rules for a variety of reasons, including but not limited to; disruptions, quality, and or behavior of the user.

Forum rules

Rules for the forum can be found at this thread.


Everyone is entitled to their own opinion. We will not take actions against users just for insulting others, that's how they feel. We have systems in place that allow you to block users if they become too problematic for you, and we suggest that you use them if you wish. If you are socially inept, it's not our problem unless you make it ours.

Handled reports are final unless additional information is supplied and verified that makes us change our decision. Repeatedly reporting the same thing over and over again will not change our minds, nor our decision.

Just because you disagree with something somebody has said does not make it racist, *phobic, misogynistic, anti-environmentalist, conspiracy theorist, or bigoted. Complaining about other users is not against the rules but may reflect on you poorly within the community.


Worlio is comitted to protecting your privacy. This section describes how we collect, store, use, and disclose date from individuals who use this site and its provided services. By using our site, you consent to the processing of your data as described in this section.



We do not intentionally gather data about visitors who are under the age of 13.

Users Outside of the United States and Canada.

Your data may be processed in the country in which it was collected and in other countries, including the United States and/or Canada, where laws regarding processing of data may be less stringent than the laws in your country.

Collection of Information

"Data" is potentially identifiable information such as your e-mail address and connection details and any other non-public information about you that is associated with or linked to any of the foregoing information. We collect date from you on our Site and when you use or visit any of our services.


We will ask you to provide your email, and to choose a username and passowrd when you register for an account on Worlio. Worlio will also ask you to verify your account via email.

Profile Picture or Avatar

Many services on Worlio include an option to assign a profile picture or avatar, which is associated with your Worlio usernames. If you elect to use this feature, other users will be able to see your profile picture or avatar.


Worlio monitors and maintains messages and posts made on it's services, with the exception of our alternative communication services like XMPP and Mumble.

Use of Information

  1. Generally, we collect, store, use and disclose information to enable us to provide the Site, create your account, identify you as a user, respond to your inquiries and emails, improve the Site, send you administrative and service related communications, and send you newsletters, surveys, offers, and other promotional materials. Except as set out in this Privacy Policy, your data will not be used for any other purpose without informing you first by updating this Privacy Policy. See further Amendment of this Policy.
  2. Except for the limited disclosures described in this Privacy Policy, we don't sell customer lists and we will endeavor to keep your email address private.
  3. Anonymous aggregate statistics that do not personally identify a Worlio user will be kept and used by us for various purposes including analysis and reporting of usage patterns. Worlio reserves the right to use and disclose anonymous aggregate statistics for any purpose and to any third party in its sole discretion.

Disclosures & Transfers

In addition to the disclosures described in Section 2, we may additionally disclose your information as follows:

  1. Our servers are located in the United States and as such your data may be available to the U.S. or its agencies under a lawful order made in that country, irrespective of the safeguards we have put in place for the protection of your data.
  2. From time to time we may employ third parties to help us provide or improve our Site. These third parties may have limited access to databases of Site user information or registered member information solely for the purpose of helping us provide or improve the Site and they will not be able to use the information about our members or visitors for any other purpose.
  3. We may disclose data in some other limited circumstances, but we will specifically describe them to you when we collect the information, such as in the terms of use for a new service or by revising this Privacy Policy.
  4. We may, and you hereby authorize us to, disclose your data (including messages) to a third party without your consent: (a) 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 website users, or anyone else (including the rights or property of anyone else) that could be harmed by such activities, (b) in connection with any legal investigation, and/or (c) when we believe in good faith that such disclosure is required by and in accordance with the law or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on Worlio.
  5. We may also disclose your data in connection with a corporate re-organization, a merger or acquisition with another entity, or a sale of all or a substantial portion of our assets or stock provided that the information disclosed continues to be used for the purposes permitted by this Privacy Policy by the entity acquiring the information. Although we currently do not have a parent company, any subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under a common control (collectively, "Affiliates"), we may in the future. We may share some or all of your data with these Affiliates, in which case we will require our Affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy.

Third Party Websites

  1. When you click on a link to any other website or location, you will leave our Site and go to another site and another entity may collect data or anonymous data from you. We have no control over, do not review, and cannot be responsible for, these outside websites or their content. Please be aware that the terms of this Privacy Policy do not apply to these outside websites or content, or to any collection of data after you click on links to such outside websites.


  1. The security of your data is important to us. We use commercially reasonable efforts to store and maintain your Pdata in a secure environment and have implemented commercially reasonable procedures designed to limit unauthorized access, use or disclosure of your Personal Information. Despite these measures, you should know that Worlio cannot fully eliminate security risks associated with your data.
  2. You are also responsible for helping to protect the security of your data. For instance, never give out your password, and remember to log out of your account when you are finished using Worlio.

Choices, Modifications, and Retention

  1. When you receive newsletters, surveys, offers, and other promotional materials from us, you may indicate a preference to stop receiving further communications from us and you will have the opportunity to "œopt-out" by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the e-mail you receive or by contacting us directly (please see contact information below). Despite your indicated e-mail preferences, we may send you service related communication, including notices of any updates to our Terms of Use or Privacy Policy.
  2. You may change your email address, and profile picture (but not username) within Worlio. You may request deletion of your data by us, but please note that we may be required to keep this information and not delete it (or to keep this information for a certain time, in which case we will comply with your deletion request only after we have fulfilled such requirements). When we delete any information, it will be deleted from the active database, but may remain in our archives. We may retain your Technology Data on our system. We will retain your other data for as long as it remains necessary for the identified purpose or as required by law, which may extend beyond the termination of our relationship with you.

Amendment of this Policy

  1. This Privacy Policy is subject to occasional revision, and if we make any substantial changes in the way we use your Personal Information, we will notify you by sending you an e-mail to the last e-mail address you provided to us and/or by prominently posting notice of the changes on our Site. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be effective upon the earlier of thirty (30) calendar days following our dispatch of an e-mail notice to you or thirty (30) calendar days following our posting of notice of the changes on our Site. These changes will be effective immediately for new users of our Site. Please note that at all times you are responsible for updating your Personal Information to provide us with your most current e-mail address. In the event that the last e-mail address that you have provided us is not valid, or for any reason is not capable of delivering to you the notice described above, our dispatch of the e-mail containing such notice will nonetheless constitute effective notice of the changes described in the notice. In any event, changes to this Privacy Policy may affect our use of Personal Information that you provided us prior to our notification to you of the changes. If you do not wish to permit changes in our use of your Personal Information, you must notify us prior to the effective date of the changes that you wish to deactivate your account with us. Continued use of our Site , following notice of such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes. The date on which the latest update was made is indicated at the top of this document. We recommend that you print a copy of this Privacy Policy for your reference and revisit this policy from time to time to ensure you are aware of any changes.