Privacy Policy

Zbot has a very specific Privacy Policy, defining among other things our use of the collected data. We provide you with a translation of this policy here, but only as a guide. This version cannot be used as a replacement for the original and official version, available in French at https://zrunner.me/zbot-privacy.pdf.

Here is the unofficial translation of the August 13, 2020 version.

1. Object

The purpose of this document (hereinafter the “Privacy Policy”) is to describe the conditions under which ZBot (hereinafter “ZBot”, “we”, “us”, “our”) collects and processes the personal data (hereinafter the “Data”) of the users using the service offered by ZBot (hereinafter “User” or “you”) on the occasion of its use.

Any natural person using ZBot acknowledges having fully read the Privacy Policy at the time of its implementation or use.

ZBot is available, in its official version, on the website https://zbot.readthedocs.io. It can also sometimes be accessible on mirror sites or referencing sites.

The service(s) proposed by ZBot (hereafter the “Service”) consist in the addition of additional functionalities to the Discord platform, all detailed in the documentation available at https://zbot.readthedocs.io/.

This page explains our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices available to you regarding such data.

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you consent to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

ZBot relies on the DISCORD platform, it is up to the User to inform himself about the security policy implemented by DISCORD (https://discord.com) and about the possible exceptions that this policy could bring to our Privacy Policy, in particular by recording some data collected by ZBot in a transparent way for us.

2. Definitions

  • Service

By Service we mean the additional functionalities brought by ZBot in the use of the Discord platform, all detailed in the documentation available at https://zbot.readthedocs.io/.

  • Discord or Discord Platform

Discord is a service providing a chat function and a social platform accessible at https://discord.com. All the rights and conditions of use of this platform are available at the same address.

  • Personal Data

Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from such data (or from such data and other information in our possession or likely to come into our possession).

  • Usage Data

Usage Data is collected automatically and is generated either through the use of the Service, or on a voluntary basis by the Users of the Service (e.g. Service configuration, usage statistics).

3. Data Collection and Use

We collect several types of data for different purposes, but only in order to provide you with our Service and to improve it. These Data are detailed in the following paragraph.

4. Types of Data Collected

  • The Data collected by the Service are those posted by the Users in the channels, defined by the Users during the administration of a server, and in general any information communicated through Discord’s services.

  • Part of the Data is stored in databases hosted on our servers, in order to provide you with our Service in an optimal way, either directly entered by the User (for example, configuration of the Service), or automatically when you use the Discord platform (for example, experience level system relating to your activity in text channels) after activation of a feature of the Service.

  • Other Data may be loaded in the RAM of the server hosting the ZBot Service, in order to keep the ZBot application running smoothly and responsively. These Data loaded in RAM are in no way collected or recorded in databases or exported in files.

  • No use of the Data is made for commercial purposes.

  • The Data is collected only for support purposes, improvement of the Service or for statistical purposes. The uses are detailed in Article 5 below. This statistical information is accessible through the Discord platform. The commands made available to the User to view the statistics are available in the general documentation of the Service, at the following address: https://zbot.readthedocs.io.

5. Use of Data

ZBot uses the collected Data:

  • To provide and ensure our Service

  • To let you know about changes to our Service

  • To allow you to use the interactive features of our Service whenever you want

  • To ensure customer support

  • To collect analytical data that will allow us to improve our Service

  • To control the use of our Service

  • To detect, prevent and solve technical problems

All Data Collected:

  • are obtained and processed fairly and lawfully;

  • are recorded for specified and legitimate purposes;

  • are used in accordance with those purposes;

  • are adequate, relevant and not excessive in relation to those purposes;

  • are subject to precautions to ensure the security and confidentiality of the Data in order to prevent them from being damaged, altered, destroyed or communicated to unauthorised third parties.

6. Data Transfer

The Data collected by ZBot are only stored on our server hosted by OVH in France (https://www.ovh.com).

ZBot will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and your Personal Data will not be transferred to any organization or country unless adequate controls are in place, including with respect to the security of your data and other personal data.

7. Data Communication

ZBot may disclose your Personal Data if it believes in good faith that it is necessary to do so in order to :

  • Fulfill a legal obligation

  • Protect and defend the rights or property of ZBot

  • Preventing or investigating possible wrongdoing within the Service

  • Ensure the personal safety of users of the Service or the public

  • To protect against civil liability.

8. Data Security

The security of your data is important to us. However, please keep in mind that no method of data transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use appropriate methods to protect your Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. ZBot is a free Service and we have limited financial resources at this time. We do our best within the limits of what is financially possible and reasonable.

9. Service Providers

We may use third party companies and third persons to facilitate the provision of our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform services related to the Service, or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties only have access to your Personal Information to perform these tasks on our behalf and solely for the purpose of delivering the Service. They are prohibited from disclosing it or using it for any other purpose.

11. Privacy of Minors

Our Service is not intended for persons under the age of 18 (“Minors”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from persons under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you know that your Minor has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we learn that we have collected Personal Information from children without verifying parental consent, we will take steps to delete such information from our servers.

12. Modifications to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

You should check this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us: