Privacy Policy

Last updated: 23:05 23/07/2023 NZDT.
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SIX Software New Zealand ('we,' 'our,' or 'us') operates the website https://pbo.tools ('Website') and offers software under the name PBO Tools ('Software'). This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use, maintain, and disclose information from users ('you' or 'users') of the Website and Software. By accessing our Website, or by purchasing and/or utilizing our Software, you consent to the practices outlined in this Privacy Policy.

Information Collection and Use

a. Website Information:
When you visit our Website, we may collect certain personal identification information from you, such as your name and e-mail address when you register on the Website or interact with our forum. You may browse the Website without registering, but certain features may not be available to you. We may also collect non-personal identification information about your interactions with the Website, such as your IP address, browser type, and device information, to enhance your browsing experience.

b. Software Information:
When you use PBO Tools, we may collect certain information to provide you with the necessary functionality and services. This may include but is not limited to:

- Information provided by you during registration, such as your username and email address.
- Data that you upload or input into the Software for processing and analysis.
- Technical information about your use of the Software, including IP address, device information, operating system.
- We collect the name of your processed PBO files, solely for the purpose of assisting with mod theft prevention.

Use of Information

a. Website:
We may use the information collected from you when you register on the Website, participate in the forum, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

- To personalize your experience and respond to your individual needs.

- To improve our Website and Software offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.

- To enhance customer service, address inquiries, and support needs effectively.
- To send periodic emails containing information, notifications, or responses to your inquiries or requests.

b. Software:
We use the information collected from the Software in the following ways:

- To provide you with access to the Software and its features. - To analyze and process data that you upload or input into the Software. - To improve and optimize the functionality and performance of the Software. - To communicate with you about Software updates, enhancements, and related information.

Data Retention Policy:

We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

- Website Data: We will retain server logs containing the IP address of all requests to this server for no more than 90 days. The IP addresses associated with registered users and their posts will be retained for no more than 5 years. - Software Data: Data that you upload or input into PBO Tools will be retained as long as you have an active account with us. You may request deletion of your data by contacting us using the information provided in the 'Contact Us' section below.

Data Security:

We implement a variety of security measures to safeguard your personal information and protect it from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction.

Use of Cookies:

Yes, we use cookies on our Website to enhance your experience and gather information about site traffic and interactions. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enable the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. You can control cookies through your browser settings and preferences.

Third-Party Services:

We may use third-party service providers to assist us in operating the Website, providing the Software, and conducting our business. These third-party services may have access to your personal information for specific purposes related to the services they provide to us. However, they are not allowed to use your information for any other purposes.

- Sellix: https://sellix.io/privacy to process payments for the Software. When you make a purchase, your payment information is securely handled by Sellix, we do not store your payment details. Sellix may collect certain data from you as described in their privacy policy.

- Cloudflare:
We use Cloudflare (https://www.cloudflare.com/privacy) to proxy traffic, offer DDoS protection, and collect analytics on page views for our Website. Cloudflare may collect certain data from you as described in their privacy policy.

- Have I Been Pwned:
We use Have I Been Pwned (https://haveibeenpwned.com/privacy) to check the first five characters of SHA1 hashed passwords against their API to see if they have been in a data breach. Have I Been Pwned may collect certain data from you as described in their privacy policy.

- ip-api:
We use ip-api (https://ip-api.com/docs/legal) to query the approximate location of IP addresses and identify whether the IP address is from a known VPN. ip-api may collect certain data from you as described in their privacy policy.

- Hostinger:
We use Hostinger.com (https://www.hostinger.com/privacy-policy) for website hosting, and their privacy policy governs the handling of data on our Website. Hostinger may collect certain data from you as described in their privacy policy.

- Keyauth:
We use Keyauth (https://keyauth.cc/terms/) for user authentication, licencing and user management. Keyauth may collect certain data from you as described in their privacy policy.

- Discord:
We use Discord (https://discord.com/privacy) for communication and hosting our community. Discord may collect certain data from you as described in their privacy policy.

- Rebrandly:
We use Rebrandly (https://www.rebrandly.com/privacy-policy) for link shortening purposes. Rebrandly may collect certain data from you as described in their privacy policy.

Data Sharing:

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to outside parties unless required for the purposes of providing the Software or operating the Website. We may share non-personally identifiable visitor information with other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third-Party Dependencies:

Our Website and Software may contain links to third-party websites or services. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our Website and Software and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Compliance:

Our Website and Software are not directed to children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please do not use our Website or Software or provide any personal information.

Your Consent:

By accessing our Website, or by purchasing and/or utilizing our Software, you agree to this Privacy Policy.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy:

We reserve the right to modify or update this Privacy Policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the 'Last updated' at the top of this page. We encourage you to check this page periodically to stay informed about how we are protecting your information.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy or the handling of your information, you may contact us at: legal@pbo.tools

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