Discord’s Data Privacy Controls

Discord allows you to have a look at how it handles your Privacy &  Data and you can change the Data Privacy Control as you wish. By doing so, you will be assured of how your data is handled and you can also change the way how Discord handles your data.

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How to check Discord Data Privacy Controls?

To check your Data Privacy Control, follow these steps.

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  1. Launch Discord App.
  2. Go to User Settings > Privacy and Safety.

Here you can enable or disable certain options that will allow/disallow Discord to track your data.

Usage Statistics

If you turn off this option then discord will no longer be able to track;

  • How you use and interact with Discord
  • How you navigate Discord outside of essential data necessary to provide the service

If you disable this setting then your Discord account will no longer be eligible for feature experiments that are used in testing. Furthermore, it will also prevent Discord to automatically improve your voice quality based on your usage.

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After turning off this setting, all the previously collected will be anonymized and discarded.

Personalization Data

This data is used to make the Discord experience better for you. This is used by Discord to update and maintain the Games Tab.

If you turn off this setting, then you will lose access to features like personalized recommendations and suggestions.

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After turning off this setting, all the previously collected will be anonymized and discarded.
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