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Planning Poker Privacy Policy

Welcome to the Planning Poker www.planningpoker.com web site (the “Site”) provided to you by Mountain Goat Software, Inc. (“MGS”, “us” or “we”). Your privacy is important to us, and our policy is simple: we will collect no personally identifiable information about you when you visit the Web Site unless you choose to provide that information.

1. Account Information

To use the services of the Site (i.e., the “Services”) as a moderator of planning poker games (each a “Game”), you must first create an account (the “Account”) on the Site. When you create your Account you will provide us with basic information about yourself. We will not share your Account data with any third party. We do not target our Services toward, and do not knowingly collect any personal information from users under 13 years of age.

2. Game Information

When you use the Services to play a Game, you and your invited estimators (“Estimators”) will create Game-related content (the “Content”). The Content of a Game will only be available to you and your Estimators during the course of playing the Game. We may collect, use and share Metadata (as defined in Section 5 below) regarding all of your games. After the Game is complete, the Content of the Game will only be available to you (the moderator) and no one else. Metadata of the Game will be available to us in accordance with Section 5. You own your Content and we will not share your Content with any third party. We own the Metadata. You can delete your Content from our Site at any time by using the Delete Account Feature on the Site. If you delete your Account, you agree that the Metadata will not be deleted.

3. Opt-Out Policy

You have the opportunity to join a Planning Poker mailing list by clicking on a sign-up link on the Site. In the future, we may support other forms of social networking such as web logs (“Blogs”). You will only be included in any social networking if you explicitly agree to join (i.e., opt-in). If at any time after opting-in to a Site feature you change your mind about receiving information from us or decide you no longer wish to participate in a social networking feature, you may opt-out by send us a request specifying your new choice. Simply send your request to .

4. General Information

The server on which the Site is located collects and saves only the default information customarily logged by web server software. Such information may include the date and time of your visit, the originating IP address, and the pages and images requested. This general information is used to improve the content of Site and the quality of our Service, and is not shared with or sold to other organizations for commercial purposes, except if it becomes necessary to share information to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of the Planning Poker Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law.

5. Use of Metadata

Although we will not use your personal information or your specific Content for our own business purposes, you hereby grant us the right to aggregate and use non-identifying metadata (the “Metadata”), such as the number of Games played, number of Estimators involved in each Game, etc., surrounding your use of the Services for reporting in presentations, marketing materials, web sites, and any other documents of our choosing.

6. Cookies

The Site uses cookies, which are small amounts of data that contains a unique identifier that many web sites frequently send to your web browser to be stored on your computer's hard drive. We use cookies to record current session information.

7. Security

The Site has basic security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your Account Information and Content. However, we do not guarantee that our Site is impervious to information gathering or altering attacks by hackers. In addition, you understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may be transferred unencrypted and involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. We do not guarantee that your Content will be secure during transmission.

8. Third-party Sites

Our Site may contain links to multiple third-party sites on the Internet, including many that have different privacy and security policies and practices than us. We make no representations or warranties about the policies and practices of sites that are linked to by our Site. We urge you to consult the policies available on those sites to further understand your rights.

9. Amendment of Terms

You agree that we retain the right to amend this Privacy Policy any time, for any reason, and without notice. You agree to review the posting of this Agreement at www.planningpoker.com/privacy.html periodically to be aware of such changes. You will be bound by all such modifications, whether or not you have notice thereof. If any future changes are unacceptable to you, you should discontinue using the Service. Your continued use of the Service now, or following the posting of notice of any such changes, will indicate your acceptance of this privacy policy, and of any such changes.

10. Contact

MGS is located in Lafayette, Colorado, U.S.A. Any questions, comments or suggestions, including any report of violation of this Agreement should be provided to the Administrator as follows:

By E-mail:
By Postal Mail: PO Box 165, Lafayette, Colorado 80026