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Privacy Policy

Effective January 13, 2021

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website, except where stated otherwise. It will notify you of the following:

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing


During registration, you may hand over personally identifiable information, although it is not required. You are required to create an account with a username when signing up for this site, and that username may incidentally make you identifiable (for example, if you use your real name as your username). During registration, you may also choose to provide your email address.

Stats Scrum also collects usage data on the website. This data is in the form of aggregated statistics (such as the number of page views) and may also include individual usage data tied to your username (such as the picks that you've made).

This website uses cookies for the primary purpose of keeping you signed in to the website. It may also use these cookies to collect usage statistics tied to your username. This site includes no other cookies or tracking measures, and does not use any third-party tracking, advertising, analytics, or marketing of any kind.


Your email will only be used for the following purposes:

Website usage data, both in aggregate and for individuals, will be used to inform future development, improve the product, and for other internal purposes. It will not be used to target advertising or marketing.


Your email address will not be shared with any third-parties, for any purpose, unless required by law.

Aggregated usage data and anonymized individual usage data may be shared with some third-parties on an ad hoc basis. No identifiable information will be shared with any third-party.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future communications from us at any time on your account page of the website. You may also delete all personally identifiable data the Stats Scrum has by deleting your account on your account page of the website. Anonymized usage data will be retained for the purposes of aggregated statistics and general usage patterns. If you have not provided an email and you have forgotten your password, it may not be possible to delete your data.


Stats Scrum employs security best practices to maintain privacy, such as encryption and https.

Notification of Changes

If you have provided an email for your account, you will be notified by email 1 week prior to substantive changes to this provacy policy, unless you have opted out of recieving those emails. A notice will also be placed at the top of the website linking to any changes.