Last updated August 9, 2021
What information do we collect?
Do we collect information from minors?
How do we handle your social logins?
How do we use your information?
Will your information be shared with anyone?
How long do we keep your information?
How do we keep your information safe?
Is your information transferred internationally?
What is our stance on third-party websites?
Do we make updates to this policy?
Our policy on data protection and privacy is based on four fundamental principles. They are at the heart of what we do and the decisions we make relating to your personal data:
- Security: Highest vigilance and diligence with the way we collect and store clients’ personal data.
- Stewardship: Own responsibility that comes with processing personal data.
- Transparency: Openness. honesty and transparency when processing personal data.
- Legal Compliance: Compliance with relevant privacy regulations or requirements.
- “Site” refers to the Company’s website, which can be accessed at https://www.groupmap.com/ and https://www.teamretro.com/ for GroupMap software and TeamRetro software respectively. .
- “Service” refers to the Company’s services accessed via our Site, in which users access:
- “GroupMap” – an online tool for collaborative brainstorming, decision making and action planning or
- “TeamRetro” – an enterprise-ready online agile retrospective meeting and health check tool for remote teams.
- The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to the Company.
- “You” refers to our client, whether individual or corporation, as a user of our Service.
Personal information you disclose to us
In Short: We collect personal information that you provide to us such as name, address, contact information, passwords and security data, payment information, and social media login data.
We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when registering with our Services, expressing an interest in obtaining information about us or our products and services, when participating in activities on using our Services (such as participating in online meetings) or otherwise contacting us. The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Sites, the choices you make and the products and features you use.
The personal information we COLLECT can include the following:
- Name and Contact Data. We collect your name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other similar contact data.
- Credentials. We may store a cryptographically hashed and salted password, password hint, and similar security information used for authentication and account access to our Service.
- Social Media Login Data. We provide you with the option to register using social media account details, like your Google, Facebook, LinkedIn or other social media account. If you choose to register in this way, we will collect the Information described in the section called “Social Logins” below.
- Payment Data. We collect data necessary to process your payment if you make purchases, such as your payment instrument number (such as a credit card number), and the security code associated with your payment instrument. All payment data is stored by our payment processor and you should review its privacy policies and contact the payment processor directly to respond to your questions.
All personal information that you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate, and you must notify us of any changes to such personal information.
Information automatically collected
In Short: Some information – such as IP address and/or browser and device characteristics – is collected automatically when using our Services.
We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate our Services. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our Services and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our Services, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.
Like many businesses, we also collect information through cookies and similar technologies. [You can find out more about this in our Cookies Policy].
- Account related cookies
- Login related cookies
- Site preferences cookies
To provide you with a great experience on our site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how our site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page that is affected by your preferences.
- Affiliate referral cookies
Several of our partners promote on our behalf and affiliate tracking cookies allow us to see if our customers have come to our site through one of our partner sites so that we can credit them appropriately and where applicable allow our affiliate partners to provide any bonus that they may provide you for making a purchase.
- Third party cookies
We do not track cookies with third parties, including Google Analytics and Google Adsense.
In Short: We do not knowingly collect data from or market to children under 13 years of age.
We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 13 years of age. By using the Sites, you represent that you are at least 13 or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and consent to such minor dependent’s use of the Site. If we learn that personal information from users less than 13 years of age has been collected, we will deactivate the account and take reasonable measures to promptly delete such data from our records. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under age 13, please contact us at email@example.com.
In Short: If you choose to register or log in to our websites using a social media account, we may have access to certain information about you.
Our Services offers you the ability to register and login using your third party social media account details (like your Google, Facebook or LinkedIn logins). Where you choose to do this, we will receive certain profile information about you from your social media provider. The profile Information we receive may vary depending on the social media provider concerned, but will often include your name, e-mail address and profile picture.
In Short: We process your information for purposes based on legitimate business interests, the fulfillment of our contract with you, compliance with our legal obligations, and/or your consent.
We use personal information collected via our Services for a variety of business purposes described below. We process your personal information for these purposes in reliance on our legitimate business interests (“Business Purposes”), in order to enter into or perform a contract with you (“Contractual”), with your consent (“Consent”), and/or for compliance with our legal obligations (“Legal Reasons”). We indicate the specific processing grounds we rely on next to each purpose listed below.
We use the information we collect or receive:
- To facilitate account creation and logon process [with your Consent]. If you choose to link your account with us to a third party account *(such as your Google or Facebook account), we use the information you allowed us to collect from those third parties to facilitate account creation and logon process. See the section below headed “Social Logins” for further information.
- To send you marketing and promotional communications [for Business Purposes and/or with your Consent]. We may use the personal information you send to us for our marketing purposes, if this is in accordance with your marketing preferences. You can opt-out of our marketing emails at any time (see the “Your Privacy Rights” below).
- To send administrative information to you [for Business Purposes, Legal Reasons and/or possibly Contractual]. We may use your personal information to send you product, service and new feature information and/or information about changes to our terms, conditions, and policies.
Fulfil and manage your orders [for Contractual reasons]. We may use your information to fulfil and manage your orders, payments, returns, and exchanges made through the Sites.
- To post testimonials [with your Consent]. We post testimonials on our Sites that may contain personal information. Prior to posting a testimonial, we will obtain your consent to use your name and testimonial. If you wish to update, or delete your testimonial, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and be sure to include your name, testimonial location, and contact information.
- Request Feedback [for our Business Purposes and/or with your Consent].
We may use your information to request feedback and to contact you about your use of our Sites.
- To protect our Sites [for Business Purposes and/or Legal Reasons]. We may use your information as part of our efforts to keep our Sites safe and secure (for example, for fraud monitoring and prevention).
- To enable user-to-user collaboration [with your consent]. We may use your information in a collaborative space (maps, workspaces, retrospective or health check meetings) between invited users with each user’s consent.
- To enforce our terms, conditions and policies [for Business Purposes, Legal Reasons and/or possibly Contractual].
- To respond to legal requests and prevent harm [for Legal Reasons]. If we receive a subpoena or other legal request, we may need to inspect the data we hold to determine how to respond.
- For other Business Purposes. We may use your information for other Business Purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our Sites, products, services, marketing and your experience.
In Short: We only share information with your consent, to comply with laws, to protect your rights, or to fulfill business obligations.
We do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share for marketing purposes your Personal Information with third parties without your consent.
We will only share Personal Information with outside parties if required to meet any applicable legal process or enforceable governmental request; to enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations; address fraud, security or technical concerns; or to protect against harm to the rights, property, or safety of our users or the public as required or permitted by law.
We only share and disclose your information in the following situations:
- Other Users
When you share personal information (for example, by posting ideas, comments or other content to the Services) or otherwise interact within a collaborative space of the Services (such as a map, workshop, retrospective meeting or health check meeting), such personal information may be viewed by all other invited participants of that collaborative area in perpetuity. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of your activity, communicate with you within our Services, and view your basic profile.
- Compliance with Laws
We may disclose your information where we are legally required to do so in order to comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process, such as in response to a court order or a subpoena (including in response to public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements).
- Vital Interests and Legal Rights
We may disclose your information where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.
- Vendors, Consultants and Other Third-Party Service Providers
We may share your data with third party vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform services for us or on our behalf and require access to such information to do that work. Examples include: payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service and marketing efforts. We may allow selected third parties to use tracking technology on the Sites, which will enable them to collect data about how you interact with the Sites over time. This information may be used to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. Unless described in this Policy, we do not share, sell, rent or trade any of your information with third parties for their promotional purposes.
- Business Transfers
We may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.
- Referral partners
- With your Consent
We may disclose your personal information for any other purpose with your consent.
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
In Short: We aim to protect your personal information through a system of organizational and technical security measures.
We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information we process. However, please also remember that we cannot guarantee that the internet itself is 100% secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal information to and from our Services is at your own risk. You should only access the services within a secure environment.
We protect your information from potential security breaches by implementing technological security measures including but not limited to encryption, firewalls and secure socket layer technology. Your data is stored in a top-tier, third-party data hosting provider – Amazon Web Services – with separate environments in the US and the European Union.
For more information about AWS’s approach to compliance with GDPR, see https://aws.amazon.com/compliance/gdpr-center/.
If you are located in the European Union, please note that Amazon Web Services, Inc., which provides our hosting and information storage services, is fully-compliant with the European Union’s Data Protection Directive as a result of being a participant in the Safe Harbor program developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Union. For more information, please visit https://aws.amazon.com/privacy/.
Learn more about our security posture at https://www.groupmap.com/security and https://www.teamretro.com/security
In Short: We may transfer, store, and process your information in countries other than your own.
EU or US
Our primary servers are located in the United States of America. If you are accessing our Sites from outside the United States of America, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed by us in our facilities and by those third parties with whom we may share your personal information (see “Disclosure of Your Information” above), in the United States of America and other countries .
Data Processing Agreement
Such measures implement the European Commission’s Standard Contractual Clauses for transfers of personal information between our group companies and between us and our third-party providers, which require all such recipients to protect personal information that they process from the EEA in accordance with European data protection laws. Our Standard Data Processing Agreement can be provided upon request / is available here [link]. We have implemented similar appropriate safeguards with our third party service providers and partners and further details can be provided upon request.
In Short: We are not responsible for the safety of any information that you share with third-party providers who advertise, but are not affiliated with, our websites.
In Short: You may review, change, or terminate your account at any time.
We are relying on your consent to process your personal information, and you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please note however that this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before its withdrawal.
You may at any time review or change the information in your account or terminate your account by:
- Logging into your account settings and updating your account
- Contacting us using the contact information provided below
Cookies and similar technologies
Opting out of email marketing
You can unsubscribe from our marketing email list at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the emails that we send or by contacting us using the details provided below. You will then be removed from the marketing email list – however, we will still need to send you service-related emails that are necessary for the administration and use of your account. You can also opt-out by:
- Noting your preferences at the time you register your account with the Services.
- Logging into your account settings and updating your preferences.
- Contacting us using the contact information provided below
If you’re not happy with how we are processing your personal data, please contact our Data Protection Officer via email@example.com. We will review and investigate your complaint and get back to you within a reasonable time frame.
In Short: Yes, if you are a resident of the European Economic Area, you are granted specific rights regarding your personal information under GDPR.
In some regions (like the European Economic Area), you have certain rights under applicable data protection laws. These may include the right (i) to request access and obtain a copy of your personal information, (ii) to request rectification or erasure; (iii) to restrict the processing of your personal information; and (iv) if applicable, to data portability. In certain circumstances, you may also have the right to object to the processing of your personal information. We respect your data subject rights under GDPR and have appointed GDPR-Rep.eu as our representative according to Art 27 GDPR. We also provide you with an easy way to submit your privacy related requests such as a request to access or erase your personal data. If you want to exercise your data subject rights, please visit: https://gdpr-rep.eu/q/11059092.
If you are resident in the European Economic Area and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm
In Short: Yes, if you are a resident of Australia, you are granted specific rights regarding your personal information under the Privacy Act 1988.
We abide by the Australian Privacy Principles introduced in the Australian Privacy Act 1988. The Act govern standards, rights and obligations around:
- the collection, use and disclosure of personal information
- an organisation or agency’s governance and accountability
- integrity and correction of personal information
- the rights of individuals to access their personal information
If you are resident in Australia and would like to understand your rights under Australian law, please refer to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner https://www.oaic.gov.au/privacy/
In Short: Yes, if you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your personal information.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.
If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with the Services, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Services. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Services, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from our systems.
From 1 January 2023, the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) will enter into force to strengthen privacy rights of Californian consumers.
In addition to data subject rights granted under the CCPA (such as access, deletion, do not sell and non-discrimination), the CPRA includes additional data subject rights to:
- correct inaccurate personal information
- object not only to the sale, but also to the sharing of their personal data
- opt-out of behavioural profiling and automated decision-making
- object to the use of sensitive personal information
- and data portability
In Short: Yes, we will update this policy as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.
If you have questions or comments about this policy, email Our Privacy Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to:
Chief Privacy Officer
GroupMap Technology Pty. Ltd.
Level 1/931 Albany Highway
East Victoria Park WA 6100
If you have any further questions or comments about us or our policies, email us at email@example.com or contact us by post at:
GroupMap Technology Pty. Ltd.
Level 1/931 Albany Highway
East Victoria Park WA 6100