Privacy Policy

Powder Hound Logo

PowderHound respects your privacy. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and share information about you when you use our app. By using PowderHound, you agree to the terms outlined in this Privacy Policy as well as the terms outlined in our Terms of Use. The use of the terms "the website", "the app", "the site", "we", "us", and "our" refer to PowderHound. The use of PowderHound is generally possible without providing personal data. However, if you wish to use specific features of the app such as alerts, processing of personal data may be necessary. If the processing of personal data is necessary, we will generally obtain consent from you.

Account Information

When you create an account on PowderHound, we collect and store your email address. This information is used to enable personalized features such as snowfall alerts.


PowderHound uses cookies to enhance user experience and authenticate requests. Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your device that help us identify and authenticate you. By using cookies, we can provide a more personalized and seamless experience for our users. The information collected through cookies may include session data, preferences, and authentication tokens.

Vercel Analytics

PowderHound utilizes Vercel Analytics, a service that only stores anonymized data and does not use cookies. Vercel Analytics helps us understand how users interact with the app, allowing us to improve its performance and user experience. The data collected by Vercel Analytics is aggregated and does not include personally identifiable information.

How We Use Your Information

  • Account Management - Your email address is used for account identification and management purposes. This includes account recovery and communication related to your account.

  • Snowfall Alerts - If you enable snowfall alerts, your email address will be used to send you notifications about snowfall based on your preferences.

Data Retention

We retain your account information as long as your account is active. If you choose to delete your account, your email address will be permanently removed from our system.

Third-Party Services

PowderHound may use third-party services for email delivery and notification purposes. These services are selected based on their commitment to privacy and security.

Links to other Sites

PowderHound may contain links to websites that we do not control. When you click on a third-party link, you will be sent to that third-party's website. We strongly recommend that you read the Privacy Policies of any website you visit. We have no control over, and accept no responsibility for, any third-party website or services' content, privacy policies, or practices.


We take reasonable measures to protect the security of your information. However, please be aware that no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is entirely secure.

Your Choices

You have the right to access, update, or delete your account information. You can make these changes within the app's settings or by contacting us directly.

Open Source Nature

As an open source app under the MIT license, the source code of PowderHound is publicly available. Users are encouraged to review the code and contribute to the improvement of the app's privacy and security features.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be effective upon posting the updated policy on our website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at