Last Updated: March 1, 2017
Collection of Information
Information You Provide to Us
We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information you provide when you create an account, post comments or otherwise participate in any interactive features of the Service, fill out a form, participate in a contest or promotion, apply for a job, communicate with us via third party social media sites, request customer support or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we may collect include your username, email address, password phone number, date of birth, and other contact or identifying information you choose to provide.
We may also access photos that you specifically choose to use in connection with the Service, such as for a playlist cover or profile photo, and information from your contacts you specifically choose to let us access, such as if you wish to find or invite friends.
Information We Collect Automatically When You Use the Service
When you access or use our Service, we automatically collect information about you, including:
Log Information: We log information about your use of the Service, including the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your IP address and the page, site or other source that referred you to our Service.
Device Information: We collect information about the computer, mobile device, or other consumer electronic device you use to access our Service, including the hardware model, operating system and version, device identifiers and mobile network information
Location Information: We may collect general information about your location which we derive from your IP address. We may also collect specific information about the location of your device when you access or use one of our applications, but only with your consent . For more details, please see "Your Choices" below.
Sensor Information: We may collect information from your device’s accelerometer and gyroscope sensors to detect things like motion and acceleration.
Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: We use various technologies to collect information about your use of the Service, including the music you listen to and your listening activity (including how long you listen to songs, what songs you skip, what songs you like or dislike, and how you swipe songs) and this may include sending cookies or other tracking devices to your computer or mobile device. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us to make recommendations and improve our Service and your experience, see which areas and features of our Service are popular and count visits. We may also collect information using web beacons (also known as "tracking pixels"). Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in our Service or emails and help deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon. For more information about cookies, and how to disable them, please see "Your Choices" below.
Information We Collect From Other Sources
We may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through our Service. For example, if you create or log into your account through a social media site, we will have access to certain information from that site, such as your name, account information and friends lists, in accordance with the authorization procedures determined by such social media site.
Use of Information
We may use information about you for various purposes, including to:
Provide, maintain and improve our Service;
Provide and deliver the products and services you request, process transactions and send you related information, including confirmations and invoices,
Send you technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages;
Respond to your comments, questions and requests and provide customer service;
Communicate with you about products, services, offers, promotions, rewards, and events offered by Playlist and others, and provide news and information we think will be of interest to you;
Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with our Service;
Detect, investigate and prevent fraudulent transactions and other illegal activities and protect the rights and property of Playlist and others;
Personalize and improve the Service, enhance the listener experience, make suggestions and recommendations, and provide advertisements, content or features that match user profiles or interests;
Process and deliver contest entries and rewards;
Link or combine with information we get from others to help understand your needs and provide you with better service; and
Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.
Playlist is based in the United States and the information we collect is governed by U.S. law. By accessing or using the Service or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to the U.S. and other countries.
Sharing of Information
With vendors, consultants and other service providers who need access to such information to carry out work on our behalf;
In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with any applicable law, regulation or legal process, or as otherwise required by any applicable law, rule or regulation;
If we believe your actions are inconsistent with the spirit or language of our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property and safety of Playlist or others;
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; and
With your consent or at your direction, including if we notify you through our Service that the information you provide will be shared in a particular manner and you provide such information.
In addition, you understand that when you use the Service, information you provide in public areas of the Service, such as your profile, playlists created and followed, and comments you post, will be available to other users, subject to any available privacy settings .
We may also share aggregated or anonymized information that does not directly identify you.
Social Sharing Features
The Service may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the Facebook "Like" button), which let you share actions you take on our Service with other media, and vice versa. The use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the entity that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the entities that provide these features.
Advertising and Analytics Services Provided by Others
Playlist takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
We do not knowingly collect information from children under 13 and we do not want it. We will take steps to delete it if we learn we have collected it. We do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use Personal Information from children under 13 years of age, and no part of the Service is directed to children under the age of 13. If you learn that your child has provided us with Personal Information without your consent, then you may alert us at [email protected] If we learn that we have collected any Personal Information from children under 13, then we will promptly take steps to delete such information and terminate the child’s account.
If you wish to delete your account or update your account information, please email us at [email protected] but note that we may retain certain information as required by law or for legitimate business purposes, and cancellation or deactivation of your account does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information you may have posted or otherwise made available publicly on the Service while you were a registered user. We may also retain cached or archived copies of information about you for a certain period of time.
When you first launch any of our mobile applications that collect location information, you will be asked to consent to the application's collection of this information. If you initially consent to our collection of location information, you can subsequently stop the collection of this information at any time by changing the preferences on your mobile device. If you do so certain features of the Service will no longer function. You may also stop our collection of location information by following the standard uninstall process to remove all of our mobile applications from your device.
Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Service.
You may opt out of receiving promotional emails or text messages from Playlist by following the instructions in those emails or text messages or by. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional communications, such as those about your account or our ongoing business relations.
Mobile Push Notifications/Alerts
With your consent, we may send promotional and non-promotional push notifications or alerts to your mobile device. You can deactivate these messages at any time by changing the notification settings on your mobile device.