"In accordance with the Privacy Act, we will inform you about the collection of personal information of users who are applying for Spotify Services, so please read these carefully and agree to them.

1. Items of personal information collected

Spotify collects the following items of personal information:

  • Essential items collected at the time of subscription or during the use of Spotify Services: username, email address, phone number, birth date, gender, street address and country.

  • Items collected at the time of subscription or during the use of Spotify Services at the user's choice: Spotify Service plan, interactions with the Spotify Service, inferences, user content, URL information, cookie data, IP addresses, information about the types of devices, device attributes of devices, non-precise location, and mobile sensor data.

2. The purpose of collection and use of personal information

Spotify may use the personal information we collect for the following purposes: If the purpose of use is changed or added, we will notify you and obtain further consent.

  • To provide and personalize the Spotify Service.

  • To understand, diagnose, troubleshoot, and fix issues with the Spotify Service.

  • To evaluate and develop new features, technologies, and improvements to the Spotify Service.

  • To comply with legal obligations and law enforcement requests.

  • To fulfill contractual obligations with third parties, for example licensing agreements and to take appropriate action with respect to reports of intellectual property infringement and inappropriate content.

  • To establish, exercise, or defend legal claims.

  • To conduct business planning, reporting, and forecasting.

  • To process your payment.

  • To detect fraud, including fraudulent payments and fraudulent use of the Spotify Service.

  • To conduct research, contests, surveys, and sweepstakes.

3. Retention of personal information and period of use

We keep your personal data only as long as necessary to provide you with the Spotify Service and for legitimate and essential business purposes, such as maintaining the performance of the Spotify Service, making data-driven business decisions about new features and offerings, complying with our legal obligations, and resolving disputes. We keep some of your personal data for as long as you are a user of the Spotify Service. For example, we keep your playlists, song library, and account information.

In principle, Spotify destroys your personal information without delay when you withdraw from membership. However, if the user has obtained separate consent for the period of personal information storage, or if the law imposes a duty to store the information for a certain period of time, the personal information will be stored securely for that period of time.

4. The right to refuse consent to the collection and use of personal information

You have the right to refuse to consent to the collection and use of personal information. If you refuse to accept the collection and use of the minimum amount of personal information (required items) collected when you register, it may be difficult to register.

For more details on the processing of personal information, please visit the 'Privacy Policy'