At Spotify, we want to give you the best possible experience. To do this we use some personal data about you to provide your personalised Spotify service and to develop the best audio platform for our listeners and creators. We are also committed to protecting the privacy and security of your data. Check out the below privacy resources and watch the video on this page to learn more.
It is very important to us that you understand what personal data we collect about you, how we collect it, and why it’s necessary.
We collect your personal data in the following ways:
We collect and use your personal data for the following reasons:
We are committed to protecting our users’ personal data. We implement appropriate technical and organisational measures to help protect the security of your personal data. However, please note that no system is ever completely secure.
We have put various safeguards in place including pseudonymization, encryption, access, and retention policies to guard against unauthorised access and unnecessary retention of personal data in our systems.
To protect your user account, we encourage you to:
You may be aware that privacy laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation or "GDPR", give certain rights to individuals over their personal data. These are described below.
It’s your right to request access to the personal data we process about you.
It’s your right to be informed of the personal data we process about you and how we process it.
It’s your right to request that we amend or update your personal data where it’s inaccurate or incomplete.
It’s your right to request that we temporarily or permanently stop processing all or some of your personal data.
It’s your right to object to us processing your personal data at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation.
It’s your right to object to your personal data being processed for tailored advertising purposes.
It’s your right to not be subject to a decision based solely on automated decision making, including profiling, where the decision would have a legal effect on you or produce a similarly significant effect.
It’s your right to request a copy of your personal data in an electronic format and the right to transmit that personal data for use in another party’s service.
It’s your right to request that we delete your personal data.
It’s your right to withdraw your consent to us collecting or using your personal data.
It’s your right to contact the Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection or your local data protection authority about any questions or concerns.
On the “Explicit Content” setting you can control whether explicit-rated content can be played on your Spotify account.
At Spotify we are dedicated to providing you with the best user experience. Below are the policies that we apply when providing you with this service.
For any questions or concerns about this page, contact our Data Protection Officer any one of these ways: