Privacy Policy

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Podcast Inc
a DSHG Sonic Company
Suite #189
1028 Boulevard
West Hartford CT - 06119

Podcast Inc provides this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use, protection, and disclosure of Personal Information received from your use of this website, located at (“Site”), as well as all related websites andany future subdomains we may add, applications, browser extensions, and other services provided by us (collectively, together with the Site, our “Service”),and in connection with our customer, vendor, and partner relationships. This Privacy Policy also tells you about your rights and choices with respect to your Personal Information, and how you can reach us to update your contact information or get answers to questions you may have about our privacypractices.In addition to the activities described in this Privacy Policy, we may process Personal Information on behalf of our commercial customers when they use the Service. We process such Personal Information as a data processor of our commercial customers, which are the entities responsible for the data processing. To understand how a commercial customer processes your Personal Information,please refer to that customer’s privacy policy.Registration with,use of, and access to the Service is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Service located at as well as the GDPR policy at All terms not defined in this Privacy Policy will have the meanings set forth in the Terms of Service.

1. Personal information we may collect For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, “Personal Information” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual. We obtain Personal Information relating to you from various sources described below.Where applicable,we indicate whether and why you must provide us with your Personal Information,as well as the consequences of failing to do so. If you do not provide Personal Information when requested, you may not be able to benefit from our Service if that information is necessary to provide you with the service or if we are legally required to collect it. 

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Personal information provided by you Registration If you desire to have access to certain restricted sections of the Site or request to receive marketing materials, you may be required to become a registered user, and to submit the following types of Personal Information to Podcast Inc: your name,email address, phone number, full user name, password, city, and time zone.Customer Support We may collect information through your communications with our customer support team or other communications that you may send us and their contents.Making a Purchase When you make payments through the Service, you will need to provide Personal Information such as your credit card number and billing address.Social Media In order to allow you us to post to your social media platforms, we may ask you to provide yourusername, account ids, social handle, time zones, and email address.Other We may also collect your contact details when you provide them in the context of our customer,vendor, and partner relationships.2a. Personal Information Collected from Connected Social Media Accounts If Podcast Inc ismanaging social media accounts for your podcast then we may collect certaininformation stored in your social media account such as:FacebookPodcast Inc mayconnect to a Facebook page or profile, in which case we will access certaininformation from Facebook regarding your account. We may collect profile image,display name, username / page ID or profile ID, access tokens, sent posts. Thisincludes the content of your post and engagement data (such as click rates,likes, re-shares, impressions, as well as general engagement counts), to theextent permitted by applicable law. This data will only be used by Podcast Incto provide you with the Service you expect and will not be shared with any externalparties.TwitterPodcast Inc mayconnect to a Twitter profile for your podcast, in which case we will accesscertain information from Twitter regarding your account. We may collect profileimage, display name, username / profile ID, access tokens, and sent posts. Thisincludes the content of your post and engagement data (such as click rates,likes, retweets, re-shares, impressions, as well as general engagement counts),to the extent permitted by applicable law. This data will only be used by PodcastInc to provide you with the Service you expect and will not be shared with anythird parties.InstagramPodcast Inc mayconnect to an Instagram profile for your podcast, in which case we will accesscertain information from Instagram regarding your account. We may collectprofile image, display name, username / profile ID, access tokens, and sentposts. This includes the content of your post and engagement data (such asclick rates, likes, re-shares, impressions, as well as general engagementcounts), to the extent permitted by applicable law. This data will only be usedby Podcast Inc to provide you with the Service you expect and will not beshared with any third parties.LinkedInPodcast Inc mayconnect to a LinkedIn profile or company page for your podcast, in which casewe will access certain information from LinkedIn regarding your account. We maycollect profile image, display name, username / profile ID, access tokens, andsent posts. This includes the content of your post and engagement data (such asclick rates, likes, re-shares, impressions, as well as general engagementcounts), to the extent permitted by applicable law. This data will only be usedby Podcast Inc to provide you with the Service you expect and will not beshared with any third parties.Libsyn/Anchor/ApplePodcast and any Podcast Hosting PlatformsPodcast Inc mayconnect to a any of the above or similar Podcast Hosting services, in whichcase we will access certain information from the service regarding youraccount. We may collect podcast image, podcast name, username / profile ID,access tokens, and previous episodes. This includes all information you haveshared with that service till date. This data will only be used by Podcast Incto provide you with the Service you expect and will not be shared with anythird parties. 2b. PersonalInformation Automatically Obtained from Your Interactions with the ServiceLog DataWhen you use ourService, our servers automatically record information that your browser sendswhenever you visit a website (“Log Data”). This Log Data may includeinformation such as your IP address, browser type or the domain from which youare visiting, the web-pages you visit, the search terms you use, and anyadvertisements on which you click.Cookies and SimilarTechnologiesLike many websites,we also use “cookie” technology to collect additional website usage data and toimprove the Site and our Service. A cookie is a small data file that wetransfer to your computer’s hard disk. A session cookie enables certainfeatures of the Site and our service and is deleted from your computer when youdisconnect from or leave the Site. A persistent cookie remains after you closeyour browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Site.Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser help filedirections. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. Podcast Incmay use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand howyou interact with the Site and our Service, to monitor aggregate usage by ourusers and web traffic routing on the Site, and to improve the Site and ourService. We may alsoautomatically record certain information from your device by using varioustypes of technology, including “clear gifs” or “web beacons.” Thisautomatically collected information may include your IP address or other deviceaddress or ID, web browser and/or device type, the web pages or sites that youvisit just before or just after you use the Service, the pages or other contentyou view or otherwise interact with on the Service, and the dates and timesthat you visit, access, or use the Service. We also may use these technologiesto collect information regarding your interaction with email messages, such aswhether you opened, clicked on, or forwarded a message, to the extent permittedunder applicable law. You can instructyour browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to promptyou before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. Please note that ifyou delete, or choose not to accept, cookies from the Service, you may not beable to utilize the features of the Service to their fullest potential. Do Not TrackPodcast Inc doesnot process or respond to web browsers’ “do not track” signals or other similartransmissions that indicate a request to disable online tracking of users whouse our Service. Third Party WebBeacons and Third Party ButtonsWe may displaythird-party content on the Service, including third-party advertising.Third-party content may use cookies, web beacons, or other mechanisms forobtaining data in connection with your viewing of the third party content onthe Service. Additionally, we may implement third party buttons, such asFacebook “share” buttons, that may function as web beacons even when you do notinteract with the button. Information collected through third-party web beaconsand buttons is collected directly by these third parties, not by Podcast Inc.Please consult such third party’s data collection, use, and disclosure policiesfor more information.Links to OtherWebsitesOur Site containslinks to other websites. The fact that we link to a website is not anendorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that thirdparty. We do not exercise control over third party websites. These otherwebsites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collectdata or solicit Personal Information from you. Other sites follow differentrules regarding the use or disclosure of the Personal Information you submit tothem. We are not responsible for the content, privacy and security practices,and policies of third-party sites or services to which links or access areprovided through the Service. We encourage you to read the privacy policies orstatements of the other websites you visit.3. How we may useyour personal informationWe may use thePersonal Information we obtain about you to: ·      create and manageyour account, provide our Service, process payments, and respond to yourinquiries;·      manage accountauthentication such as two-factor authentication·      communicate withyou to verify your account and for informational and operational purposes, suchas account management, customer service, or system maintenance, including byperiodically emailing you service-related announcements;·      tailor our Service(e.g., we may use cookies and similar technologies to remember yourpreferences);·      publish yourcontent, comments or messages on social media platforms;·      provide tailoredadvertising, for Podcast Inc services, via Google AdWords;·      aggregate yourPersonal Information for analytical purposes;·      provide customersupport;·      operate, evaluateand improve our business (including by developing new products and services;managing our communications; determining the effectiveness of our advertising;analyzing how the Service is being accessed and used; tracking performance ofthe Service; debugging the Service; facilitating the use of our Service);·      send you marketingcommunications about products, services, offers, programs and promotions of PodcastInc, and affiliated companies;·      ensure the securityof our Service;·      manage ourcustomer, service provider and partner relationships;·      enforce ouragreements related to our Service and our other legal rights; and·      comply withapplicable legal requirements, industry standards and our policies. ·      If you are located inthe European Economic Area, we may process your Personal Information for theabove purposes when: ·      you have consentedto the use of your Personal Information, For example, we may seek to obtainyour consent for our uses of cookies or similar technologies, or to send youmarketing communications.·      we need yourPersonal Information to provide you with services and products requested byyou, or to respond to your inquiries,·      we have a legalobligation to use your Personal Information, or·      we have alegitimate interest in using your Personal Information. In particular, we havea legitimate interest in using your Personal Information to ensure and improvethe safety, security, and performance of our Service, to anonymize PersonalInformation and carry out data analyses.4. How we sharepersonal informationWe may disclose thePersonal Information we collect about you as described below or otherwisedisclosed to you at the time the data is collected, including with:Social MediaPlatformsOur primary purposefor using information is to publish your content on social platforms, allow youto track metrics for analytical purposes, and engage with customers throughpublic replies and conversations (direct messages or “DMs”). We will post onyour behalf if you have an account on a third party social network platform,such as Twitter or Facebook, and to transfer your information to and from theapplicable third party platform. Once you share your content to a social mediaplatform, its use will be governed by that platform’s privacy policy.Service ProvidersWe engage certaintrusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to us,including hosting and maintenance, error monitoring, debugging, performancemonitoring, billing, customer relationship, database storage and management,and direct marketing campaigns. We may share your Personal Information withthese third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform thesefunctions and provide such services. We also require these third parties tomaintain the privacy and security of the Personal Information they process onour behalf.Compliance withLaws and Law EnforcementPodcast Inc cooperateswith government and law enforcement officials or private parties to enforce andcomply with the law. To the extent permitted under applicable law, we maydisclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officialsor private parties as we believe is necessary or appropriate to investigate,respond to, and defend against claims, for legal process (including subpoenas),to protect the property and rights of Podcast Inc or a third party, to protect PodcastInc against liability, for the safety of the public or any person, to preventor stop any illegal, unethical, fraudulent, abusive, or legally actionableactivity, to protect the security or integrity of the Service and any equipmentused to make the Service available, or to comply with the law. Business TransfersPodcast Inc maysell, transfer or otherwise share some or all its assets, including PersonalInformation, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization, sale ofassets, or similar transaction, or in the event of insolvency or bankruptcy.You will have the opportunity to opt out of any such transfer if the newentity’s planned processing of your information differs materially from thatset forth in this Privacy Policy. Other Third PartiesWe may sharePersonal Information with our headquarters and affiliates, and businesspartners to whom it is reasonably necessary or desirable for us to discloseyour data for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. We may also makecertain non-Personal Information available to third parties for variouspurposes, including for business or marketing purposes or to assist thirdparties in understanding our users’ interest, habits, and usage patterns forcertain programs, content, services, advertisements, promotions, andfunctionality available through the Service. 5. How we protectpersonal informationPodcast Inc is veryconcerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your Personal Information.We employ administrative and electronic measures designed to appropriatelyprotect your Personal Information against accidental or unlawful destruction,accidental loss, unauthorized alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access,misuse, and any other unlawful form of processing of the Personal Information inour possession. Please be aware that no security measures are perfect orimpenetrable. We cannot guarantee that information about you will not beaccessed, viewed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of ouradministrative, physical, and electronic safeguards, subject to requirementsunder applicable law to ensure or warrant information security. We will make anylegally-required disclosures of any breach of the security, confidentiality, orintegrity of your unencrypted electronically stored Personal Information to youvia email or conspicuous posting on our Site in the most expedient timepossible and without unreasonable delay, consistent with (i) the legitimateneeds of law enforcement or (ii) any measures necessary to determine the scope ofthe breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the data system , and anyother disclosures that may be required under applicable law. We also takemeasures to delete your Personal Information or keep it in a form that does notpermit identifying you when this information is no longer necessary for thepurposes for which we process it, unless we are required by law to keep thisinformation for a longer period. When determining the retention period, we takeinto account various criteria, such as the type of products and servicesrequested by or provided to you, the nature and length of our relationship withyou, possible re-enrollment with our products or services, the impact on theservices we provide to you if we delete some information from or about you,mandatory retention periods provided by law and the statute of limitations. 6. Your rights andchoicesIf you decide atany time that you no longer wish to receive such marketing communications fromus, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any of thecommunications. You may also opt out from receiving commercial email from us bysending your request to us by email at Please be awarethat, even after you opt out from receiving commercial messages from us, you willcontinue to receive administrative messages from us regarding the Service.In certainjurisdictions you have the right to request access and receive informationabout the Personal Information we maintain about you, to update and correctinaccuracies in your Personal Information, to restrict or object to theprocessing of your Personal Information, to have the information blocked,anonymized or deleted, as appropriate, or to exercise your right to dataportability to transfer your Personal Information to another company. Thoserights may be limited in some circumstances by local law requirements. Inaddition to the above-mentioned rights, you also have the right to lodge acomplaint with a competent supervisory authority subject to applicable law.Where required bylaw, we obtain your consent for the processing of certain Personal Informationcollected by cookies or similar technologies, or used to send you directmarketing communications, or when we carry out other processing activities forwhich consent may be required. If we rely on consent for the processing of yourPersonal Information, you have the right to withdraw it at any time and free ofcharge. When you do so, this will not affect the lawfulness of the processingbefore your consent withdrawal.To update yourpreferences, ask us to remove your information from our mailing lists, deleteyour account or submit a request to exercise your rights under applicable law,please contact us as specified in the “How to Contact Us” section below. 7. Data transfersPodcast Inc isbased in the United States. Personal Information that we collect may betransferred to, and stored at, any of our affiliates, partners or serviceproviders which may be inside or outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”) andSwitzerland, including the United States. By submitting your personal data, youagree to such transfers. Your Personal Information may be transferred tocountries that do not have the same data protection laws as the country inwhich you initially provided the information. When we transfer or disclose yourPersonal Information to other countries, we will protect that information asdescribed in this Privacy Policy. Individuals Locatedin the EEA or SwitzerlandIf you are locatedin the European Economic Area (“EEA”), the United Kingdom, or Switzerland, wecomply with applicable legal requirements for the transfer of PersonalInformation to countries outside of the EEA, the United Kingdom, and/orSwitzerland. 8. Children'sprivacyThe Site is notdirected to persons under 16. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his orher child has provided us with Personal Information without their consent, heor she should contact us at We do not knowingly collectPersonal Information from children under 16. If we become aware that a childunder 16 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete suchinformation from our files.9. Updates to thisPrivacy PolicyThis Privacy Policymay be updated from time to time for any reason; each version will apply toinformation collected while it was in place. We will notify you of anymodifications to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy on ourSite and indicating the date of the latest revision. You are advised to consultthis Privacy Policy regularly for any changes.If themodifications materially alter your rights or obligations hereunder, we willmake reasonable efforts to notify you of the change. For example, we may send amessage to your email address or generate a pop-up or similar notification whenyou access the Service for the first time after such material changes are made.Your continued use of the Service after the revised Privacy Policy has becomeeffective indicates that you have read, understood and agreed to the currentversion of this Privacy Policy.10. Your Californiaprivacy rightsResidents ofCalifornia have the right to request a disclosure describing what types ofpersonal information we have shared with third parties for their directmarketing purposes, and with whom we have shared it, during the preceding year.You may request a copy of that disclosure by contacting us at How to contactusPodcast Inc. is theentity responsible for the processing of your Personal Information. If you haveany questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, or if you would liketo exercise your rights to your Personal Information, you may contact us byemailing us at or by writing to us at: