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Understanding my data
A summary of the playlists created or saved, and any songs saved, including:
Streaming History (audio, video, and podcasts)
A list of items (e.g. songs, videos, and podcasts) listened to or watched in the past year, including:
A summary (at the point of the date of the request) of the content saved in Your Library (songs, episodes, shows, artists, and albums), including:
A list of searches made, including:
For commands made by voice, see Voice Input below.
This includes (where available) at the point of the request:
This includes details of the payment method (where available):
This includes (where available):
Family plan data (if you own a Premium for Family plan) which includes your address, city, country, name, state, street, and postal code.
We draw certain inferences about your interests and preferences based on your usage of the Spotify service and using data obtained from our advertisers and other advertising partners. This includes a list of market segments with which you are currently associated. Depending on your settings, this data may be used to serve interest-based advertising to you within the Spotify service.
A list of commands made by voice (where available), including:
A list of interactions (such as comments) made to an interactivity feature of the podcast, including:
Spotify for Artists
If you have a Spotify for Artist (S4A) account, additional data you’ve provided in your S4A account will be listed. This may include your business email address, your title and/or what role you have for a particular artist or licensor (i.e., manager, composer, publicist, etc.), and the name of your employer.
In addition to the data available in the Download your data tool, you can separately request your extended streaming history and technical log files by contacting our customer support (firstname.lastname@example.org). You will receive several files containing different types of personal data as described below:
Extended Streaming History (audio, video, and podcasts)
A list of items (e.g. songs, videos, and podcasts) listened to or watched during the lifetime of your account, including the following details:
Look for the "Read Me First - Extended Streaming History" file provided with your data for a detailed description of each technical field that corresponds to the data described above.
Technical Log Information
The Technical Log Information contains detailed technical data such as commands, error messages, and log strings that we have collected about your account in order to provide and troubleshoot the Spotify service.
Look for the “Read Me First - Technical Log Information” file provided with your data for a detailed description of the technical log data. This file is provided by default in English, but you can always contact our customer support (email@example.com) if you need help understanding this data in your local language.
Last updated: 8 April, 2022
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