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Spotify's latest privacy scandals

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What's the most privacy friendly option?

These are two real privacy practices from Spotify's privacy policy. What would you say is the most privacy friendly?

Option A
...Integrated Services, about news related to your profile and activity, such as that you have joined Spotify, take actions related to their Spotify profiles or content which they subscribe to, or other actions which we think may be of interest to them. Likewise, we may notify you about such activity of other users. Learn more about how to manage notifications, your publicly available profile information, and what you share with others in section 5 below.
Option B
...e third parties generally provide us with some limited information related to you, such as a unique token that enables you to make additional purchases using the information they've stored, and your card's type, expiration date, and last four digits. If you choose to pay by invoice, Spotify may need to collect and transfer additional information, like your name, date of birth and phone number, to our invoicing service provider to enable credit checks and send you invoices. The use of your data by our invoicing service provider is subject to its privacy policies.

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Spotify's main privacy threats

Your data might be sold

Spotify might sell your data to governments, individuals or companies.

Ads have your data

Spotify might hand information about you to advertisers for marketing purposes.

Data is kept forever

Spotify may keep your data indifenitely and never delete it.

Your data is misused

Spotify might use your data in ways you don't intend them to do.

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Spotify's privacy policy, exposed

2 very concerning threats

1.98% of their privacy policy contains very concerning risks.

22 milder threats

As much as 21.78% of their policy is something you should be worried about.

0% privacy friendly

Only 0.0% of the whole document proves they're concerned about your privacy.

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