SpotifySpotify is a music streaming service. Spotify is available for most mobile platforms and it can be used either by web-browser or client application.
- Terms and Conditions of Use: https://www.spotify.com/us/legal/end-user-agreement/
- Copyright Policy: https://www.spotify.com/us/legal/copyright-policy/
- Applicable law: https://www.spotify.com/fi/legal/end-user-agreement/#s24
Evaluation (11 December 2018)
Spotify requires registration or Facebook account. Service provides both free and paid options.
Unpaid option includes quite much advertising. Advertisements can be avoided updating free version to “Unlimited” version or Premium version. Both provide unlimited listening without time restrictions and Premium also includes some extra features. Paid versions require credit card or PayPal account.
Spotify reserves the right to use posted user content until account has been deactivated. This does not apply to the material which the user has published or otherwise made public.
Personal and non-personal information can be used for marketing purposes. Spotify may utilize also any information from integrated services that have been joined to Spotify (Facebook for example). Service gathers quite much information about the user (cookies, IP address etc.). Basically Spotify does not give personal information to third parties but user should act with caution when using many services integrated to Spotify.
Focused easily used music streaming
Provides good support for mobile applications
Music history ends up easily to Facebook if user is not being careful
Much of user profile information is public by default. User must take care of adjusting the relevant settings. View instructions for adjusting the relevant settings.
Spotify reserves the right to use posted user content in large extent
With registration or Facebook account
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