We want you to understand how and why Podbabble, Inc. (“Podbabble,” “we” or “us”) collects, uses, and shares information about you when you use our sites and other online products and services (collectively, the “Services”) or when you otherwise interact with us or receive a communication from us.
Information You Provide to Us
We collect information you provide to us directly when you use the Services. This includes:
If you create a Podbabble account, we may require you to provide a username and password. Your username is public, and it doesn’t have to be related to your real name. You may also provide other account information, like an email address, bio, or profile picture. We also store your user account preferences and settings.
Content you submit
We collect the content you submit to the Services. This includes your posts and comments including saved drafts and your reports and other communications with moderators and with us. Your content may include text, links, images, gifs, and videos.
Actions you take
We collect information about the actions you take when using the Services. This includes your interactions with content, like voting and others. It also includes your interactions with other users. We collect your interactions with communities, like your subscriptions or moderator status.
If you purchase products or services from us such as Podcast subscription, we will collect certain information from you, including your name, address, email address, and information about the product or service you are purchasing. We do not collect payment information such as creditcard numbers directly, but instead use industry-standard payment processor services such as Stripe.
You may choose to provide other information directly to us. For example, we may collect information when you send us a message, apply for a job, request customer support, or otherwise communicate with us.
Information We Collect Automatically
When you access or use our Services, we may also automatically collect information about you. This includes:
Log and usage data
We may log information when you access and use the Services. This may include your IP address, user-agent string, browser type, operating system, referral URLs, device information (e.g., device IDs), device settings, mobile carrier name, pages visited, links clicked, the requested URL, and search terms.
Information collected from cookies and similar technologies
Information Collected by Third Parties
We use third party tools such as Google Analytics to learn demographic information about the population that uses Podbabble. To provide this demographic information, these companies collect cookie information to recognize your device.