According to the updated policy, the popular music streaming service may collect a variety of data, including “contacts, photos, or media files.”
However, Spotify’s data collections doesn’t stop there, as the app may also harvest sensor information, such as that provided by your handset’s accelerometer and voice searches, as well as your location.
“Depending on the type of device that you use to interact with the Service and your settings, we may also collect information about your location based on, for example, your phone’s GPS location or other forms of locating mobile devices (e.g. Bluetooth),” the policy states. “We may also collect sensor data (e.g. data about the speed of your movements, such as whether you are running, walking, or in transit).”
Spotify will also be able to view your interactions on Facebook, including your likes and posts, although this can be prevented by going into your Spotify preferences and ensuring your account is not synced to your Facebook profile.