The TL;DR is they are required so SameTunes can learn the most about your music tastes to provide you the most useful analysis and compatibility assessment. We will never modify your Spotify content without your express permission to do so. Your data and permissions are of the highest priority for SameTunes.
However, some users may be rightfully cautious upon seeing the amount of Spotify Permissions needed to use SameTunes. To help put their worries to rest we have included this list that shows exactly why we need each permission:
Like most website operators, SameTunes LLC collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. SameTunes LLC's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how SameTunes LLC's visitors use its website. From time to time, SameTunes LLC may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
SameTunes LLC also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for all users. SameTunes LLC only discloses user IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
Certain visitors to SameTunes LLC's websites choose to interact with SameTunes LLC in ways that require SameTunes LLC to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that SameTunes LLC gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, visitors who log into the service provide us with a username, email address, and other personally identifiable information from your music streaming provider.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. However, all data is captured over Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) and is stored on secured private servers.
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
SameTunes LLC discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on SameTunes LLC's behalf or to provide services available at SameTunes LLC's website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using SameTunes LLC's website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. SameTunes LLC will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, SameTunes LLC discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when SameTunes LLC believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of SameTunes LLC, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of SameTunes.com, SameTunes LLC may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with SameTunes LLC and our products. We primarily use our social media accounts to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. SameTunes LLC takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
SameTunes LLC may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. SameTunes LLC may display this information publicly or provide it to others, including to other users. However, SameTunes LLC does not disclose your personally-identifying information without your express permission.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, SameTunes LLC uses "Cookies", similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, saved states, and store your preferences on your computer.
All users and visitors of SameTunes.com have the right to view all the collected information SameTunes LLC has about them. Additionally, all visitors and users can request this data be permanently deleted to the fullest extent that it does not harm the website or other users of the website. SameTunes LLC retains the right to store or delete any and all data is collects on visitors and users of the website.
To request to view your information or for it to be deleted please send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org