We take data protection and privacy responsibilities very seriously. As such, we are committed to protecting the privacy of individuals (“you” or “your”), when they subscribe to our advertising and hosting services (the “Services”), when they visit our websites at https://omnystudio.com and https://omny.fm/ (the “Websites”) and when they listen to podcast that we host. As such, when you use our Services, visit our Websites or listen to a podcast hosted by Omny Studio, you do so with the knowledge that your data will be collected and processed in accordance with the terms set out in this policy. If you do not agree with our policies and practices as to how your data will be collected and processed, please do not use our Services, visit our Websites or listen to any podcast hosted by Omny Studio.
In case you’re in a hurry, we’ve compiled a quick overview of our Policy in the below table for easy reading. From there, you can click through the specific sections of our Table of Contents that may be of interest for you.
|Who we are:
121cast Pty Ltd (dba Omny Studio)
Our offices:3/29 Stewart St
Richmond, Victoria 3121
|When and how we collect data:
|Types of data we collect and process:
From our clients:
From visitors of our Websites:
From listeners of podcasts by our clients that leverage the Services
|How we use your data:
We process data both on our behalf and on behalf of our clients to:
|Sharing your data with third parties:
We may share your data with third parties such as:
|Securing your data:
We maintain generally accepted security standards to protect the data that we collect.
You can exercise your rights as it relates to your personal information by sending us an email at email@example.com.
Omny Studio provides a complete audio management solution for podcasters and radio stations around the world, including podcast hosting and advertising services.
We typically do not directly interact with the owners of information, unless the owner of the information is our client. Rather, we process the information (including personal information, if any) provided by our clients when using our Services.
When we process your personal information in the context of managing our customer relationship, operating our Websites and performing our marketing activities, the controller of your personal information is 121cast Pty Ltd. When we process your personal information on behalf of our clients as part of the Services, the controller of your personal information is our client.
If you have any questions about this Policy, including any request to exercise your legal rights, please contact us as follows:
You have the right to lodge any complaints you have regarding our processing of your personal information with a regulatory authority. We care about your privacy, and we appreciate the chance to address your concern before you do so.
This Policy sets out how Omny Studio collects, uses, and shares the information, including personal data, personal information, or the equivalent terminology in your jurisdiction, that we may obtain from (i) our clients using our Services, (ii) podcast listeners, and/or (iii) visitors to our Websites.
You should read this Policy carefully so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your information.
The Websites and the Services are not directed to persons under 13. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we take steps to remove such information and terminate the child’s account.
From the first moment you interact with Omny Studio, we are collecting information. Sometimes you provide us with information, sometimes information about you is collected automatically.
Here’s when and how we do this:
The information we are collecting and processing from you, or have collected and processed during the past 12 months, varies depending on how you interact with Omny Studio (i.e., whether you are a content owner/podcaster, a visitor of our Websites or a listener of a podcast hosted by us).
3.1. From our clients that use the Services
3.2. From visitors of our Websites:
3.3. From listeners of podcasts by our clients that leverage the Services
The information we collect may include “personal information”, which means information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular individual or household. Personal information, once “de-identified” so that it cannot be linked back to you, is not subject to this Policy and we may treat such information as non-personal information and use it without obligation to you, except where prohibited by applicable law. We may also combine personal information with information that does not directly identify you; if we do so, we will consider the combined information to be personal information.
Data protection law means that we can only use your information for certain reasons and where we have a legal basis to do so.
We process personal information to (i) provide our Services in accordance with the agreement with you; (ii) for our legitimate business interests such as securing and protecting the integrity of our website, and improving our Services; and (iii) as permitted to meet applicable legal requirements.
For information collected by our audio management platform located at www.omnystudio.com, we use the information we collect about you (including personal information to the extent applicable) to:
For information collected by our audio content servers, players and apps powered by the Services located at omny.fm, we use the information we collect about you (including personal information to the extent applicable) to:
We also may use the information we collect about you in an aggregate form to conduct analysis or research, such as research about customer demographics, internet use, and interests and behavior. Aggregate data does not include personal information
We may use personal information to let you know about our products and services that we believe will be of interest to you. We may contact you by email, post, or telephone or through other communication channels that we think you may find helpful. In all cases, we will respect your preferences for how you would like us to manage marketing activity with you.
To protect your privacy rights and to ensure you have control over how we manage marketing with you:
We may share your personal information to third parties for the business purposes outlined in Section 4 above. When we disclose personal information to a third party for a business purpose, we enter into an agreement with the third party, which describes the purpose of the sharing and requires the recipient of the personal information to (a) keep the information confidential, and (b) not use it for any other purpose than performing the relevant contract and fulfilling the stated purpose.
We may share your personal information with the following categories of third parties:
For a full list of the third parties we engage with, please refer to: https://omnystudio.com/policies/subprocessors.
We use “cookies”, “pixel tags” and other technologies from time to time for the following purposes:
Cookies are small bits of information that are stored by your computer’s web browser. You can decide if and how your computer will accept a cookie by configuring your preferences or options in your browser. However, if you choose to reject cookies, you may not be able to use certain features of our website.
Pixel tags are very small images or small pieces of data embedded in images, also known as “web beacons” or “clear GIFs,” that can recognize cookies, the time and date a page is viewed, a description of the page where the pixel tag is placed, and similar information from your computer or device.
We may allow third parties to place and read their own cookies, pixel tags, and other technologies to collect information through out website.
We advise you that our website collects information, including personal information, for purposes of online behavioral advertising. Accordingly, we adhere to the Digital Advertising Alliance’s (“DAA”) Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising (“DAA Principles”), and we require the advertisers and service providers that perform advertising-related services for us to similarly adhere to the DAA Principles. To learn more about how you can exercise certain choices regarding Online Behavioral Advertising, visit https://www.aboutads.info/choices, and https://www.aboutads.info/appchoices for information on the DAA’s opt-out program for mobile apps. Some of these companies may also be members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”). To learn more about the NAI and your opt-out options for their members, see https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.
Please be aware that, even if you are able to opt out of certain kinds of online behavioral advertising, you may continue to receive other types of ads. Opting out only means that those selected members should no longer deliver certain interest-based advertising to you but does not mean you will no longer receive any targeted content and/or ads (e.g., from other ad networks). Omny Studio is not responsible for effectiveness of, or compliance with, any third-parties’ opt-out options or programs or the accuracy of their statements regarding their programs.
We take all reasonable steps to protect all personal information we may collect from misuse, interference, loss and unauthorized access, modification and disclosure, including through ensuring that our service providers and advertisers have agreed to confidentiality restrictions and use any personal information that we share with them or which they collect on our behalf solely for the purpose of providing the contracted service to us.
We have implemented and maintain appropriate technical and organizational security measures, policies and procedures designed to reduce the risk of accidental destruction or loss, or the unauthorized disclosure or access to personal information appropriate to the nature of the information concerned. Measures we take include:
As the security of information depends in part on the security of the computer you use to communicate with us and the security you use to protect User IDs and passwords, please take appropriate measures to protect this information.
Omny Studio hosts data with hosting service providers in numerous locations including the United States, Europe and Australia. We may disclose your information to our hosting service providers or any other service providers in those countries or any other country in which we may conduct our business from time to time. If you're located in the European Union (including the UK), your personal information may be transferred and stored in countries outside the European Union, including to the United States and Australia, that are subject to different standards of data protection. We will take reasonable steps to ensure that transfers of personal information are in accordance with applicable laws.
Under certain circumstances and in accordance with applicable laws, you have the right to:
If you wish to exercise any of the above rights, please contact us:
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal information (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request for access is unfounded or excessive if permitted by law. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with the request in such circumstances. In addition, there may be requests that we are unable to process because of other EU legal requirements. If a request is denied, we will notify you of the reason.
Your request must provide sufficient information that allows us to reasonably verify you are the person about whom we collect personal information (or an authorized representative for such person). Therefore, please provide us with the following information:
In addition to the above information, if you are visiting our Websites and/or listening to a podcast hosted by Omny Studio, please provide:
We will use the information you provide for verification only for the purpose of verification. This is a security measure to ensure that personal information is not disclosed to a requesting person who has no right to receive it. If you are located in the EU, you have the right to lodge a complaint with an EU Supervisory Authority. However, if you have a complaint regarding the processing of your personal information we request that you first contact us and we will reply in a timely manner.Your California Privacy Rights
We may disclose any of the categories of personal information listed in Section 4 above and use them for the above-listed purposes or for other business or operational purposes compatible with the context in which the personal information was collected. Our disclosures of personal information include disclosures to our service providers, which are companies that we engage for business purposes to conduct activities on our behalf, data aggregators, advertising companies, analytics and advertising tracking companies and other companies within the Omny Studio group, the whole as further described in Section 5 above.
To opt-out from sales of personal information by third parties, please visit:
Please be aware that the personal information we collect may be transferred to and maintained on servers or databases located outside your state, province, country, or other jurisdiction, where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your location. If you are located outside of the United States, please be advised that we process and store personal information in the United States.