Podcast Subscriptions Consumer Terms

U.S. subscribers only

  1. Introduction: These Podcast Paid Subscription Terms incorporate the Anchor Terms of Service (together, the “Terms”). By subscribing to subscriber-only content (“Subscriber-Only Content”), you enter into a binding agreement with Spotify and agree to be bound by the Terms. To the extent there is any irreconcilable conflict between the Anchor Terms of Service and these Podcast Paid Subscription Terms, these Podcast Paid Subscription Terms shall prevail.
  2. License: The Subscriber-Only Content is the property of Spotify or Spotify's licensors. We grant you limited, non-exclusive, revocable permission to make personal, non-commercial use of the Subscriber-Only Content. This license shall remain in effect until and unless terminated by you or by Spotify including on behalf of the Creator. You promise and agree that you are using Subscriber-Only Content for your own personal, non-commercial use and that you will not redistribute or transfer the Subscriber-Only Content.
  3. Purchase: You may purchase directly from the creator (“Creator”) a subscription for the Subscriber-Only Content (“Podcast Paid Subscription”) on Anchor by paying a subscription fee in advance on a monthly basis or some other recurring interval disclosed to you prior to your purchase. The price for the Podcast Paid Subscription may be subject to change from time to time, including recurring subscription fees imposed by the Creator or transactional fees imposed by the payment service provider, . You will be notified of any price changes in advance. Price changes will take effect at the start of the next subscription period following the date of the price change. Subject to applicable law, you accept the new price by continuing to use the Podcast Paid Subscription after the price change takes effect. If you do not agree with a price change, you have the right to reject the change by unsubscribing from the Podcast Subscription prior to the price change going into effect.
  4. Payment: The monthly subscription fee will be paid directly to the Creator’s account with a third party payment service provider. Spotify does not take part in the flow of funds in the transfer of any subscription fee from you to the Creator.
  5. Renewal: Your payment of the Podcast Paid Subscription will automatically renew at the end of the applicable subscription period, unless you cancel your Podcast Paid Subscription before the end of the then-current subscription period.
  6. Cancellation: You may cancel your Podcast Paid Subscription at any time by following the instructions provided to you upon purchase of your Podcast Paid Subscription. The cancellation will take effect the day after the last day of the current subscription period, and you will no longer have access to the Subscriber-Only Content. No refund or credit will be provided for any partial subscription period.
  7. Acknowledgements: You acknowledge that:

    1. Subscriber-Only Content is provided by the creator and not by Spotify; and
    2. Spotify does not guarantee the frequency, availability or quality of Subscriber-Only Content. All Subscriber-Only Content is subject to Spotify’s terms and content policies and may be removed for violation of such terms and policies. If you are dissatisfied with the frequency, availability or quality of Subscriber-Only Content in any way, you may cancel your subscription at any time in accordance with the Cancellation provision above; and
    3. If you consent to receive marketing communications from a Creator, Spotify will share your name and email address with that Creator, and Spotify is not responsible for, and excludes liability for, the Creator’s conduct with respect to that data including any marketing communications or other correspondence sent to you by or on behalf of that Creator. The Creator will act as a data controller (as defined by the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/67) with respect to that personal data.
  8. Severability: Unless as otherwise stated, should any provision of these Podcast Paid Subscription Terms be held invalid or unenforceable for any reason or to any extent, such invalidity or enforceability shall not in any manner affect or render invalid or unenforceable the remaining provisions of the Terms, and the application of that provision shall be enforced to the extent permitted by law.
  9. Waiver: Any failure by Spotify or any third party beneficiary to enforce these Terms or any provision thereof shall not waive Spotify's or the applicable third party beneficiary's right to do so.
  10. Interpretation: As used in these Terms, the words "include" and "including," and variations thereof, will be deemed to be followed by the words "without limitation." Any capitalized terms not otherwise defined herein shall have the meaning given to such terms in the Anchor Terms of Service.

Non-US subscribers only

  1. Introduction: These Podcast Paid Subscription Terms are between you and Spotify AB (Regeringsgatan 19, 111 53 Stockholm, Sweden) and incorporate the Anchor Terms of Service (together, the “Terms”). When subscribing to subscriber-only podcast content (“Subscriber-Only Content”), you enter into a binding agreement with Spotify and agree to be bound by the Terms. To the extent there is any irreconcilable conflict between the Anchor Terms of Service and these Podcast Paid Subscription Terms, these Podcast Paid Subscription Terms shall prevail. Spotify will facilitate your access to the Subscriber-Only Content in accordance with these Terms. When subscribing to Subscriber-Only Content you also enter into a direct agreement with the responsible provider of the Subscriber-Only Content (“Creator”) who licenses the content to you for the displayed subscription fee in accordance with these Terms. 
  2. Your rights to use the Subscriber-Only Content: The Subscriber-Only Content is the property of Spotify or Spotify's licensors. We grant you, including on behalf of our licensors and the Creator, limited, non-exclusive, revocable permission to make personal, non-commercial use of the Subscriber-Only Content. Access to the Subscriber-Only Content may be limited or unavailable outside your country of residence. This access shall remain in effect until and unless terminated by you or by Spotify including on behalf of the Creator. You promise and agree that you are using Subscriber-Only Content for your own personal, non-commercial use and that you will not redistribute or transfer the Subscriber-Only Content.
  3. Purchase: You purchase directly from the Creator a subscription for the Subscriber-Only Content (“Podcast Paid Subscription”) on Anchor, obligating you to pay a subscription fee in advance on a monthly basis or some other recurring interval agreed with you prior to your purchase. The price for the Podcast Paid Subscription may be subject to change from time to time, including recurring subscription fees imposed by the Creator or transactional fees imposed by the payment service provider. You will be notified of any price changes at least 15 days in advance and given the choice to agree to the price change and continue your subscription or reject the change and unsubscribe from the Podcast Paid Subscription. Price changes will take effect at the start of the next subscription period following the date of the price change. Subject to applicable law, you accept the new price by continuing to use the Podcast Paid Subscription after the price change takes effect. If you do not agree with a price change, you have the right to reject the change by unsubscribing from the Paid Subscription prior to the price change going into effect.
  4. Payment: The monthly subscription fee will be paid directly to the Creator’s account with a third party payment service provider. Spotify acts as agent for the Creator in selling subscriptions for Subscriber-Only Content but does not take part in the flow of funds in the transfer of any subscription fee from you to the Creator. As such, you as the Subscriber agree to act as the withholding agent on applicable taxes when required by law.
  5. Renewal: Your payment of the Podcast Paid Subscription will automatically renew at the end of the applicable subscription period, unless you cancel your Podcast Paid Subscription before the end of the then-current subscription period. 
  6. Cancellation: You may cancel your Podcast Paid Subscription at any time by following the instructions provided to you upon purchase of your Podcast Paid Subscription. The cancellation will take effect the day after the last day of the current subscription period, and you will no longer have access to the Subscriber-Only Content. No refund or credit will be provided for any partial subscription period.

You acknowledge that you will receive access to the Podcast Paid Subscription at the point of purchase. You further acknowledge that, if you start to consume Subscriber-Only Content within 14-days after the point of purchase, you will have no right to change your mind and cancel (or claim any refund) under the Consumer Contracts Regulations, and you consent to the provision of Subscriber-Only Content. If you cancel without consuming any Subscriber-Only Content within the 14-day period above, you will receive a full refund of the charges paid.

  1. Acknowledgements: You acknowledge that:
    1. Subscriber-Only Content is provided by the Creator and not by Spotify; and
    2. To the fullest extent permitted under applicable law and (for Australian consumers) subject to Section 16.7 of the Anchor Terms of Service, Spotify does not guarantee the frequency, availability or quality of Subscriber-Only Content. All Subscriber-Only Content is subject to Spotify’s terms and content policies and may be removed for violation of such terms and policies. If you are dissatisfied with the frequency, availability or quality of Subscriber-Only Content in any way, you may cancel your subscription at any time in accordance with the Cancellation provision above; and
    3. If you consent to receive marketing communications from a Creator, Spotify will share your name and email address with that Creator, and Spotify is not responsible for, and excludes liability for, the Creator’s conduct with respect to that data including any marketing communications or other correspondence sent to you by or on behalf of that Creator. The Creator will act as a data controller (as defined by the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/67) with respect to that personal data and its processing of personal data shall be in accordance with its Privacy Policy.
  2. Severability: Unless as otherwise stated, should any provision of these Podcast Paid Subscription Terms be held invalid or unenforceable for any reason or to any extent, such invalidity or enforceability shall not in any manner affect or render invalid or unenforceable the remaining provisions of the Terms, and the application of that provision shall be enforced to the extent permitted by law.
  3. Waiver: Any failure by Spotify or any third party beneficiary to enforce these Terms or any provision thereof shall not waive Spotify's or the applicable third party beneficiary's right to do so.

Interpretation: As used in these Terms, the words "include" and "including," and variations thereof, will be deemed to be followed by the words "without limitation." Any capitalized terms not otherwise defined herein shall have the meaning given to such terms in the Anchor Terms of Service.

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