Privacy policy

This privacy policy ("Policy") describes how the App ("we", "us" or "our") collects, protects and uses the personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") you ("User", "you" or "your") may provide while using the App. It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information. This Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that we do not own or control, or to individuals that we do not employ or manage.

Owner and Data Controller

Volker Vöcking
Alte Jakobstraße 77c
10179 Berlin

Types of Data collected

Among the types of Personal Data that this App collects, by itself, there are: Usage Data and Logging Information.
Complete details on each type of Personal Data collected are provided in the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or by specific explanation texts displayed prior to the Data collection.

The Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using this App.
All Data requested by this App is mandatory and failure to provide this Data may make it impossible for this App to provide its services. In cases where this App specifically states that some Data is not mandatory, Users are free not to communicate this Data without any consequences on the availability or the functioning of the service.
Users who are uncertain about which Personal Data is mandatory are welcome to contact the Owner.

Mode and place of processing the Data

Methods of processing

The Data is processed by the App and stored on the device.


The Data is processed on the User's device. It is not automatically transferred to the Owner or any third party.
If the User decides to transfer data to the Owner then processing and handling of that data takes place at the Data Controller's operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located. For further information, please contact the Data Controller. Retention time The Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the User can always request that the Data Controller suspend or remove the data.

The use of the collected Data

The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its services.
The Personal Data used for each purpose is outlined in the specific sections of this document.

Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes:

Managing Podcast Feeds

The App manages a list of podcast feeds that the User has subscribed. This list is stored on the User's device and can be manipulated by the User.
This list is not sent to the Owner or any third party.
Each podcast is updated by accessing the URL that is provided by the podcast feed.
Any data protection aspects of these update requests must be clarified by the user with the respective podcast publisher.

Playback of Podcast Episodes

In order to perform podcast episode playback, the app needs to store information about how the podcasts are used.
Information about already heard episodes and the current playback position of episodes is recorded.
This information remains on the device and is not transferred to us or any third party.

Resolving Issues

During the operation of the app, errors are logged in a so-called log file.
This log file is located locally on the device. The App User can send this log file by email, e.g. to help us investigate issues.
A log file transmitted to us will be processed in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR. After completion of a support case, the log files provided to us will be deleted.
An automatic transmission of log information from the User's device to us or a third party does not take place.

Third-Party Services used by the App

iTunes – Podcast Search

The App used an API provided by the iTunes service to search for podcasts. This service is provided by Apple (Apple Inc., 1 In nite Loop, Cupertino, CA 95014).
Since this service is accessed via the HTTPS protocol, your IP address is transmitted to the service in addition to the search term you entered.

For more information on how Apple handles user data, please see Apple's Privacy Policy:

Additional information about Data collection and processing

Legal action

The User's Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller, in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this App or the related services. The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about User's Personal Data

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this App may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this App and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this App (System logs) use other Personal Data (such as the IP Address) for this purpose.

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Data Controller at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

The rights of Users

Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller at the contact information set out above. This App does not support “Do Not Track” requests. To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. If a User objects to any of the changes to the Policy, the User must cease using this App and can request that the Data Controller remove the Personal Data. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current privacy policy applies to all Personal Data the Data Controller has about Users.

Information about this privacy policy

The Data Controller is responsible for this privacy policy.

Definitions and legal references

Personal Data (or Data)

Any information regarding a natural person, a legal person, an institution or an association, which is, or can be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.

Usage Data

Information collected automatically through this Application (or third-party services employed in this Application), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this Application, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User's IT environment. User The individual using this Application, which must coincide with or be authorized by the Data Subject, to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Subject

The legal or natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)

The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization authorized by the Data Controller to process the Personal Data in compliance with this privacy policy.

Data Controller (or Owner)

The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization with the right, also jointly with another Data Controller, to make decisions regarding the purposes, and the methods of processing of Personal Data and the means used, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Application. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Application.

This App

The means by which the Personal Data of the User is collected.

Legal information

Notice to European Users: this privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations under Art. 10 of EC Directive n. 95/46/EC, and under the provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC, as revised by Directive 2009/136/EC, on the subject of Cookies.
This privacy policy relates solely to this App.