Eight/Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Updated on: April 10th, 2024


Eight Network Creations Private Limited (“we/ us/ our(s)”) built the ‘EIGHT’ Web Portal and App (“Web Portal and App”) to provide users an uninterrupted and safe space to stream and consume audio content without having to worry about unjust solicitation of any personal or proprietary information (“Service(s)”). This Service is provided by us and is intended for the user to use the same as is.

The protection and security of your personal information and usage information is one of our top priorities. The present Policy is for our users to be able to know, identify, and understand how we use any personal information received by way of providing our Services through the Web Portal and App. A broad understanding of the same is condensed hereunder, however, we request you to read the complete Policy:

  1. The Web Portal and App provides Services to its users that allow them to interact with a live audience (other users) by way of different audio communication manners.
  2. We record and use the personal information of our users for the purposes of, including but not limited to, communication, marketing, compliance with applicable laws, etc.
  3. We do not sell or leverage our users’ personal information in any manner and even provide for necessary opting-out mechanisms to limit our interaction with them save and except with a few exceptions including without limitation to comply with orders or directions of any judicial and/or quasi-judicial body, etc
  4. We aim to create a safe user environment and for the same may record users’ interactions with one another in any form to help us assess any violations against our Terms of Use and/or Community Guidelines and/or any applicable laws.
  5. To provide a transparent and explicit understanding for our users to understand their role, rights, and liabilities that are attached to the usage of the Web Portal and App.

This present Policy is to inform visitors/users (“you/ yours”) regarding our privacy norms with respect to the collection, storage, use, and disclosure of information for anyone who uses our Services. This present Policy explains how we process and use your information.  It is in our interest to protect your information and our dedication towards the same is absolute. The present Policy extends to only you and us, including our affiliates (if any), however, the present Policy does not extend to entities we do not own or control, including various companies/brands that you may interact with within the course of using our Services.

This present Policy supplements but does not supersede nor replace any other consent you may have previously provided to us nor does it affect any rights which we may have at law in connection with the collection, use, or disclosure of your information. We may from time to time update this Privacy Policy to ensure that this Policy is consistent with our future developments, industry trends, and/or any changes in legal or regulatory requirements, or for any other reason. Subject to your rights at law, you agree to be bound by the prevailing terms of the Privacy Policy as updated from time to time on our Web Portal and App and/or any other place of posting.

If you choose to use our Services, then you agree to the collection, storage, and use of information in consonance with the present policy. The terms used in this Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, which are accessible at (https://www.eight.network/terms-and-conditions) unless otherwise explicitly defined or stated in this present Policy with respect to the whole or a part of the Policy.



We collect your personal information and all other information in order to provide and continually improve our products and services. Here are the types of information we collect:

Information you give us: For a better experience, while using our Services, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name, mobile/ phone number, e-mail ID, date of birth, gender, street address, country, university/ college, etc. Any additional information you choose to provide as part of your public profile, such as your real name, links to your website and other social media profiles, and any picture you voluntarily choose to upload and display will be published on your profile page. This information will be publicly accessible and may be viewed by anyone accessing the App. you may upload any image in relation to your profile, including but not limited to your display picture, station banner, etc., as well as an audio-only file (in any available and acceptable format) for streaming purposes as far as the same is allowed under law or through proprietor permissions on our Web Portal and/or App. It is also clarified that all uploads of any content (images, audio files, or otherwise) need to conform to our Terms of Use and Community Guidelines including the provisions of the present Policy. you can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of our Services. If you make any purchases/ subscriptions from Us or on the Web Portal and App, we will need to process your payment data. The exact personal data collected and used will vary depending on the payment method. It will include information such as name, date of birth, payment method type (e.g. credit or debit card), if using a debit or credit card, the card type, expiration date, and certain digits of your card number, ZIP/postal code, mobile phone number, details of your purchase and payment history

Automatic Information: We automatically collect and store certain types of information about your use of our Services, including information about your interaction with content and services available through the Web Portal and App such as, without limitation, streaming history, search queries, browsing history, account settings, interactions with other users, your use of third-party services, devices and applications in connection with the Services, inferences (i.e., our understanding) of your interests and preferences based on your usage of the Services, content you post to any part of the Services (images, audio, text, titles, descriptions, communications, and other types of content). Further, your interactions with our Web Portal and Apps, sites, and Services create data that is automatically stored by us; for example, when you open the Web Portal and App, listen to a title, download a title, search our catalog, leave a review or contact us for help. we also use your contact details and content preferences to improve your experience and to invent new ways to make things even better for you in the future.

Additional Information: using third-party platforms for logging in to our Web Portal and App enables us to see and utilize any personal information that you have made publicly available on such platforms of the nature mentioned above. However, in doing so, we are not made privy to your social activity on such platforms as your posts, stories, status updates, tweets, etc. Further, you understand and acknowledge that by logging in by way of your phone number, or through any third-party service provider(s) or social media platform(s), you give us unrestricted rights to see, save, and use your personal information along with allowing us to synchronize with your contacts, such as your address book, friend list, followers, etc. Further, by using any third-party application for logging in to our Web Portal and App, you agree and undertake to abide by and follow the terms and conditions and policies of such third party and you shall, in no manner whatsoever, hold us liable for any non-compliance with such policies and terms and conditions.

Log Data and Device Information: We want to inform you that whenever you use our Service, in the case of an error in the App we collect data and information (through third-party products) on your phone called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your device’s Internet Protocol address, device name, operating system version, the configuration of the Web Portal and App when utilizing our Service, the time and date of your use of the Service, and other statistics. In particular, we may collect information about log-in authentication attempts and successful authentications, your hardware and software, such as the hardware model, operating system version, device memory, unique application identifiers, apps installed, unique device identifiers, browser type, and information about your wireless and mobile network connections, such as mobile phone number, service provider, IP address, and signal strength. We also collect information through actions done by you on our Web Portal and App which includes your social interactions with other users and channels by way of messaging, comments, likes, and marking favorites, people you follow as well as what channels you listen to, liked and/or shared, etc.

Cookies: Cookies are files with a small amount of data that are commonly used as anonymous unique identifiers. These cookies are sent to Your browser from the websites that you visit and are stored on your device’s internal memory. Some of these cookies are used to help us understand how you use our Products, how many people use our service, and how they use it. Other cookies are used to help us track the efficiency of our advertising campaigns on other platforms. This Service does not use these “cookies” explicitly. However, the Web Portal and App may use third-party code and libraries that use “cookies” to collect information and improve their services. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies and know when a cookie is being sent to your device. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of the Services.

Voice Data: We collect and process voice data, which means and includes, without limitation, audio recordings of your voice and transcripts of those recordings that are collected through your voice input in any manner on the Web Portal and App, which may be used to improve the functionality of the Web Portal and App. We may also share information, from time to time, with our service providers, such as cloud storage providers, to help provide voice functionality for the Web Portal and App.

The App does use third-party services that may collect information used to identify You. The link to the privacy policy of third-party services is as follows:










Information such as Your Email Address shall be protected by Us, although a third party may be able to see Your general geographic region and personalize content/ads that You see accordingly.



Any information that we collect from you and/or gain from your usage of the Services and/or the Web Portal and App shall be used and/or shared for the following purposes:

  1. Provide, personalize, and improve our services- We use your personal information to operate our Web Portal and App and deliver our Services including recommendation content, features, products, and services that might be of interest to you, identify your preferences, and personalize your experience with our Services. We shall use information pertaining to your contact lists and sync it with our user database to provide you with relevant information and notifications from time to time. Example: notifying you if your contact has joined Our Web Portal and/or App.
  2. Provide, troubleshoot, and improve our Services. We use your personal information to provide functionality, analyze performance, fix errors, and improve the usability and effectiveness of our Services. We may share non-personal information, such as aggregated user statistics and log data, with our business partners for industry analysis, and demographic profiling, to deliver targeted advertising about other products or products or services, or for other business purposes. This information is solely used to analyze the Web Portal and App and understand usage statistics, as mentioned above
  3. Comply with legal obligations. We may disclose your information to courts, law enforcement agencies, and governmental authorities (i) to comply with our legal obligations, (ii) to comply with legal process and to respond to claims asserted against us, (iii) to respond to verified requests relating to a criminal investigation or alleged or suspected illegal activity or any other activity that may expose us, you, or any other of our visitors to legal liability, (iv) to enforce and administer our Terms of use and other agreements with visitors, or (v) to protect our rights, property or personal safety, our employees, and members of the public.
  4. For protection. We use data to ensure the privacy and rights of all users, to enforce policies, terms and conditions, and community guidelines, and to prevent and investigate any harmful, unauthorized, unethical, or illegal activity including cyberattacks and identity thefts.
  5. Communicate with you. We use your personal information to communicate with you in relation to the Web Portal and App and our Services via different channels (e.g., by phone, email, chat) and in order to respond to your queries, complaints, and/or feedback.
  6. Advertising. We may use your information to display interest-based ads for features, products, and services that might be of interest to you.
  7. Fraud Prevention and Credit Risks. We process personal information to prevent and detect fraud and abuse in order to protect the security of our customers and others. We may also use scoring methods to assess and manage credit risks.
  8. Purposes for which we seek your consent. We may also ask for your consent to process your personal information for a specific purpose that We communicate to you.
  9. Marketing Purposes: We may use your information for the following marketing reasons (i) Direct marketing communications in line with our existing policies and resources and in consonance with existing law. You may opt out from such marketing communications; (ii) Third-party communications and marketing in line with your relation to any platforms that are synced with our Web Portal and App. This communication happens independent from our involvement and may not provide an opting-out mechanism and (iii) Transactional communications that may be construed as marketing information, cannot be opted-out from and do not form marketing content from our end.
  10. Disclosure to Service Providers: We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the reasons including without limitation, the following: to facilitate our Service and/or to provide the Service on our behalf and/or to perform Service-related services and/or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used. We want to inform our users of this Service that these third parties have access to their information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on Our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.
  11. Research: We may use and formulate content from your de-identified information in relation to our Services via. Web Portal and App for commercial-business purposes including but not limited to analyzing and tracking user’s behavior and attributes. We may use third-party services to analyze and docket certain information about Your device and interaction with Our Web Portal and App. Such information helps Us in troubleshooting and preventing errors, performing data analysis, and developing new features.
  12. Other uses: In addition to the aforesaid, we will use your information for the following purposes: (i) to improve our Web Portal and App and addition of features to our Web Portal and App; (ii) to provide targeted content based on your Web Portal and App behavior; (iii) push notifications and communications about the Web Portal and App such as security alerts, announcements, updates and Web Portal and App features in case You have enabled the receiving of such communications; (iv) respond to your queries, complaints and/or feedbacks through our Web Portal and App; (v) further, it is understood and accepted by you that we may make public by way of reports, blogs, analysis, etc., all aggregate results and user statistics that support and depict our Web Portal’s and App’s functioning, growth, reach, or success across any platform, digital or otherwise.
  13. We may share your information with our parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates for internal reasons. We also reserve the right to disclose and transfer all such information: (i) to a subsequent owner, co-owner, or operator of the Web Portal or App or applicable database; or (ii) in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, restructuring, the sale of substantially all of our membership interests and/or assets or other corporate change, including, during the course of any due diligence process.

Our legal basis for collection and processing of information: The legal basis for collection and processing of any information collected and processed by Us including any personal information is (i) your consent at the time of providing the information; (ii) where it is in our legitimate interests to do so and not overridden by your rights (for example, in some cases for direct marketing, fraud prevention, network and information systems security, responding to your communications, the operation of networks of groups by the network administrators, and improving our Web Portal and App). In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect information about you or may otherwise need the information to protect your vital interests or those of another person. We may also process information to comply with a legal requirement or to perform a contract.



We at EIGHT are committed to safeguarding your privacy and maintaining the confidentiality of your personal information. Therefore, we want to assure you that we will not store your bank details with us. Any information provided by you, including any payment methods, will be used solely to process your subscription payments.

We implement stringent security measures to ensure the protection of your personal information, during the payment process. Your data will only be utilized to facilitate the subscription transaction and will not be retained or stored by us once the transaction is finalized.

Please note that the Auto-Renewal mandate information is managed by the payment mode you choose and is not within our control.

Rest assured that your privacy and security are of utmost importance to us. We value the trust you place in us and we are dedicated to maintaining the confidentiality of your information.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the handling of your personal information, please dont hesitate to contact us through our designated customer service channels.

For more information on billing policies, please refer to Google’s billing policy https://support.google.com/googleplay/android-developer/answer/10281818?hl=en  Additionally, you can find Cashfree’s privacy policy https://www.cashfree.com/privacypolicy/



  1. Anytime data moves between your devices or our databases is encrypted by us to keep it secure. Protecting information about our customers is key to our business and we are not in the business of selling your information to others. We design our systems and devices with your security and privacy in mind
  2. we work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts the information gained by us from your usage of the Services and/or the Web Portal and App
  3. We and/or our third-party payment gateway partner shall, on best effort basis, follow the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) when handling payment card data

We value your trust in providing us with your information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.



Any user who has submitted information on the Web Portal and App has the right to (i) access, correct, and delete such information subject to us successfully verifying your identity; (ii) to withdraw your consent to our use of your information at any time where we rely on your consent to use or process that information by contacting our customer service team. (iii) opting out of receiving any promotional or marketing material by contacting our customer service team. Please note that if you withdraw your consent, this will not affect the lawfulness of our use and processing of your information on the basis of your consent before the point in time when you withdraw your consent; (iv) right to have the information transferred to another data controller; and (v) lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, of an alleged infringement of applicable data protection laws. We shall endeavor to acknowledge any request received by us in relation to the aforesaid within 7 (seven) working days. You can request to delete your Information by contacting our customer service team. Please keep in mind that we will have to close and delete your account and access details to the Web Portal and App in order to delete your information and you will not be able to access the Web Portal and App and your previous purchases (if any made on the Web Portal and App).

To delete your account, please fill out the form at the following link: https://www.eight.network/delete-account



This Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the privacy policy of these websites. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services in any manner whatsoever.



Your information may be stored and processed in India or any other country in which We or our subsidiaries, affiliates or products, or service providers maintain facilities. We may transfer information that we collect about you, including information, to affiliated entities, or to other third parties across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. These countries may have data protection laws that are different to the laws of your country and, in some cases, may not be as protective. We have taken appropriate safeguards to require that your information will remain protected in accordance with this Policy.



We may retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce its agreements or for other business purposes. In the event, we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your information, we may either delete or anonymize it.



We endeavor to comply with applicable norms and have a number of security measures to ensure there is no loss, misuse, or illegal alteration of information collected from its users. information we collect is securely stored within our databases, and we use standard, industry-wide, commercially reasonable security practices for protecting your information. However, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that the information you supply won’t be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the internet or wireless communication, and any information you transmit to Us you do at your own risk. If, despite our best efforts, an unauthorized breach of our security measures occurs, resulting in the unauthorized access, duplication, removal, or alteration of any information, third-party information, or other information, We, our directors, officers, employees, promoters, or affiliates shall not be held responsible for any loss resulting from such breach.



These Services do not address anyone under the age of 13 (thirteen). we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 (thirteen) years of age. In the case we discover that a child under 18 (eighteen) has provided us with information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us at ask@eight.network to have such information flagged and removed.



If you wish to opt out of receiving non-essential communications such as promotional and marketing-related information regarding the Services and our products or services, please contact us at ask@eight.network



This Policy is effective as of Nov 2023 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page. We may update our Policy from time to time. Thus, you are advised to review this page periodically for any changes. We reserve the right to update or change our Policy at any time and you should check this Policy periodically. your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide by and be bound by the modified Policy. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Policy on this page and in case of any material changes to this Policy, we will place a prominent notice on our Website/App.



Other than as stated in this section or as explicitly agreed upon in writing between you and the Company, these Terms constitute all the terms and conditions agreed upon between you and the Company and supersede any prior agreements in relation to the subject matter of these Terms, whether written or oral. As noted above, other terms and conditions governing access of the Service are incorporated herein by reference, including the following terms and conditions: the EIGHT’s Terms and Conditions; the EIGHT’s Subscription Policy; the EIGHT’s Community Guidelines; and the EIGHT’s Privacy Policy. By agreeing to any of the Policies, you will be agreeing to all the Policies on the Web Portal or the App.



If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us at ask@eight.network