Oatcake Privacy Policy


About data.

The Oatcake Radio Android App does not collect any user data  during use. In order to provide audio control during Phone App use, the  App will monitor the 'state' of the phone App (Idle, in call, call  ended) if applicable on your device. At no point will the 


When connecting to our radio  stream, your IP address will be sent to our radio service provider in  order for us to track listening trends and provide licensing bodies with  royalty reports. Once our service provider receives your IP it is  immediately anonymised, deleted and becomes untraceable. This data is  never sold on or passed to other companies. 

iOS Apps

Apps for iOS do not collect personal  data. They communicate with Radio.co's servers to load App preferences  and connect to the audio stream. 

The 0atcake Radio iOS App does not collect any user data when installed or launched on your device App be able to  listen in or derive phone numbers or data.
The Android App also requires access to local storage. This is to store it's configuration for faster launch times.  


We may ask for certain information such as your  username, real name, birthdate, address, phone number and e-mail address  when you register for a oatcake radio account, or if you correspond with us.  We may also retain any messages you send through the Service, and may  collect information you provide in User Content you post to the Service.  We use this information to operate, maintain, and provide to you the  features and functionality of the Service. Your username and if you  choose to disclose it, your real name, will be published publicly. Once  published your username and / or real name may not be able to be  removed.

Information we may receive from third parties:

We may receive information about you from third  parties. For example, if you access our websites or Service through a  third-party connection or log-in, for example, through Facebook Connect,  by “following,” “liking,” , linking your  account to the oatcakeradio service, etc., that third party may pass certain  information about your use of its service to Oatcake Radio. This information  could include, but is not limited to, the user ID associated with your  account (for example, your Facebook UID), an access token necessary to  access that service, any information that you have permitted the third  party to share with us, and any information you have made public in  connection with that service. If you allow us access to your friends  list, your friends’ user IDs, and your connection to those friends, may  be used and stored to make your experience more social, and to allow you  to invite your friends to use our Service as well as provide you with  updates if and when your friends join Oatcake Radio You should always review,  and if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party websites  and services before linking or connecting them to the Oatcake Radio Service.  You may also unlink your third party account from the Service by  adjusting your settings on the third party service.

Inviting a friend to use Oatcake Radio:

oatcake radio may, in its sole discretion, develop a  feature that allows you to invite third parties to the Service. If you  choose to use our invitation service to invite a third party to the  Service through our “Invite friends” feature, you may directly choose a  friend to invite through your mobile device’s native contact list – but  we do not require that you import your contacts list to the Service, and  we do not retain the information contained in your contacts list. You  understand that by inviting a friend to Oatcake Radio through the “Invite  friends” feature, you are directly sending a text or email from your  personal accounts and that we are not storing your contact list. In  addition, you understand and agree that normal carrier charges apply to  communications sent from you phone. Since this invitation is coming  directly from your email or phone, we do not have access to or control  this communication.

Finding your friends on the Service:

Oatcake Radio may, in its sole discretion, develop a  feature that allows you to locate your friends with Oatcake Radio accounts  through a “Find friends” feature. The “Find friends” feature allows you  to choose to locate friends either through (i) your contact list, (ii)  social media sites (such as Twitter or Facebook) or (iii) through a  search of names and usernames on Oatcake Radio. If you choose to find your  friends through your contact list, then you agree to provide wikiHow  access to your contact list such that we can perform the search  necessary to determine whether or not someone associated with the  information you provide is using Oatcake Radio. If you choose to find your  friends through social media sites, then you understand that the  information these sites provide to use to conduct this type of search is  governed by their privacy policies and your account settings on those  sites. If you choose to find your friends through a search of names or  usernames, then simply type a name to search and see if that name or  username appears on our Service. Note that we do not retain any  information contained in your contacts list, or information from social  media sites about your contacts, and we do not use such information for  any purpose other than to help you find your friends on Oatcake Radio.

Analytics information:

We may directly collect analytics data, or use  third-party analytics tools and services, to help us measure traffic and  usage trends for the Service. These tools collect information sent by  your browser , including the pages you visit and other  information that assists us in improving the Service. We collect and use  this analytics information in aggregate form such that it cannot  reasonably be manipulated to identify any particular individual user.

Cookies information:

 When you visit the Service, we may send one or more cookies — a small  text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters — to your  computer that uniquely identifies your browser and lets Oatcake Radio help you  log in faster and enhance your navigation through the site. A cookie  may also convey information to us about how you use the Service (e.g.,  the pages you view, the links you click and other actions you take on  the Service), and allow us or our business partners to track your usage  of the Service over time. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive  after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your  browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be  removed by following your web browser’s directions. A session cookie is  temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset  your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is  being sent. However, some features of the Service may not function  properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.

Log file information:

Log file information is automatically reported by  your browser each time you access the Service. When you  use our Service, our servers automatically record certain log file  information. These server logs may include anonymous information such as  your web request, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type,  referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks and how you interact  with links on the Service, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed,  and other such information.

Clear gifs/web beacons information:

When you use the Service, we may employ clear gifs  (also known as web beacons) which are used to anonymously track the  online usage patterns of our Users. In addition, we may also use clear  gifs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are  opened and which links are clicked by recipients. The information is  allows for more accurate reporting and improvement of the Service.

Device identifiers:

When you access the Service by or through a mobile  device (including but not limited to smart-phones or tablets), we may  access, collect, monitor and/or remotely store one or more “device  identifiers,” such as a universally unique identifier (“UUID”). Device  identifiers are small data files or similar data structures stored on or  associated with your mobile device, which uniquely identify your mobile  device. A device identifier may be data stored in connection with the  device hardware, data stored in connection with the device’s operating  system or other software, or data sent to the device by Oatcake Radio. A  device identifier may convey information to us about how you browse and  use the Service. A device identifier may remain persistently on your  device, to help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through  the Service. Some features of the Service may not function properly if  use or availability of device identifiers is impaired or disabled.

Location data:

When you access the Service by or through a mobile  device, we may access, collect, monitor and/or remotely store “location  data,” which may include GPS coordinates (e.g. latitude and/or  longitude) or similar information regarding the location of your mobile  device. Location data may convey to us information about how you browse  and use the Service. Some features of the Service, particularly  location-based services, may not function properly if use or  availability of location data is impaired or disabled.

Commercial and marketing communications:

We use the information we collect or receive, such  as your email address, to communicate directly with you. We may send you  emails containing newsletters, promotions, and special offers. If you  do not want to receive such email messages, you will be given the option  to opt out or change your preferences. We also use your information to  send you Service-related emails (e.g., account verification, purchase  and billing confirmations and reminders, changes/updates to features of  the Service, technical and security notices). You may not opt out of  Service-related emails. You may also be able to be “found” on wikiHow  based on information that you provide above.

Use of certain service type information we collect about you:

We use or may use cookies, log file, device  identifiers, location data and clear gifs information to: (a) remember  information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit  or the next time you visit the site; (b) provide custom, personalized  content and information; (c) to provide and monitor the effectiveness of  our Service; (d) monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of  visitors, traffic, and demographic patterns; (e) diagnose or fix  technology problems; (f) help you efficiently access your information  after you sign in; (g) to provide advertising to your browser or device,  and (h) automatically update the wikiHow application on your mobile  devices.

Sharing of Your Information

We will not rent or sell your information into third  parties outside oatcake radio and its group companies (including any parent,  subsidiaries and affiliates) without your consent, except as noted  below:

  1. Who we may share your  information with: We may share your information with third-party  business partners and Trusted Users for the purpose of providing the  Service to you. Third party business partners will be given limited  access to your information as is reasonably necessary to deliver the  Service, and we will require that such third parties comply with this  Privacy Policy, or operate under a similar privacy policy.
  2. Who can see User  Content: Any User Content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to  the Service becomes available to the public and cannot be removed,  except by wikiHow in its sole discretion. Once posted on oatcake radio, User  Content may not be removable from public view, as copies may remain  viewable in cached and archived pages of the Service, on other sites  that have republished us, or if other Users have copied or saved that  information. If you do not wish your User Content to be available to the  public, please don’t post it on oatcake radio. Your username and if you  choose to disclose it, your real name, will be published publicly. Once  published your username and / or real name may not be able to be  removed.
  3. Who can see your IP  address: If you post User Content on the Service while not logged in.