Megaphonic Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that Megaphonic collects, and the ways in which Megaphonic uses that personal information.

Throughout this page, "Megaphonic" refers to the company, Megaphonic Media, and any reference to Megaphonic’s website ( includes its subsidiary website,

Personal Information Collection

Megaphonic may collect and use the following kinds of personal information:

  • At, you provide your name and email address. That is the only information we have for you and all we need to operate (the “Website”) or involvement in our membership program (“Membership”).

  • We use third-party vendors, identified below, to process your payments. We never see any of your full credit card number or payment details, which are handled through Patreon or Teepublic.

Legal Basis for Collection of Information

Megaphonic asserts the following legal grounds for the collection of data:

  • Explicit Consent

    • When you sign up for paid membership, you provide explicit consent for Megaphonic to collect the above listed personal information.
  • Contract

    • If you enter an agreement with Megaphonic for the provision of services in exchange for payment, Megaphonic will be required to collect the above listed information.
  • Legitimate Interests

    • Finally, Megaphonic may have additional legitimate interests for the collection of the above listed personal information.

Using Personal Information

Megaphonic may use your personal information to:

  • administer and/or the Megaphonic membership;
  • personalize the website for your by displaying your name or changing the appearance of the website according to your settings if you log in;
  • enable your access to and use of the website services;
  • send to you a newsletter and account-related email;
  • send to you statements and invoices;
  • collect payments from you; and
  • send you marketing communications.

Where Megaphonic discloses your personal information to its agents or sub-contractors for these purposes, the agent or sub-contractor in question will be obligated to use that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement. Except for the third-party vendors that collect your data separately when you sign up and pay, Megaphonic has never shared any of its user data with any third parties.

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified in this privacy policy, Megaphonic may disclose your personal information to the extent that it required to do so by law, in connction with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise, or defend its legal rights.

Data Processors

Megaphonic uses the following data processors with respect to the personal information collected:

  • Patreon

    • Patreon manges the Membership program, including sign up and account maintenance. Patreon privacy policy. Messages about your membership are sent via Patreon.
  • Teepublic

    • Teepublic handles our merchandise shop. Teepublic privacy policy. Your credit card details, the details of your orders, and your shipping address are managed by Teepublic and not released to Megaphonic, except in aggregate.
  • Squarespace

  • Transistor

    • Transistor manages Megaphonic’s audio hosting. Information about your device and location are shared with Transistor for analytics purposes when you download any episode from Megaphonic. Transistor privacy policy.
  • Podtrac

    • Podtrac also provides analytics for Megaphonic’s audio hosting. Information about your device and location are shared with Podtrac for analytics purposes when you download any episode from Megaphonic. Podtrac privacy policy.
  • YouTube

  • Discord

Data Retention Policy

Data concerning membership will only be retained as long as you remain a Member, plus one year following termination.

Securing Your Data

Megaphonic will take reasonable technical and organization precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal information. If Megaphonic stores any of your data, it will do so on secure servers.

Discord Community Posts

Be advised that Megaphonic does not monitor Discord posts for disclosure of any personal information you may post in any user-generated content. Discord includes tools allowing for you to edit or delete your posts. If you need assistance, you may contact Megaphonic with the contact information below.

Cross-border Data Transfers

Information that Megaphonic collects may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which Megaphonic operates to enable the use of the information in accordance with this privacy policy. You agree to such cross-border transfers of personal information.

In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available around the world.

Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, we do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 18 or knowingly allow such persons to register with the Membership program. If you are under 18, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 18 is allowed to provide any personal information to or on Megaphonic. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a person under age 18 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 18, please contact us.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Notice

  1. Megaphonic does not track users, who interact with its website across the web, and therefore does not use “do not track” signals.

  2. Megaphonic does not authorize the collection of personally identifiable information from users on any Megaphonic website for third party use through advertising technologies.

GDPR Compliance

Megaphonic seeks to fully comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Pursuant to this regulation, you have the following rights on this website:

  1. Right to be forgotten: You may cancel your account at any time. If you wish your data to be permanently deleted, you may contact us at and it will be deleted within 72 hours.

  2. Right to object: We have never performed any data science projects on user data and do not anticipate doing so in the future. If, at some point in the future we determine a use for any sort of data science project on our user data, we will notify you in writing before doing so. In that event you may remove your contact data from any such project by emailing us at with the subject line “Opt Out of Data Science”.

  3. Right to access and rectification: You can contact us at at any time to access copies of all user data we retain for you. We will remove, update, or change any personal information about you from our servers immediately upon your request.

  4. Right of portability: We only retain your name and email address. Nevertheless, we will provide that information to you upon your request.

Updating This Statement

Megaphonic may update this privacy policy by posting a new version on this website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.

Other Websites and Megaphonic’s communications to members contain links to other websites. Megaphonic is not responsible for the contents of those third party websites or responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party.

Contact Megaphonic

If you have any questions, complaints, or requests concerning your data, this privacy policy, or Megaphonic’s treatment of your personal information, please write by email to