Spotify wants your contacts, photos, location information, sensor data, and more
The streaming music company also notes in a capital letters that it reserves the right to share the data it collects with its business partners and this is something that should also concern users.
One question is why would the company want to collect information that is completely irrelevant to its core business. Photos, location data doesn’t really influence listening choices of a person. The answer could be that the company may have adopted a new revenue stream under which it is selling user data to third parties. Though this speculation isn’t based on any evidence, it is probable nonetheless.