Clubhouse policy can share data with social media platforms. The advertising partners will use the info to serve them targeted ads. It has some privacy concerns which need to fix. The platform can records conversations in a room and it can delete the temporary audio recording when the room ends.
The drop-in audio chat app has shot to fame in no time. It has managed to get the attention from Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg with its different platforms. The Clubhouse indeed records conversations. The biggest highlights are having a room full of speakers and an audience to discuss some topics and the exchange on the platform for a brief period and never being available again as a recording.
The audio app in which recordings are temporary and done for supporting incident investigations. The Clubhouse policy states that “Solely to support incident investigations, we temporarily record the audio in a room while the room is live. If a user reports a Trust and Safety violation while the room is active, we retain the audio to investigate the incident, and then delete it when the investigation is complete. If no incident is reported in a room, we delete the temporary audio recording when the room ends. Audio from (i) muted speakers and (ii) audience members are never captured, and all temporary audio recordings are encrypted.”
The policy doesn’t have a timeline for the conversation recording available internally or who all can access such recordings. It also saves some personal data collected from third parties or publicly available sources. The major shock is that there is no way to delete the Clubhouse profile. The policy said that “Please log in to your account or contact us (at email@example.com) if you need to change or correct your Personal Data or if you wish to delete your account.”
Lastly, the Clubhouse uses ways to track its users within the app. The policy says, “we may share Identification Data and Internet Activity Data with social media platforms and other advertising partners that will use that information to serve you targeted advertisements on social media platforms and other third party websites under certain regulations such sharing may be considered a “sale” of Personal Data.”