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Small bug fixes and improvements. Thanks for your feedback.

BBC Sounds is the new way to listen to BBC audio – your favourite programmes, podcasts, radio stations and music all in one place.

Explore a wide variety of new podcasts, music mixes and live sets. Listen live to BBC radio stations. Catch up or listen again to your favourite BBC radio shows.

Features include:
‐ Listen live to all BBC Radio stations
‐ Pause and rewind live radio, see past and future station schedules
‐ Download and listen to your shows on the go
‐ Continue listening from where you left off on any device
‐ Autoplay multiple episodes of series or podcasts or all your downloads (optional)
‐ Subscribe to BBC podcasts, mixes and programmes
‐ See the latest episodes from your favourite programmes and podcasts in one handy list
‐ Get personalised recommendations to discover new audio you’ll love
‐ Send music tracks you like to Apple Music and Spotify
‐ Browse by speech and music categories
‐ Sleep Timer

When using the Android Auto enabled version of BBC Sounds, it is your responsibility to always follow safe driving practices (i.e. don’t be distracted and focus on the road at all times). Comply with all relevant laws, traffic regulations and road signs.

To give you the best experience, this app tracks what you’ve listened to on BBC Sounds and how long you’ve listened to programmes for. It also tracks when you add something to Bookmarks or Subscriptions. By “Allow Personalisation”, you will get personalized recommendations. More information can be found here www.bbc.co.uk/usingthebbc/account/about-your-personalisation-settings/.

In addition, the BBC Sounds app uses standard Android app permissions that are defined by the Google Android platform.

The BBC uses cookies and similar technologies to understand how audiences interact with our services, content (such as podcasts and radio) and marketing messages. The categories of personal data processed by our data processors include the following:
• IP address to determine which UK city/region you are in, or which country/continent you are in if outside of the UK
• Activity data, such as time when you first used this app and programmes you listened to and interacted with
• Your device information, such as device type and OS version

For Android devices, the following personal data is also processed:
• Which sites referred you to download and use this app
• Personal data such as unique identifier, BBC Account data, type of campaign seen, social media channel used will be collected. We will aggregate it for reporting purposes

You can “opt out” from our data processor’s tracking by filling the “Forget My Device” form in this link www.appsflyer.com/optout

For more information about how and why we use information about you, please visit the BBC Sounds App Privacy Notice. www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/help/questions/about-bbc-sounds-and-our-policies/sounds-app-privacy-notice

To read the BBC’s Privacy Policy go to www.bbc.co.uk/privacy/

If you install this app you accept the BBC Terms of Use at www.bbc.co.uk/terms/

The app is published by BBC Media AT (BBC Media Applications Technologies Limited) which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation).

Full details of BBC Media AT are available on the Companies House website at: data.companieshouse.gov.uk/doc/company/07100235

BBC © 2021
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read about our approach to external linking: www.bbc.co.uk/help/web/links/

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