This policy applies to both HiCast’s iOS apps and website for all information collected or submitted.

User Information

HiCast does not require user to register or provide any personal information to operate the app. And HiCast do not collect or save any user personal information.

The only information user could send out are the bookmark's information when user choose to share their bookmark by using iOS system provided share sheet, which only contain the URL appends with the shared podcast's ID, episode name and the bookmark timestamp. There no any personal data being collected or submitted throughout the entire app's journey. 

HiCast does not require to access to any user's social network account to perform to share action, which could be done by using the iOS system provided share sheet feature.

HiCast will ask user permission for enable the local push notification, which is only use for background refresh to notify user when there new podcasts episode or download available, the push notification is used for local only, hence that the push token will not being saved or send out by any mean. HiCast will not and cannot send any push notification to user.

Analytics Data

HiCast uses Google Analytics to help us improve the app, the analytics tracking are anonymous, and only track the number of page visit and action click on the app.

Information provided

HiCast uses the iTunes library to search for podcasts, when user do a search in HiCast, it actually is calling the iTunes library search API, and the search data are not saved in any form.

User Consent

By using our app or website, you consent to our privacy policy.


If you have questions regarding this privacy policy, you may email

Future Changes in policy

This page will shows our most up-to-date privacy policy, if any further privacy policy change, we will update this page to reflect the change.

This policy was last modified on April 8, 2015.