Privacy and Terms of Use

If you’re helping with our transcription effort via, we ask that you go through a Google sign-in process.

This serves multiple purposes:

  • Reducing the number of bots using our systems
  • Quantifying the level of accuracy of transcriptions by each individual contributor
  • Research, including publishing research results

We ONLY get your email address from Google; this address is then stored in our database as part of an entry for every audio segment you help transcribe, as well as next to your settings database.

We do not use ANY OTHER DATA from your Google account, nor do we store your email address anywhere else, or for any other use.
While your address may be used for research purposes, we will not share it with anyone outside without your explicit consent.

Any transcription data that will be exported from’s databases will NOT include your email address, unless you explicitly ask us to do that.

We also store your browser’s information (user agent and similar information) to differentiate between different data sources. That information is also used for both production and research.

By using’s crowd transcription web page, you agree to the above usages.

If you have any concerns or questions, please contact us