When you recorded your interview, you signed a release form that grants StoryCorps permission to archive and share your interview. This is independent of your privacy/visibility settings, which control who can see and hear your interview on archive.storycorps.org.
Once you have created an account to claim your interview, you can change who can see and hear your interview on archive.storycorps.org, based on your personal preferences. To change your privacy settings, log in to your account and review your options at the bottom of the interview page. You can find step-by-step instructions here. Remember that every interview can have a different privacy setting and that your interview partner can update this setting as well!
For certain interviews, StoryCorps reserves the right to lock the interview as private, meaning that the general public or account holders will not be able to see or hear your interview. If you have questions about why your interview has been set to private, please submit a request.
If you’d like to ensure that StoryCorps never makes your interview available on the archive.storycorps.org platform, you’ll need to change your release status from General to Non-Release.
If you wish to change the release form status of your interview, which will change the broad rights associated with your interview, please submit a request. We’ll walk you through the process.