Reviewed September 30th, 2020
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Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Edition

Amazon.com, Inc.
3/10

Summary

The Fire HD Kids Edition is a tablet that provides kids with a variety of curated content, such as TV shows and movies, on a small device that can be used on the go without internet connection. The tablet can be purchased for $199.

Privacy Checklist

Does it meet our minimum privacy standards?

Is any kind of biometric data collected (health, heart, voice, etc.)?

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Are you able to delete your data / the data collected about you?

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Does it use cookies, telemetry, or third-party tracking scripts?

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Is the privacy policy user-friendly (easy to understand)?

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Does it have parental controls?

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Does it use encryption to protect your data both in-transit and at-rest?

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Does it get regular software and / or firmware updates?

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Does it require you to create a strong password?

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Is there a system in place for managing security vulnerabilities?

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Does it have a privacy policy?

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How Can It Snoop?

What sensitive hardware access requirements does it have?

Does it have a camera or request / require access to a camera?

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Does it have a microphone or request / require access to a microphone?

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Does it track your location or request / require access to location data?

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Account Requirements

What information is required to create an account or use it?

Does it require an email address to use?

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Does it require a phone number to use?

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Does it require an address (home or office) to use?

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Payment Options

What payment methods are available?

Are you able to use a credit card as a payment option?

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Are you able to use a cryptocurrency as a payment option?

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Are you able to use PayPal as a payment option?

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Are you able to use cash or gift cards as a payment option?

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What Could Go Wrong?

What's the worst case scenario for your data?

Amazon can track your child's viewing and browsing habits with this product. You can request that Amazon delete your child's data, however, the only way to be absolutely sure that all of your data is deleted is to delete your Amazon account entirely. Be warned that this is a risk when purchasing this product.

How Does It Share Your Data?

Where is your data going? Who has access to it?

Amazon can use device data such as your browsing history and location to target you with custom, interest-based ads.

Good Things

Why should you use it?

  • Surplus of age-appropriate content.
  • Smart parent controls.
  • Long battery life.

Bad Things

What are the downsides?

  • Child privacy concerns.
  • Fire OS can be buggy.
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