Amazon Fresh is a grocery delivery and pickup service in select cities. Prime members in these cities can shop for groceries, every-day essentials, and more. To use Amazon Fresh, you must have a Prime membership.
Has there ever been a breach or data leak?
Date of last breach
A large database containing millions of European customer records was found unsecured on Amazon Web Services on February 3, 2020. Information from several companies was found on this database, such as Amazon, eBay, Shopify, PayPal, and Stripe. Leaked personal information could include name, shipping address, email, phone number, items purchased, payment history, and partially redacted credit cards.
Is any kind of biometric data collected (health, heart, voice, etc.)?
Are you able to delete your data / the data collected about you?
Does it have parental controls?
Does it use encryption to protect your data both in-transit and at-rest?
Does it get regular software and / or firmware updates?
Does it require you to create a strong password?
Is there a system in place for managing security vulnerabilities?
How Can It Snoop?
Does it have a camera or request / require access to a camera?
Does it have a microphone or request / require access to a microphone?
Does it track your location or request / require access to location data?
Does it require an email address to use?
Does it require a phone number to use?
Does it require an address (home or office) to use?
Are you able to use a credit card as a payment option?
Are you able to use a cryptocurrency as a payment option?
Are you able to use PayPal as a payment option?
Are you able to use cash or gift cards as a payment option?
What Could Go Wrong?
Amazon collects a large amount of personal data on its users. This information can then be shared with a variety of third parties such as business and advertising partners. Be aware of this risk before using this service.
How Does It Share Your Data?
Amazon says that they do not sell customers' personal information, but they may share your information with third parties for marketing and commercial purposes. Amazon can use your device data such as browsing history and location to target you with customized marketing and ads.
- Discounts for Amazon Prime members.
- Quick and easy to use service.
- Amazon can use your device data to show customized ads; this data may include browsing and location information.
- Amazon's privacy information is written in fairly complex language that is very hard for users to understand.
Amazon Fresh is an easy-to-use, quick, and reliable grocery service. However, Amazon uses and shares your data to target you with customized marketing and ads. Amazon is notorious for using your information. Therefore, you should always be wary when using their services.