Reviewed October 1st, 2020
product
privacy guide
FreePN Top Choice 🏆
Parrot Drones SAS 🔗
Copy & Share Link 🔗

Anafi Drone

Parrot Drones SAS
4/10

Summary

This little drone, no bigger than a bug, is not cheap. Be ready to pay, but in this what you pay for is what you get. With the drone you can get 4k HDR video, digital stabilization, 25-minutes of flight time, a camera with 180° view, and smart AI that lets you follow a person, without you touching any of the controls. Also, with this pricey drone, you also get improved privacy and security features thatare lacking in many of the cheaper consumer drones.

Privacy Checklist

Does it meet our minimum privacy standards?

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

answer

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

answer

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

answer

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

answer

Does it have parental controls?

answer

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

answer

Does it get regular software and / or firmware updates?

answer

Does it require you to create a strong password?

answer

Is there a system in place for managing security vulnerabilities?

answer

Does it have a privacy policy?

answer

How Can It Snoop?

What sensitive hardware access requirements does it have?

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

answer

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

answer

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

answer

Account Requirements

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

Does it require an email address to use?

answer

Does it require a phone number to use?

answer

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

answer

Payment Options

What payment methods are available?

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

answer

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

answer

Are you able to use PayPal as a payment option?

answer

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

answer

What Could Go Wrong?

What's the worst case scenario for your data?

It's nice to see the Parrot drone takes the necessary steps to protect users privacy. A lot of consumer drones had poor privacy and security. This drone costs $700, so you need to save up in order to purchase. But, you are paying a price to get that privacy and security boost. However, it would be nice to see more affordable consumer drones with similar privacy and security as well.

How Does It Share Your Data?

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

Parrot will only share your personal data with your consent to third parties for commercial and marketing purposes.

Good Things

Why should you use it?

  • While expensive, the extensive security and privacy measures protect your information and data the drone captures.
  • Company performs regular security audits, and security patches are made rapidly available when there are vulnerabilities.

Bad Things

What are the downsides?

  • Parrot privacy policy is written in complex language, making it hard for the average user to understand.
  • Not many cons, an item with security and privacy issues.
Privacy Policy 🔗
#ai
#drone
#video
See something incorrect? Let us know.