Apple Music is a subscription-based music streaming service offering millions of songs. You can listen offline if needed and can combine all your music in one place. You can listen to music, live radio, podcasts, and more. The service costs between $4.99 and $14.99 per month.
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?
Apple does a good job with privacy and security. Therefore, there is not really many privacy or security risks. However, still be wary if you do not want your children to listen to mature-restricted music and content.
How Does It Share Your Data?
Apple does not share your data with third parties for commercial or marketing purposes. All of your Siri voice requests are anonymous and Apple auto-deletes them after 6 months.
- Apple security and privacy process is strong and there is a system in palce to manage vulnerabilites and regular software/hardware updates.
- Does not share data with third parties for marketing or commercial purposes.
- Privacy information is fairly simple and easy-to-read.
- Apple has grown vastly, so hackers may try and get your information.
- Otherwise, Apple's security creates a situation where there are not many cons.