BlueJeans is a video call app marketed towards business users, and touts a variety of high quality features such as screen sharing, recording, integration with other business apps, and super clear audio. A subscription to the service can be purchased starting at $9.99 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?
BlueJeans has stated that it can share much of your personal information with third parties. There is also a bug bounty program for BlueJeans, meaning that there is a group of hackers constantly trying to hack into the service and find bugs in order to make a profit. Be warned that your information will be susceptible to hackers and third parties if you choose to use BlueJeans.
How Does It Share Your Data?
- Directional audio for Doubly Sound-enabled rooms.
- Quality and feedback statistics.
- Supports all common platforms.
- Serious privacy concerns.
- Bug bounty program creates risk for hacking.
- No file sharing capabilities.