Reviewed September 30th, 2020
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BlueJeans

Verizon Communications Inc.
3/10

Summary

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.

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?

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?

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

BlueJeans collects personal information such as your name, employer, address, phone number, and email address. The BlueJeans privacy policy states that it may share this information with third parties.

Good Things

Why should you use it?

  • Directional audio for Doubly Sound-enabled rooms.
  • Quality and feedback statistics.
  • Supports all common platforms.

Bad Things

What are the downsides?

  • Serious privacy concerns.
  • Bug bounty program creates risk for hacking.
  • No file sharing capabilities.
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