Reviewed September 30th, 2020
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Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Bose Corporation
3/10

Summary

The Bose QuietComfort 35 II headphones are noise cancelling headphones that can connect with Bluetooth or a typical Aux cord. They also have optional Alexa and Google Assistant functionality. The headphones can be purchased for $299.95.

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?

Bose has been known to gather your information and share it with third parties without user knowledge or consent, and is currently fighting a class-action lawsuit for doing it. If you also choose to use Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant with the headphones, Google and Amazon are able to track you as well. Be warned that these headphones present a major security risk.

How Does It Share Your Data?

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

Bose may share anonymized data with anyone, including analytics service providers.

Good Things

Why should you use it?

  • Great active noise-cancelling.
  • Excellent sound.
  • Comfortable design.

Bad Things

What are the downsides?

  • Serious privacy issues.
  • Battery isn't replaceable.
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