Reviewed October 29th, 2020
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LeapPad Academy

LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc
5/10

Summary

The LeapPad Academy has 20 preloaded educator-approved apps that explores math, science, writing, reading, and coding. Kid-friendly and easy-to-use, your kids can delve in and start learning right away. For ages 3-8, this tablet has additional content if you download the supporting apps. A great and fun way for your kids to learn from a young age.

Breach History


Has there ever been a breach or data leak?

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No known hacks or data breaches!

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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?

LeapFrog had a potential issue where kids could be contacted by attackers in a certain app, but LeapFrog quickly eliminated the issue. Besides this, LeapFrog has had no major breaches or privacy issues occur. If you want you manage your child's time on the screen, parental controls are also available if necessary.

How Does It Share Your Data?

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

LeapFrog does share information with corporate partners and other parties with your consent. Make sure that you do not give consent as some third-party services such as Facebook or Twitter may be able to access your personal information.

Good Things

Why should you use it?

  • Parental controls.
  • Tough bumper adds protection from drops.
  • Easy-to-use.

Bad Things

What are the downsides?

  • Had previous privacy concerns.

Final Thoughts


If you want your child to have a fun way to learn, the LeapPad Academy is the way to go! LeapFrog had some previous privacy issues, but the company quickly resolved them upon discovery. However, Leapfrog may share your information with third parties if you consent, so ensure you do not do so. Continue to control your child's time on the tablet if need be.

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