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.
Has there ever been a breach or data leak?
No known hacks or data breaches!
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?
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?
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.
- Parental controls.
- Tough bumper adds protection from drops.
- Had previous privacy concerns.
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.