Reviewed October 9th, 2020
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Netflix

Netflix, Inc.
4/10

Summary

Netflix allows you to watch your choice of movies, TV shows, and documentaries. You can stream whenever and download to your laptop or phone to watch in the future. There are different subscription plans that allows multiple family members and friends use the same account and watch without commercials.

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?

There is always risk when it comes to streaming services, so make sure the content your chlidren watch is of age. Netflix is pretty secure on your personal and payment information, so no need to worry about that.

How Does It Share Your Data?

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

Netflix shares your information to service providers and providers for marketing and advertising.

Good Things

Why should you use it?

  • Netflix does not display users' full credit card numbers to the users themselves, so hackers can't steal credit card details.
  • Netflix continues to update and secure their systems to prvent fraud and protect security of Netflix accounts.

Bad Things

What are the downsides?

  • Netflix uses your location to provide localized content.
  • Netflix uses your information to coordinate with partners for marketing and commercial purposes.
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