Reviewed December 16th, 2020
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Shipt

Target Corporation
4/10

Summary

Shipt is a grocery delivery service that allows delivery of groceries, home products, and select electronics right to your doorstep. The service can be accessed through an app on mobile devices or through any browser.

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?

Shipt collects personal information from users such as name, email, home address, phone number, date of birth, ZIP code, payment information, and GPS location if accessing on a mobile device. This information may be shared with service providers or with third-party advertising partners to provide you with more relevant ads. Be aware of these risks before using this service.

How Does It Share Your Data?

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

Shipt may share your personal data with third-party service providers or advertising partners, or on a non-personally identifiable basis.

Good Things

Why should you use it?

  • Convenience.
  • Great deals and discounts.

Bad Things

What are the downsides?

  • Membership fees.
  • Some higher prices.

Final Thoughts


Shipt is a very convenient service to have access to during the pandemic. However, it collects a decent amount of information on its users and shares it with third-party advertising partners, although it has never suffered a data breach. Be aware of this before using this service.

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