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.
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?
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?
Shipt may share your personal data with third-party service providers or advertising partners, or on a non-personally identifiable basis.
- Great deals and discounts.
- Membership fees.
- Some higher prices.
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.