Reviewed October 7th, 2020
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LEGO Star Wars Boost Droid Commander

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4/10

Summary

LEGOs are just fun bricks that hurt to step on. Today, LEGOs are that and have interactive robotic droids as well. This 1177-piece LEGO set allows you to build, program, and control three Star Wars droids: R2-D2, a Mouse Droid and a Gonk Droid. Kids can learn coding and problem solving skills through the Bluetooth connected app that controls the droids.This handy LEGO set is not only fun to build, but also helps children learn.

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?

These robots are controlled by an app that connects with Bluetooth. We were not able to determine if this product uses encryption, which is a major risk. But the chance of giving up your location or specifics is small.

How Does It Share Your Data?

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

Lego only shares data with third parties with your consent.

Good Things

Why should you use it?

  • Lego has a bug bounty program, and devices are set up to automatically update software and hardware.
  • Lego shares data with third parties with your consent.

Bad Things

What are the downsides?

  • Unable to determine if product uses encryption, so be wary and mindful.
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