Reviewed October 7th, 2020
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Xbox One

Microsoft Corporation
6/10

Summary

The latest Xbox to come out. Xbox One brings a whole new gaming experience to you. Updated, powerful, and easy to use, Xbox can bring you into the world of Halo, Forza, Gears of War and lots more. There is either the standard Xbox One S, or the more expensive and powerful Xbox One X. Shoot, play, watch, listen, but just remember to unplug after a while.

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?

Be aware that Xbox does not share your data with third parties, some games you play on the Xbox made by other companies may collect and share your data.

How Does It Share Your Data?

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

Xbox does not share your data with third parties for either marketing or commerical purposes. However, the games made by other companies may share your data with those third parties.

Good Things

Why should you use it?

  • System in place to manage security vulnerabilities.
  • Privacy Information is written in simple language.
  • Xbox does not share data with third parties.

Bad Things

What are the downsides?

  • The games you play made by other companies may collect and share your data.
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