Roku Streaming Sticks

Attention : *confidentialité non incluse avec ce produit

Roku Streaming Sticks

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Passé en revue le : 8 novembre 2021

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Roku is the streaming TV device company that focuses solely on streaming TV. From their streaming sticks to connected soundbars to their Roku TVs, they give you lots of "channels" in their app store—everything from standards like Netflix and Hulu, to YuppTV for those can't miss south Asian channels and FunimationNow for the anime lovers. News, weather, sports, classic cartoons, Bollywood HD and Pokémon TV. Roku has something for everyone. They also seem to collect lots of data so they can target ads for everyone too.

Que pourrait-il se passer en cas de problème ?

Roku is like the nosy, gossipy neighbor of connected devices. They track just about everything they can. And then they share that data with lots of people. According to Roku's privacy policy, they share your personal data with advertisers to show you targeted ads and create profiles about you over time and across different services and devices. Roku also gives advertisers detailed data about your interactions with advertisements, your demographic data, and audience segment. Roku shares viewing data with measurement providers who may target you with ads. Roku may share your personal information with third parties for their own marketing purposes.

Roku’s data sharing is vast, which is, unfortunately, too common in the streaming TV space. Automatic Content Recognition or ACR is the way Roku and others try to identify every show you watch whether it be streaming, cable, broadcast on an antenna, or even the DVDs you watch. They collect all this data to target you with new shows, and allow you to be targeted with lots of ads from lots of places. It’s a lot of data collection and you should opt out. Note when you opt out of ACR, a Roku spokewoman said, “Opting out of ACR does not affect collection of information about the use of Roku streaming channels.” So yeah, they’re still collecting data on you, just a little less. Consumer Reports also recommends you take the time to do things like opt out of allowing Roku to access the microphone on your Roku remote control or your mobile device for voice-activated features.

All in all, Roku collects a lot of data and uses that data to sell a lot of ads and target a lot of content your way. Is this the end of the world for your privacy? Not likely, but the use of ACR and such to collect as much data on you as they possibly can feels kinda gross. We warn this product likely comes with *privacy not included.

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Ce produit peut-il m’espionner ? informations

Caméra

Appareil : Non

Application : Non

Microphone

Appareil : Oui

Application : Oui

Piste la géolocalisation

Appareil : Oui

Application : Oui

Que peut-on utiliser pour s’inscrire ?

Quelles données l’entreprise collecte-t-elle ?

Comment l’entreprise utilise-t-elle les données ?

Roku shares your personal data with advertisers to show you targeted ads and create profiles about you over time and across different services and devices. Roku also gives advertisers detailed data about your interactions with advertisements, your demographic data, and audience segment. Roku shares viewing data with measurement providers who may target you with ads. Roku shares aggregated data with third-party channels about how you use their channels. Roku may share your personal information with third parties for their own marketing purposes.

Comment pouvez-vous contrôler vos données ?

You can request that data be deleted. However, Roku says, "we may decline requests that are unreasonable, prohibited by law, or are not required to be honored by applicable law."

You can ask Roku to stop personalizing your ads, and to limit ad tracking in your Settings. Your opt-outs are device specific and do not carry over to other Roku devices or browsers. You have to opt-out for each individual device and browser you are using.

Quel est l’historique de l’entreprise en matière de protection des données des utilisateurs et utilisatrices ?

Moyen

No known incidents in the last 3 years.

Ce produit peut-il être utilisé hors connexion ?

Non

Informations relatives à la vie privée accessibles et compréhensibles ?

Non

Liens vers les informations concernant la vie privée

Ce produit respecte-t-il nos critères élémentaires de sécurité ? informations

Oui

Chiffrement

Oui

Mot de passe robuste

Oui

There is a password for a Roku account but no password is required to use a Roku device once it’s set up.

Mises à jour de sécurité

Oui

Gestion des vulnérabilités

Oui

Politique de confidentialité

Oui

Le produit utilise-t-il une IA ? informations

Oui

Cette IA est-elle non digne de confiance ?

Impossible à déterminer

Quel genre de décisions l’IA prend-elle à votre sujet ou pour vous ?

Roku uses Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) to track what you are watching on TV. They use this information to help advertisers target you more accurately. You can disable this feature, but it is on by default.

L’entreprise est-elle transparente sur le fonctionnement de l’IA ?

Impossible à déterminer

Les fonctionnalités de l’IA peuvent-elles être contrôlées par l’utilisateur ou l’utilisatrice ?

Oui


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