Garmin Instinct Series

Garmin Instinct Series

Garmin
Bluetooth

Data recenzji: 8 listopada 2021

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Według użytkowników: Nieprzerażające

These chonky outdoor focused smart watches come in regular, solar powered, a tactical version, a camo version, and even a surfing version. They don't have the fancy touch screens, but they do track all sorts of information about your sleep, stress, heart rate, hike, workout, and help you find your way home if you get lost in the woods. They are rugged and cool. I only say that because this is the smartwatch your favorite *Privacy Not Included reviewer owns and loves. Thanks Garmin for doing a good job keeping my health data all to yourself.

Co się może stać, jeśli coś pójdzie nie tak?

When your *Privacy Not Included researcher wanted to get a fitness tracker, Garmin is what she went with. Garmin seems to do one of the best jobs handling the privacy and security of all the personal data fitness trackers collect. They did suffer that very public ransomware attack in 2020. Ransomware attacks suck and it seems no company is safe from them these days.

Garmin says they don’t sell your personal data to anyone. This is great. Garmin also seems to do a good job with what data they do share, which doesn’t seem to be too much. They ask for explicit consent before sharing things like location data for navigation purposes and emails for marketing.

Garmin may share or sell de-identified aggregate data collected by the Garmin Connect app with third parties to do things like make their features better or for research purposes. This doesn’t worry us too much. Although now is a good time to remind you that it’s been found to be pretty easy to de-anonymize some types of data and track down an individual’s patterns, especially with location data. If you’re worried about this, you can opt out of using the Garmin Connect app, you’ll just lose a lot of cool data about your sleep, stress, and menstrual cycles if you do.

Is our researcher happy with her decision to get a Garmin fitness tracker? Yes, she is. Although it does make her a little nervous that she now leaves her phone's Bluetooth on all the time. But hey, knowing that body battery score is really cool!

Wskazówki, jak się chronić

  • Be very careful who you chose to share your Garmin wellness data with.
  • Adjust your privacy settings in the Garmin Connect app to suit your comfort level.
  • Don't connect your Garmin app to any social networks like Facebook.
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Czy może mnie podsłuchiwać? informacje

Aparat

Urządzenie: Nie

Aplikacja: Tak

Mikrofon

Urządzenie: Nie

Aplikacja: Nie

Śledzi położenie

Urządzenie: Tak

Aplikacja: Tak

Czego można użyć do rejestracji?

Jakie dane zbiera ta firma?

Jak ta firma wykorzystuje te dane?

Garmin clearly states they don't sell your personal information to anyone. They do say they may share or sell de-identified data collected by the Garmin Connect app: "From time to time, we share or sell activity data in a de-identified and aggregated manner with or to companies that provide Garmin and our customers with content or features for the purpose of enhancing the quality of the content or features they provide and with or to other third parties for research or other purposes." Garmin says they will only share most other forms of data like wellness data with wellness program provider, location data for navigation purposes or emails for marketing, with your explicit consent.

Jak możesz kontrolować swoje dane?

Users can delete their data from their devices at any time. Data provided to companion apps and servers is retained for as long as the user’s account is active. Users can delete their data from the companion apps and services at any time.

Jaka jest znana historia tej firmy w zakresie ochrony danych użytkowników?

Średnia

They did suffer that very public ransomware attack in 2020. No user data was compromised during this attack.

Czy ten produkt może być używany bez połączenia z siecią?

Tak

Przyjazne dla użytkownika informacje o prywatności?

Tak

Garmin has an easy to find list of all privacy policies. The privacy polices are relatively simple to read.

Odnośniki do informacji o prywatności

Czy ten produkt spełnia nasze minimalne standardy bezpieczeństwa? informacje

Tak

Szyfrowanie

Tak

Garmin devices and apps use a combination of asymmetric and symmetric encryption appropriate to the nature and function of the product, and data stored/transmitted.

Silne hasło

Tak

In order to use companion apps, an account with a strong password is required.

Aktualizacje zabezpieczeń

Tak

Zajmuje się problemami z bezpieczeństwem

Tak

Zasady ochrony prywatności

Tak

Czy produkt wykorzystuje sztuczną inteligencję? informacje

Tak

Garmin use Machine Learning (ML) to provide personalized insights to customers who wish to receive them as they pursue their fitness and wellness goals.

Czy tej sztucznej inteligencji nie można ufać?

Nie można ustalić

Jakie decyzje sztuczna inteligencja podejmuje o Tobie lub za Ciebie?

Garmin says in their privacy policy, "Garmin does not make any decisions based on algorithms or other automated processing that significantly affect you."

Czy firma jest przejrzysta w kwestii działania sztucznej inteligencji?

Tak

Czy użytkownik ma kontrolę nad funkcjami sztucznej inteligencji?

Tak


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