Pics.io - data protection & trust analysis

Pics.io

Pics.io

About

Now it’s easier than ever for marketing and product teams to develop and distribute online surveys, work more efficiently, ensure brand consistency, and keep teams in sync. Using Pics.io digital asset management solution you can have all your online surveys centralized, easily accessible at any time, and simple to search and share for distributed teams to work productively. The software works on top of Google Drive and compliments your Google Forms, providing immediate access to your media library. How will you benefit from Pics.io and Google Forms integration? • Embed visual content from your media library into Google Forms and illustrate the shared survey in seconds • Browse and search your media library without leaving your Google Form • Find your materials easily thanks to Pics.io advanced search & the tree of collections • Access required visuals right from your media library and embed them into the Google Form in seconds • Customize your shared surveys with branded features like logo, company details, predefined text labels, images, etc. • Create your branded forms templates, save them back to Pics.io and store for the future use Becoming a Pics.io’s user you will also benefit from: • Centralization of all your digital files in one place on top of Google Drive • Easy access to your data at any time - find required files in seconds using keywords and metadata functionality • Sharing any assets with colleagues, clients, and partners • Brand consistency across all company’s documentation • Security of digital assets and customized access for teammates and partners How does Pics.io add-on for Google Forms work? 1. Open a new survey where you need to add images or background 2. Choose Pics.io for Google Forms in the Add-ons menu and search for the necessary image. 3. Mouseover on the asset you want to add and click on the ‘Insert’ button to embed the required file as an image or set it as a background. Any team can benefit from Pics.io for Google Forms. If you illustrate your surveys with images and/or require their customization following the branded guidelines, this add-on will help to keep your brand consistent and streamline team productivity.

Analysis Summary

Our analysis indicates that Pics.io is protecting users' data with a good infrastructure security in place and their community and user base seem healthy; however, their privacy policy is unclear about certain aspects of data protection.

✅   Our security analysis didn't find any cloud or infrastructure risks, which means that Pics.io should be safe to use and relatively protected against cyber-attacks and data breaches caused by hackers.

✅   Our community analysis shows that this app has a decent following. A strong community is an indication for product maturity and usually implies increased attention to security and data protection.

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Data Safety Score 8.8/ 10

SECURITY security score tooltip
Estimated protection level against unintentional data breach, lose, and exposure.
no issues found
PRIVACY privacy score tooltip
Estimated restriction level from intentional data sharing, selling, and monetization.
partial
TRUST trust score tooltip
Estimated trust and sentiment of existing users and general community.
high
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Pics.io

Data Safety Score 8.8/ 10

Cloud Security

Cloud Security

SCORE 10.0/ 10

Cloud Security

Data in transit

Encryption

Data storage

Emails

Data in transit

high risk
mid. risk
low risk

Encryption

high risk
mid. risk
low risk

Data storage

high risk
mid. risk
low risk

Emails

high risk
mid. risk
low risk

We have analyzed 5 public endpoints related to this app and found 0 security risks in total.

Cloud and infrastructure security is an essential factor in determining your data is safe with an app or integration. Generally, modern web apps and integrations should not have any critical security issues.

SECURITY SCORE 10.0/ 10

The app’s ranking is based on our own subjective judgment and discretion. The criteria that we have evaluated and our ranking method are disclosed and explained here.

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

SCORE 7.1/ 10

Privacy Policy

Limited data sharing

To what extent does Pics.io restrain from aggregating personal information and using it for monetization, such as sharing data with ad networks or selling data to 3rd-parties.

Security measures

The measures Pics.io is taking to secure your data (based on their privacy policy). Such measures include personal information obfuscation, cyber-security, encryption, and protection by design.

Transparency & control

The data controls provided by Pics.io, like asking for consent, an option to opt-out from data collection, the right to be forgotten, and information like data retention, and notifying you in case of a breach.



Note: This analysis was generated by an automated semi-supervised AI. We do our best to improve it and validate its accuracy, but we can't guarantee it.

You can find the privacy policy here:

https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en_US

PRIVACY SCORE 7.1/ 10

The app’s ranking is based on our own subjective judgment and discretion. The criteria that we have evaluated and our ranking method are disclosed and explained here.

Community Trust

Community Trust

SCORE 10.0/ 10

Community Trust

Gsuite
high
high


We've analyzed 35.4K marketplace engagement signals, and 0 social network signals.

User engagement signals in the app marketplaces and social networks indicate user-base satisfaction and community health, which helps us determine whether the app is legit and trustworthy.

Note: The actual engagement numbers might be higher as some marketplaces do not share the number of installs, reviews, and rankings.

TRUST SCORE 10.0/ 10

The app’s ranking is based on our own subjective judgment and discretion. The criteria that we have evaluated and our ranking method are disclosed and explained here.

Permission Analysis

Permission Analysis

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Regulatory Compliance

Regulatory Compliance

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Known Data Breaches

Known Data Breaches

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