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What does Kidas do?


Kidas is a tool to help you identify and address any dangerous situations that your child may encounter while interacting with others in video games, from cyberbullying to predatory behavior. Kidas analyzes your child’s gaming activity and in-game communication to alert you of any potentially concerning situations.




How does Kidas work?


Simply click to download the Kidas software and install it to your child's PC. Any time your child is playing video games, our device analyzes gaming-related communications for any potential red flags. Our proprietary technology has been trained on thousands of real examples of online predation and cyberbullying. In your weekly email report, you will receive an alert of any alarming behaviors along with some suggestions on how to discuss them with your child. We know that talking to kids about bullying, depression, suicide or predatory behavior can be challenging. Consider Kidas your partner in alerting you to such concerns and providing you the resources necessary to support your kids.




How do I start using Kidas?


We are so happy you are joining us. CLICK HERE to signup and download the software. After downloading, you will receive instructions on how to install and activate your Kidas software.




How should I discuss Kidas with my child?


We created Kidas to help parents support their children in navigating their digital lives safely. While it is possible to install Kidas without your child’s knowledge, we recommend discussing Kidas with your child. We recommend explaining to your child that Kidas protects their privacy and does not share specifics of their conversations with their parents. Parents are only alerted of potential issues and cannot access or directly review any of their child’s activity.




What games and interactions can Kidas monitor?


Kidas monitors communications in PC games and gaming-related communication platforms. Currently, Kidas monitors more the 75 games including Roblox, Fortnite, Minecraft and Discord. You can view a full list of the games we monitor here. If your child plays a game that is not on the list, please reach out to info@kidas.net and we will look into adding it to our monitoring list.




Can my child disable Kidas?


They can, but the process is rather challenging and they need your password to do so. We recommend explaining the reasoning behind using Kidas in order to support transparency and a safer gaming experience.




How accurate is Kidas?


Kidas uses advanced technology that was built by experts and tested on thousands of cases. It is possible that you will get an alert about a case you do not consider concerning. In those rare cases, we would be happy to get your feedback so we can further improve our technology.




What language does Kidas support?


Currently, Kidas supports only English.




How will I receive the alerts from Kidas?


Kidas sends your weekly report to the email you have signed up with.




What types of computers does Kidas support?


Kidas supports all computers that run Windows operating system.





Security and privacy

How does Kidas keep my child's data safe?


Security is critical to Kidas. Your child’s data is encrypted throughout every step of the monitoring process, including when Kidas analyzes data and sends parents alerts. All of our servers are physically located in the United States.




Can I review more of my child's activity?


Kidas is built to protect your child’s privacy. To maintain open communication and trust, we feel that it’s important only to alert parents when it is critical to their child’s well being. Aside from these alerts, Kidas will not share your child’s activity in-depth. According to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), we will provide you the data that the software analyzed upon request. For more information, please read our privacy policy.




How does Kidas keep my child's data private?


Kidas complies to the strictest privacy regulations, including the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). We do not share your child’s data with any third party.




How do I uninstall Kidas?


If you need to uninstall Kidas from your computer, you will need to follow a few easy steps. During the installation process you will be asked to create an uninstallation password. When you uninstall Kidas, you will be asked to enter the uninstallation password. Without it, you will be unable to successfully uninstall the software. If you have lost your uninstallation password, send us an email and we will assist you. 1. Find Kidas in the list of apps 2. Click "Uninstall" 3. During the uninstallation process you will be asked to enter your uninstallation password We are sad to see you go. If you need any assistance or have any feedback, please reach out!





Children's FAQ

Would installing the Kidas software slow down the speed of my computer?


No, while Kidas will automatically run in the background when you are online, our software is designed to minimize the capacity required and ensure optimal in-game experience.




What does Kidas do?


Kidas is a tool to help parents identify and address any dangerous situations that you may encounter while interacting with others in video games, from cyberbullying to predatory behavior. Kidas analyzes your gaming activity and in-game communication to alert your parents of any potentially concerning situations.




What type of information will my parents get?


Kidas protects your privacy and does not share specifics of your conversations with your parents. Our role is to keep you safe, not invade your privacy. Your parents are only alerted of concerning and dangerous issues. Kidas does not report on anything you do outside of gaming. With Kidas, everyone is safer.




Will they see or hear my conversations?


No, your parents will not see or hear your conversations. We understand that time spent gaming and connecting with your friends is your business. We do not share specifics of your conversations.




Are they considering Kidas because they don’t trust me?


Absolutely not! Kidas was not developed to developed to snoop on you. It's there to keep you safe. While you might be very safe while you are online, hackers, spammers, pedophiles and other dangerous people are very skilled. They have a way of finding anyone and getting in touch with you without your knowledge. Even adults are contacted by these people. The only goal of Kidas is to keep you safe. We are working overtime to ensure you are safe while you play.




Can my parents decide what they have access to?


Every parent who signs up for Kidas has access to the same information. In order to maintain your trust and open lines of communication between you and your parents, we do not share additional information with parents.





Roblox

Do I need to connect Kidas to Roblox?


If your child plays Roblox and you want Kidas to analyze the communication to include your weekly report, you will need to connect Kidas to your child's Roblox account.




What happens if I install Kidas and don't connect it to Roblox?


If you install the Kidas software and skip the Roblox connection, Kidas will not be able to monitor Roblox communications. However, the software will still monitor all other games with the exception of Roblox.




If I don't connect Kidas to Roblox, will I be able to do this later?


If you skip over the Roblox connection during installation, you will only be able to connect to Roblox id you uninstall the software and re-install it at a later date. Then you can connect to Roblox during the installation.




Do I need to know my child's Roblox password to connect Kidas to Roblox?


Yes, you need the child's Roblox password and as well as access to their two-factor authentification if it is activated. If two-factor authentification is added to their account the verification number will be sent to the email it was set up to during the setup process. You will need access to this email as well.




What if my child doesn't have a Roblox account?


During the download process, the Kidas software will check if Roblox is installed on your child's computer. If your child does not have Roblox on their computer, you will not see the Roblox connection prompt. If your child does have Roblox on their computer, you will see the directions to connect Kidas to Roblox.





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