abode Essentials Starter Kit Privacy Report

Privacy Rating
6.9
/10
Abode Home Security

Security startup abode lost the majority of its points due to its privacy policy. The company logs user data such as users’ IP addresses, browser information, and the websites they’ve visited. Moreover, the abode app tracks users’ locations. Despite that, abode has yet to have a security breach.

Encryption

In Transit Yes
At rest? Yes
All network communications and capabilities? Yes

Security Updates

Automatic, regular software/ firmware updates? No
Product available to use during updates? Yes

Passwords

Mandatory password? Yes
Two-Factor authentication? Yes
Multi-Factor authentication? Yes

Vulnerability Management

Point of contact for reporting vulnerabilities? support@goabode.com
Bug bounty program? No

Privacy Policy

Link https://help.goabode.com/hc/en-us/articles/360000569911-abode-Privacy-Policy
Specific to device? No
Readable? Yes
What data they log Name, gender, location, shipping and billing information, email address, phone number, IP address, browser information, and sites visited.
What data they don’t log n/a
Can you delete your data? No
Third-party sharing policies Shares information with third parties

Surveillance

Log camera device/ app footage No
Log microphone device/ app No
Location tracking device/ app Yes

Parental Controls

Are there parental controls? No

Company History

Any security breaches/ surveillance issues in past? No
Did they do anything to fix it? n/a

Additional Security Features

Anything like privacy shutters, privacy zones, etc.? Privacy shutters