Blue by ADT Privacy Report

Privacy Rating
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Blue by ADT’s low privacy rating stems from its privacy policy and its surveillance. In terms of logging, the company keeps user’s audio, video, and still-image recordings, GPS information, IP addresses, device data, and more. However, for more privacy, the user can set up privacy zones, although two or multi-factor authentication isn’t available.


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


Mandatory password? Yes
Two-Factor authentication? No
Multi-Factor authentication? No

Vulnerability Management

Point of contact for reporting vulnerabilities?
Bug bounty program? No

Privacy Policy

Specific to device? Yes
Readable? Yes
What data they log Name or business name, home address, phone number, email address, payment information, date of birth, social security number, personal identification code. Some devices may collect audio, video, and still-image recordings from your monitoring devices, geolocation and GPS information including physical location by using satellite, cell phone tower or Wi-Fi signals. Motion detection, accelerometer activity and climate conditions surrounding your devices, monitoring ievent information, IP address, internet service provider, device data,and cookies.
What data they don’t log n/a
Can you delete your data? Yes
Third-party sharing policies Shares data with third-parties


Log camera device/ app footage Yes
Log microphone device/ app Yes
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.? Can set up privacy zones