Alder Security Privacy Report

Privacy Rating
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Alder offers advanced DIY security systems that are scalable to fit most every home. Although it doesn’t offer advanced authentication, the company doesn’t log any data from cameras or microphones. They do, however, track your activity on their website, including your IP address, and they lose some points for a lack of regular software updates.


In Transit Yes
At rest? Unknown
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? Email
Bug bounty program? No

Privacy Policy

Link Privacy Policy
Specific to device? No
Readable? Yes
What data they log IP address, browser used, operating system used, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, gender
What data they don’t log Not expressly stated
Can you delete your data? Yes
Third-party sharing policies No, unless required by law enforcement


Log camera device/ app footage No
Log microphone device/ app No
Location tracking device/ app Yes via IP Address

Parental Controls

Available? No

Company History

History of Breaches? No, but Alder was embroiled in a lawsuit with ADT that they ultimately lost
Action Taken? Not applicable

Additional Security Features

Privacy Shutter No
Privacy Zone No