Echo Flex Privacy Report

Privacy Rating
7.7
/10
Amazon Echo Flex

Amazon is a company with many surveillance issues in the past, which accounted for the majority of deductions for the Echo Flex. The tech giant logs microphone audio and app data and Amazon employees listen to Alexa recordings. However, Amazon encrypts all data, offers regular security updates, and uses advanced authentication to ensure the most privacy possible.

Encryption

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

Security Updates

Automatic, regular software/ firmware updates? Yes
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? Submit a report
Bug bounty program? Yes

Privacy Policy

Link https://www.alexa.com/help/privacy
Specific to device? No
Readable? Yes
What data they log Name, address, email, country, nickname, telephone number, website, company, job title, credit card information, IP address, URL clickstream, browser information, operating system, toolbar service, cookies, web pages visited
What data they don’t log n/a
Can you delete your data? Yes
Third-party sharing policies Shares information with third parties.

Surveillance

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

Parental Controls

Are there parental controls? No

Company History

Any security breaches/ surveillance issues in past? Not the Echo Flex specifically, but other Alexa products
Did they do anything to fix it? n/a

Additional Security Features

Anything like privacy shutters, privacy zones, etc.? No