Echo Show 8 Privacy Report

Privacy Rating
7.7
/10
Amazon Echo Show 8

Like many other security systems, the Echo Show 8 shares user information with third parties, including sensitive data such as domain names of sites visited and IP addresses. However, Amazon uses top-level encryption, a bug bounty program, and automatic software updates, which increased the privacy rating of the Echo Show 8.

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 No
Location tracking device/ app No

Parental Controls

Are there parental controls? No

Company History

Any security breaches/ surveillance issues in past? Not the Echo 8 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