Scout Video Doorbell Privacy Report

Privacy Rating
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The Scout Video Doorbell logs camera footage and audio information along with users’ geographic locations and IP addresses. Moreover, it shares this information with third parties, unless the user specifically requests a deletion. However, Scout hasn’t had any security breaches in the past and encrypts all data, offering two-factor authentication as an option as well.


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? Yes
Multi-Factor authentication? No

Vulnerability Management

Point of contact for reporting vulnerabilities? Fill out a ticket
Bug bounty program? No

Privacy Policy

Specific to device? No
Readable? Yes
What data they log Names, home address, email addresses, geographic location, IP address, and cookies
What data they don’t log Payment information handled by third party
Can you delete your data? Yes
Third-party sharing policies Shares information 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.? No