Swann 4K Privacy Report

Privacy Rating
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In Britain, hackers figured out how to hijack the Swann 4K’s camera footage and to date the company hasn’t yet addressed the problem. So while we are impressed by Swann’s two-factor identification and their encryption, we have trouble trusting them with our privacy.


In Transit Yes, with ExtraSafe plan
At rest? Yes, with ExtraSafe plan
All network communications and capabilities? Yes, with ExtraSafe plan

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? Log in to submit a ticket
Bug bounty program? No

Privacy Policy

Link https://www.swann.com/us/company/privacy-policy
Specific to device? No
Readable? Yes
What data they log Name, address, date of birth, phone number, email address, payment information, transaction information, how users uses products and services, IP address, server address, domain name, browsing activity when visiting websites, username for social networking sites used, personal preferences regarding products and services.
What data they don’t log n/a
Can you delete your data? Yes
Third-party sharing policies Shares information with third parties


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? Yes
Did they do anything to fix it? No

Additional Security Features

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