YI Home Security Camera Privacy Report

Privacy Rating
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The Yi Home Security Camera lost the majority of its points due to its privacy and data sharing policy. Yi Home collects more data than necessary from its users, including personal details, IP addresses, Facebook usernames, and general location information. In addition, Yi Home reserves the right to share the data it collected with third parties, which is a huge red flag.


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?support@YItechnology.com

Bug bounty program? No

Privacy Policy

Link https://kamihome.com/cms/privacy
Specific to device? No
Readable? Yes
What data they log Name, title, date of birth, gender, email address, phone number, IP address, browser type and version, operating system, Facebook username, general location, video and audio signals and data, error logs, language settings and saved content
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 Yes
Log microphone device/ app Yes
Location tracking device/ app General location

Parental Controls

Are there parental controls? No

Company History

Any security breaches/ surveillance issues in past? Yes
Did they do anything to fix it? Yes

Additional Security Features

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