Tile Mate this product meets our minimum security standards
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Tile Mate

Review Date 10/23/19

These little doohickies attach to just about anything: your pet, wallet, keys, TV remote, bags, other people’s bags. The app lets you track your things within Bluetooth range and rings where they are if you lose something. There's a waterproof version, a super slim version, a sticker version, and a Pro version to meet any potential "now where did I put that?" need you could possibly have.

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Encryption
Yes
Tile secures communications from the Tile to the phone and encrypts communications from the phone to the cloud.
Security updates
Yes
Does it get regular software/firmware updates?
Strong password
N/A
The device pairs securely via Bluetooth, which does not require a password. The only time someone can view your Tile is if you have shared it with them on the Tile app.
Manages vulnerabilities
Yes
Tile has a bug bounty program, which means that anyone who finds a security issue and discloses it responsibly may get paid.
Privacy policy
Yes
Does it have a privacy policy?

Can it snoop on me?

Camera
Device: No | App: No
Microphone
Device: No | App: No
Tracks Location
Device: Yes | App: Yes

How does it handle privacy?

How does it share data?
Tile says it does not share your data with third parties for commercial or marketing purposes.
Can you delete your data?
Yes
User friendly privacy info?
No
Tile's privacy information is written in complex legal language, which may not be accessible to an average consumer.
Links to privacy information
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What could happen if something went wrong

These remote Bluetooth trackers pose an interesting conundrum. On one hand, they only track within Bluetooth range (200 - 400 feet). On the other hand, the Tile also has a "community find" feature that will let anyone with the Tile app find your Tile and alert your app where it is. This is a good feature...that could also be used for bad purposes. Someone could slip a Tile tracker into your bag or car. And then, with the community find option, use that to track your location without you knowing.

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