SmartThings Outlet

SmartThings Outlet

Review date: 11/01/2018

Picture it. You're cozy in bed, reading a book with your cat curled on top of you. Your eyes grow heavy, it's time to turn the lights off and go to sleep. Except, if you turn over to flip the light switch you'll disturb your sleeping kitty. That can't happen! Now picture your bedside lamp plugged into a smart outlet operated through Alexa or Google Assistant. All you have to do is say, "Hey Alexa, turn the light off," and fade into sweet dreams with your kitty in place. How did we ever survive before technology?

What could happen if something goes wrong

It could expose information about your daily routine based on when you turn things on and off and that data could be used against you.

Privacy

Can it snoop on me?

Camera

Device: No

App: Yes

Microphone

Device: No

App: Yes

Tracks Location

Device: No

App: Yes

What is required to sign up?

What data does it collect?

How does it use this data?

How can you control your data?

What is the company’s known track record for protecting users’ data?

Average

Can this product be used offline?

Unknown

User friendly privacy information?

No

Links to privacy information

Security

Does this product meet our Minimum Security Standards?

No

Encryption

No

This product relies on the security of your local WiFi network for encryption.

Strong password

Unknown

Security updates

Yes

Manages vulnerabilities

Yes

The company has a bug bounty program.

Privacy policy

Yes

Artificial Intelligence

Does the product use AI?

Unknown

Does the AI use your personal data to make decisions about you?

Unknown

Does the company allow users to see how the AI works?

Unknown

Company contact info

Phone Number

(800) 726-7864

Live Chat

No

Twitter

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