Reviewed September 30th, 2020
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Litter Robot 3 Connect

Automated Pet Care Products, Inc.
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Summary

The Litter Robot 3 Connect is a mechanical litter box that self-cleans and provides you with information such as "recent usage history" and "waste drawer levels." If you can afford this scooper-free lifestyle, the Litter Robot 3 comes with a $500 price tag.

Privacy Checklist

Does it meet our minimum privacy standards?

Is any kind of biometric data collected (health, heart, voice, etc.)?

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Are you able to delete your data / the data collected about you?

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Does it use cookies, telemetry, or third-party tracking scripts?

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Is the privacy policy user-friendly (easy to understand)?

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Does it have parental controls?

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Does it use encryption to protect your data both in-transit and at-rest?

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Does it get regular software and / or firmware updates?

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Does it require you to create a strong password?

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Is there a system in place for managing security vulnerabilities?

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Does it have a privacy policy?

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How Can It Snoop?

What sensitive hardware access requirements does it have?

Does it have a camera or request / require access to a camera?

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Does it have a microphone or request / require access to a microphone?

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Does it track your location or request / require access to location data?

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Account Requirements

What information is required to create an account or use it?

Does it require an email address to use?

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Does it require a phone number to use?

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Does it require an address (home or office) to use?

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Payment Options

What payment methods are available?

Are you able to use a credit card as a payment option?

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Are you able to use a cryptocurrency as a payment option?

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Are you able to use PayPal as a payment option?

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Are you able to use cash or gift cards as a payment option?

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What Could Go Wrong?

What's the worst case scenario for your data?

Litter Robot does not have an official privacy policy for this product and the associated app, and the default WiFi password used for the litter box makes it very easy for the device to be hacked and potentially used to spy on you. This product's privacy is very concerning, and we would strongly urge you to consider the implications of this purchase.

How Does It Share Your Data?

Where is your data going? Who has access to it?

It is unknown if or how Litter Robot shares personal information.

Good Things

Why should you use it?

  • Automates cat litter cleanup.
  • Excellent odor control.
  • Included app tells you when to clean it.

Bad Things

What are the downsides?

  • No privacy policy and other privacy concerns.
  • Expensive.
  • Large and hard to find room for.
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