Zumper is a website that allows you to list houses and apartments for rent as well as view listings and communicate with renters if you are looking for a place. The website can be accessed for free using any browser.
Has there ever been a breach or data leak?
No known hacks or data breaches!
Is any kind of biometric data collected (health, heart, voice, etc.)?
Are you able to delete your data / the data collected about you?
Does it have parental controls?
Does it use encryption to protect your data both in-transit and at-rest?
Does it get regular software and / or firmware updates?
Does it require you to create a strong password?
Is there a system in place for managing security vulnerabilities?
How Can It Snoop?
Does it have a camera or request / require access to a camera?
Does it have a microphone or request / require access to a microphone?
Does it track your location or request / require access to location data?
Does it require an email address to use?
Does it require a phone number to use?
Does it require an address (home or office) to use?
Are you able to use a credit card as a payment option?
Are you able to use a cryptocurrency as a payment option?
Are you able to use PayPal as a payment option?
Are you able to use cash or gift cards as a payment option?
What Could Go Wrong?
Zumper collects information from users such as name, mailing address, email, IP address, driver's license number and state, date of birth, social security number, financial information, and more. The company may share identifiable data with business partners and service providers and may sell data such as your IP address to marketers in order to target you with ads. Be aware of these risks before using this website.
How Does It Share Your Data?
Zumper may share identifiable data with business partners and service providers and may sell data such as your IP address to marketers in order to target you with ads.
- Easy to use.
- Good communication tools.
- Serious privacy concerns.
Although Zumper claims to take privacy seriously, the amount of data it collects and the frequency in which it is shared creates some serious concerns. If you absolutely must use this website, proceed with caution.