Security and Privacy

Privacy and security are top priorities for us at Around.
We stay up to date with the latest security measures and take great care to ensure your data is safe at all times.
Encrypted Calls & Communication
All calls (including audio/video) are secured with TLS and AES-128 encryption.
Application Share
When screensharing, participants have the option to only share specific applications instead of the entire screen.
One-time Meeting ID
Generate one-time meeting IDs for instant meetings. These randomized IDs expire immediately once the instant meeting ends.
Meeting PINs
For an added layer of security, meeting passwords can be enabled for rooms by the room owner.
Room Members
Room owners can enable ongoing access to a room for specific participants.
One-time Access Tokens
For each meeting, one-time access tokens are generated and accepted by TURN and media servers.
Lock Meeting
Once a meeting has been started, the session can be locked to only include participants in attendance.
Expel Participants
While a meeting is running, any participant can be quickly removed with a click of a button.
Customer Data Storage
We store only the most basic user data (user profiles and metadata) in our database. Our servers only forward audio/video streams to the recipient – no processing or analyzing.
Waiting Room
The room owner or admin can control when an incoming participant is allowed to join a meeting.

Note for enterprise network admins

Here is how to set-up your firewall:
Allow essential traffic for .around.co and .media.around.co
Around uses 3 external services:
  • Mixpanel (mixpanel.com)
  • Sentry (sentry.io)
  • Callstats (callstats.io)
These three services are non-essential for Around's main video call functionality, but are crucial for helping us improve our service quality and resolve any potential issues that may occur.