Lending, transferring or discarding the camera and/or memory card to others (Notes on protecting private information)
Important information may be recorded on the camera and/or memory card depending on the functions and camera settings.
Before lending, transferring, or discarding the camera and/or memory card to others, be sure to read the following and make sure that you have completed the procedures.
Notes on lending, transferring, or discarding the camera to others
Before lending, transferring, or discarding the camera to others, be sure to perform the following operation to protect private information.
- Select [Setting Reset] → [Initialize].
Notes on lending, transferring, or discarding a memory card to others
Executing [Format] or [Delete] on the camera or a computer may not completely delete the data on the memory card. Before lending or transferring a memory card to others, we recommend that you delete any data on it completely using data deletion software. When discarding a memory card, we recommend that you physically destroy it.
Notes on network functions
When you use network functions, unintended third parties on the network may access the camera, depending on the usage environment. For example, unauthorized access to the camera may occur in network environments to which another network device is connected or can connect without permission. Sony bears no responsibility for any loss or damage caused by connecting to such network environments.
Notes on location information
If you upload and share still images or movies taken with this camera on the Internet while the location information is linked with the dedicated smartphone application, you may accidentally reveal the location information to a third party. To prevent third parties from obtaining your location information, deactivate the [Location Information Linkage] function of the dedicated application.
Warning on copyrights
Television programs, films, videotapes, and other materials may be copyrighted. Unauthorized recording of such materials may be contrary to the provisions of the copyright laws.