Private videos can only be seen by you when you are logged into your account. Users merely browsing SproutVideo.com cannot see your private videos. If you send the link of a private video to someone and that person clicks the link and tries to view the video, they will be unable to do so. If you are concerned with the privacy of your videos, you should keep them set to private. By default, videos are uploaded as private.
If you embed a private video on a public webpage or blog, anybody who visits that webpage will be able to see the video.
Public videos can be seen by anyone. If you send the link to a public video to someone, that person will be able to click on the link and view the video. While user videos are not showcased on SproutVideo.com and are not actively linked to throughout the site, they are accessible by anyone on the internet. If you are concerned with the privacy of your videos, you should keep them set to private.
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