Do You Read the Fine Print of Online Privacy Policies?

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This ComputerWorld article explores the meaning behind several privacy policies and what you’re really agreeing to when you scan the “fine print” of a website that asks for a user’s permission. After all, everything you do online is “out there” for others to potentially access — every retail purchase and Facebook update could potentially fall into the wrong hands. The article shares several steps to take, noting that “good privacy policies will also spell out whether a service tracks your activities and sells that information to third parties–and they’ll state what happens to your data should you terminate the service.”

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Elaine Rigoli

Elaine Rigoli is PRIVATE WiFi’s manager of digital content strategy.