Do You Read the Fine Print of Online Privacy Policies?


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.