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FC: How you can limit what companies find out about you digitally. | By:Maddie Knowles

1: Avoid downloading multiple search engines. The more engines you have the more people or companies can find out about you.

2: Disable cookies in your settings, removing these will deactivate the ability to store the websites and data online.

3: Limit the amount of ad-ons you click. Even though you may think it's appealing they could be phishing for your information.

4: While I was online searching for photos, I realized they were showing an add for another website I was on. Therefore that goes to show they were tracking me.

5: Unsubscribe from websites that send you emails. Sometimes when you say I want you to send me emails there will be spam.

6: Make your domain name private. Don't allow others to find your actual name.

7: Disable your location settings. Companies that are searching for your information can try and give you a lot of local places around you.

8: Find websites or apps that block pop-up ads. The more ads the more companies are trying to target you.

9: Don't allow websites to save your information. Such as remember login, don't except it!

10: When you are talking to someone make sure the website can't access what you say.

11: Avoid websites who track everything you do, to find out more about you!

12: Always check a websites privacy policy before you EVER give any personal information!

13: Have a anti- virus software that protects you from spy-ware.

14: Never just give your email to a company, investigate the company before hand.

15: Be careful and limit the amount of information you give to other websites.

16: If you do all of these things you will limit what others can find out about you digitally

17: Citations | Page 1- Description-Search engines. URL- http://www.flickr.com/photos/14592161@N06/4264458679 Date- January 10,2010 | Page 2 Description- Cookie monster delete cookies. URL-http://blog-blond.blogspot.com/2008/11/trimming-blog-and-twit-fat.html Date- November 7, 2008

18: Citations Page 3 Description- Change your cursor or click, and an ad. URL- http://www.flickr.com/photos/47691521@N07/5537457305 Date- March 18, 2011 | Page 5 Description- Unsubscibe URL- http://www.flickr.com/photos/23737563@N00/2277220270 Date- Feb 17, 2008

19: Citations Page 6 Description- Online privacy URl-http://www.flickr.com/photos/95492938@N00/4180172507 Date- Dec 13, 2009 | Page 7 Description- No location settings URL- http://www.flickr.com/photos/factoryjoe/2473431537/ Date- May 7, 2008

20: Citations Page 7 Description- Disable location services URL- http://www.flickr.com/photos/factoryjoe/2473431537/ Date- May 7, 2008 | Page 9 Don't click remember me URL- http://www.flickr.com/photos/46683103@N00/1719555475 Date- Oct 23, 2007 | Page 10 Description- Be careful what you say representation URL- http://www.fallingfifth.com/comics/20070202 Date- Feb 2, 2007 | Page 11 Description- AVOID URL- http://garysteinblog.blogspot.com/2007_02_01_archive.html Date- Feb 22, 2007

21: Page 13 Description- Anti- virus update URl- http://www.bifter.co.uk/issue/12/ Date- None

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