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Limiting companies access on your data

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S: 7 Tips for to limit data collection

FC: 7 Tips to limit data collection | By: Bryan Aguilar

2: Tip 1 | Actually read the terms of service. In some cases you will agree to let them use your data. This extremely dangerous especially on social networks.

3: Computer, 10/31/2012 | | Source

4: Tip 2 | Be careful when submitting your personal e-mail address. There are many cases in which they will sell it to other companies. This is pretty how junk mail is formed.

5: | email, 10/31/2012 | Source

6: Tip 3 | Companies use cookies to track your data. An efficient way to get rid of them is to delete your history/cookies on your browser.

7: Computer, 11/1/2012 | Cookies: Data files that are stored in your computer from companies to personalize your experience. | Source

8: Tip 4 | Many Internet browsers such as Google Chrome have the option to use a private browser. Using such a service will decrease the amount of cookies and tracking.

9: Source | Google logo, 11/1/12

10: Tip 5 | Social networks are major sources of cookies and tracking. They have numerous ads that could potentially form cookies.

11: Source | Social network, 11/1/2012 | Tracking: when companies collect information about you based on your online behavior.

12: Tip 6 | Search engines are another big source of tracking. Search engines use technology to track every single search. Meaning that they will personalize your results by what you have searched in the past.

13: Source | Yahoo logo, 11/1/2012

14: Tip 7 | Before signing up for any service ask yourself these questions. What do they want from me? Is it really necessary to sign up? Refrain from signing up for many things. It will avoid cookies and tracking all together.

15: Source | Key board, 11/1/2012

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  • Title: Limiting companies access on your data
  • Tips on how to be more private on the internet.
  • Tags: tips, companies, private, limiting, 7, 8, data, cookies
  • Published: over 5 years ago