Privacy Safety on the Internet
Tips on Prevention • Check to see if website is secure • A padlock icon in the corner indicates a security certificate which one can check to see if it is up to date. • Secure you computer • Use firewalls and anti-virus software to prevent information leaking out or in. • Read the privacy policies • Websites such as Google and Facebook have policies which can be found on the bottom of the page which describe how they use your information.
Opinion Resources • Federal Trade Commission • FBI • Consumer Computer Privacy Guide • Internet Education Foundation