It is important to be aware that applications may have access to your privacy information, and that there is potential for unintentional disclosure of this information, either as a result of software defects, or improper configurations.
For individuals, the key points in regard to electronic data privacy are:
- Understand the services and devices you’re using to make certain you know how your privacy data is, or isn’t, being shared electronically.
- Take time to review the settings for the Internet services and devices you and your family members use.
- Think about what information you are comfortable sharing, and the impact of the improper disclosure of the information you’ve shared.