Time is Running Out to Champion Data Privacy Day (DPD)! Here are 3 Things You Can Do Now to Join the Greater Effort.

Jan 9, 2017 9:03am

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Time is Running Out
to Champion Data Privacy Day (DPD)!
Here are Three Things You Can Do Now to
Join the Greater Effort.

There are less than three weeks remaining until DPD – held annually on Jan. 28 to create awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust. As our world becomes more connected, it's increasingly important to take steps to protect your personal information and help everyone be #PrivacyAware. Here are three things you can do now to join the greater effort.

share with careJoin Hundreds of Individuals and Organizations – Sign Up as a DPD Champion

Everyone can do their part to build a culture of privacy awareness by becoming a DPD Champion. It's easy to become a Champion and does not require any financial support. As a Champion you'll get privacy and online safety updates, upcoming event details and a privacy awareness toolkit to help you spread the word. Sign up today.

Get Involved On Social Media

You are continuously generating data about yourself and others. Your personal information, such as your behaviors and preferences, is the fuel that makes these devices work. Fortunately, there are things you can do to manage your privacy, Check out our infographic for tips on protecting your personal information in a growing Internet of Me. 

infographicShare the infographic and these sample posts on social media to show your commitment to privacy and protecting personal information. Be sure to use #PrivacyAware in all your posts!

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Sign Up to Watch the 2017 Data Privacy Day Event Live From Twitter HQ

Thursday, Jan. 26
Join NCSA and a host of experts for exciting TED-style talks, segments and interviews focusing on the latest privacy issues for consumers and business.

Register to watch the event live. The event will be available on Livestream, Periscope and Facebook Live. 

Not-to-be-missed segments include: 
  • Scams, ID Theft and Fraud, Oh My – And Ways to Fight Back
  • What You Should Know About the Internet of Me and Your Privacy
  • How to Read a Privacy Policy in Less Than 60 Seconds – Even If It Was Written For a Lawyer
  • Privacy and the Next President
  • Growing Up Online and the Need for Teaching Privacy in Schools

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For more information about DPD 2017 and how you can get involved, visit staysafeonline.org/dpd.