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Data Privacy Day 2019 Champion Backgrounder
Detailed backgrounder about Data Privacy Day 2019 including privacy issues, why privacy matters, community engagement and more.
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Why We Should Care About Privacy
Today we conduct much of our lives on the internet and on our connected devices, yet few people understand that enormous amounts of personal information is collected and shared. This data can be stored indefinitely, and our personal information can be used in both beneficial and unwelcome ways. Even seemingly innocuous information – such as your favorite restaurants or items you purchase online – can be used to make inferences about your socioeconomic status, preferences and more.