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Top 10 Checklist to Protect Your Personal Privacy Online Teens 1
Locate and Review Security Settings on Social Sites Think Before You Post to Social Sites Understand GPS for Your Mobile Phone Use Caution with Links, Downloads & Apps Understand How Data is Protected on School Websites or Devices Use Passwords Limit Personal Information Provided Online Be an Informed Online Shopper Protect Your Devices Know Your Email Rights Top 10 Checklist Summary Your footnote
Who can see your information? -Direct connections -Friends of connections -Everyone? Who can contact you? Only connect with people you know #1 Locate and Review Security Settings on Social Sites FIPP 2
Don’t post your full date of birth, phone number or home address Choose your comments and pictures carefully; once you’ve posted it’s out there forever People who can see your content may share with others beyond your “friends” or connections Don’t publicize your specific travel dates #2 Think Before You Post to Social Sites FIPP 2 and 4
Pros -Using maps -Can emergency services find you? -Can your friends or family find you? Cons -Can someone follow you / stalk you? References: -https://www.privacyrights.org/fs/fs26-cellprivacy.htmhttps://www.privacyrights.org/fs/fs26-cellprivacy.htm -To disable geo-tagging – http://icanstalku.com/how.php#disablehttp://icanstalku.com/how.php#disable #3 Understand GPS for Your Mobile Phone FIPP 1 and 4
#6 Use Passwords FIPP 1 and 4 Use passwords for your computer, phone, tablet Make your password memorable for you, but not easily guessed Set your devices to require a password after a short time of inactivity Reference: https://www.privacyrights.org/fs/fs23-shopping.htmhttps://www.privacyrights.org/fs/fs23-shopping.htm
#7 Limit Personal Information Provided Online FIPP 1, 2 and 4 If a website asks for personal information, does the request make sense? Look for and read the disclosure about how your personal information will be used before providing it -Is payment card information saved on the sight? -Will your email address be shared or sold to others? Examples ofPersonal Information NameAddress Phone #Date of Birth Social Security #Drivers License # Credit / Debit Card #PIN Passport #Student ID # Bank Account NumbersHealth Information
#8 Be an Informed Online Shopper FIPP 1 and 4 It’s typical to provide payment card information for an online purchase but consider -Site security (look for https in the url or a lock icon on the page) -A credit card is a better choice for payment that a debit card (broader protections if you have a dispute with the seller) -Many sites offer to save your payment card information to make future purchases easier, but avoid this option to reduce the number of places your payment information is stored -If you have concerns about the site, call customer service to place your order over the phone -Resources: Credit Card consumer protections: http://www.privacyrights.org/fs/fs32-paperplastic.htm#3 http://www.privacyrights.org/fs/fs32-paperplastic.htm#3
#9 Protect Your Devices FIPP 4 Virus and spyware protection -Security software (even when it comes loaded on your new computer) must be kept up to date to protect you against the newest threats. -Resource: www.consumerreports.org/cro/magazine-archive/2010/june/electronics-computers-security- software/overview/index.htm. www.consumerreports.org/cro/magazine-archive/2010/june/electronics-computers-security- software/overview/index.htm Peer-to-peer file sharing -Software allows groups to share files but may expose files you don’t intend to share -Resource: www.onguardonline.gov/topics/p2p-security.aspx. www.onguardonline.gov/topics/p2p-security.aspx Limit what you do using unsecure Wi-Fi -Never leave your computer unattended at public wi-fi locations -Limit secure transactions, always check for encrypted site (https) -Resource: https://www.privacyrights.org/fs/fs36-securing-computer-privacy https://www.privacyrights.org/fs/fs36-securing-computer-privacy
#10 Know Your Email Rights FIPP 1 and 2 You can unsubscribe from unwanted emails -Emails from businesses or organizations selling or offering something (commercial emails) should have an opt out link or instructions for stopping future email; take the time to formally unsubscribe You can mark unwanted email as spam -This may not stop future emails but will generally direct them to your spam folder when they arrive, rather than your main inbox There are some emails you will receive as part of your online transactions; generally you cannot unsubscribe from these, but they should recap a transaction or provide a notice you’ve requested -Order confirmation -Notices from your bank Reference: www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0262-stopping-unsolicited-mail-phone-calls-and-email www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0262-stopping-unsolicited-mail-phone-calls-and-email
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