Updated: 08/16/2021 by Computer Hope
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With the Internet, privacy describes an individual or group's control over their selective anonymity and how safe they feel about the storage and sharing of information.

Privacy fears

Computer privacy refers to several main topics.

  • Information shared with visiting web pages.
  • How that information is used.
  • With whom the information is shared.
  • If that information is used to track users.

Answers to these questions are commonly found on the company or website privacy policy page.

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