Protecting Your Privacy
Many websites, like e-shopping sites, Internet community sites, and social networking sites collect your personal information. It is easy to give away too much personal information online without really meaning to. Check a site's privacy statement and how they use your personal information and how they handle your account and password.
Click here to learn about the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD) has issued a booklet named "Protecting Privacy – Using Computers and the Internet Wisely" to raise awareness about the privacy risks on the Internet. The book gives you guidance on how to protect your privacy by suggesting a number of precautions that can be taken.