Google Tracks Your Purchases – Here is How To See Them

As you may know, the Digital You encompasses everything you do on and sometimes, offline. With this in mind, we have released a variety of blog posts meant to help you manage the way the world views the Digital You. This includes tutorials on how to see what companies like Google and Facebook are collecting … Continue reading “Google Tracks Your Purchases – Here is How To See Them”

How GDPR Is Helping Digital Privacy Go Global

While GDPR may not have had the immediate effect on EU companies that many hoped it would, it has become a pioneer in the area of data regulation. With the first year of GDPR coming to a close, ZDNet takes a look at how GDPR has and continues to pave the way for digital privacy … Continue reading “How GDPR Is Helping Digital Privacy Go Global”

Twitter Reveals Bug That Shared User’s Location Data

Yesterday Twitter revealed that a bug in their system exposed a portion of their user’s data. The data was primarily location data, which Twitter then shared with an unknown third party. According to Twitter’s update, the bug only affected Twitter users with more than one Twitter account. If a user had opted into sharing their … Continue reading “Twitter Reveals Bug That Shared User’s Location Data”

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How Can I Improve My Credit Rating? A Quick Guide

Last week, we broke down the subtle differences between credit scores and credit ratings. So now that we have a clear understanding of how the two differ, what are some next steps to take if your credit rating is low? Never fear, we have you covered. Here is a quick guide to some action steps … Continue reading “How Can I Improve My Credit Rating? A Quick Guide”

What You Should Stop (And Start) Doing to Raise Your Credit Score

Your credit score is a 3 digit number that shows your creditworthiness. It helps lenders predict how you will treat a line of credit based on your financial history. This means it can have an effect on some of your biggest life events such as purchasing a home or securing employment. There may be a … Continue reading “What You Should Stop (And Start) Doing to Raise Your Credit Score”

How to Opt-Out of Third Party Data Brokers

As data breaches continue to grow and happen more frequently you may want to consider protecting all the information you are allowing Data Brokers to handle.  Data brokers compile your information from numerous sources. They sell your location data, what emails you use on your loyalty cards and even your browsing history. Companies like Facebook, … Continue reading “How to Opt-Out of Third Party Data Brokers”

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