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March 5, 2019

OPC publishes advice for Canadians on privacy settings

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has published new advice for Canadians on how to set and adjust privacy settings.

Tips for using privacy settings offers information related to privacy settings when using social media sites or other online services, mobile devices and mobile apps, home digital assistants, wearables and online games.

It is important to remember that privacy settings are not a silver bullet for privacy protection. However, they can and should help individuals increase the control they have over how their personal information is handled online and help them indicate whether they consent to the collection, use and disclosure of their information.

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