Your Unchained Bike is Safer than your Data
How companies are profiting off your information
Your data = market share
Ways you can better protect your user data
Read the terms
Unless you completely trust the company or don’t care that much, don’t blindly accept terms and conditions.
Monitor your mobile games
If there’s a mobile game that seems a little fishy, chances are it’s collecting your user data, and phones are the easiest device to gather from.
Investigate the use of information
In some cases, state laws require companies to disclose how the information collected will be used if the consumer asks. Use this to your advantage.
Stick with companies that protect your data
A lot of financial firms are nervous about the data privacy laws; can you guess why? In a 2019 survey, top executives claimed that data privacy regulations were their top concern due to potential fines incurred and complications around conforming to these regulations (psssstt, we at 3Nickels don’t sell your data so we aren’t too worried about breaking regulations).