English Library: Privacy Rights

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Press release: Survey shows Californians are still unaware of privacy rights

Library: English | Press release: Survey shows Californians are still unaware of privacy rights: Greater educational outreach, better rights notices would help residents get more out of the California Consumer Privacy Act
Consumer Action and Consumer Federation of America announce in this press release the launch of their California Privacy Initiative, a project supported by the Rose Foundation, and aimed at educating Californians about the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and encouraging them to exercise their CCPA rights. Category: Privacy Rights on Jan 10, 2022

 
Executive Summary: Survey Shows Too Many Californians Are Still Unaware of Privacy Rights

Library: English | Executive Summary: Survey Shows Too Many Californians Are Still Unaware of Privacy Rights
This brief report highlights the key takeaways from of a survey of 1,507 California adults regarding their awareness of and experience with some key provisions of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Category: Privacy Rights on Jan 10, 2022

 
Survey Report: Too Many Californians Are Still Unaware of Privacy Rights

Library: English | Survey Report: Too Many Californians Are Still Unaware of Privacy Rights
A survey of 1,507 California adults revealed that many Californians are unaware of their rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), while others found that exercising their rights was too complicated, or they were not entirely satisfied with businesses’ responses. This report lays out the revealing results of this survey, commissioned by Consumer Action and Consumer Federation of America (CFA) as part of their California Privacy Initiative. Category: Privacy Rights on Jan 10, 2022

 
Take action! Exercise your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act

Library: English | Take action! Exercise your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) gives residents important rights regarding the personal information that businesses collect about them. This guide explains who and what is covered by the CCPA, describes how you can exercise your rights, and offers tips for keeping your personal data under wraps. Category: Privacy Rights on Jan 04, 2022

 
CCPA privacy survey results at a glance

Library: English | CCPA privacy survey results at a glance
Major findings from the from a survey of 1,507 California adults regarding their awareness of and experience with some key provisions of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Category: Privacy Rights on Jan 01, 2022

 
Share Financial Data with Care (Policy Briefing) – Video

Library: English | Share Financial Data with Care (Policy Briefing) – Video
Consumer groups and the financial industry are aligned and working together on data privacy standards to help make FinTech app use safer, give consumers more control over their data, and educate consumers on the safe use of apps. Category: FinTech Internet Money Management Privacy Rights Technology on Oct 26, 2021

 
Share Financial Data with Care (Webinar) – Video

Library: English | Share Financial Data with Care (Webinar) – Video
The webinar covers how financial information is stored, used and sold; financial app practices and how consumers can gain control over their data; what consumers can do to protect their privacy when using FinTech apps and tools; how to become familiar with and use the tools and services offered by banks; and resources, tips and tools that consumers can use to ensure that their financial information is protected. Category: FinTech Internet Money Management Privacy Rights Technology on Aug 18, 2021

 
Privacy and security when using FinTech apps

Library: English | Privacy and security when using FinTech apps: Share financial data with care
This fact sheet gives FinTech users the knowledge to make wise decisions when choosing and using FinTech apps, take effective steps to keep their financial account data safe, and understand their options if something goes wrong. (Our companion guide, What you need to know about how FinTech apps work, offers an overview of financial technology and what privacy and security considerations users should be aware of before choosing and using digital financial tools.) Category: FinTech Internet Money Management Privacy Rights Technology on Feb 16, 2021

 
What you need to know about how FinTech apps work

Library: English | What you need to know about how FinTech apps work: Share financial data with care
Financial technology can offer attractive benefits for consumers who want to take their personal finances digital. But, like all internet-based tools and services, FinTech apps need to be chosen and used with care. This publication explains the types of FinTech tools available, how they work, and what that means for your data privacy and security. (Our companion guide, Privacy and security when using fintech apps, offers actionable tips for managing and protecting your data.) Category: FinTech Internet Money Management Privacy Rights Technology on Feb 16, 2021

 
Stay security savvy: Share financial data with care – Video

Library: English | Stay security savvy: Share financial data with care – Video
Financial technology—FinTech—makes it possible to accomplish all sorts of useful financial tasks quickly and easily from a computer, smartphone or tablet. From paying a friend to updating your budget, these tools can save you time and money, and even help you achieve your financial goals. But before you put FinTech to work for you, it’s important to understand how these apps and tools work so that you can get the most out of them while also protecting your personal and account information. Category: FinTech Internet Money Management Privacy Rights Technology on Feb 01, 2021

 
 

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