Question-17 | Ch-6 Societal Impact | NCERT Solution IP-12

17. What is data privacy? Websites that you visit collect what type of information about you?


Data privacy is all about-

  • proper handling of data
  • controlled access of data
  • protecting data from illegal use or activity
  • taking backups of data

Data can be any –

  • Personal data
  • Financial data
  • Sensitive data
  • Intellectual data

 stored digitally.

Websites generally collect personal data such as name, mail id, mobile no etc. of user to provide them various services and marketing.

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