How to protect your online privacy

Google’s new privacy policy can by confusing, so here are clear steps to take to protect yourself online

Good to Know

Google's "Good to Know" campaign is part of Google's strategy to educate the public about preserving users' privacy with Google and on the Web.

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How to protect online transactions

How to protect your privacy on Google

Safety first

Safety online is the first step toward protecting your privacy. Phishing, malware, ad scams, and insecure websites are all malicious attempts to steal your identity. Take precautions in these areas to protect your privacy.

5 tips

Google's 5 tips for staying safe online

Privacy protection

Privacy protection

Privacy protection

Privacy protection

Privacy protection

Google explains it all

Google explains how to protect your data, which also protects your privacy.

Managing it all

How to manage your Data/Identity/Privacy with Google

Google Talk

1. Google Talk is a chat application that you can download thru Google:

--Text chat includes instant messages, status updates, and file transfers

--Voice chat includes free long distance (PC-to-PC calls), audio conferencing, and Gmail integration

2. Me on the Web is one of Google's options for monitoring and protecting your online presence

Google Dashboard

Google Dashboard is where you can monitor the info Google collects about you, plus it allows you to change your privacy settings for some of Google's products.

Google Dashboard

Google Dashboard is where you can monitor the info Google collects about you, plus it allows you to change your privacy settings for some of Google's products.

Google Dashboard

Google Dashboard is where you can monitor the info Google collects about you, plus it allows you to change your privacy settings for some of Google's products.

Google Dashboard

Google Dashboard is where you can monitor the info Google collects about you, plus it allows you to change your privacy settings for some of Google's products.

Using Incognito Mode in Google Chrome to Preserve Your Privacy

Going incognito Google Chrome offers private browsing; that is, pages opened and files downloaded while in Incognito Mode are not recorded in Chrome’s browsing or download history, plus new cookies are deleted when the Incognito windows are closed.