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Wearable devices and your privacy infographic

This infographic offers tips to individuals on wearable devices and privacy. This infographic complements our Wearable devices and your privacy tip sheet.

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Wearable devices and your privacy

Wearable devices such as fitness trackers can raise privacy issues because they collect data about you and your condition, activities and day-to-day choices. A few simple steps can help protect privacy while using wearable technologies.

  • Read the privacy information before you buy.
  • Choose strong privacy settings.
  • Use a password.
  • Turn off your devices when you’re not using them.
  • Accept updates to ensure you have the latest security features.
  • Respect the privacy of others. (Seek permission before recording or sharing video.)
  • Wipe personal information from old devices you no longer use.

Read our complete guidance: Wearable devices and your privacy

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