As consumers of online services, we create information through our use of social media, online shopping, and many other activities. Public records are also a source of information about individuals, which can get posted online. It is important to be aware that once this data is online, that it can be difficult to remove.
Your habits and tolerance for risk can change over time. The information that you felt comfortable sharing publicly a few years ago may seem like information that you’d now rather take back. You may have found information about you online that is incorrect, misleading, or you simply want to get it removed.
Continue reading some of your options on how to take ownership and control the data about you.