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  • General Material
April 2017

Online Privacy: Using the Internet Safely

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This page reviews internet activities that reveal your personal information, how others can get information about your online privacy, and what to know about cloud computing.
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  • General Material
June 2016

Fact Sheet 6(a): Facts on FACTA

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The guide provides statistics and references to reports, including ongoing studies of the credit reporting industry by the Fair Trade Commission.
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  • General Material
February 2016

Social Networking Privacy: How to be Safe, Secure and Social

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This page reviews advantages and disadvantages of using social networks, what kind of information may be safe to post and how to protect it, as well as who is able to access different types of information posted to these networks.
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  • General Material
January 2016

Fact Sheet 6(c): Your Credit Score

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Relevant reports and studies are linked within the document making this document an efficient 'one-stop' reference tool.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2016

Fact Sheet 6: How Private is My Credit Report

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Topics included are: describing what is in a credit report, explaining credit scores, access to credit reports, how individuals can get a copy of their reports, free annual credit reports, dealing with negative information and errors, uses of credit reports for marketing purposes, enforcing rights through lawsuits and government complaints, and describing investigative consumer reports for employment, insurance, and rental housing.
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  • General Material
September 2012

Hang Up on Harassment: Dealing with Cellular Phone Abuse

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With cell phones fast becoming the primary way of communicating, harassing phone calls can be especially distressing and disruptive. This page outlines steps to take if you receive harassing calls, text messages, or spam.
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  • General Material
October 2004

Online Information Brokers and Your Privacy

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This tip sheet includes steps to take to guard personal information from appearing in directory listings and public records. Includes a detailed listing of data vendors with complete contact information for each.
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  • General Material
April 2002

Public Records on the Internet: The Privacy Dilemma

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Discusses the privacy implications of making public records containing personal information available on the Internet. Lists 9 negative consequences and offers 11 recommendations for safeguarding personal privacy while upholding public policy requirements.
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Fact Sheet 16: Employment Background Checks: A Jobseeker's Guide

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This document is a primer on employer background checks for jobseekers, including why they might be conducted and how they might be conducted. Special attention is paid to rights and remedies under the FCRA.