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Privacy: How To Stop Google, Bing and Yahoo From Looking Over Your Shoulder

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Most of us do one thing on our devices that tells so much about us-- what we're thinking, reading, want, need—and we do it a lot. In fact, I bet you did it to get here so you could learn a bit more about your privacy. Hey, that's SEARCH.

Search Engines are Searching YOU!

Did you know that most search engines like, Google, Yahoo, and Bing collect and store the information you give them? For instance: your name, email address, telephone number, credit card, AND what you’re searching for. They each have published privacy policies that say exactly what they’re collecting, what they use, and what they do with that information. Simply, search Privacy Policies, or we got the info below (1, 2, 3). The policies tell you they can share your information with partners, third parties, or law enforcement. By the way, the sites you end up clicking on in search receive the search terms you’ve used too.

Bing, Google and Yahoo Privacy Policy's are below!

So, that's a lot of information about your Search activity that's being shared by Yahoo, Google, and Microsoft!  I've got the Privacy Policy in the research section below for your review. Meanwhile, if you would like to try a Search engine that makes it a policy NOT to track what you are searching for.

Check out this link: The Top Search Engines to Protect Your Privacy  

Privacy on the Internet is absolutely NOT guaranteed

Remember if you're concerned about your Search engine OR your Browser collecting information about you, please be aware that every time you log on, your computer is sending information about itself over the internet and usually that information is saved--Somewhere. It could be saved by the browser you use--like Firefox, Safari or Chrome or Explorer.  It could be a search engine like Google, Bing Search or Yahoo Search OR  information can be saved via COOKIES placed on every site you visit! OH MY!!  But, it's really not that hard to navigate.  Check out this COOKIE HOW TO VIDEO It's actually pretty easy to search, shop, visit etc with mindfulness.

And, if you want an extra boost of protection...

... Invest in some Creepblockers--because your privacy is worth it. They're fun, effective, and super easy. Just stick'em on any smartphone or device camera, or computer mic. You'll stay stealth and no one will bug your beeswax. 

xo, August

Google Privacy Policy

Bing Privacy Policy

Yahoo Privacy Policy

 


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