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What is personal information?
Personal information may include:
-date of birth
-username and password
Personal information is used responsibly online by many businesses for communication. However this is not always the case, and some personal information can be misused by criminals or inappropriately by marketers.
Select passwords carefully
When creating passwords there are some definite dos and don’ts, these include:
- make it at least eight characters in length
- combine letters, numbers and upper and lower case letters
- change your password regularly
- use pet names
- family or friends’ names
- share passwords with others, even with friends
- store them on the device
- write them down.
It’s important to change passwords regularly to ensure that all personal information is kept secure.
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