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Know and Update Your Privacy Settings
Make sure you are sharing only the information you want to share and only sharing it with the people with whom you want to share it. StaySafeOnline has a one-stop shop page with links to instructions for reviewing and updating privacy settings for many apps, devices, operating systems, and online services. See StaySafeOnline: Check Your Privacy Settings.
Choose What You Share and Where You Share It
If someone, such as a cashier at a store, asks for information such as your phone number, you can ask why they need it and can often say that you prefer not to provide it.
Check the Sensitive Data Guide to learn where to safely store and share different types of sensitive university data. Do not, for example, store such data in OneDrive (included in Microsoft Office 365), Apple iCloud, DropBox, EverNote, or other commercial cloud storage services that the university does not have Business Associates Agreements with.
Check the Information Gathered About You
Beware of Attempts to Steal Your Personal Information
Do not open attachments in email or click suspicious links. You can hover your curser over links in email to reveal the URL to be sure it is safe before clicking it. See What to Watch for: Phishing Examples.