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Data Privacy

August 27, 2022
You don’t need to be a social media influencer or a blogger for your personal information to appear online—simply browsing the web leaves a data trace behind you. That being said, if you’re someone who wants to know how to better protect their digital privacy, knowing how to hide your identity on…
August 26, 2022
The dangers of sharing your personal information online are often underestimated.  In fact, sharing various personal details online is so commonplace at this point, it’s almost impossible to bear in mind that it makes you more vulnerable to multiple different online security threats, including sp…
August 25, 2022
Adam & Eve is a popular retailer for adult products that’s also been known to send frequent marketing materials to recipients on their mailing list.  However, if you’re not in the market for a sex toy or lingerie, it might be a little awkward to receive the company’s catalogs and promotions i…
August 24, 2022
Athleta, a sister brand to Old Navy, GAP, Banana Republic, is an athletic clothing line that often sends marketing and promotional material by mail to prospective customers.  However, if you’re not interested in updating your gym wardrobe, you might want to put a stop to this unnecessary junk mai…
August 23, 2022
Designer Shoe Warehouse, or DSW, is a popular American retailer that sells name-brand shoes, handbags, and accessories.  Unfortunately, they also send frequent marketing material to encourage prospective customers to buy products—solicitations that can easily be classified as junk mail. For anyon…
August 22, 2022
Kohl’s department store is known for mailing out a lot of marketing material for new products and special offers to both customers and non-customers alike.  But, if your mailbox is already clogging up with unwanted junk mail, you might want to take action now and opt out of the Kohl’s mailing lis…
August 21, 2022
This guide walks you through how to get your mugshot removed from the internet.  It’s a scenario more common than anyone might think: Someone’s mugshot (or booking photo) showing up in a Google search. This can not only be humiliating for that individual but can also damage their reputation …
August 20, 2022
There may be no other invasion of privacy more nightmarish than someone threatening to publicly expose private, sensitive material to blackmail you for sexual favors or money.  This is called sexual extortion (“sextortion”), one of the most terrifying online privacy threats. Unfortunately, cases …
August 19, 2022
Having a criminal record can weigh heavily on your life, and have a big impact on everything from your employment opportunities to your personal relationships.  While a criminal record usually carries with it a degree of permanence, in some instances it’s possible to clear your criminal record an…
August 18, 2022
If you’ve ever been arrested for or convicted of a crime, you know that information will stay with you on your permanent criminal record.  Since criminal records are also available to the public, the mistakes of your past can continue to make your life difficult in many ways.  However, in so…

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