Tag: Privacy

Tips for Keeping Your Work Life Separate From Your Personal Life Online

Living in the age of the internet means many of us have the privilege of working from home. Until the current global pandemic is over, a lot of us are working from home.

Here at FixMeStick we have the luxury of running our operations from the comfort of our own homes throughout the COVID-19 lockdown. We understand that it can be difficult to separate your digital work life from your online private life. Keep reading for tips to keep them separate!

Tips To Protect Your Pet’s Privacy

On June 26th, we’re celebrating National Take Your Dog to Work Day! While at FixMeStick we’re still in work-from-home mode, that’s not stopping us from taking the time to appreciate our pups.

If you consider your pet a member of the family – you’re not alone. In fact, six out of ten pet owners consider their pets to be part of the family! So we need to protect them too.

Think You’re Protected with Chrome’s Incognito? Think Again!

If you’re a Google Chrome user, you might know that this web browser offers an incognito mode. When you browse online using Chrome incognito, it’s supposed to give you more privacy so your online identity can be concealed. This is similar to InPrivate in Microsoft Edge or a Private tab in Safari. Keep reading to learn more!

Are you taking the necessary steps to protect yourself and your privacy?

Each year, data breaches continue to spread and pop up in places we’d never expect, effectively exposing information to anyone willing to look. Whether it be government records, grocery store chains, or simply an individual’s consumer habits, all of us are affected by having our data exposed.

Rather than putting your personal data at risk, we have a few things you can do to maximize your privacy – making sure you keep personal data safe, secure, and for your eyes only.

Should You Cover Your Computer’s Webcam & Other Privacy Questions Answered.

Have you ever searched online for an item you were thinking of purchasing only to be bombarded by ads for that same item the next time you went online? Should you cover your computer’s webcam? How do you protect those sensitive files saved on your computer?

In this blog, we answer some basic privacy questions to help protect your privacy online.

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