Why Should Websites Be Careful with Tracking Personal Data?

Why Should Websites Be Careful with Tracking Personal Data?

Author: Webnus Studio

Date: September 24, 2021 

Category: Ecommerce, Maintenance, Performance, Reviews, SEO, Security, Theme development, Webdesign

When the web first emerged as a mainstream channel for businesses in the 90s, one of its fundamental traits was anonymity. People simply used a different username to keep themselves on the down-low. All 90s kids remember their first username, right?

Since then, the web has undergone a massive transformation. Businesses now have too much to gain from collecting a visitor’s data.

When someone opens a website in 2021, the website likely collects a whole bunch of information including the device of the visitor, IP address (and by extension, their location), browser footprints, and a range of other things.

 

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written by Webnus Studio.