Concern about personal information abuse in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014

Which, if any, of the following issues would you say you are very concerned about?*

Concern about personal information abuse in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014 This survey depicts the share of UK respondents concerned about selected types of personal data abuse or misuse by organisations in the United Kingdom in 2014. Of respondents, 85 percent reported concern about organisations passing or selling personal details onto other organisations.
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Which, if any, of the following issues would you say you are very concerned about?*

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Share of respondents
Passing or selling your personal details onto their organisations85%
Not collecting and keeping your personal details secure77%
Sending or making unwanted emails, faxes, letters or telephone calls75%
Requesting unnecessary, or more information than is needed67%
Holding inaccurate or out-of-date information60%
Holding information for longer than is required57%
Collecting and holding your information online57%
Using cookies to store information relating to personal preference on websites50%
None of these3%
Share of respondents
Passing or selling your personal details onto their organisations85%
Not collecting and keeping your personal details secure77%
Sending or making unwanted emails, faxes, letters or telephone calls75%
Requesting unnecessary, or more information than is needed67%
Holding inaccurate or out-of-date information60%
Holding information for longer than is required57%
Collecting and holding your information online57%
Using cookies to store information relating to personal preference on websites50%
None of these3%
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This survey depicts the share of UK respondents concerned about selected types of personal data abuse or misuse by organisations in the United Kingdom in 2014. Of respondents, 85 percent reported concern about organisations passing or selling personal details onto other organisations.
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