Do you take measures to prevent the recording of your online behavior?

U.S. online user privacy measure usage 2017 This statistic presents the share of U.S. online users who take measures to prevent the recording of their online behavior. During the May 2017 survey, 14 percent of respondents stated that they always used privacy measures such as using an incognito browser window when browsing the internet.
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Share of respondents
Yes, always14%
Yes, regularly19%
Yes, sometimes30%
No37%
Share of respondents
Yes, always14%
Yes, regularly19%
Yes, sometimes30%
No37%
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This statistic presents the share of U.S. online users who take measures to prevent the recording of their online behavior. During the May 2017 survey, 14 percent of respondents stated that they always used privacy measures such as using an incognito browser window when browsing the internet.
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Release date
June 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
May 18 to 21, 2017
Number of respondents
1,037 respondents
Age group
16 years and older
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
Original question: Do you take measures to prevent the recording of your online behavior (such as using an incognito window)?

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