Leading U.S. online user privacy measures 2017

Which of these measures do you take with regard to your online privacy?

Leading U.S. online user privacy measures 2017 This statistic ranks the most commonly used online privacy measures of U.S. users. During the May 2017 survey, 67 percent of respondents who took online privacy measures stated that they deleted cookies and 71 percent stated that they deleted their browser history.
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Which of these measures do you take with regard to your online privacy?

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Share of respondents
Deleting browser history71%
Deleting cookies67%
Deleting cache61%
Not using unsecured websites40%
Not providing personal information in the internet35%
Using private windows/Ghostery-Browser33%
Other 0%
Share of respondents
Deleting browser history71%
Deleting cookies67%
Deleting cache61%
Not using unsecured websites40%
Not providing personal information in the internet35%
Using private windows/Ghostery-Browser33%
Other 0%
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This statistic ranks the most commonly used online privacy measures of U.S. users. During the May 2017 survey, 67 percent of respondents who took online privacy measures stated that they deleted cookies and 71 percent stated that they deleted their browser history.
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Release date
June 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
May 18 to 21, 2017
Number of respondents
655 respondents
Age group
16 years and older
Special properties
who take measures with regard to online privacy
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
Original question: Which of these measures do you take with regard to your privacy?
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