Online privacy and data protection in the European Union (EU)

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Statista dossier about online privacy, privacy concerns, and consumer attitudes in the EU

This dossier presents a selected range of statistics and data about online privacy and data protection in the European Union (EU).

The dossier includes the following sections:
  • Chapter 1: Providing personal data
  • Chapter 2: Privacy settings
  • Chapter 3: Concerns about data sharing
  • Chapter 4: Trust in governmental data protection
  • Chapter 5: Data protection by organizations
  • Table of contents

    • 1. Providing personal data
      • Comfort levels when providing personal information online in the European Union 2015

      • Willingness to share personal data for free services online in the EU-28 2015

      • EU-28: opinions on the necessity of sharing personal information online 2015

      • Attitudes to necessary data sharing for online purchases in the European Union 2015

      • Leading reasons for providing personal data online in the European Union (EU-28) 2015

    • 2. Privacy settings
      • Adjusting privacy settings on social media sites in the European Union (EU-28) 2015

      • Perceived difficulty of changing privacy settings on social media in the EU-28 2015

      • Reasons for not changing privacy settings on social media sites in the EU-28 2015

    • 3. Concerns about data sharing
      • Level of concern about the control over personal data shared online in the EU 2015

      • Distribution of concerns over online data collection in the European Union 2016

      • Levels of comfort with data collection by social media networks in the EU-28 2016

      • Levels of comfort with data collection by search engines in the European Union 2016

      • Levels of comfort with data collection by online marketplaces in the EU-28 2016

      • Leading concerns about providing personal data online in the EU-28 2015

      • Concerns about personal data loss and theft in the EU-28 2015, by storage medium

      • Felt level of control over personal data provided online in the European Union 2015

    • 4. Trust in governmental data protection
      • Awareness of data collection by government agencies in the EU-28 in 2015

      • Impact of online data collection by governments on residents' trust in the EU 2015

      • EU: trust in European institutions to deal responsibly with personal data online 2015

    • 5. Data protection by organizations
      • Public opinion on the responsibility for online data in the EU 2015, by party

      • EU: willingness to be informed about lost or stolen personal information 2015

      • EU: responsible parties for informing residents about lost personal data 2015

      • Preferred recipients of complaints regarding personal data protection in the EU 2015

      • Expectation of cyberattack on your organization in the next year in Europe in 2015

      • Biggest IoT security concerns for enterprises in Europe in 2015

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