Protecting personal details

Protecting personal details

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  • Use your browser to protect you from spyware
  • Advice on how to prevent your identity being stolen

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ID protection

When it comes to protecting your personal details you can never be too careful – Which? explains why

Complete giveaway

Be careful not to save your information if you use a PC that is used by others

Identity theft

We explain how your identity can easily be stolen but be much harder to retrieve

Companies’ responsibility

Find out what the consequences are for a company which doesn't protect your details

Protect yourself 

Expert tips on how to protect your details and how to get compensation