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Check the Privacy of Sites With Privacyscore

Privacyscore is a new online service that lets you check the privacy of websites and then mark it out of 100. If you are worried more about your privacy online, you can analyze a site’s privacy policy with Privacyscore web service before giving your personal details.

Why Privacyscore? Although mainstream web services like Facebook, Twitter, etc are developing towards a more privacy-friendly practice now, many web services still collect information about its users without providing any clear explanation about what they will do with it. But how do you identify such websites?

Privacyscore is a recently introduced online service that analyses details of a site’s privacy policy and then mark it out of 100. It checks whether a web site passes on your personal details (such as your name or email address) to other websites, or remove your details from their database when you request it to, etc.

Privacyscore depends on several factors to compute a site’s privacy score, so make sure you read their FAQs first.

To use this service you can either go to the web service here or install as an extension to the Firefox or Chrome.


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