83% of Consumers Have Taken Steps to Protect Their Data

How much do consumers really care about privacy? Factual found that 60% are at least somewhat concerned, although their main worries are identity theft, fraud, and stolen passwords. A larger majority, 83%, have taken some action to protect their data. In general, about one third are open to sharing information in exchange for personalized treatment, one third are opposed, and one third don’t care much either way.