Digiprofile test – correct answers to questions and profiles
The correct answer/answers of the knowledge-based questions of the Digiprofile test are marked in bold.
True or false? You can easily find out what data digital service providers have collected on you.
True or False? Service providers build a profile of you based on your digital behaviour.
True or false: The rights of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) also extend to digital personal profiles created about you online.
Do you think that the private browsing mode prevents tracking of your web browsing?
Cookies are used extensively on the internet. Which of the following statements are correct? Choose one or more option.
- When I accept a cookie for one service, only that service can track my data
- When I shop online the contents of my shopping cart are stored in a cookie
- Blocking cookies is the most effective way I can prevent the tracking of my data, but then I will not be able to use some websites.
True or false? When you are reading newspapers online, the data collected on you is also disclosed to other companies.
True or False? A user’s technical information, among other information gathered from the user, may affect the pricing of a product or service.
“I’m not sure how I feel or what to do to protect my data online. I need some tips, please!“
“Quite frankly, I don’t care too much. I just like to use the services”
“I believe that the services have my interests in mind, and use my data ethically and follow the rules”
“I do not trust that my own actions matter. Big companies do what they want”
5. Trustful data pro
“I know that, ultimately, online services have my best interests in mind”
6. Conspiracy theorist
“I am going to keep wearing my tinfoil hat so that search engines cannot read my thoughts”
“I wish I knew more…”
“I’ve heard rumours, but I don’t know; I think everything will be OK anyway”
9. Doubtful data pro
“I do not trust online services – I know I should not. So, go ahead – I have my VPN ready and I am not afraid to use it.”