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TLC Workshop: The Data Detective

This guide outlines the issues with data brokers, the information they collect and privacy issues.

What Consumer Data Is Collected?

​Data is collected on consumers daily.  Here are some examples of data sources:

  • ​Social media
  • ​Loyalty cards (i.e. Kroger, Meijer)
  • ​WhitePages (other online directories)
  • Zillow 
  • Credit card company information
  • Location trackers on apps

​Here are some examples of the data collected: