Your use of the internet is being followed – also on a CV database !

CEO comments – your use of the internet is being followed – also on a CV database!

cv databaseSting’s famous song lyrics from 1983 is as actually as ever !

Every breath you take
Every move you make
Every bond you break
Every step you take

as an illustration of what happens when you use the Internet. Cookies, flash etc. collects and records every step and click you make to ensure the site-owners knowledge about you and your peers.

Is this good or bad – all depends on how the data eventually is used – it can
actually be nice to be recognized – for example to start on the same page you left
earlier – but it can also be misused either to pinpoint information and/or adds
to you.

If you combine the information trail you leave behind and the info
in your CV / Resume it would actually be a lot of private information that
could be of harm to you (or great benefit for a guy trying to sell you
something).

What can you do to avoid it – The latest versions of browser either have features
or add in’s that lets you turn of cookies and similar website user data registration tools.

Can you completely avoid it – hardly !

The EU rules for cookies seems difficult to Implement by the member countries and
is delayed. Other new features not covered In full by the EU rules is evolving
– in particular your web fingerprint seems to give even more information to
site ownership.

The web fingerprint is the almost unique combination of information about you (your
browser, computer, etc.) making it possible to know when you return.

Be aware out there and remember the words…..

Every breath you take
Every move you make
Every bond you break
Every step you take

Your use of the internet is being followed – also on a CV database ! (UK tekst)

CEO comments – your use of the internet is being followed – also on a CV database!

cv databaseSting’s famous song lyrics from 1983 is as actually as ever !

Every breath you take
Every move you make
Every bond you break
Every step you take

as an illustration of what happens when you use the Internet. Cookies, flash etc. collects and records every step and click you make to ensure the site-owners knowledge about you and your peers.

Is this good or bad – all depends on how the data eventually is used – it can
actually be nice to be recognized – for example to start on the same page you left
earlier – but it can also be misused either to pinpoint information and/or adds
to you.

If you combine the information trail you leave behind and the info
in your CV / Resume it would actually be a lot of private information that
could be of harm to you (or great benefit for a guy trying to sell you
something).

What can you do to avoid it – The latest versions of browser either have features
or add in’s that lets you turn of cookies and similar website user data registration tools.

Can you completely avoid it – hardly !

The EU rules for cookies seems difficult to Implement by the member countries and
is delayed. Other new features not covered In full by the EU rules is evolving
– in particular your web fingerprint seems to give even more information to
site ownership.

The web fingerprint is the almost unique combination of information about you (your
browser, computer, etc.) making it possible to know when you return.

Be aware out there and remember the words…..

Every breath you take
Every move you make
Every bond you break
Every step you take

Your use of the internet is being followed – also on a CV database !

CEO comments – your use of the internet is being followed – also on a CV database!

cv databaseSting’s famous song lyrics from 1983 is as actually as ever !

Every breath you take
Every move you make
Every bond you break
Every step you take

as an illustration of what happens when you use the Internet. Cookies, flash etc. collects and records every step and click you make to ensure the site-owners knowledge about you and your peers.

Is this good or bad – all depends on how the data eventually is used – it can
actually be nice to be recognized – for example to start on the same page you left
earlier – but it can also be misused either to pinpoint information and/or adds
to you.

If you combine the information trail you leave behind and the info
in your CV / Resume it would actually be a lot of private information that
could be of harm to you (or great benefit for a guy trying to sell you
something).

What can you do to avoid it – The latest versions of browser either have features
or add in’s that lets you turn of cookies and similar website user data registration tools.

Can you completely avoid it – hardly !

The EU rules for cookies seems difficult to Implement by the member countries and
is delayed. Other new features not covered In full by the EU rules is evolving
– in particular your web fingerprint seems to give even more information to
site ownership.

The web fingerprint is the almost unique combination of information about you (your
browser, computer, etc.) making it possible to know when you return.

Be aware out there and remember the words…..

Every breath you take
Every move you make
Every bond you break
Every step you take