Data Privacy Day comes on January 28 of every year. The ultimate goal of the day is to raise awareness, promote privacy and data protection practices. The day is celebrated in nearly 50 Countries including the United States of America, India, Canada and much more. The day brings awareness to the business and other users about the importance of protecting the privacy of their personal information online, especially in social networks. The Day is also known as Data Protection Day. Hence Data Privacy Day is a day to safeguard and to protect your online personal data.

History of Data Privacy Day

In 2007, Europe Council initiated the Data Privacy Day. The United States House of Representatives recognized the Data Privacy Day in 2009. The United States Senate accepted the Data Protection Day in 2010 and 2011. Various groups and organizations were involved in increasing the importance of Data Privacy Day. In 2009, Online Trust Alliance and Many more Organisations were embraced the Day as Data Privacy & Protection Day. They aimed at long-term impact to users about the data collection and protection practices. The day was first celebrated in 2007 and the day promotes the importance of data privacy.  On January 27, 2014, the 113th U.S Congress adopted the S.Res 337 Resolution (supports the designation of January 28 as “Data Privacy Day”). Hence Data Privacy Day is a day to raise awareness about the importance of protecting the privacy data’s in offline and online.

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Other Celebrations on January 28

January 28 is also celebrated as

How to Celebrate Data Privacy Day

Celebrate the Day by spreading awareness to the people about the need to protect their private data’s Offline and online. If you are working in an office, you can organize a data protection workshop and spread awareness about the privacy data’s. Post your awareness on social media’s like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram by using the hashtag #DataPrivacyDay.

Thank you for reading the post. You can celebrate every day with and Happy Data Privacy Day 2020.

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