One of the simplest ways of conducting E-commerce is shopping online. (For example: Buying your college books from an online bookstore for competitive prices).
A lot of the planets population is engaging more in buying things online and in this process they are giving up some sensitive information about themselves such as their credit card numbers or their buying habits.
Concerns about the safety of these customers private information are high from both customers and some online companies.
By reading this essay you will know more about E-commerce and how the privacy of the users could be threatened by theft or by distribution of personal financial data on the Net.
Then well have a
brief look at what users can do to protect themselves and their
information on the Net.