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Flash Eurobarometer 443 (e-Privacy)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • European Commission, Brussels
Publication Date
2016-12-21
Contributor
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer´ Unit (Researcher)
  • TNS Dimarso, Brussels, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • TNS BBSS, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • TNS Aisa s.r.o., Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • TNS Gallup, Copenhagen, Denmark (Data Collector)
  • TNS Infratest, Munich, Germany (Data Collector)
  • TNS Emor, Tallinn, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • IMS Millward Brown, Dublin, Ireland (Data Collector)
  • TNS ICAP, Athens, Greece (Data Collector)
  • TNS Demoscopia, Madrid, Spain (Data Collector)
  • TNS Sofres, Montrouge, France (Data Collector)
  • TNS Italia, Milan, Italy (Data Collector)
  • CYMAR, Nicosia, Cyprus (Data Collector)
  • TNS Latvia, Riga, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • TNS LT, Vilnius, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • TNS Dimarso, Luxembourg, Luxembourg (Data Collector)
  • TNS Hoffmann Kft, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • MISCO International Ltd, Valletta, Malta (Data Collector)
  • TNS NIPO, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Data Collector)
  • TNS Austria, Vienna, Austria (Data Collector)
  • TNS OBOP, Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • TNS Euroteste, Lisbon, Portugal (Data Collector)
  • TNS CSOP, Bucharest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • Mediana, Ljubljana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • TNS AISA Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia (Data Collector)
  • TNS Gallup Oy, Espoo, Finland (Data Collector)
  • TNS SIFO, Stockholm, Sweden (Data Collector)
  • TNS UK, London, United Kingdom (Data Collector)
  • HENDAL, Zagreb, Croatia (Data Collector)
  • TNS Political & Social, Brussels (international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Information and communication
    • Information society
    • Information technology
Description
  • Abstract

    E-Privacy. Topics: measures taken to guarantee online privacy: use of software that protects from seeing online adverts (anti-adware), use of software that prevents online activities from being monitored (anti-spyware), avoidance of certain websites to prevent from being monitored, change of privacy settings on internet browser; importance of selected aspects regarding online privacy: access to personal information only with permission, use of monitoring tools only with permission, guaranteed confidentiality of e-mails and online instant messaging; knowledge test on laws on online privacy: personal information on computer, smartphone, or tablet are only allowed to be accessed with personal permission, interdiction to store external information (e.g. cookies) on personal computer, smartphone, or tablet, confidentiality of instant messaging and online voice conversation; approval of the following statements: providers should give regular software updates to protect personal information, default settings of browser should stop information from being shared, reception of too many commercial calls, encryption of messages and calls should be possible for the user; acceptance of selected measures with regard to monitoring online activities: being monitored in exchange for unrestricted access to a certain website, sharing of personal user information between companies to provide users with new services, pay not to be monitored; desired point of time when visiting a website to be asked for permission to access or to store user information; preferred approach concerning commercial calls: general allowance, allowance only under the condition of displaying phone number, phone numbers should have a special prefix. Demography: frequency of using the following means of communication for selected purposes: fixed phone line, mobile phone to make calls or send text messages, internet to make phone or video calls, internet for instant messaging, e-mail, online social networks, internet to browse online; age; sex; nationality; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; region; type of community; own a mobile phone and fixed (landline) phone; household composition and household size. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; country; type of phone line; nation group; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2016-07-07 / 2016-07-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • France (FR)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Croatia (HR)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
Sampled Universe
Population of the respective nationalities of the European Union Member States and other EU nationals, resident in each of the 28 Member States and aged 15 years and over.
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 26526
    Number of Variables: 181
Availability
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Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6784 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • European Commission: e-Privacy. Conducted by TNS Political & Social at the request of the European Commission, Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (DG CONNECT). Survey co-ordinated by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM “Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer” Unit). Brussels, December 2016. DOI: 10.2759/249540

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 17 | Registration Date: 2016-12-21

European Commission, Brussels (2016): Flash Eurobarometer 443 (e-Privacy). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12685