It’s a good idea to remove your date of birth from your social media accounts. This doesn’t mean you’ll stop your friends and family wishing you well on your birthday. You can review your privacy settings to make sure only people you know can see things like your birthday posts.
Limit information about where you live to something general, like the city you live in. Never publish your full address publicly.
Have different passwords for your various online profiles, and make sure you have a strong password for each one. Read our guide to keeping your passwords safe and secure to find out how to pick a good password.
Want to know what to do about suspicious emails, phone calls and texts? Read about online scams like phishing, vishing and smishing.