It’s important to protect your own personal information and the personal information of others.If your personal information falls into the wrong hands, it can pose a safety risk.This could include recording a photo or video of them doing something private or of their private parts.
Whether you are protected or not will depend on the situation in which your personal information is revealed.
Ultimately the answer depends on who is taking the photo/video, where is it being taken, and for what purpose is the photo/video being used.
How do internet and social media sites use my information?
Protecting your privacy What can I do if my personal privacy has been invaded?
Luckily, there are ways to reduce the risk of that happening, and ways to deal with it if it has already happened.
Privacy issues arise almost every day, for example when you’re using Facebook, shopping or banking online, receiving unwanted calls from telemarketers, or sharing secrets with your friends.
For example, the law considers it stalking if you repeatedly scare them or cause them harm.
This could include taking pictures or videos of their private parts without their permission.
You should review your privacy settings often, and be as careful as possible when deciding who you give access to.
If you don’t know how to check or update your privacy settings, ask a trusted friend or adult for help.
It is a crime for someone to take a picture or video of you doing a private activity if you didn’t know or didn’t agree.