82 per cent of Ontarians think sharing data enhances democracy, yet almost 40 per cent hope to never share personal information.
TORONTO, March 1, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - OVH, one of the top largest cloud computing providers in the world, has released its third set of findings from the OVH Barometer on the Digital Society. The barometer polled 2,000 residents of both Ontario and Quebec (1,000 in each province) for their thoughts and feedback on sharing data in the digital economy.
Sharing of personal data
When asked under which circumstances Ontarians would share their personal data, the following were the results:
- 42 per cent said to improve or guarantee their personal safety
- 33 per cent said to improve travel time
- 32 per cent said to save time daily (online shopping, invoice payment etc.)
- 29 per cent said to avoid line ups
- 27 per cent said to improve their dialogue/interaction with public services
- While 39 per cent hope they never have to share their personal information