Consumers worldwide overwhelmingly say they will share personal information to get better service from their doctors, banks, and retailers, according to a recent report from Infosys.

However, they are very discerning about what they share, and they are sometimes skeptical about how institutions use their data.

Americans, Europeans, and Australians feel comfortable sharing data with doctors (90%), banks (76%), and retailers (70%)—with caveats. Consumers won’t readily share personal medical history with doctors, and they say they want targeted ads from retailers but they are wary of sharing the information to enable such targeting.

Below, key findings from the report, which was based on a poll of 5,000 digitally savvy consumers in five countries (Australia, France, Germany, the US, and the UK) about how they share personal data in the retail, banking, and healthcare sectors.

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Ayaz Nanji is a digital strategist and a co-founder of ICW Media, a marketing agency specializing in content and social media services for tech firms. He is also a research writer for MarketingProfs. He has worked for Google/YouTube, the Travel Channel, AOL, and the New York Times.

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