The report was based on data from a survey conducted in April and May, 2022, among 3,402 respondents (3,002 consumers and 400 business leaders) from around the world.
Almost two-thirds (65%) of consumers worry their personal data is being collected by brands without their permission.
Only 40% of consumers say they trust brands to keep their personal data secure and use it responsibly.
Some 60% of consumers say trustworthiness and transparency are the most important traits of a brand, up five percentage points from a similar survey conducted in 2021.
Some 63% of consumers say they are fine with personalization as long as businesses are using their own data and not purchased data.
About the research: The report was based on data from a survey conducted in April and May, 2022, among 3,402 respondents (3,002 consumers and 400 business leaders) from around the world.
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