Privacy Basics: Protect Your Data | Data Trail Timeline

CC-BY-SA by Mozilla, Hive Toronto, and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC)

60 minutes

You will create a timeline on a poster or in a video or slideshow to demonstrate how information about your movement in the real world gets collected online by companies and other organizations throughout the course of a typical day while learning about web literacy skills like protect.

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Web Literacy Skills

21st Century Skills

Learning Objectives

  • Create a data trail timeline of your movement in the real world to discover how your whereabouts and habits might be monitored on a typical day.
  • Think of ways to protect yourself from unbdue surveillance.


  • 13+
  • Beginner web users