Setting Your Privacy Options

An important part of privacy is ensuring that your personal information—your e-mail address, a credit card account number, even just your name—is known only to the people you decide to give it to and only in the places where you want it. These days, protecting your privacy can also mean avoiding unwanted advertising or marketing—a lot of which comes across the Internet.

One of the assumptions that underlie the design of the 2007 Office system is that users of the programs are connected to the Internet while they work or have regular access to the Internet. Microsoft has built in certain services that rely on users being connected, services such as displaying updated templates from Microsoft Office Online, up-to-date ...

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