Carnegie Mellon University

Data Privacy Day

Sunday, January 28, 2024, 11am-1pm

An event celebrating International Data Privacy Day. The event will take place at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Main (Oakland).

About Data Privacy Day

Join us on Sunday, January 28, 2024 for our Privacy Day 2024 event at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP). For the first time, CMU is partnering with CLP to celebrate International Data Privacy Day by bringing practical advice on protecting privacy online to the general public, off the university's campus. The Privacy Day event will take place from 11am-1pm in the South Wing Reading Room on the 2nd floor. The event is open to the public, and no registration is required. Lunch will be provided.

Data Privacy Day is an international effort to empower and educate people to protect their privacy and control their digital footprint. For more information, please visit

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Schedule of Events

Jan 28, 2024

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Privacy Clinic
Learn how to protect your privacy.

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Free lunch provided while you learn about privacy.

The event will take place in the South Wing Reading Room on the 2nd floor of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Main (Oakland). There will be greeters and signage to help find your way around.

Privacy Clinic

Learn how to protect your privacy

Our Privacy Day event will feature a Privacy Clinic. Attendees of the Privacy Clinic will learn more about how they can protect their privacy during their daily usage of digital technology. CMU’s information privacy and security students and researchers will provide information and answer your questions about privacy risks and remedies concerning many topics, including:

  • Creating strong passwords (Aman Priyanshu)
  • Privacy illustrated (Eman Alashwali, Ibrahim Chhaya, Aadyaa Maddi)
  • Private browsing (Yash Maurya, Zuofei Hong)
  • Posting sensitive information (Limin Ge, Jingxin Shi)
  • iPhone app privacy reports (Lydia Hu, Owen Wu)
  • App privacy labels (Lily Klucinec)
  • In-app tracking (Suriya Ganesh Ayyamperumal)

Refreshments will be provided. Check out the media below for a preview of the event!


In The Past

Privacy Day is an annual event celebrated at CMU. Browse the programs of recent years.

CMU/CLP Privacy Day Is Supported By




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