Celebrities are the subject of constant scrutiny. Wherever they go, there are adoring fans, paparazzi, and more. But sometimes people can decide to get a little too invasive, and even the most outgoing celebrity can use a moment to themselves once in a while.
How do you protect a celebrity's personal information and get a little privacy? Generally, it's by figuring out how people get that information in the first place and plugging the leak. Here's how to guard celebrity privacy, no matter how famous you are.
Keep Your Records Off Websites That Sell Them
Some things are simply a matter of public record; there are multiple websites that constantly scan, collate, and dump information from public archives onto the Internet. Although individuals with a pressing privacy concern may be able to seal records, oftentimes some site will get their hands on the data and put it up for sale. Fortunately, a skilled privacy protection company such as ReputationDefender have tools that can remove anyone from so-called "people search" sites and keep them off. This is especially useful for celebrity privacy.
Monitor Your Social Media Presence
Social media can be murky waters for anyone to navigate, but for celebrities in particular, especially those who are suddenly elevated to fame out of nowhere, it's challenging. Often, a social media presence, like a Twitter or a Facebook page, can be tied to personal email addresses and other data that can be used to find you whether you want to be found or not. Celebrities often quickly change it to a professional email address, such as one at their official fan site, and enjoy the privacy of having an email free of fans. Professional contacts limit legal liability and help guard a celebrity's privacy.
Be Careful With Your Phone
Mobile technology is a wonderful tool, especially if you're busy and may have to take care of personal business or fit in any personal correspondence as you travel. But there are plenty of problems that can result from keeping everything on your phone, ranging from your phone being remotely hacked to your phone number being discovered and posted online. But with a few common-sense safety tips and strategies developed by ReputationDefender, you'll be able to surf the web and use your phone with the same safety given to a celebrity's personal information.
Only Work With People You Trust
The sad truth of the matter is that more often than not, celebrities have to deal with image problems or privacy violations that stem from greed. A personal assistant finds themselves in need of a little extra money, a car company employee takes a bribe and passes on your schedule, and even friends and family members, in extreme situations, can be misled or tempting into selling your privacy. Safeguarding celebrity private means plugging leaks and being careful with your trust.
The best way to protect your privacy is be careful who you share it with. Only give out personal contact information to people you absolutely trust, and for all other situations, maintain a professional phone number, email, and office address that you can be reached at. This will help protect celebrity personal information and, just as importantly, keep your business separately from your personal life. After all, even the hardest-working celebrity needs a moment once in a while.