2011 Privacy Index | Website Edition

  1. This Privacy Index is based on an analysis of the privacy policies of the top 100 U.S. websites as ranked by Alexa in September 2011
  2. “Privacy Online: A Report To Congress”. The Federal Trade Commission. June 1998. pg. iii. http://www.ftc.gov/reports/privacy3/priv-23a.pdf
  3. Calculated using the the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level Readability Formula
  4. “What is Health Literacy?”. National Patient Safety Foundation. http://www.npsf.org/pchc/health-literacy.php
  5. Calculated at 250 wpm reading comprehension. See: “How to Improve Your Reading Speed”. eHow. 10/23/2011. http://www.ehow.com/how_5090532_improve-reading-speed.html

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