By Katie Reilly
January 13, 2017

Cell phones now regularly track their users’ locations, monitor their health habits and keep tabs on their schedules and preferences—a series of tools that could also become a threat to privacy.

An increasing reliance on technology and mobile devices has raised more questions about data privacy and whether it risks becoming a luxury.

In a poll ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, TIME asks what readers think about digital privacy. TIME Editor-in-Chief Nancy Gibbs will present the results in Davos, Switzerland on Jan. 19.

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