Online Tracking: What Is It and How It Works?


You might often consider that your online activities are safe and confidential but that is not true. Our online actions are tracked every time we log in and browse the internet. There are several advertising and tracking companies who follow us and collect information over the web and monitor our clicks, purchases, history and everything we do. So to opt out of being tracked every time there are options available in major browsers.

Google Chrome: Go to Settings < Advanced settings < Click the check box on “Send a ‘Do Not Track’ request with your browsing traffic”.
Mozilla Firefox: Go to Tools < Options < Privacy < Click the check box on “Tell websites I do not want be tracked”.
A detailed explanation about online tracking has been given in the infographic below.


This Article was Written by Priyanka Bhowmick

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