Here we provide additional information so that as a user you can meet other possibilities and take action in a particular way on the behavior of third-party cookies or your device.
Provide additional information to the user so you can browse different websites having the peace of mind that your privacy is guaranteed through different methods:
- configuring your browser
- using plug-ins or in browsers that block or accept certain cookies chosen by the user
- receiving full information from third parties
- the initiative of the advertising industry
- Private Browsing option browsers.
1. Do Not Track (DNT):
“Do nottrack” is a technology and policy proposal that allows users to choose not to track the sites you visit (http://donottrack.us/ Do nottrack. Universal Web Tracking OptOut.).
This option has not been implemented by all browsers. In fact Google Chrome, Safari (version 5.1 or newer and systems Mac OS 10.7) and Internet Explorer 8 have not been implemented.
In the case of Internet Explorer 9, you must activate through a command because it has not been implemented natively on its configuration.
This link http://ie.microsoft.com/testdrive/Browser/DoNotTrack/Default.html, explains how, and a window appears as the next.
For the Firefox browser 17, “Options”, “Privacy”, the first option that appears is “Tell websites I do not want to be tracked “as you can see in the picture below.
2. Using plugins
But the browser settings is not the only option to not be tracked. The use of plugins or add-ons can also fulfill this function. The “Do NotTrack Me” (http://www.abine.com/dntdetail.php) snap perfectly fulfills this function. It is compatible with browsers Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari.
Through its configuration, the user can temporarily stop their use, see websites is blocking the complement, or allow tracking of a particular website.
3. Additional information. Links to third party websites.
In the field of data protection, the duty of information has been demonstrated as an essential element to ensure the rights of citizens. So much so, that the only valid consent, the prior, free, specific consent, but mainly informed.
This objective can be accomplished by linking to external websites where the user can get information on what is a cookie, different types cookies, third-party cookies, and how to manage them:
About cookies: http://www.aboutcookies.org
4. The initiative for the advertising industry. “Your on line choices”.
The sector of online advertising industry has launched an initiative to inform users about behavioral advertising, through the web “your online choices”; guide behavior-based advertising http://www.youronlinechoices.com/es/
In this website you will find information about the behavior-based advertising, about cookies and steps you can take to protect your privacy on the Internet works.
This web page consists of 5 sections:
- Based advertising on behavior
- Five key tips
- Frequent questions
In terms of preferences, provided that the browser allows it, shows the list of companies covered by this initiative, and allows the user to choose whether or not to allow him to track.
The user can choose to allow the tracking of all companies listed on the list, tracking block all or choose one by one that allows tracking companies.
If you selected the option to block either all, while some of the companies, will be installed on our device a cookie or optout opposition, as we can see in the picture below (taken from option 17 Firefox browser)
The fact choose to block behavioral advertising services does not mean that no longer receive online advertising. However, display advertising you see on web sites you visit will not be tailored to your interests based on the preferences you chose in your browser. Disabling behavioral advertising will not affect other services using the same technology (cookies) such as email, preferences “shopping baskets” and photo hosting services, etc … The web sites you visit may still gathering information for other purposes.
5. The private browsing option browsers.
Another good option for users, in perspective and taking clear its characteristics, is sailing with the “private” option, with different names in each browser as we can see below:
- Google Chrome: Incognito Window
- Firefox: Private Browsing
- Internet Explorer: In Private.
- Opera: Private tab.
- Safari: Private Browsing.
Consider the information you provide each browser on what the private or incognito browsing.
Chrome: If you want to browse discreetly, you can use the incognito mode of Google Chrome. Here’s how it works:
- When navigating in this mode, the web pages you visit and files you download are not saved in the navigation history or the download.
- The new cookies are deleted when you close all incognito windows that are open.
- However, other changes made to bookmarks and general settings while using incognito mode are saved.
Firefox: Private Browsing lets you view websites without saving cookies, temporary files or history of pages you visit.
Private Browsing will not hide in anonymity on the Internet. Your internet service provider, your boss, or the sites themselves can track the pages you visit. Similarly, the Private Browsing not protect you from keyloggers or spyware that might be installed on your computer.
Internet Explorer: InPrivate Browsing prevents Internet Explorer from storing data about your browsing session. It includes cookies, temporary Internet files, history and other data. Toolbars and extensions are disabled by default.
Opera: To navigate without a trace of the websites you visit, you can use a tab or Private window. This is especially useful if you are using someone else’s computer, or planning a surprise that you want to keep secret. When a private tab is closed, following data is deleted: browsing history, cache elements, cookies, logins.
Safari: If you only want to delete some of them, click Preferences on the Safari menu, select the Security tab, then click Show cookies. You can select and delete cookies that you decide on the list. Be careful: if you browse with some frequency, this list could be very, very long.