This service still tracks you even if you opted out from tracking

Users can’t fully opt out of tracking technologies used for non essential purposes such as advertising, marketing or analytics. The user may be asked for consent for installing some tracking technologies on the device, and even if all are rejected the service will still track its visitors and ignore the choice.This case doesn’t apply to functional cookies that are necessary to provide the services.

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Service Title Rating Status Author
NBC News "If you opt out of cross-device tracking for advertising purposes, we may still conduct cross-device tracking for other purposes, such as analytics." APPROVED Agnes de Lion Staff
Huawei "Huawei and some third parties may use other local storage technologies, for example, local shared objects (also called "Flash cookies") and HTML5 local storage, in certain products and services. Similar to cookies, these technologies store information on your device and can record some information about your activities and preferences. However, these technologies may use different media from cookies. Therefore, you may not be able to control them using standard browser tools and settings." APPROVED Agnes de Lion Staff
Fox News "And after opting out of the "Sale" of your personal information as described above, you may still see interest-based ads. Because interest-based advertising relies on cookies and other similar technologies, opting out needs to be controlled at the device and/or browser level. " APPROVED Agnes de Lion Staff
Disney+ "<br>FLASH COOKIES:<br> <br>We may use local shared objects, sometimes known as Flash cookies, to store your preferences or display content based upon what you view on our site to personalize your visit. Our advertisers and third-party service providers also may use Flash cookies to collect and store information. Flash cookies are different from browser cookies because of the amount of, type of, and how data is stored. Cookie management tools provided by your browser will not remove Flash cookies." APPROVED Agnes de Lion Staff
Shopify "<p>Shopify limits customer tracking by downgrading its own non-essential cookies, outlined in our Cookie Policy, to session cookies." APPROVED private prawn
Discovery " A flash cookie is a data file placed on a computer via the Adobe Flash plug-in that may be built-in to or downloaded by you to your computer.&nbsp. These cookies may not be deleted when your cookies are deleted or disabled through standard browser settings." APPROVED Agnes de Lion Staff
Android Terms of service super hard to read DECLINED Harvsmitt
PayPal "Technologies that store information in your browser or device utilizing local shared objects or local storage, such as flash cookies, HTML 5 cookies, and other web application software methods. These technologies can operate across all of your browsers, and in some instances may not be fully managed by your browser and may require management directly through your installed applications or device. " APPROVED Agnes de Lion Staff


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