Bing uses web beacons to track you across the internet


Service: Bing
Status: approved
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Source: link
Author: import script


Bing may place web beacons on other sites to develop statistics on how often clicking on an advertisement on a Microsoft site results in a purchase or other action on the advertiser's site.


Comments:
On 2018-01-16 15:27:16 UTC, someone wrote:

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On 2018-01-16 15:28:54 UTC, someone wrote:

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/tosdr/-TtwxZGKRKQ/QJ4exu9q0U8J

Bing.com has its own Privacy Policy, even though it uses the Microsoft
Services Agreement for its ToS. These privacy points apply only to Bing.com.

Microsoft web pages may contain electronic images known as web beacons -
> sometimes called single-pixel gifs - that may be used to help deliver
> cookies on our sites, let us count users who have visited those pages and
> deliver co-branded services. We may include web beacons in our promotional
> e-mail messages or newsletters to determine whether messages have been
> opened and acted upon.
>
> We may also work with other companies that advertise on Microsoft sites to
> place web beacons on their sites or in their advertisements to let us
> develop statistics on how often clicking on an advertisement on a Microsoft
> site results in a purchase or other action on the advertiser's site.
>
> Finally, Microsoft sites may contain web beacons from third parties to
> help us compile aggregated statistics regarding the effectiveness of our
> promotional campaigns or other web site operations. These web beacons may
> allow the third parties to set or read a cookie on your computer. We
> prohibit third parties from using web beacons on our sites to collect or
> access your personal information. Nevertheless, you may be able to opt out
> from data collection or use by these third-party analytics companies by
> clicking the links for each of the following analytics providers:
>
> - Omniture (Adobe): http://www.d1.sc.omtrdc.net/optout.html
> - Nielsen:
> http://www.nielsen-online.com/corp.jsp?section=leg_prs&nav=1#Optoutchoices
> - Coremetrics: http://www.coremetrics.com/company/privacy.php#optout
> - Visible Measures: http://corp.visiblemeasures.com/viewer-settings
> - Google Analytics: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout (requires
> you to install a browser add-on)
>
>
>
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On 2019-08-11 19:59:06 UTC, skylarmt wrote:

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