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Web browsers let you disable third-party cookies, disable all cookies, or otherwise customize how you deal with them.
Third-party cookies, placed by a company such as an online advertising firm hired to collect data, are more of a concern from a privacy perspective.
edu/) Center for Internet and Society at Stanford to develop the Cookie Clearinghouse, a tool for browsers that uses lists to manage blocks of third-party cookies.
IE by default blocks third-party cookies unless a site presents to the browser a P3P Compact Policy Statement describing how the site will use the cookie and pledging not to track the user.
Letting third-party cookies be placed on the site is a deviation from established executive-branch policy that leaves site visitors open to being tracked and profiled without their knowledge, the privacy advocates claim.
More than one quarter of Internet users, 28 percent, selectively reject third-party cookies, according to "Measuring Unique Visitors," a recent survey by Jupiter Research.
Third-party cookies won't do their job on my PC; that's the site's problem.
Set your browser to block out third-party cookies, which allow advertising companies to track your moves online.