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We know that online ads follow us everywhere on the Internet. You simply type something into your search engine tab or visit any website, and online advertisers will start displaying relevant ads anywhere on the Internet, whether in your social media, email inbox or otherwise. The same applies to Google Adsense ads . This is technically called behavioural advertising or interest-based advertising. Google shows you ads according to your interests and your behavior on the Internet. For example, if you like a Facebook page for a specific brand, Google will show you ads for that brand everywhere.
Prevent Google ads from tracking you on the Internet
If you’re signed in to your Google Account
In fact, it’s very easy to prevent Google from following you on the Internet and showing you ads. Visit adssettings.google.com while you’re signed in to your Google Account and delete Also use Google Account activity and information to customize ads on those sites and applications and store that information in your Google Account.
Once you uncheck this box, Google will stop linking your browser data and websites to affiliate applications and will stop displaying ads based on your activity and interests on the Internet. However, it may take some time for changes to be reflected in your settings.
If you are logged out of your Google Account
If you are logged out of your Google Account, visit www.google.com/settings/u/0/ads/anonymous and uncheck both boxes with the following information :
When you uncheck the box, Google will not show you the ads when you are on YouTube or on your Google search page. You will still see the ads, but they will be less relevant.
These settings allow you to enable or disable customization of Google ads. These settings are saved in your Google Account (if you are logged in) or in your browser (if you are not logged in).
In addition to these settings, you can also use the Google Chrome plugin to reject custom ads.
IBA Opt-Out Google Chrome Plugin
This plugin for Google Chrome allows you to turn off ads based on Google’s interests on its partner sites. You only need to install the plugin once, and you can disable the DoubleClick ad cookie used by Google to send you ads on the Web. Download the plugin here.
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