[PLUG-TALK] Website tracking

Denis Heidtmann denis.heidtmann at gmail.com
Tue Nov 17 13:52:21 PST 2020


You have described tracking from the website owner's perspective.  John is
not the website owner.  He is the data.

On Tue, Nov 17, 2020 at 11:03 AM Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com>
wrote:

> On Tue, 17 Nov 2020, John Jason Jordan wrote:
>
> > What exactly is website tracking and why might it be harmful?
>
> John,
>
> From <https://www.cookiebot.com/en/website-tracking/>:
>
> Website tracking is an essential practice for most websites.
>
> Quick summary
>
> What is website tracking?
>
> Website tracking is the activity of monitoring people’s movements,
> interests
> and behavior on the Internet, most often through the use of cookies and
> other website trackers.
>
> Website tracking works by collecting and processing data – often personal
> data – from users in order to present you with important insights into your
> domain’s performance or your ad campaign’s reach.
>
> HTH,
>
> Rich
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