Tag: LinkedIn.com

Quantcast / Quantcast Notice

Company

Quantcast

Collected data

Browser Information, Date/Time, Demographic Data, Hardware/Software Type, Page Views, Search History

In other words

With the information gathered they can identify a person across domains as well as build a portfolio of interests.

NetRatings SiteCensus

Company

Nielsen

Collected data

Browser Information, Date/Time, Demographic Data, Hardware/Software Type, Interaction Data , Page Views , Serving Domains, IP Address

In other words

With the information gathered they can identify a person’s household (i.e. the place where their IP originates) and geographical movements (if a laptop or handheld device is used on multiple locations).

Advertising.com / AOL OBA Notice / LeadBack / Quigo AdSonar / Sphere / Tacoda

Company

AOL Advertising

Collected data

Browser Information, Date/Time, Demographic Data, Hardware/Software Type, Internet Service Provider, Interaction Data, Page Views, IP Address

In other words

With the collected data they can pinpoint a visitor coming to a new site even if the browser history, cache and cookies has been cleared.

They also sell the information to third parties

AOL Advertising

Google Analytics / FeedBurner / +1 / AJAX Search API / Custom Search Engine / FriendConnect / JSAPI Stats Collection / Tag Manager / Widgets

Company

Google

Collected data

Ad Views, Analytics, Browser Information, Cookie Data , Date/Time, Demographic Data, Hardware/Software Type, Interaction Data , Page Views , Serving Domains, IP Address (EU PII), Search History, Location Based Data, Device ID (EU PII), Phone Number

In other words

They collect everything they can and are likely able to get my identiy even if I hadn’t used my Android smartphone (which gave them my phone number and more).