Major Service providers prefer collecting data to improve their devices and services. These brands are Apple, Amazon and Google. Usually, hackers hack these apps to harness personal data. Nowadays, ads are tracking your data. Advertisers use your data to put their ads and sell their services and products.
No doubt, Apple claims that they are serious for the security and privacy of data. They have a clear policy for users. Their policy claims that some apps on the iPad and iPhone collect your personal data. They have a limit for this process for app developers.
If you are not happy with this tracking, you can stop apps from collecting your data. Apple offers an Ad Tracking feature. This feature put restrictions on personal information and amount of data for app developers. It may decrease the number of ads (internet-based). These are based on the search history and usage stats of users. If you want to use this feature, you must have the latest version of iPadOS and iOS on your iPod, iPad or iPhone.
If you are using Safari browser for internet surfing, you can do these things to increase its security. Remember, you can block cookies, but it has its disadvantages. For instance, websites can’t keep a record of users. Some sites become inaccessible for you unless you allow their cookies to collect information.
If you don’t want to see advertisers, you have to limit ad tracking. Make sure blocking ads can be different. Once you block ads from tracking, you will stop advertisers from collecting data and tracking you. Monitoring and limiting are all about privacy. Here are some limitations of stopping ad tracking.
If you want to limit ad tracking to block cookies (small files websites put on the device of users), you may block them. On your iOS device, go to Settings – Safari – Block All Cookies. It is not recommended because by blocking cookies, you will not be able to access the best features on the websites you like.
Blocking advertisers trackers mean you will not see targeted ads. Everything will be less relevant to you. They will introduce you to a completely irrelevant product. If you want to see relevant ads, ad-tracking can be a useful feature for you.
If you want to limit ad tracking on your iOS device, here are some simple steps to follow. Open “Settings – Privacy”.
Remember, you can turn off this function again by following these steps.