why are 11 companies Tracking my presence on this web site?

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why are 11 companies Tracking my presence on this web site? I have do not track me installed on my system and it reports that 11 companies are tracking me, from

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According to your site:
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.

So explain to me why these companies use your site to plant cookies in my browser and can see who and what I am looking at some can even track my purchases and are able to connect me to my credit card number if used here

Are there any plans to limit the use of these trackers or is this how you earn an income?

Dan C
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Dan Copeland

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Posted 6 years ago

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Martin Dunaway

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Good question! I doubt you will get an answer!
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Dan Copeland

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I know but then it brings it to the attention of others
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Dan Copeland

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I use do not track me and it stops the tracking I think but have seen a lot less ads for items I have looked at
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Hello Dan, I will have to ask about this and I will let you know when I get information.
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Dan,

We use a variety of tracking cookings and apis for Pixoto - I think you'll find these on most sites these days. None of these can track your credit card information. Some examples:
Google Adsense (serves ads that are relevant)
Google Adwords Conversion (we advertise - if someone registers we track as a conversion)
Kiss Metrics (we use for web analytics)
Facebook Connect (we use for login and registration)
Twitter Badge (the twitter follow button)
Google +1 (the g+ circle button)
Quantcast (tracks overall site volume)
Mixpanel (another web analytics package)
Google Analytics (more web analytics)
GetSatisfaction (our community site)
Adroll (for ad retargeting on other sites)

I hope this helps.
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I use do not track me which has stopped a lot of the tracking and web ads I was getting and also reports who is tracking me. Just because I looked at an item I would get constant ads for it or similar items and bombarded with emails as one of them had my email address.

I asked as I was curious as to who and why I was being tracked.

Thanks for the reply

Dan C

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