personal information Tag Archive

Privacy

Who are these tracking companies? Meet LeadLander.

LeadLander helps salespeople close deals by providing intelligence around anything a potential customer has viewed or submitted on their websites. Besides offering those analytics, LeadLander also has the capability to alert salespeople in real time while a customer is currently browsing their website. How it works: When you visit a website that is using LeadLander’s […]

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Who are these tracking companies? Meet BlueKai.

BlueKai is one of the largest aggregators of consumer browsing behavior data (actually, they say they’re THE largest behavioral data provider in the US). While they do not perform much of their own predictive analysis, they sell their data to tons of advertising companies, who in turn use this data to generate thorough profiles of […]

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Who are these tracking companies? Meet AddThis.

AddThis is a social bookmarking service that allows website owners to add social media sharing widgets and buttons to their websites (those rows of “share this” buttons you see on lots of websites are actually tracking visitors). They can then track and analyze data around the content shared through these widgets, and provide insights to […]

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How to delete yourself from Spokeo.com

An expanding market for personal information has prompted growing concern about privacy. Anyone can run a simple search for your name, city, and state to reveal a number of data mining websites eager to share and sell your private data. Such easy and immediate access to personal information poses a number of privacy and security […]

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DeleteMePrivacy

Smile, you’re on Spokeo.com! Concerned? (here’s what to do)

Spokeo is a free website that collects and provides your personal information to anyone

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