Disable third-party cookies in Firefox to stop some types of tracking by advertisers
- Revision id: 15226
- Creator: scoobidiver
- Comment: Removed fx3 content and fx35 tag, fixed nested lists, added Win Fx5 screenshot, added a link to DNT, removed duplicated keyword
- Reviewed: Yes
- Reviewed by: AliceWyman
- Is approved? Yes
- Is current revision? No
- Ready for localization: Yes
- Readied for localization:
- Readied for localization by: AliceWyman
Some advertisers use these types of cookies to track your visits to the various websites on which they advertise. If you are concerned about this, you can disable third-party cookies in Firefox.
- If you are concerned about tracking by advertisers, see also How do I turn on the Do Not Track feature?.
- Disabling third-party cookies in Firefox can stop some types of tracking by advertisers, but not all.
- Some websites (e.g. Microsoft's Hotmail, MSN, and Windows Live Mail webmail) use third-party cookies for purposes that are not necessarily privacy concerns, and disabling third-party cookies may cause problems with those sites.
Third-party cookie settings are available in the OptionsPreferences window's Privacy panel:
- Click the menu button and choose . .
- Set Firefox will: to Use custom settings for history.
- Uncheck Accept third-party cookies.
- Close the about:preferences page. Any changes you've made will automatically be saved. .