Being aware of how your private information is used when browsing the web is important to help prevent targeted advertising, fraud, and identity theft.
To change Internet Explorer privacy settings, follow these steps:
Open Internet Explorer by clicking the Start button . In the search box, type Internet Explorer, and then, in the list of results, click Internet Explorer.
Click the Tools button, and then click Internet Options.
Click the Privacy tab.
You can choose standard cookie settings, or block or allow cookies for specific websites. For more information about cookies, see Cookies: frequently asked questions.
Pop-up Blocker is a feature in Internet Explorer that stops many unwanted pop-up windows from appearing. For more information, see Internet Explorer Pop-up Blocker: frequently asked questions.
InPrivate Filtering helps prevent the websites you go to from automatically sharing details about your visit with third-party content provider websites. If you select the Do not collect data for use by InPrivate Filtering check box, Internet Explorer will stop tracking which content provider websites could share details about the websites you visit. For more information on InPrivate Filtering, see InPrivate: frequently asked questions.