Media have accused the British Internet shops in the disclosure of customer data

© AFP 2018 / Andrew YatesУпаковка of goods in the warehouse of Amazon in the UK. Archival photoMedia have accused the British Internet shops in the disclosure of customer data© AFP 2018 / Andrew Yates

The largest online shops in the UK passed information about customers to third parties, writes edition Times.

According to experts of the analytical company Evidon, sites Debenhams, Mothercare, Marks & Spencer, Boots, House of Fraser, Amazon and Tesco have been placed from 13 to 65 means to monitor the actions of buyers. With the help of them you can find out the IP addresses of customers, data about their location, device and browser they use.

«The whole system of online advertising is built on the statement that the information that they track, analyze, sell and acquire is anonymous. However, research has repeatedly shown that often identify a specific person is not difficult», — said the activist of the organization for the protection of personal information Privacy International Frederic Calciner.

Individuals who online shopping passed the received data, could use data to promote and track activities of clients.

According to the newspaper, one of the companies-buyers of information have created a video which completely reproduces actions of the customers on the websites of online stores. According to the representative of the company, it did not have data from accounts that users type on the site.

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