Legal Glossary

Definition of Browser Fingerprinting

Browser Fingerprinting is a technology used by websites to identify and track users across the internet.

It works by collecting information about the user's computer, such as browser type, operating system, installed plugins, screen resolution, fonts, and more.

This data is then used to create an individualized digital profile that can be used to recognize the user even if they clear their cookies or use different devices.

As a result, Browser Fingerprinting allows websites to provide more personalized experiences for visitors while also helping them prevent malicious activity such as fraud and account hijacking.

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