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Board » Sailonline Policy » Tracking Software on sailonline.org -- Why?

Every time I log in to sailonline.org I get three warnings from my browser that it is blocking tracking software on this website.

There are two social media trackers in use, FB and Twitter, and also google-anaalytics code embedded.

Moreover, sailonline.org doesn't even use https encryption.

This is 2020 you guys. There's no reason to embed that stuff.

Don



--- Last Edited by Olive at 2020-06-11 18:52:31 ---

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One thought - it maybe necessary for the advertising revenue to keep the site going with the option for free involvement. Ideally it would be removed for SYC members.

Just my 0.02c
you can basically solves this by using a browser that allow extensions.
Not only for SOL, but one should
install ' Ublock origin ' standard on any browser you have & use. Since this tracking thing is on almost all websites you visit.

On the https of http part, a https is not more 'secure'. This site does not collect UNA , cc or payment details. The only thing that can be compromised is user /pass, but that can happen with http, or https :)

Also, the twitter and FB trackers come from the embedded 'links' you see on the left here.
So, removing the trackers will also remove the embedded links.

best, Dikke.



--- Last Edited by dikkehenk at 2020-08-02 09:56:41 ---

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