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    • faddy
    • By faddy 11th Apr 18, 8:06 PM
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    Firefox Tracking Protection and cashback sites
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    • 11th Apr 18, 8:06 PM
    Firefox Tracking Protection and cashback sites 11th Apr 18 at 8:06 PM
    A couple of my recent Topcashback purchases haven't tracked. I think they were the first that I've made since starting to use Firefox Quantum. Does Firefox's Tracking Protection prevent purchases tracking in the same way that Adblock does (so I should have turned it off for TCB)?
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    • Neil Jones
    • By Neil Jones 11th Apr 18, 9:21 PM
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    • 11th Apr 18, 9:21 PM
    The cashback sites can only track your visit to websites by the use of cookies, which the likes of Tracking Protecion (and Private Browsing) can block this. That and the use of Ad-Block in general can also interfere with these websites.
    • esuhl
    • By esuhl 11th Apr 18, 11:09 PM
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    • 11th Apr 18, 11:09 PM
    An easy way round this is to have a separate browser profile for getting cashback.

    Run the command "firefox -p" to open the profile manager and enable multiple profiles.
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