Do Not Track Exceptions

"Do Not Track" is a preference that you can set in web browsers to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked by them. In technical terms, what this means is that when a Do Not Track preference is set, IE will send a "DNT:1" HTTP header to websites you visit. In IE11, websites may ask your permission for an exception from the "Do Not Track" preference. When you grant a Do Not Track exceptions to websites you trust, IE will send a "DNT:0" HTTP header.
"Do Not Track" is a preference that you can set in web browsers to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked by them. This may help protect you against forms of tracking on the web. For more information on Do Not Track, please refer to this demo.

In technical terms, when a Do Not Track preference is set, IE will send a "DNT:1" HTTP header to websites you visit. In IE11, websites may also ask your permission for an exception from the "Do Not Track" preference. When you grant Do Not Track exceptions to websites you trust, IE will store that tracking preference and send a "DNT:0" HTTP header.


The APIs that websites can use to request Do Not Track exceptions are being standardized in the W3C Tracking Preference Expression working group. IE11 is the first major browser to include support for Do Not Track exceptions.