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We don't steal data anymore - Now we openly take it from you! - You do consent, don't you?

Have you ever bothered to look behind a website's cookie policy?
No? Yeah, boring, right? Well, I went through the trouble for you and looked into it.
And guess what: It's a revelation.

Below you can find what a well-known website published about what it's going to do with the data it gathers from you.
As an extra I'll give you the website's official list of 3rd party profiteers eager to leech enough information from you to cast your personality into a solid profile and make predictions about you.

Sources:

All information given here derives from a renowned website I want to keep anonymous. (Kill 'em with kindness, right?)
Let me say this much: The chosen site currently counts among the top 600 websites in the world (according to alexa site ranking).

I bet you are going to be as gobsmacked as I was when skimming through it.. Google and its associates are allowed to siphon off what they want, too.
It's a complete private data sell-off.

It all begins with a duplicitous 'We value your privacy'.


(Original site text from here - company anonymized, accentuation is mine):

You can set your consent preferences and determine how you want your data to be used based on the purposes below. You may set your preferences for us independently from those of third-party partners. Each purpose has a description so that you know how we and partners use your data.

Third Party Vendors
Information storage and access

The storage of information, or access to information that is already stored, on your device such as advertising identifiers, device identifiers, cookies, and similar technologies.
View Companies (originally a link)

Personalisation

The collection and processing of information about your use of this service to subsequently personalise advertising and/or content * for you in other contexts, such as on other websites or apps, over time. Typically, the content of the site or app is used to make inferences about your interests, which inform future selection of advertising and/or content.
View Companies

Ad selection, delivery, reporting

The collection of information, and combination with previously collected information, to select and deliver advertisements for you, and to measure the delivery and effectiveness of such advertisements. This includes using previously collected information about your interests to select ads, processing data about what advertisements were shown, how often they were shown, when and where they were shown, and whether you took any action related to the advertisement, including for example clicking an ad or making a purchase. This does not include personalisation, which is the collection and processing of information about your use of this service to subsequently personalise advertising and/or content for you in other contexts, such as websites or apps, over time.
View Companies

Content selection, delivery, reporting

The collection of information, and combination with previously collected information, to select and deliver content for you, and to measure the delivery and effectiveness of such content. This includes using previously collected information about your interests to select content, processing data about what content was shown, how often or how long it was shown, when and where it was shown, and whether you took any action related to the content, including for example clicking on content. This does not include personalisation, which is the collection and processing of information about your use of this service to subsequently personalise content and/or advertising for you in other contexts, such as websites or apps, over time.
View Companies

Measurement

The collection of information about your use of the content, and combination with previously collected information, used to measure, understand, and report on your usage of the service. This does not include personalisation, the collection of information about your use of this service to subsequently personalise content and/or advertising for you in other contexts, i.e. on other service, such as websites or apps, over time.
View Companies

Other - Google

Allow Google and their technology partners to collect data and use cookies for ad personalisation and measurement.
View Companies

Features - Matching Data to Offline Sources

Combining data from offline sources ** that were initially collected in other contexts.
Linking Devices

Allow processing of a user's data to connect such user across multiple devices.
Precise Geographic Location Data

Allow processing of a user's precise geographic location data in support of a purpose for which that certain third party has consent.


* this ensures that you will stay in your very personal echo-chamber which in turn is THE cause for global polarization of opinion and the violent clashes we see on the rise worldwide.
** this gives the website operator and 3rd party companies access to information stored on your PC, phone, tablet, you name it. (Yes, positive!)


attached document (coming soon):

Third-party profiteers.PDF

Title:
Third-party profiteers - Those who will use your data to determine your personality and make predictions on your future

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