This tool can be useful as long as you understand its limitations

All of today’s major web browsers—Google Chrome offer a feature that provides a private browsing window

This feature—commonly referred to as incognito mode—is available in desktop and mobile versions.

In Chrome, the world’s most commonly used browser, you simply click File > New Incognito Window for the desktop version

Other browsers require similar steps, though Safari and Firefox call the feature Private Window, while Edge dubs it InPrivate

These browsing tools can help reduce the amount of information collected on you by retailers and advertising companies

The next time your browser loads a page with elements (as little as a single pixel) from a company’s servers, the information is sent back.

Cookies have a lot of functions, such as letting you go to password-protected sites without having to manually log in every time