Here, please find the details on settings related tothe data of our customers.
What you can do with private browsing
- This prevents other people using the same device from knowing your search history, input information, browsing history, etc. (hereinafter collectively referred to as "history and input information") and from taking over your login status to the website.
What you cannot do with private browsing
- The content that you downloaded will not be deleted.
- If you are using the network provided by the site operator, Internet service provider, workplace, school, etc., you will not be able to prevent your History and Input Information from being tracked by the administrator.
- Private browsing is not a feature that blocks ad personalization based on your action history (browsing history, etc.). If you wish to turn off the ad personalization feature, you can do so by turning it off from "Ad settings(Japanese only)" However, please note that this setting is executed by maintaining the settings information in the "device's storage area allocated to each site" explained above, so if you wish to continuously turn off the ad personalization feature, you would need to turn off the setting when you are in the normal browsing mode as well as for each private browsing session.
*3 "Private browsing" is also called "Private Browse," "InPrivate Browsing," etc., depending on the browser used. The private browsing function is provided by each company's browser, and we do not guarantee its functionality.
When using a PC
To change your preferences for saving your search history or to delete your search history, you must change the settings of the browser you are using. Please refer to the following web pages or the help or support pages of your browser to change your preferences.
When using browsers on your smartphone
Please see the following page for how to change your preferences to save your search history.
To delete your search history, tap the search keyword entry field to display your search history and click the "Clear History" button at the bottom of the window.
When using the Yahoo! JAPAN app
Please see the following page for how to change your preferences to save your search history and to delete your search history.
*Changing your preferences so that your search history is not saved must be carried out for each Yahoo! JAPAN ID if you are logged in with your Yahoo! JAPAN ID and for each device if you are not logged in with your Yahoo! JAPAN ID.