Tracking is used to observe the moves of a person or an object and to deliver a timely ordered sequence of respective location data to a model. There are multitudinous tracking systems. In which some are "Lag Time" indicators that is, the information is collected after an item has passed a point like a Bar Code or Choke Point or Gate. Other is "Real Time Locating System" indicators like "Global Positioning Systems". It depends on how often the data is refreshed. Some methos for Tracking are discussed below:
The word "Web tracking" refers to the act of being watched that means monitoring the existing websites and tracking changes to the websites over time.
Cookies are the most famous form of online tracking. They can be controlled if you know how: Set browser to delete cookies every time you finish browsing. In case if you don't delete cookies, set "opt out" cookies on your browser.
There are many other ways that a tracker may use to track browsing behavior on websites and these are:
Email Tracking is a method for monitoring your email delivery to intended recipient. Most of the trackers use some form of digital time-stamped record to reveal the accurate time and date that an email was received or opened with their IP address.
How Email Tracking Works
Emails can be used to track your location, a new Google Chrome browser extension called "Streak" lets email senders using Google accounts can see when recipients open email. It also allows sender to see who exactly opened the email and where the recipient is located. It also gives real-time location updates. Email tracking is used by email marketers, spammers and phishes to understand where people are, their email addresses, also verifies if emails are actually read by recipients or not.
Trackers can also track you by tracking your IP address. There are different ways to track IP address. Some of them are discussed below: