Change Privacy settings in Safari on Mac
In the Safari app on your Mac, use Privacy settings to remove and block data that websites can use to track you in Safari.
To change these settings, choose Safari > Settings, then click Privacy.
Prevent cross-site tracking
Periodically delete tracking data from third-party content providers, except for third-party content providers you visit.
Some websites use third-party content providers. A third-party content provider can track you across websites to advertise products and services.
For a Privacy Report that shows who’s been blocked from tracking you, see See who was blocked from tracking you.
Hide IP address from trackers
Hide your Mac from internet trackers. When you connect to a network, your Mac gets a unique ID called an IP address that can be used to identify you. When you’re on the internet, trackers and websites use the IP address to follow you.
Choose one of the following:
Important: If a website requires your IP address to be visible, see Temporarily allow a website to see your IP address.
Note: iCloud+ features aren’t available in all countries or regions. See the Apple Support article Availability of Apple Media Services.
Require Touch ID to view locked tabs
Require Touch ID or your password to unlock private browsing tabs and windows. See Lock private browsing windows in Safari.
Manage Website Data
See which websites store cookies and other information on your Mac. Remove cookies and website data for individual websites or all of them.
To block all cookies, see Change Advanced settings in Safari.
See advanced privacy options for tracking and fingerprinting protection, Apple Pay and Apple Card, ad measurement, and blocking all cookies.