To help you see ads that you’re more likely to be interested in, Pinterest or a company advertising on Pinterest may use information about your off-Pinterest activity to personalise the ads you see.
Below are other options that allow you to control how data from a browser or mobile device is used for ad personalisation by Pinterest and other ad services. Bear in mind that each control only applies to data from the browser or device you implement it on.
If you want to opt out of all Pinterest ad personalisation using your off-Pinterest activity, use your Pinterest account settings as described above
Pinterest adheres to the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising and provides an opt-out on the DAA’s consumer choice tool at
Note: When you opt out on aboutads.info, your choice there only applies to information that the Pinterest Tag collects from the browser you use to opt out. It does not apply to mobile apps or any other browsers you may use. Also note that if you clear your cookies, you’ll have to opt out again.
iOS and Android devices also offer choices that are specific to those platforms. We summarise those choices below, but please read the disclosures in detail
If you wish to opt out, you should use these settings. Remember that your choice only applies to the device you use to opt out. If you want to opt out on multiple devices, you need to opt out separately on each one.
Android devices have a resettable advertising identifier that Pinterest and other companies use to target ads based on the apps you use. Android devices allow you to opt out of the use of this identifier for purposes of showing you targeted ads.
To review this setting, in your Android device settings, select Privacy, then Ads.
On any device with iOS version 14.5 or above, an app is required to ask permission to use information it receives about your activity from other companies’ apps and websites on that device, if it uses the information for advertising.
You can adjust your choice at any time in your Apple device settings by selecting Privacy and then Tracking, and remember that your choice only applies to that device.