In the communication Section of this website I've posted an article about Skype using Advertisements.

By default, Skype allows the usage of "non-personally identifiable information" about you when serving third party ads.

If you are uncomfortable with this due to privacy concerns, you can change the default setting to disallow this...

  1. Open the Skype application;
  2. Go to the menu at the top, click Skype and select Privacy;
    Image of Skype Menu dropdown
  3. In the right pane of the dialog box that appears, go to the bottom and...
    • uncheck the Allow Skype to use non-personally identifiable information about me when serving third party ads checkbox
      Image of Checkbox uncheckedand
    • for added privacy, also uncheck the Accept Skype browser cookies checkbox;
      Image of Cookies checkbox

...Click the Save button.

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