How to Check Privacy Report for Website on Safari?

Learn how to check the privacy report for any website on the Apple Safari browser. You can check the number of website trackers and Safari's ITP in action.

Apple is always centric about users’ privacy and gives maximum control of what users share on their platform. The Safari browser comes with a special privacy report feature that tells users about the websites and other related networks where they are being tracked.

Checking the Privacy Report for the Website on Safari isn’t a tough thing to do. Recently, Apple added a Privacy policy on mac iOS Big Sur, iPad OS 14, and iOS 14. According to the new Privacy policy, users can now view the privacy report details with just one tap.

This Intelligent Tracking Prevention in Safari uses on-device learning to limit Safari users’ tracking by the third-party websites they visit.

Related: How to Enable Privacy and Security Settings in Safari Computer?

Previously when this feature was not available, I was not aware of how many sites were tracking my data and using my private and browsing behavioral information. But after using the Privacy report feature, I’m shocked to see that 20 websites are tracking info on you every average website visit.

Privacy Report Safari for iPad and iPhone

On iPhone and iPad OS, this feature is only available after the iOS 14 update. So if you are on the previous version of iOS, this feature may or may not be available.

Here are the steps to check Privacy Report on iPhone and iPad:

  1. Launch the Safari browser app on iOS.
  2. Tap on the Aa icon located in the address bar.
    Privacy Report option on Safari iPhone
  3. Hit on the Privacy Report menu on the Safari browser.
    Privacy Report Overview on Safari browser

A pop-up window will appear containing the Privacy Report and related details for the current website.

Reading the Privacy Report on Safari iOS:

The Privacy Report has all the data of known trackers prevented along with the percentage of Websites that trackers loaded of the last 30 days.

However, slightly below these numbers, you’ll see the Most Contacted Tracker along with the number of websites that used it.

Privacy Report of Current Website on Safari iOS

 

When you scroll down, then you’ll see two tab Websites and Trackers containing a list of trackers and number of trackers per site. From the list, click on any website to see the full list of Prevented Trackers for that site.

Trackers Prevent from Profiling You on Safari iOS

If you want to see the full list of the trackers loaded by websites, select the Trackers tab. To review a tracker, you need to tap on any tracker. Then, you’ll be able to check all of the sites that contacted it.

If you wish to review more information, you have to click on Show More, located at the top of the window. This will allow you to read a piece of brief information on intelligent tracking prevention and cross-site trackers.

Privacy Report Trackers options

That’s it. Now, when you are finished with the report, simply tap on Done to close the Privacy Report.

Privacy Report Safari Mac OS

Checking privacy reports for the Safari website for Mac OS is the same as we mentioned-above for iPad OS and iPhone except for a few couples of changes. However, these feature is available on the latest version of Safari BrowserSafari 14.0.

Here are the steps to open Privacy Report on Safari macOS:

  1. Launch the Safari browser on Macbook.
  2. Click on the Privacy Report shield icon next to the address URL bar.
    This will display the count of trackers prevent from tracking.
  3. Click to open the Trackers on This Web page option.
    Safari Trackers on this web page view

Now, you’ll be able to see the number of trackers on the current page that has been blocked, including the URLs for the trackers.

Reading the Privacy Report on Safari Mac:

If you want to see the full privacy report of all your browsing history in the past 30 days, tap on the i information button.
Safari Privacy Report on MacOS computer last 30 days data

Inside the Privacy Report, you will see the blocking history of the website for the tracker within the last 30 days.

Please note that all this Safari ITP information is stored locally on your MacBook and automatically deleted after 30 days.

We at BrowserHow only track the number of visitor or pageviews for analytical purposes using the Google Analytics tool. We do not collect, store or sell any type of personal data anywhere. Please refer to our privacy policy.

Bottom Line: Check Safari Privacy Report

Now, you all might know how to check privacy reports for websites on Safari. As you see, Mac OS doesn’t feature the same ability as iPad OS or iPhone has. But, who knows that Apple might add the feature same as iOS in a later update to provide the ability to disable the cross-site tracking within apps.

Apple is making more advancements to protect people’s privacy, and the new Privacy report is a great feature to check your digital footprint on the internet.

Related: How to Enable Privacy and Security Settings in Safari iOS/iPadOS?

That’s all we have for you on privacy reports on Safari. Let us know what do you think about this feature on your device. What is the most active tracker that was blocked by Safari ITP?

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