The Chrome browser doesn’t currently have mechanisms designed specifically for tracking protection.
Chrome does not classify classify trackers or domains for the purposes of tracking protection.
Chrome restricts the maximum lifetime of cookies to 400 days. Other than that, Chrome does not restrict the use of third-party cookies.
Chrome restricts the maximum lifetime of cookies to 400 days. Other than that, Chrome does not restrict the use of first-party cookies.
Chrome does not restrict the use of other browser storage in third-party context.
Chrome does not restrict the use of other browser storage in first-party context.
No protections against CNAME cloaking.
Chrome 85 sets the default referrer policy to
strict-origin-when-cross-origin. This means that for cross-origin requests (e.g.
referer HTTP header and
https://www.domain.com/some-page?param=value would show up just as
https://www.domain.com in the referrer records.
On macOS Chrome, the version number in the User Agent string is frozen to
10_15_7 to fix compatibility issues with upgrading to macOS version 11+ (Big Sur). This has obvious privacy implications as well, as the platform version is no longer useful for fingerprinting purposes.
Sample User Agent string when running Chrome 90.0.4430.212 on macOS 11.3.1:
"Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_15_7) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/90.0.4430.212 Safari/537.36"