When you open a bookmaker account using ‘iesnare’, an application is downloaded to your computer, laptop, phone or tablet without your knowledge. If they use it, it is always set out in their general terms and conditions or terms and conditions (T&C). Iesnare, so to speak, is a program that creates a digital fingerprint of our surfing behaviour. This fingerprint can be read by company users such as bookmakers and thus our online activities can be tracked.
Bookmakers using programs like iesnare are primarily concerned with identifying theft and/or preventing credit card theft. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with that. However, there have been rumors that the bookmakers haven’t stopped there. This will also be done to check if you have accounts with other bookmakers. If so, bookmakers can analyze your betting behavior and determine whether you are, for example, attempting to clear a deposit bonus or place a particular bet. This risks holding players back.
How do I know if I’m being tracked?
Increases the likelihood of viewing on the device:
Install Macromedia Flash.
commonly found in online bookmakers.
To check if iesnare is installed on your device, you can go to the search function on your device and search for ‘mpsnare’. If you have ISNAR installed on your system, the following folders will appear.
There are ways to disable and remove iesnare. Removing iesnare is not the hardest task, as the software will first try to backtrack to the device on the next visit. If you value your privacy, there are ways to get rid of it. But then these things mean money has to be spent on these procedures.