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Opting Out of Location-Based Advertising

Last Updated: Fri, 25 Sep 2015 > Related Articles

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Learn how to opt out of location-based advertising through Internet Tools.


Cox provides location-based advertising to its users to provide a more personalized experience while on the web. To opt out of location-based advertising, complete the following steps.
  1. In a web browser, go to
  2. Hover your mouse over My Connection, and then click Internet Tools.
    my connection
    Result: The Internet Tools sign in page displays.
    internet tools
  3. Enter your primary User ID and Password, then click Sign In.

    • If you do not remember your password, click Forgot User ID / Password?
    • You must log in as the primary Account Holder to manage your location-based advertising preferences.
Under the Account Management column, click Manage Location-based Advertising.
manage location based advertising

Result: The Opt Out page displays.
  1. Click the I wish to opt out of Location-based Advertising. radio button.
  2. Click Submit.
    radio button to opt out
On the confirmation page, click Confirm.
confirm selection
Result: The opt out of location-based advertising is complete. Click Return to Internet Tools.
Note: To opt in, follow the same steps as above and click the I wish to receive more relevant advertising based on my location. radio button.

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