ad server

noun

Definition of ad server 

: a Web server that provides advertisements and advertising services to websites In short, ad servers let both advertisers and Web site owners do their jobs, better, faster and cheaper …— Lee Weiner

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As another example, an advertiser or ad server may also be able to collect your device’s unique identifier in the course of serving an ad. Sunset, "Sunset Privacy Policy," 22 Jan. 2018 For more information about our third-party ad server, or to learn your choices about not having this non-personal information used to target ads to you, please click here. Sunset, "Sunset Privacy Policy," 22 Jan. 2018

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1996, in the meaning defined above

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