Anyone know how I can Opt of of personalization and data gathering?
That really is the least of your worries, and one of the oldest mechanics they use...The other day I was searching for a domain and later I got an ad saying "Don't let _____DOMAIN I SEARCHED____.com" slip away! Register now! I did not search for the domain on google either.
Ironically I clicked on this link last Friday, and a particularly tenacious cookie was set in my browser.