I am using Chrome as a browser. When I shop, for example, on Amazon, items I'm looking for then appear in ads on other web sites. How can I stop that?

I am using Chrome as a browser. When I shop on Amazon, for example, items that I'm shopping for then appear in ads on other sites that I am browsing later. How can I stop that from happening?

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