Note that many websites have their own advertising, unrelated to adware.
EngageSideBar and Cookies
What Information Do We Collect?
EngageSideBar does not collect any unique information about you (such as your name, email address, etc.) except when you specifically and knowingly provide such information. EngageSideBar notes and saves information such as time of day, browser type, browser language, and IP address with each query. That information is used to verify our records and to provide more relevant services to users. For example, EngageSideBar may use your IP address or browser language to determine which language to use when showing search results or advertisements.
Serves advertisements inside Internet Explorer at a user configured area. As of 6-26-06 Engaged was silently installed along with CMDService and Top Banners. No EULA displayed for any of the programs installed.
The sidedeskbar configured to be viewed above webpages.