What is the Quantcast script in the Source Code of my Pages?

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In the Source Code for my pages there is a section at the bottom for Quantcast. Why is it there? What is it doing?
The word 'quantcast' comes up in my Webmaster Tools as a main keyword, and in my Sitemap searches.
This is the code:
<!-- Start Quantcast tag -->

Quantcast

<!-- End Quantcast tag -->

My site is www.bonaparte-art.com

Can I delete this quantcast script from the code of my pages?

Cheers
Paul
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Paul Caspall

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Well the Quantcast script didn't come through (above), but if you view the source code for my pages, you'll find it at the bottom.
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Hi Paul

Quantcast is a tracking code we use on all published sites to monitor and profile load times of our users' sites, and to note visitor activity. All data captured is anonymous, and the intention of any data capture we do is to improve our users' experience. You can rest assured that we do not correlate data to any personal data, and we do not, and will not ever, sell usage data on to any 3rd parties.

I hope that answers your questions and gives you a better understanding of why this script is on your page. Please let me know if you have any further questions.
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Hi Sanja

OK, that's fine.
I was a bit miffed when it popped up so often in GWMT as a major keyword. I guess as I add more content to the site, that will change.

Thanks,
Paul
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Hello Paul

I can understand why this would be a bit off-putting. I will ask an SEO Expert to lend their two cents to see how this can be addressed. Please allow them 48 hours to respond.
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Hello Paul,
It's hard to say why Google Webmaster picks up on certain words on a site, it could just be that it takes them time to being to figure out the main topic of a page. The best thing to do is to center your pages fully around certain keywords for the best results from Google Webmaster. Here is a link to a tutorial with some information that you might find helpful: Building your site with SEO in mind.

Emmy
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Thanks Emmy.