This article series focuses on the most common web browsers - Chrome, Firefox, IE/Edge and Opera. All in all, privacy is a cost/benefit model - what benefit you get versus what you surrender for that benefit. For example, if you enable scripts to animate pictures on websites then they look good, but those same scripts can flood you with ads. The configuration options recommended here will increase security but possibly break some sites - do you want pretty or do you want secure? Often, those two don't go hand in hand.
The following articles walk you through default configuration and plugins that can help support your security and personal privacy.