The Edge browser does a fair bit of eavesdropping (or allows others to eavesdrop). For those who value their privacy online, there are several steps you can take to ensure a more locked-down experience.
Details may be found at: http://www.laptopmag.com/articles/increase-privacy-using-microsoft-edge.
However, switching to the Brave web browser will result in still better security and privacy. See https://privacyblog.com/2017/02/20/brave-a-privacy-focused-browser-with-built-in-torrent-streaming.