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We don't collect any personal information on our visitors. When you use Ixquick, we do not record your IP address, we do not record which browser you are using (Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, etc.), we do not record your computer platform (Wind...
Beyond striving to offer our users the best Web search results possible, we also feel strongly about safeguarding their privacy. With other search engines, millions of law abiding citizens worldwide expose themselves to serious invasions of privacy whi...
Ixquick does not use tracking cookies of any kind. There are two ways you could pick up a cookie when using our service: The first is an anonymous Ixquick Settings cookie that you can choose to accept on our Settings page. This is a privacy-frie...
No, Ixquick does not add privacy protection to your bookmarked websites. The bookmarked websites are third-party websites and are not part of Ixquick. Your bookmarked websites are stored and accessed by your browser, not by us. Ixquick protects your...
HTTP Strict Transport Security (often abbreviated as HSTS) is a security feature that lets a web site tell browsers that it should only be communicated with using HTTPS, instead of using HTTP. How it helps: If a web site accepts a connection through...
Ixquick.info is the family-friendly version of StartPage by Ixquick located at https://www.ixquick.info [1]. Like Ixquick.com, it's free to use and delivers Google search results in privacy, but it doesn't have the proxy option. The Ixquick.com prox...
Privacy is inherently an issue of trust. However, there are several compelling reasons to trust us more than other companies that make privacy claims. First, there's the lengthy certification process we have chosen to undergo. While other companies ...
Bubble-free searching is just one more reason to say "Ixquick it!" the next time you need to search the Internet. Unlike Ixquick, other search engines watch and record your search terms, the links you click, your IP address, and other highly persona...
No, it does not. Ixquick does not share any personal information with third parties including Google, nor does it store any personal data itself. Ixquick is based in the Netherlands and is not subject to US jurisdiction or spying programs. More informa...
Any email spam you are receiving is unrelated to Ixquick, since we do not record or share your interests with any third parties. Unfortunately, spam is one of the downsides of the Internet, and it can be very difficult to avoid. To learn ways to hel...
The information you submit to us on our Feedback page is protected by SSL/TLS encryption, which means it cannot be viewed by anyone in transit between you and us. What's more, we do not make a record of your IP address or your location. In order to...
Just like Ixquick.com's Proxy, the Ixquick Search App's Proxy copies each webpage you visit onto our own privacy-protected servers, so you see it through us, not them. To further protect your privacy, the Ixquick Proxy removes JavaScript, and renders t...
In order to create the most relevant search results for you, Ixquick.eu combines the search results of multiple different sources. For many general queries, the results from general search engines like Yandex provide excellent results. Google and Yahoo...
No, it doesn't. It only involves snooping through US based companies like Apple, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook, YouTube, AOL and Skype. Ixquick is based in the Netherlands and is therefore not subject to US jurisdiction. Due to our non-retention p...
"Heartbleed" is a security vulnerability in OpenSSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption that permits eavesdropping on communications and access to sensitive data such as passwords. Heartbleed gives ready access to the memory of the encryption functions of vu...
We made strong commitments to you about the level of privacy offered when using our Ixquick and StartPage search engines. We knew that you, our privacy-minded users, needed a way to independently verify our claims, so we contacted _Europrise,_ an indep...
A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent and saved to your computers' hard drive when visiting a site. Typically, it contains two pieces of information, a site name and unique user ID. There are different kinds of cookies being used on the Intern...
The Ixquick Search app includes the same privacy features that make Ixquick the world's most private search engine. * All searches are encrypted. * We don't record your visit or your searches. * We never tell websites what you searched for. *...
Ixquick has server clusters in the Netherlands, United States, and Asia. Ixquick typically routes European searches to the European servers, American searches to the U.S. servers, Asian searches to Singapore, and searches from other countries to the cl...
The websites of various privacy organizations are a great starting point for locating an abundance of background information on this subject. Ixquick recommends: http://privacyrights.org/ [1] http://www.eff.org/ [2] http://epic.org [3] http...
The original Washington Post article can be found here [1] and here [2]. There are literally tens of thousands articles covering the story now. A simple Ixquick [3] search will provide you with even more results. Links: ------ [1] http://www.washingto...
For security reasons, the Ixquick Proxy [1] service does not allow the running of scripts, Flash, and it does not allow you to fill out forms. That not only reduces your exposure to potential malicious code, it also reduces criminals' ability to abuse ...