Startpage — Private Search Engine

Startpage — Private Search Engine

Take back your online privacy by using Startpage as your default search engine.

  • Startpage — Private Search Engine
  • Startpage — Private Search Engine
  • Startpage — Private Search Engine
  • Startpage — Private Search Engine
  • Startpage — Private Search Engine
  • Startpage — Private Search Engine
  • Startpage — Private Search Engine
  • Startpage — Private Search Engine
  • Startpage — Private Search Engine
  • Startpage — Private Search Engine
What is Startpage — Private Search Engine?
Startpage — Private Search Engine extension is a tool that allows users to set Startpage Search as their default search engine, ensuring complete privacy and no tracking of search history. It is GDPR and CCPA compliant, and offers features such as anonymous view and protection under European and Dutch privacy legislation.
Stats
Users: 200,000+
Rating: 4.11 (71)
Version: 3.0.1 (Last updated: 2024-06-04)
Creation date: 2020-04-02
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Overrides search engine: Yes
Permissions:
  • storage
  • declarativeNetRequestWithHostAccess
Host permissions:
  • https://*.startpage.com/*
Size: 14.10K
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Install "Startpage - Private Search Engine extension" to set your default search engine to Startpage Search, allowing you to search the web in complete privacy without being tracked.

Startpage is a private search engine with no tracking, storing, or selling users’ search history. To ensure you have "always-on" search privacy AND to search Startpage directly from your URL bar, we recommend installing our search engine extension.

The Startpage private search extension:

  • Does NOT save, share, or sell your personal or search engine data
  • Doesn’t drop 3rd party trackers and cookies like other search engines
  • Ensures unprofiled search results, guaranteeing the same information for everyone in the world
  • Allows users to browse search results in private with the "Anonymous View" proxy feature
  • Opens a new tab with the Startpage homepage when clicked, enabling you to start searching without being tracked
  • Protects worldwide users with European and Dutch privacy legislation
  • Is GDPR and CCPA compliant

Learn more about why Startpage is the world’s most private search engine:

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User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Effective privacy protection
  • Quality search results
  • Easy to set up
Cons
  • Connection problems for some users
  • Limited functionality
  • Lacks custom date search
Most mentioned
  • Works great
  • Provides effective privacy policies
  • Doesn't work for some users
Recent reviews
Easy extension to set up search without tracking or search history.
by Kelly Finnerty Kelly Finnerty, 2023-10-30

Easy to use and appreciate being able to search and browse results with privacy. This is great if you are searching for flights and want to get the best prices. Startpage is also based in Europe and users are protected by GDPR.
by Kelly Finnerty Kelly Finnerty, 2019-09-09

Easy extension to set up search without tracking or search history.
by Kelly Finnerty Kelly Finnerty, 2023-10-30
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Safety
Risk impact

Startpage — Private Search Engine may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Startpage — Private Search Engine has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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