Ixquick Protects Your Privacy!

The only search engine that does not record your IP address.

Your privacy is under attack!

Every time you use a regular search engine, your search data is recorded. Major search engines capture your IP address and use tracking cookies to make a record of your search terms, the time of your visit, and the links you choose - then they store that information in a giant database.

검색 기록 추적은 개인 정보를 침해하며 이를 통해 사찰을 받을 수 있습니다. 

또한 이러한 검색 기록을 통해 관심사, 가족 관계, 정치적 성향, 건강 상태 등 어마어마한 양의 개인 정보가 유출됩니다. This information is modern-day gold for marketers, government officials, black-hat hackers and criminals - all of whom would love to get their hands on your private search data.

Why should you worry?

Major search engines have quietly amassed the largest database of personal information on individuals ever collected. Unfortunately, this data can all too easily fall into the wrong hands. Consider the following story:

In August 2006, the online world was jarred when AOL accidentally released three months' worth of aggregated search data from 650,000 of its users, publishing all the details in an online database.

That database is still searchable. It is an absolute eye-opener to see the potential for privacy nightmares.

» Enter a query and find who searched for it
» Then click on a "User ID" to find what else this user searched for

Shocked? You are not alone.

When we search, we share our most private thoughts with our computers. These private thoughts should be safe.

Ixquick's position

  • You have a right to privacy.
  • Your search data should never fall into the wrong hands.
  • The only real solution is quickly deleting your data or not storing them to begin with.
  • Since January 2009 we do not record our users' IP addresses anymore.
  • Your personal data are not shared with any third party.
  • We were the first and only search engine to do so.
  • Since then we have added many other features that protect your privacy.
  • Our initiative is receiving an overwhelmingly positive response

Ixquick will wholeheartedly continue on its mission to offer you great search results in the best possible privacy!

Ixquick Warranties

European Privacy

European Privacy Seal
On July 14th 2008 Ixquick received the first European Privacy Seal from European Data Protection Supervisor Mr. Peter Hustinx. The Seal officially confirms the privacy promises we make to our users. It makes Ixquick the first and only EU-approved search engine. Both EU Commissioner Viviane Reding and Dr.Thilo Weichert, German Privacy Commissioner complimented Ixquick on its privacy achievements. You can find the press release here.

Certified Secure

선두 보안기관인 Certified Secure 가 Ixquick 의 프라이버시 과정을 인증했습니다. CS 프라이버시 인증은 철저한 감사 후에 부여되었습니다. 이 인증은 귀하의 프라이버시를 지켜드립니다!

Ixquick 은 네덜란드 데이터 보호 기관 (CBP) 에 번호 M1346973 로 등록되어 있습니다. 이 기관은 귀하의 개인 데이터의 공정하고 합법적인 사용과 보안을 감독하여 현재와 미래에 귀하의 프라이버시를 지켜드립니다

We have the highest SSL encryption score in the Industry!


Ixquick web search awarded the first

On July 14th, 2008 Ixquick was awarded the first European Privacy Seal. Ixquick is the first and only EU-approved search engine.
Find the official EuroPriSe press release here.


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