If you want to surf without your data being collected and sold to third-party companies, here are 9 search engines to try!
01.DuckDuckGo, the search engine that overshadows Yahoo!
DuckDuckGo, a privacy-focused search engine, has experienced impressive growth in 2020, receiving 102M daily searches in January.
Its growing reputation is because of the fact that it provides you with protection and respect for your privacy.
Created in 2008, the American browser’s slogan is: “The search engine that doesn’t spy on you”. It effectively allows secure browsing, without being tracked and without collecting your personal data.
02.Ecosia, the ecological search engine
Ecosia ranks 4th in the most used search engines in the world.
And with good reason: when you use Ecosia, you help to save the forest estate.
Indeed, the search engine raises funds by generating revenue from advertisements and sponsored links. Some of these funds will be used to support reforestation projects.
This ethical search engine also ensures that your data is protected and that you can browse without being tracked.
03.Qwant, the French search engine
Qwant is a browser born in France and continues to grow in France! It gathers 0.78% of Internet users who favor ethics and above all seek to protect their privacy.
Indeed, Qwant keeps nothing in memory and does not use any personal data.
Moreover, Qwant wants to be neutral and impartial in its SEO policy, the search engine gives a chance to all sites and does not favor commercial links.
You will be seduced by its panoramic search that provides all the results (sites, social networks, images, videos, music …) on the same page.
04.Lilo, the social search engine
Lilo is a French search engine based on sharing. While surfing on the browser, you collect drops of water that you will be able to invest in the projects of your choice: environmental protection, humanitarian action, defense of the animal cause, etc.
Lilo is also an ethical browser that does not collect your personal data.
05.StartPage, the world’s most private search engine
StartPage was created with the idea that your privacy is yours and to work, the search engine pays Google!
Indeed, to offer you Google’s search results without being tracked, StartPage buys the results from Google and then removes all trackers. The browser is free of intrusive advertising and your personal data, not stored, will not be exposed to companies.
06.Search Encrypt, the browser that encrypts your searches
As its name says, Search Encrypt uses local encryption so that your browsing is not tracked.
Search Encrypt also has the advantage of automatically deleting your search history after 15 minutes of inactivity, privacy guaranteed!
07.Ecogine, the associative search engine
Ecogine is a search engine created in 2008 by students from Nantes. The revenues generated by the advertisements are donated to the associations of your choice.
Ecogine is also an eco-responsible browser that offsets the CO2 you consume!
08.Lukol, the search engine that guarantees your anonymity
Lukol offers you the advantages of Google without its disadvantages. The search engine removes all traceable elements and protects you from misleading sites.