Brave Search
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Brave Search is a privacy-focused search engine that does not track users or their searches, does not use secret algorithms or user profiling, and is based on its own search index.

Security Audited Open Source

Brave Search Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Summary

  • You can request access and deletion of personal data
  • The service may change its terms at any time, but the user will receive notification of the changes.
  • The service refers users to external documents for more information
  • There is a date of the last update of the agreements
  • The service provides details about what kinds of personal information they collect
  • The service provides information about how they intend to use your personal data
  • Failure to enforce any provision of the Terms of Service does not constitute a waiver of such provision
  • Many third parties are involved in operating the service
  • You cannot distribute or disclose your account to third parties
  • You have the right to leave this service at any time
  • Your personal data is aggregated into statistics
  • Third parties may be involved in operating the service
  • This service collects your IP address, which can be used to view your approximate location
  • Prohibits the posting of pornographic content
  • The cookies used by this service do not contain information that would personally identify you
  • Users agree not to submit libelous, harassing or threatening content
  • defend, indemnify, hold harmless; survives termination
  • They may stop providing the service at any time
  • Any liability on behalf of the service is only limited to the fees you paid as a user or $500
  • Users agree not to use the service for illegal purposes
  • Invalidity of any portion of the Terms of Service does not entail invalidity of its remainder
  • The court of law governing the terms is in a jurisdiction that is less friendly to user privacy protection.
  • This service does not guarantee that it or the products obtained through it meet the users' expectations or requirements
  • The service provides a free help desk
  • Instead of asking directly, this Service will assume your consent merely from your usage.
  • This service throttles your use
  • If you are the target of a copyright claim, your content may be removed
  • There is a date of the last update of the terms
  • Provides instructions on how to submit a copyright claim
  • The service claims to be GDPR compliant for European users
  • This service employs separate policies for different parts of the service
  • An onion site accessible over Tor is provided
  • The service claims to be GDPR and CCPA compliant for applicable users
  • You are entitled to a refund if certain thresholds or standards are not met by the service
  • The service provides a complaint mechanism for the handling of personal data
  • IP addresses of users are not tracked
  • The service uses your personal data for advertising
  • The service is provided 'as is' and to be used at the users' sole risk
  • This service prohibits users sending chain letters, junk mail, spam or any unsolicited messages
  • You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold the service harmless in case of a claim related to your use of the service
  • This service assumes no liability for any losses or damages resulting from any matter relating to the service
  • The service can suspend your account for several reasons




Domains Covered by Policy

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About the Data

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Brave Search Source Code




Brave browser for Android, iOS, Linux, macOS, Windows.






09 Nov 17

Last Updated

18 May 24

Latest version


Primary Language



26,370 KB







Language Usage

Language Usage

Star History

Star History

Recent Commits

Brave Search Website


Private Search Engine - Brave Search

Search the web privately…


Does not redirect

Security Checks

All 65 security checks passed

Server Details

  • IP Address
  • Hostname
  • Location Paris, Ile-de-France, France, EU
  • ISP Inc.
  • ASN AS16509

Associated Countries

  • US
  • FR

Saftey Score

Website marked as safe


Blacklist Check was found on 0 blacklists

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Brave Search Android App

Update Info


No trackers found


  • Modify Audio Settings
  • Access Coarse Location
  • Wake Lock
  • Read Write Bookmark Folders
  • Device Extras
  • Access Network State
  • Vibrate
  • Tos Acked
  • Read History Bookmarks
  • Record Audio
  • Receive
  • Nfc
  • Read External Storage
  • Install Shortcut
  • Internet
  • Write History Bookmarks
  • C2d Message
  • Download Without Notification
  • Foreground Service
  • Write External Storage
  • Camera
  • Access Fine Location
  • Receive Boot Completed

Brave Search iOS App

App Info

Brave Private Web Browser, VPN

Browse 3X faster on Brave Browser, now with AI. You’ll get a fast, safe, private web browser with Adblock and VPN. Loved by 60 million users, Brave has an AI assistant Brave Leo, Firewall + VPN, Brave Wallet, Brave Search, Brave Playlist, and night mode. NEW Features: • Brave Leo: AI assistant • Firewall + VPN • Brave Wallet. A secure multi-chain crypto wallet built into the browser. • Brave Search. Search without being tracked. • Brave Playlist. Add media and play anytime, even offline. • Night Mode. Easily read in low light. • Voice Search. Initiate searches with your voice. • Brave News Widget. Stay updated on the latest news. Additional Features: • Built-in 3rd party Adblock • Pop-up blocker • Saves battery and data • Tracking protection • HTTPS everywhere (for security) • Script blocking • Browsing history • Private and recent tabs • Blocks cookie consent notifications by default. • Use voice search in the browser. • Import/export bookmarks to another browser. NEW: AI ASSISTANT Meet Brave Leo, the smart, free AI assistant in your browser. Ask answers, get answers, translate languages, and more. Leo doesn't record or share your chats, or use them for model training. NEW: BRAVE WALLET Buy, store, send, receive, and swap crypto with Brave’s secure Web3 wallet, built right into the browser. Support for Ethereum, Solana, BNB Chain, and more. NEW: BRAVE SEARCH Brave Search is the world’s most complete, independent, private search engine. It is built on top of an independent index of the web, and doesn’t track you, your searches, or clicks. NEW: BRAVE PLAYLIST Make a playlist of the content you love. Add almost any media and play anytime, anywhere, even offline, or with Apple CarPlay. FAST & SECURE Get protected from ads infected with malware. Brave simply provides the fastest, most secure private browsing experience available. BATTERY & DATA OPTIMIZATION Brave is proven to have a 2x to 4x speed increase on iOS, reducing both battery and data consumption. PRIVACY PROTECTION Be protected with leading privacy and security features such as HTTPS Everywhere (encrypted data traffic), script blocking, cookie blocking, and private incognito tabs. All other browsers fall short of the level of privacy and security protection that Brave provides. DEFAULT BROWSER Set Brave as your default browser! Select Settings - scroll down to select Brave - select Brave as the Default Browser App. FIREWALL + VPN Pricing Price may vary by location. Subscriptions will be charged to your credit card through your iTunes account. Firewall + VPN subscriptions are offered for either 1 month ($9.99) or 1-year ($99.99) period. Brave Leo AI has a premium version offered at 1 month ($14.99). All subscription plans will automatically renew unless canceled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. You will not be able to cancel the subscription once activated. You can manage your subscription in Account Settings after purchase. Free trials may only be used once. Any unused portion of a free trial will be forfeited if you purchase a subscription. ABOUT BRAVE Our mission is to protect your privacy online by making a safe, fast, and private browser while growing ad revenue for content creators. Brave aims to transform the online ad ecosystem with micropayments and a new revenue-sharing solution to give users and publishers a better deal. To learn more about Brave, visit Questions/support? Email us at We love hearing from you. Terms of Use: Privacy Policy:


Rated 4.79 out of 5 stars by 368,013 users

Version Info

  • Current Version 1.64
  • Last Updated 16 Apr 24
  • First Released 19 Feb 16
  • Minimum iOS Version 15.0
  • Device Models Supported 93

App Details

  • IPA Size 222.84 Mb
  • Price Free (USD)
  • Age Advisory 17+
  • Supported Languages 19
  • Developer Brave Software, Inc.
  • Bundle ID com.brave.ios.browser


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About the Data: Brave Search


You can access Brave Search's data programmatically via our API. Simply make a GET request to:

The REST API is free, no-auth and CORS-enabled. To learn more, view the Swagger Docs or read the API Usage Guide.

About the Data

Beyond the user-submitted YAML you see above, we also augment each listing with additional data dynamically fetched from several sources. To learn more about where the rest of data included in this page comes from, and how it is computed, see the About the Data section of our About page.

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