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DuckDuckGo is a very user-friendly, fast and secure search engine. It's totally private, with no trackers, cookies or ads. It's also highly customisable, with dark-mode, many languages and features. They even have a .onion URL, for use with Tor and a no Javascript version

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DuckDuckGo Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Summary

  • https is not used by default
  • There is a date of the last update of the terms
  • Allows connecting to the service encrypted over HTTPS
  • Allows connecting to the service anonymously over Tor, and operates a Tor exit enclave
  • no pseudonym allowed (relevant for billing)
  • HTTPS is always enabled
  • You waive your moral rights
  • No need to register
  • The service makes critical changes to its terms without user involvement
  • No Tracking
  • This service takes credit for your content
  • This service provides an onion site accessible over Tor
  • Your browsing history can be viewed by the service
  • This service shares your personal data with third parties that are not essential to its operation
  • The service disables software that you are not licensed to use.
  • This service provides an onion site accessible over Tor
  • You can delete your account and Duck Addresses
  • Conditions may change, but your continued acceptance is not inferred from an earlier acceptance flow
  • This service provides archives of their terms of service so that changes can be viewed over time
  • The cookies used by this service do not contain information that would personally identify you
  • Instead of asking directly, this Service will assume your consent merely from your usage.
  • This service does not track you
  • IP addresses of website visitors are not tracked




Domains Covered by Policy

  • 3g2upl4pq6kufc4m.onion

About the Data

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DuckDuckGo Website


DuckDuckGo — Privacy, simplified.

The Internet privacy company that empowers you to seamlessly take control of your personal information online, without any tradeoffs.


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Security Checks

All 66 security checks passed

Server Details

  • IP Address
  • Location Washington, Virginia, United States of America, NA
  • ISP Microsoft Corporation
  • ASN AS8075

Associated Countries

  • US

Saftey Score

Website marked as safe


Blacklist Check was found on 0 blacklists

  • ThreatLog
  • OpenPhish
  • PhishTank
  • Phishing.Database
  • PhishStats
  • URLhaus
  • RPiList Not Serious
  • AntiSocial Blacklist
  • PhishFeed
  • NABP Not Recommended Sites
  • Spam404
  • CRDF
  • Artists Against 419
  • CERT Polska
  • PetScams
  • Suspicious Hosting IP
  • Phishunt
  • CoinBlockerLists
  • MetaMask EthPhishing
  • EtherScamDB
  • EtherAddressLookup
  • ViriBack C2 Tracker
  • Bambenek Consulting
  • Badbitcoin
  • SecureReload Phishing List
  • Fake Website Buster
  • TweetFeed
  • CryptoScamDB
  • StopGunScams
  • ThreatFox
  • PhishFort

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DuckDuckGo Android App

Update Info

  • App DuckDuckGo
  • Creation Date 25 Apr 24
  • Last Updated 25 Apr 24
  • Current Version 5.197.0


No trackers found


  • Write External Storage
  • Bind Get Install Referrer Service
  • Billing
  • Use Biometric
  • Use Fingerprint
  • Wake Lock
  • Query All Packages
  • Access Fine Location
  • Foreground Service
  • Foreground Service Special Use
  • Modify Audio Settings
  • Access Network State
  • Receive Boot Completed
  • Internet
  • Access Coarse Location
  • Post Notifications
  • Record Audio
  • Dynamic Receiver Not Exported Permission
  • Request Install Packages
  • Install Shortcut
  • Camera

DuckDuckGo iOS App

App Info

DuckDuckGo Private Browser

DuckDuckGo is a free browser that provides the most comprehensive online privacy protection in one app. Unlike most popular browsers, it has powerful privacy protections by default, including our search engine that doesn’t track your history and over a dozen other built-in protections. Millions of people use DuckDuckGo as their go-to browser to protect their everyday online activities, from searching to browsing, emailing, and more.   FEATURE HIGHLIGHTS • Search Privately by Default - DuckDuckGo Private Search comes built-in, so you can easily search the web without being tracked. • Block Tracking Cookies While Browsing - Prevent most 3rd-party Internet cookies from tracking you as you browse online.   • Escape Website Trackers Before They Load - Automatically stop most hidden trackers (3rd-party scripts) from loading, which prevents companies from collecting and using any personal data from these trackers. Stay secure with our cutting-edge tracker-blocking technology – 3rd-Party Tracker Loading Protection, which goes above and beyond what you get in most popular web browsers by default.   • Automatically Enforce Encryption - Force many sites you visit to automatically use an encrypted (HTTPS) connection, which helps shield your data from Wi-Fi snoopers and network onlookers like your Internet provider.   • Block Email Trackers (Beta) - Over 85% of emails sent to Duck Addresses ( contain trackers that can detect when you’ve opened a message, where you were when you opened it, and what device you were using. Email Protection makes it easy to block most email trackers and hide your existing address when signing up for things online, all without switching email providers. • Escape Fingerprinting - Help stop companies from creating a unique identifier for you by blocking their attempts to combine specific information about your web browser and device settings.   We feature many protections not available on most Internet browsers (even incognito browsers), including protection from link tracking, Google AMP tracking, and more.   EVERYDAY PRIVACY CONTROLS • Tap Fire Button, Burn Data - Clear your tabs and browsing data fast with our Fire Button.   • Signal Your Privacy Preference with Global Privacy Control (GPC) - Built in to our app, GPC intends to help you express your opt-out rights automatically by telling websites not to sell or share your personal information. Whether it can be used to enforce your legal rights (for example, current or future CCPA, GDPR requirements) depends on the laws in your jurisdiction. Read more about our free Tracking Protections at You don't need to wait to take back your privacy. Join the millions of people using DuckDuckGo and protect many of your everyday online activities with one app. It's privacy, simplified. Privacy Policy:


Rated 4.86 out of 5 stars by 1,771,872 users

Version Info

  • Current Version 7.112.0
  • Last Updated 18 Mar 24
  • First Released 27 Jun 13
  • Minimum iOS Version 14.0
  • Device Models Supported 94

App Details

  • IPA Size 90.17 Mb
  • Price Free (USD)
  • Age Advisory 17+
  • Supported Languages 25
  • Developer Duck Duck Go, Inc.
  • Bundle ID


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About the Data: DuckDuckGo


You can access DuckDuckGo'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

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