StartPage is an internet search engine which aggregates results from Google's search engine. Unlike Google, StartPage does not collect or share its users' personal information with third parties and it offers users a free proxy service that allows anonymous online browsing. StartPage is a privacy enhancing alternative to other search engines like Google, Bing or Yahoo.
Tool type: Search engine
Ease of use: Easy to set as a default search engine, configure, maintain and troubleshoot.
Open source: Yes
Encryption support: StartPage offers secure, encrypted connections (HTTPS/SSL).
Benefits: StartPage does not collect or share its users' personal information with third parties, limiting profiling and increasing your online privacy.
Independent code audit: "None that we know of"
Cost: Free of charge
Compatibility: StartPage is compatible with all browsers.
Developed by: Ixquick, founded by David Bodnick in 1998.
Last updated: 2 March 2016