Startpage Privacy Protection

Startpage Privacy Protection

The Startpage Privacy Protection extension provides private search and online data protection.

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What is Startpage Privacy Protection?

Startpage Privacy Protection is an Edge add-on designed for ensuring privacy across the internet. It automatically blocks trackers and cookies from websites you visit, providing private search options, blocking social media tracking and preventing browser fingerprinting. With Startpage Privacy Protection, your online activities are private and not saved, sold, or used for profiling.

Users: 1,988
Rating: 2.50 (2)
Version: 1.1.5 (Last updated: 2022-11-07)
Creation date: 2022-05-12
Risk impact: Very high risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Overrides search engine: Yes
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • tabs
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
  • webNavigation
  • storage
  • cookies
  • privacy
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Size: 4.29M
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Startpage Privacy Protection
Startpage Privacy Protection (v1.1.5)
4.40 (45) 98,599
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Easy and secure privacy protection across the internet. With this privacy extension, you can automatically block trackers and cookies from websites you visit and ensure all your searches are in complete privacy. With just one click, you can seamlessly decrease the amount of personal data Big Tech and non-private search engines are collecting on you.

Startpage Privacy Protection is designed to give people control over what personal data is shared. You have the power to visibly monitor the privacy practices of each website you visit and can turn off and on your privacy and tracking settings.

This privacy extension provides the following private search engine and blocker features: Sets default search engine to - Ensures your search engine activities are private, not saved, sold or used for profiling. Blocks trackers and cookies - Stops trackers from being placed on search activities by advertisers and third parties. Reports website privacy scoring - Evaluates and calculates a privacy rating based on each site’s privacy. Overrides social media tracking - Replaces social media, video, and music site tracking defaults with “click-to-activate” privacy options. Sends global privacy control signal - Sends visited sites a signal with your privacy preferences. Prevents browser fingerprinting – Detects and blocks third party sites using special scripts to collect information about you. Quickly exit any page by pressing "esc" key four times

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User reviews
Useless. I not using vpn and still cannot use this pathetic "search system".
by Mêlis, 2023-05-09
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Risk impact

Startpage Privacy Protection is not very risky to use and it requires a lot of sensitive permissions. Avoid installing this add-on unless you absolutely trust this publisher.

Risk likelihood

Startpage Privacy Protection is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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