Netherlands based Surfboard Holding B.V. proved that their meta search engines Ixquick and Startpage still meet all relevant requirements of EU data protection law.
Surfboard Holding B.V. runs a meta search engine which is provided under two different names: Ixquick and Startpage.
Ixquick and Startpage especially focus on protecting the privacy of their users: Notably, they do not store users’ search terms, IP addresses and user agent information and offer a proxy to view search results anonymously.
Please find further information about privacy friendly web search with Ixquick and Startpage in our press release:
Surfboard Holding B.V. published a new on occasion of the seal award that is available here [external link].
More detailed information about the results of the 2015 recertification is available here.
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