This service can view your browser history


Service: Ecosia
Status: APPROVED
Changes: 5
Source: link
Author: Agnes de Lion Staff


We also save the searches we receive to filter spam.


Comments:
On 2020-12-30 21:23:22 UTC, Dr_Jeff Staff wrote:

approved: without comment

On 2020-12-30 21:26:44 UTC, Dr_Jeff Staff wrote:

declined: Judging by the excerpt, they only store the search history you make on their service, but not all your browser history.

On 2021-01-11 17:18:43 UTC, Agnes de Lion Staff wrote:

Indeed they don't store all your search history, but I think it is worthy to inform the users that by searching/using this search engine, you are actually sharing all your searches with them and these are stored, although they could include sensitive information and contain personal data.

On 2021-01-11 17:28:37 UTC, Agnes de Lion Staff wrote:

It could be compared this one https://edit.tosdr.org/points/11239 about another search engine (Yandex), which has been approved. It seems to me that Yandex only collects search history in connection with their service too, but most people use only one search engine, so it could be the entire browser history.

On 2021-02-09 20:39:34 UTC, Dr_Jeff Staff wrote:

APPROVED
No comment given



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