IP addresses of website visitors are not tracked


Service: Qwant
Status: disputed
Changes: 2
Source: link
Author: user 435 Curator


Connection data here might imply IP address: "Qwant also collects connection data, not associated with your search queries, only to ensure the security of its information system and, if you create or modify Boards, to respect the obligation to identify content creators such as mandated by French law (article 6-II de la Loi pour la confiance en l’économie numérique)." They also say: "When you search, your query is instantly anonymized by being dissociated from your IP address, in accordance with what the French data controller advices." Dissociated could mean "not stored at all", but it might also mean "stored separately from your search queries".


Comments:
On 2018-06-26 09:01:33 UTC, Vincent (Mr. 404) Curator wrote:

As mentioned in the analysis, it doesn't look like this is the case. Connection data here might imply IP address:

"Qwant also collects connection data, not associated with your search queries, only to ensure the security of its information system and, if you create or modify Boards, to respect the obligation to identify content creators such as mandated by French law (article 6-II de la Loi pour la confiance en l’économie numérique)."

They also say:

"When you search, your query is instantly anonymized by being dissociated from your IP address, in accordance with what the French data controller advices."

Dissociated could mean "not stored at all", but it might also mean "stored separately from your search queries".



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Version 1: 2018-06-26 09:01:33 UTC by Vincent (Mr. 404) Curator

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Updated Analysis: Connection data here might imply IP address: "Qwant also collects connection data, not associated with your search queries, only to ensure the security of its information system and, if you create or modify Boards, to respect the obligation to identify content creators such as mandated by French law (article 6-II de la Loi pour la confiance en l’économie numérique)." They also say: "When you search, your query is instantly anonymized by being dissociated from your IP address, in accordance with what the French data controller advices." Dissociated could mean "not stored at all", but it might also mean "stored separately from your search queries".

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Version 2: 2018-06-09 07:43:48 UTC by user 435 Curator

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