Ixquick, is meta search engine that submits your search query to 14 search engines before delivering the results. The results are ranked according to a “star” ranking system. Ixquick includes several power search options that can come handy (Boolean logic, phrases, wild cards, and field searches). Then there’s also the phone directory search, image search, search tool bar and the shopping comparison search.
- You have a right to privacy.
- Your search data should never fall into the wrong hands.
- The only real solution is deleting your data.
- We delete our users' privacy data within 48 hrs.
- We are the first and only search engine to do so.
- Our initiative is receiving an over
Certified Secure, a leading Certification Authority, has certified Ixquick's Privacy procedures. The CS Privacy Certificate has been awarded after an extensive audit. It safeguards your Privacy!
Ixquick uses a star ranking system to rate the results. Each result gets a “star” if it is one among the top ten results for a major engine. Each search engine has its own database and ranking methodology and the star rating does get the relevant links to come through from the wide pool of results.
Ixquick also supports 18 different languages. Duplicate entries are removed from the search results. Another eason why you would recommnd Ixquick would be because of their adoption of user privacy concerns and the deletion of the search records for users. Hence ixquick can be used as a proxy search tool. Here’s an article detailing the announcement.Ixquick, Search, Web Search, Meta Search, Search Engine
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