Have you seen this? “Firefox + Cliqz #Privacy Notice” - Who the f*ck is #Cliqz?
If you are using a version of #Firefox with Cliqz search recommendations, your browsing data will be sent to Cliqz Gmbh, a German #company.
Firefox with Cliqz by default connects to Cliqz to display search results in the URL bar. Cliqz GmbH is a German company offering a privacy oriented (!WTF!)
* Search Queries and Webpage Data to Cliqz: This includes text as you type in the URL bar, queries you send to certain search engines, and data about the webpages you visit and interactions with those pages, such as mouse movements, scrolls, and time spent.
* Interaction Data to Cliqz: This includes your interactions with specific fields and buttons in the Cliqz feature. This data is tied to a unique identifier allowing Cliqz to understand performance over time.
* Interaction Data to Mozilla: This includes counts of visits to search engine pages, which #search
engines you use, and your Cliqz identifier.
* Location Data to Cliqz: This includes your location whenever you open a new window or type in the URL bar. You may opt-out of #location
sharing in the Cliqz Settings menu in the #URL
Learn more about Cliqz data collection. To check if the Cliqz feature is enabled or to disable data collection:
* Type “about:addons” into your Firefox URL bar
* Select “Extensions” on the left menu bar
* If installed, Cliqz will appear on the right
* Selecting “Disable” will turn off the Cliqz feature and stop related data collection
* Selecting “Remove” will uninstall the Cliqz feature from Firefox
Check your Firefox #browser! This is a privacy breaker. Shame on you #Mozilla
Firefox by default shares data to: