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Waterfox Privacy Policy


Your privacy is an important factor that the Waterfox project (that's us) considers in the development of each of our products and services. We are committed to being transparent and open. This Privacy Policy explains generally how we receive information about you, and what we do with that information once we have it.

What do we mean by "personal information?"

For us, "personal information" means information which identifies you, like your name or email address.

Any information that falls outside of this is "non-personal information."

If we store your personal information with information that is non-personal, we will consider the combination as personal information. If we remove all personal information from a set of data then the remaining is non-personal information.

How do we learn information about you?

Currently there are no methods or ways for this to occur.

What do we do with your information once we have it?

When you give us information, we will use it in the ways for which you've given us permission. Generally, we use your information to help us provide and improve our products and services for you.

When do we share your information with others?

We don't have any information to share with anyone.

How do we store and protect your personal information?

We are committed to protecting your personal information once we have it. We implement physical, business and technical security measures. Despite our efforts, if we learn of a security breach, we'll notify you so that you can take appropriate protective steps.

Websites, Communications & Cookies Privacy Notice

This privacy notice applies to Waterfox project operated websites.

Waterfox Web Browser Privacy Policy

Waterfox only shares data to:

If you use these features, Waterfox will share data to provide functionality:

You can perform searches directly from several places in Waterfox, including the Awesome Bar, Search Bar, or on a New Tab. Waterfox does not receive your search queries. Query data is sent to your search provider, which has its own privacy policy.

  • Search Suggestions : Waterfox by default sends search queries to your search provider to help you discover common phrases other people have searched for and improve your search experience. These data will not be sent if your selected search provider does not support search suggestions.

    Learn more, including how to disable this feature.

  • Location data : Waterfox uses your systems location API. Please refer to your software vendors privacy policy for its usage.


Learn more, including how to enable or disable sync.

Website notifications

Read the full documentation or learn more, including how to revoke website notifications.


You can install Add-ons from addons.mozilla.org (“AMO”) or from the Waterfox Add-ons Manager, which is accessible from the Waterfox menu button in the toolbar.