I like DuckDuckGo, but sometimes when I can’t find what I’m looking for, I just have to use Google. It’s not that big of a deal to me if they occasionally see what I’m searching for. That search is one data point in billions.
Be aware that search engines are just one way you’re tracked online. Switching your search tool won’t keep you completely safe, especially from companies like Google.
I use a suite of apps (VPN, AntiVirus, Browser) that seem to work pretty good. I thought.
Then one day I went looking for the dimensions for a 1 1/2" 316 Stainless Steel Weld-o-Let and what did I see, right next to the USCCA adds? Links for 316SS pipe fittings. So someone knows I visited a stainless steel fittings manufacture and someone knows I visit USCCA…