Deeper insights for you with the Cliqz Transparency-Cockpit

We respect your privacy and aim to protect it. Cliqz does not collect or store any personal data. Our Transparency-Cockpit was built to give you insight into which data is generated when using the Cliqz browser. It displays the data we receive when you start typing a search term into the address bar or when you visit a website.

To open the Transparency-Cockpit, select the respective option in the Control Center in the top right corner of the browser window or type about:transparency into the address bar.

The following table explains the different data signals.

Your Search

The following lists are data signals concerning the Cliqz search function. They help us to optimize your search experience.

Data Signal Name Description
Action Action Shows the activity the data signal refers to
autocompleted_query Autocompleted query Shows if autocomplete has been executed
country Country Shows in which country a search has been executed
query Query Shows the query
result Results Shows a list of all relevant URLs
result_index Index of Results Shows the position of a selected result in the drop-down
result_order Order of Results Shows the content of search results list of the drop-down
result_url Results URL Shows URL of a selected result
seq Sequence of Results Shows the sequence of search results
session Session Session of a query

Human Web

Our Human Web technology uses statistical methods and algorithms to continuously enhance the quality of our search results.

Data Signal Name Description
a Time of Duration Duration of a query
action Action Action in the context of data signal "Human Web"
anti-duplicates De-Duplication Removed redundancies in the results
c Redirection Number of selected redirects from a page
canonical_url Canonical URL Displayed if the URL of a selected result has been shortened
cp Copy Number of "Copy-Paste"-results
ctry Country Shows the selected country
dur Duration Duration of a search action
e Number of Results Shows number of actions during a query
ft First Visit Shows if a search result has been selected for the first time
iall Index Shows if all information has been indexed
kp Keyboard Number of keyboard strokes
l Result Page Shows address of the selected page
lh Length of Page Shows lenght of selected page
lt Lenght of Text Shows length of text of selected page
md M Number of mouse clicks
mm Movement of the Mouse Number of movement of the mouse
nf Number of Objects Shows number of objects on a page
ni Number Input Fields Shows number of input fields on a page
ninh Number Hidden Input Fields Shows number of hidden input fields
nip Number Password Input Fields Shows number of input fields for passwords
nl Number Links Shows the number of links on a page
pagel Language of Page Shows the language of a selected search result
Payload n/a Indicates to an executed query
q Query Executed query
qurl Used Search Engine Search engine with which the query has been executed
r Rank Shows the position of a search result
red Redirected from Shows the referrer link
ref Reference Number of links clicked on selected page
sc Scroll Number of scroll movement
st Scroll Time Shows time of scrolling on a page
t Title Shows the title of a search result
ts Time Stamp Time stamp of a query
type Type Type of signal; in this case always HumanWeb
u URL Shows the URL of a search result
url URL Address of the selected search result
version Version Name Version of data signal

Telemetry

Telemetry includes all data and concerns the usage and performance of the browser.

Data Signal Name Description
action Action Shows the action the data signal refers to
address Address Displayed after a click on a search result
agent Agent Information on operating system and browser
autocompleted Autocomplete Shows if autocomplete has been executed
button_name Menu Button Shows if Cliqz menue has been opened
can_user_scroll User can scroll Shows if the list of results was long enough to scroll
categoriesKeptCount Number of kept Categories Number of kept categories after a switch of categories (refers to enhanced search results)
categoriesKeptPosChangeAvg Average Number of kept Categories Average number of category switches (refers to enhanced search results)
categoriesPosChangeCount Number Switch of Positions Number of category switches (refers to enhanced search results)
cinema-sc-map-image Direction to Cinema Displayed after click on direction to a cinema of a search result
cinema-sc-program Cinema Program Displayed after click on cinema program of a search result
cinema-sc-title Name of Cinema Displayed after click on name of the cinema of a search result
config_XXX Configuration Contains information of browser settings
current_length Length of Search/URL Number of characters entered in search field
current_position Current Position Shows on which positions of results has been clicked
data Data Contains information on quality of a result (e.g. if there is an image)
defaultSearchenginge Default Search Engine Search Engine set as default
des-rate Rating Displayed after click on a rating of a movie of the search results
desc Has Description Displayed if the search result has a description
direction Arrow Direction Shows in which direction has been navigated with the arrow keys
discarded Discarded Number of incomplete data signals since last faultless data signal
display_time Display Time Time since Cliqz results have been displayed
distribution Distribution Information on source of supply of the browser
humanWebOptOut Human Web Opt Out Displayed after opted out from Human Web
engine Search Engine used Search engine used with prefix # in the Cliqz browser
extra Additional Description Contains information on categories for the news
extra info Additional Information Information on wich area of a tab has been clicked
has_image Has An Image Shows if the displayed the search result has a graphic element
has_user_scrolled User Has Scrolled Shows if user scrolled to show search results
height Height of Document Height of currently opened document
history_days Oldest Visited Page Number of days since storage of initial page
history_url Pages Visited Number of saved pages in the browser
hover_time Hover Time Hover time on an information field
id ID Shows if the displayed result is a Smart Cliqz (= a result with higher depth of information)
inner_link Clicked Result Information, that a integrated result has been clicked
instant Instant Displayed after a result is shown before the query has been finished
invalid Invalid Entry Displayed in search field in case of invalid entry
isRepeatedCustomization Repeated Customization Displayed if the results have been repeatedly customized regarding users preferences
latency_all Total Latency Time between start of a search and display of all matching results
latency_backend Latency Backend Time between start of a search and display of matching results from the backend
latency_cliqz Latency Cliqz Time between start of a search and display of matching results from the Cliqz search
latency_history Latency History Time between start of a search and display of matching results of previous searches
latency_mixer Latency Mixer Time between start of a search and display of matching results from combination of different results
logo Has Logo Displayed if the search result has a logo
map-image Map Displayed after click on directions
movie-sc-poster Movie Poster Displayed after click a movie poster in the search results
movie-sc-title Title of Movie Displayed after click on the title of a movie
movie-sc-trailer Movie Trailer Displayed after click on a movie trailer
name Name Name of AB test
new_tab New Tab Result opened in a new tab
open-hour Opening Hours Displayed after click on opening hours in the search results
phone_num Telephone Number Displayed after click on a telephone number in the search results
popup Popup Shows if a search result has been displayed long enough to be recognized
position_type Type of Result Shows the type of result (e.g. bookmark)
prefs Preferences Current browser preferences
query_length Length of Query Number of characters of the query
query_made Query Made Number of executed Google queries after a Cliqz result has been displayed
reaction_time Reaction time Time since end of entry
redirect Redirect Displayed if redirect to Google has been executed
response_code Response Code Shows the HTTP status code of a selected search result unless displayed incorrect
result_order Result Order Order of result types (Note: only categories such as bookmarks - no content or URLs)
result_position Result Position Shows if an equal search result has been displayed on the same position
result_type Result type Shows the type of result (e.g. video)
results_display_time Display Time of Results Time between first display of a search result and the moment it is no longer relevant (e.g. a new query is given)
results_overflow_height Results Overflow Height Hight in pixel the results list was too long to display it without scrolling
same_result Same Result Shows if a Google result has been displayed before in the Cliqz search
search Search Displayed if the URL entered is a search engine
session Session Randomized number to name the DS
setting Setting Shows if browser settings have been changed
share-location-never Share Location Never Displayed if geodata deactivated
share-location-no Share Location No Displayed if geodata deactivated in first step
share-location-once-step-1 Share Location Temporarily Activated Displayed if geodata activated temporarily in first step
share-location-once-step-2 Share Location Temporarily Activated Displayed if geodata activated temporarily in second step
share-location-yes Share Location Activated Displayed if geodata activated
source Source Shows the source of the results (e.g. from our news section)
start_count Start Count Shows the frequency of the introduction
startup Begin Created after a new browser window has been opened
tab_index Tab Index Information on the position of the new tab
target_index Target Index
target_info Target Information Information on what has been displayed on new tab
target_type Target Type Information if news/top pages has been clicked
tour_active Tour Is Active Shows if introduction has been displayed
ts Time Stamp Time stamp of data signal
type Type Type of data signal
urlbar_time URL Bar Time Time since last click in the URL bar
urlCandidateCount Number Possible Results Number of results stored in the history
urlCountMatchSd Standard Deviation Number of Matches Standard deviation of matches of URLs and categories (only enhanced search results affected)
urlMatchCount Number of Matches Number of URLs that match with displayed categories (only enhanced search results affected)
urlMatchCountAvg Average Number of Matches Average number of URLs which match with displayed categories (only enhanced search results affected)
value Value of Settings Shows the value of changed browser settings or the hot key
version Version Version of the browser
width Width of Document Width of the displayed document
width Width Width of results list