If you use these features, Firefox will share data to provide you functionality and help us improve our products and services:
- Microsoft (Bing)
Search Suggestions: Firefox 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.
Firefox Accounts & Join Firefox
Location data: For security purposes, we store the IP addresses used to access your Firefox Account in order to approximate your city and country. We use this data to send you email alerts if we detect suspicious activity, such as account logins from other locations.
Interaction data: We receive data such as your visits to the Firefox Accounts website, dashboards and menu preferences, what products and services you use in connection with your Firefox Account, and your interactions with our emails and SMS messages. We use this to understand your use of our products and services and to send you more useful Firefox Account Tips and in-product messages.
Technical data: To display which devices are synced to your Firefox Account and for security functionality, we store your device operating system, browser and version, timestamp, locale, and the same information for devices connected to your account. If you use your Firefox Account to log into other websites or services (such as AMO or Pocket), we receive the timestamp of those log-ins.
Read the full documentation or learn more, including how to manage your Firefox Account data or our data practices for websites and email. You can also read the privacy notices for our Firefox Account connected services, which are:
- Firefox Lockwise
- Firefox Monitor
- Firefox Notes
- Firefox Send
- Firefox Screenshots and Sync
Synced data: If you enable Sync, Mozilla receives the information that you sync across devices in encrypted form. This may include Firefox tabs, add-ons, passwords, payment autofill information, bookmarks, history, and preferences. Deleting your Firefox Account will delete related Firefox Sync content. You can also read the documentation.
Technical and Interaction data: If you enable sync, Firefox will periodically send basic information using Telemetry about the most recent attempt to sync your data, such as when it took place, whether it succeeded or failed, and what type of device is attempting to sync. You can also read the documentation.
Learn more, including how to enable or disable sync.
Screenshot uploads: Screenshots you choose to upload are sent to Mozilla and stored for the limited amount of time indicated, which you can change. We may access your uploaded screenshots when reasonably necessary for the operation of the service. You can delete your uploaded screenshots at any time.
Interaction data: We receive data such as visits to the Firefox Screenshots website, how often uploaded screenshots are accessed and shared by you or others, and your interactions with buttons, tiles, and mouse movements related to capturing screenshots.
For visits to the Firefox Screenshots website, our websites privacy notice describes the types of data we may additionally collect.
Technical data: We receive data such as the average size and number of your uploaded screenshots, your Firefox browser version, device operating system, and errors. The IP address accessing the Firefox Screenshots website is temporarily collected as part of a standard server log.
Read the full documentation or learn more.
Connection data: If you allow a website to send you notifications, Firefox connects with Mozilla and uses your IP address to relay the message. Mozilla cannot access the content of messages.
Interaction data: We receive aggregate data such as the number of Firefox subscriptions and unsubscriptions to website notifications, number of messages sent, timestamps, and senders (which may include specific website providers).
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 Firefox Add-ons Manager, which is accessible from the Firefox menu button in the toolbar.
Search queries: Search queries in the Add-on Manager are sent to Mozilla to provide you with suggested Add-ons.
Interaction data: We receive aggregate data about visits to the AMO website and the Add-ons Manager in Firefox, as well as interactions with content on those pages. Read about data practices on Mozilla websites.
Technical data for updates: Firefox periodically connects with Mozilla to install updates to Add-ons. Your installed Add-ons, Firefox version, language, and device operating system are used to apply the correct updates.