MakeUseOf: Avoid Google and Bing: 7 Alternative Search Engines That Value Privacy . “Google and Bing might be the web’s most popular search engines, but they’re both a disaster from a privacy standpoint. They routinely harvest your data and use it in more ways than you care to imagine. Is search engine privacy important to you? If so, you should consider using one of these alternative search engines instead.” Couple here I hadn’t heard of!