Brave Search API privacy notice

You must create an account to gain access to the Brave Search API. You will need to register your email address and full name with Brave. The data types marked with * indicate mandatory fields, which must be completed to gain access.

You must also subscribe to a plan to receive API keys. This will require you to provide payment details, and your postal address and billing details. This information is processed and held by Stripe and is subject to Stripe's privacy policy. Brave does not have access to the personal data processed by Stripe. All subscription plans require payment information, even if you choose a Free plan (this is to help us safeguard against misuse of the service).

Purpose of processing Categories of personal data processed Legal basis of processing Duration of storage
To create and manage account access Email address, full name and Account ID (assigned by Brave)

Necessary for the performance of a contract.

Data retained after account closure is based on Brave’s legitimate interests

12 months from when an account is deleted.
To process payments (if needed) and to prevent abuse of the API A hashed identifier received from Stripe, that links to the account within Stripe system. Legitimate Interests 12 months from when an account is deleted.