Data Collector

Scrape web data at scale with zero infrastructure

Instantly extract publicly available data from any website with Data Collector, the world’s #1 web scraper.

Meet the new standard in web scraping


Collect by yourself - no code needed

Web data scraping used to be complicated. It required a team of data acquisition specialists with expertise in proxy management and web data extraction. Save time, effort, and resources with our easy-to-use solution.

Go where others can’t

Data Collector is layered over our industry-leading, patented, proxy network infrastructure, with the ability to tap into difficult-to-access public websites. We’re experts in overcoming obstacles and roadblocks.

Gaining business partners

Gain a business partner

Try our self-service platform yourself or benefit from our development resources. Our account managers, product managers, and developers are standing by to solve your business needs and help you grow.

How it works


Choose the website to scrape from.

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Select the frequency: real-time or scheduled, and delivery format: JSON, CSV, HTML, or Microsoft Excel.

Format and frequency for data extraction


Decide where to send the data: webhook, email, Amazon S3, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, SFTP, or API.

Data delivery methods

Get started right away with web scraper templates

Choose from pre-made website scraping templates,
download already-collected datasets, or build your own web scraper from scratch using Bright Data’s IDE.

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2,200+ granted patent claims and counting

Seamless Data Structuring

AI algorithms seamlessly clean, match, synthesize, process, and structure the unstructured website data before delivery – resulting in datasets ready for analysis.
Many data variables extracted into one report

Automated Flexibility

Popular websites change their page structures regularly. Data Collector adapts to website structure changes and automatically extracts pristine data ready for analysis.

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Enterprise-grade scaling

No need to invest in software or hardware infrastructure. Now, with Data Collector’s cloud infrastructure and Data as a Service, it’s easy to reliably collect accurate data at scale.

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GDPR & CCPA compliant

Industry-leading compliance and best practices

Bright Data has earned the trust of universities, governments, and corporations of every size. As the industry leader, we established comprehensive guidelines and best practices.

Bright Data is fully committed to complying with all relevant data protection legal requirements, including the new EU data protection regulatory framework, GDPR, and the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) – respecting requests to exercise privacy rights.

The US Ninth Circuit Court recently reaffirmed the legality of scraping public web data. Learn more here.

The best customer experience in the industry

  • New feature releases every day. You ask, we develop
  • 24/7
    global support
  • Real-time network performance dashboard. Full transparency
  • Dedicated Account Managers
  • Tailored solutions to meet your data collection goals

Managed Data Collection Services

Bright Data also offers a personalized data collection service for companies who prefer to focus on using the data and not be involved in the operation. The service frees up internal personnel to analyze and integrate the data into business workflows.

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Hands-Free Service - receive customized, structured datasets according to your schedule and specifications.

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Priority Service - dedicated account managers and data acquisition specialists are available in your time zone for immediate support and guaranteed service level.

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Professional guidance - consult with our data and business experts to identify best practices and strategies.

The best way to understand Data Collector is to see it in action

Contact us for a demo and chat about
what you can do with web data.