📑 How Private Is My VPN?

Bookmarked How Private Is My VPN? – The Markup (themarkup.org)

Only four VPN websites had no trackers of any kind, and only three of those VPN apps didn’t track its users in any way. The Markup’s analysis found that the VPNs Mullvad, IVPN, Windscribe, and ProtonVPN had no trackers on their websites. Other than ProtonVPN, whose app uses customers’ email addresses for advertising, their apps don’t collect any data for marketing, either.

Alfred Ng reports on the different ways in which different VPN providers collect data on users.

Ultimately, it’s important to note that VPN privacy policies are built on trust, as these companies have the capability to collect a ton of information and it’s not always obvious what they’re doing with it.

Safety Detectives provides a useful breakdown of the different VPN options, including privacy.

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