Privacy is a core value of Vivaldi browser. Articles from subject-matter experts about why privacy matters to Vivaldi and you – all here.

Alert: No Google Topics in Vivaldi.

September 8, 2023

Spying on people’s behavior and profiling them is wrong. That is why we have made sure that Google’s Topics is disabled in two separate ways in the Vivaldi browser.

Manifest V3, webRequest, and ad blockers

September 23, 2022

Vivaldi comes with its own built-in Ad and Tracker Blocker, tons of customization options, a built-in Mail and Calendar, and more. Will it follow Google’s strict reliance on Manifest V3? Vivaldi Developer, Julien Picalausa takes a deep dive into this matter.

Safe surfing without tracking, with Startpage and Vivaldi

September 1, 2022

Bye Bye, Big Tech! It’s time to look for alternatives. Vivaldi and Startpage allow you to browse safely.

Ever get the feeling you’re being watched?

May 16, 2022

Protecting data privacy is not just about the data itself, but about the privacy – and freedom – of each person this data represents.

Privacy is not dead. You have choices in browsers and search engines.

August 19, 2021

Your browser and search engine shape your experience of the internet. So why not use them to help keep your online experience private?

How (not) to track product usage

July 23, 2021

Tarquin Wilton-Jones, Security Expert at Vivaldi, explains how listening to users is much more beneficial to product development than tracking them.

Wanna beat trackers? Try a new search engine.

July 16, 2021

As more and more people say “No, thanks” to online trackers, they are seeking alternative privacy-friendly search engines that don’t track or share their searches.

It’s time to ban surveillance-based advertising

June 28, 2021

Recently, the Norwegian Consumer Council published a report calling for a ban on surveillance-based advertising. Vivaldi co-founder and CEO, Jon von Tetzchner, supports this initiative and explains why it’s time to free ourselves from constant surveillance and highly personalized targeting of users on the internet.


No, Google! Vivaldi users will not get FLoC’ed.

April 13, 2021

Why Vivaldi browser will not support Google’s FLoC, a new suite of technologies to target ads on the web.

Building symbol of Mojeek search engine.

Mojeek: Search results independent of Google, Microsoft, and Yandex

August 19, 2020

Most search engines retrieve their results from Google or Bing. UK-based Mojeek is building a search engine from the ground up – with an independent search index and algorithm. We talk to new CEO Colin Hayhurst.

ThinkPrivacy and Vivaldi logos.

ThinkPrivacy recognises Vivaldi browser

May 29, 2020

ThinkPrivacy, the platform that helps users take back their online privacy and security, has included Vivaldi in their list of recommended privacy-focused products. We talk to ThinkPrivacy founder Dan Arel.

Privacy browser shown as shield protecting laptop.

What is a privacy-focused browser?

May 27, 2020

Your browser has a huge impact on your privacy. A privacy-focused browser will protect your private information from others.