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


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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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How to stop search engines from tracking you

May 22, 2020

Vivaldi doesn’t track you. However, some search engines can track every search you do. Here’s how to stop that.

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How we built Vivaldi browser on Android to be more private

April 30, 2020

The Android operating system developed by Google comes with a web browser component built into it. Instead of using that, we built Vivaldi from the bottom up.

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Why we introduced Ad blocker to Vivaldi browser

April 23, 2020

Vivaldi 3.0 landed with a built-in Ad blocker. Here’s why we took this step (along with advice on how to help your favorite websites still generate revenue).

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Vivaldi browser partners with DuckDuckGo for Tracker blocker

April 22, 2020

Vivaldi incorporates DuckDuckGo’s Tracker Radar-powered blocklist. Here’s what that means for your browsing.

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5 ways to protect personal information online

March 13, 2020

With data collection, user profiling, hacker attacks, and security breaches on the rise, our devs share their best advice on how to protect personal information online.

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How to erase personal information that companies have on you

March 11, 2020

Users are increasingly concerned about apps and services holding too much personal information. Time to review who knows what about you?

Vivaldi users overwhelmingly prefer private search engines

February 18, 2020

Many search engines aren’t private. They don’t point to the best search results either. In a survey, Vivaldi users say they prefer private search engines.

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Why geolocation matters to privacy

February 5, 2020

Where you are located on Earth can be pretty sensitive information. How does it work in your browser and what are the privacy implications?