Privacy

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

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.

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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.