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Vivaldi’s powerful privacy settings

June 24, 2019

Vivaldi’s privacy settings give you the control to safeguard your private data more than any other browser. Let’s take a look at what you can do with Vivaldi.


The privacy price we pay for “free” food

June 14, 2019

This summer, we’re opening our blog to guest bloggers eager to share their perspectives on privacy. In this blog, Jeff Brown argues that when we agree to let companies get our private data – or not – we make a conscious decision but the most vulnerable are those who don’t understand that they’ve made a choice.


Privacy is not just a personal matter

January 28, 2019

The loss of our privacy is a loss for society and democracy. In a surveillance society, the impact of data collection is not just personal because collective privacy is lost too.


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How a browser protects your privacy

January 24, 2019

The browser is likely the application you use the most on your computer. But what can your browser do to protect your online privacy? Take a look.


Search with Qwant in Vivaldi

Vivaldi now includes Qwant, a search engine that respects your privacy

July 18, 2018

Our latest minor update includes the addition of Qwant as a search option. Read more about our collaboration with the European search engine and get the latest version of Vivaldi below.


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Search suggestions: a privacy-driven feature in Vivaldi

May 14, 2018

No other browser gives you as much fine-grained control over your searches as Vivaldi. Have you ever wondered why there are so many options when it comes to search suggestions?


VPNs, proxies and privacy

April 17, 2018

In our series on privacy and security, we delve into true VPNs, secure and anonymizing web proxies, browser VPNs, and explain what to look for in a VPN service.


5 ways to lock down your privacy

5 Ways to Lock Down Your Privacy

January 28, 2018

Our friends at DuckDuckGo, the Internet privacy company, give their top tips on how to secure your privacy online.


jon von tetzchner at the European Cybersecurity Forum 2017

What if privacy becomes history?

October 30, 2017

Watch Jon von Tetzchner in discussion with Warwick Ashford about the ongoing erosion of privacy online and what we should be doing about it.


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Minor update to Vivaldi 1.8 – Privacy fix

April 10, 2017

We have a fixed an issue where private browsing data could be retained.


privacy-matters

Privacy Matters: One step forward, two steps back

April 7, 2017

Vivaldi’s CEO shares his thoughts on the rollback by US Congress of privacy regulations and why protecting our privacy on the web is more important than ever.


Vivaldi version 1.3 debuts with custom browser themes, enhanced privacy and much more

August 11, 2016

The most customizable browser is now the most colorful! Custom browser themes make their debut in Vivaldi 1.3 along with enhanced privacy and much more.


Snapshot 1.3.534.3 – Better privacy, more mouse gestures and improved hibernation on Linux

July 11, 2016

Today’s snapshot is a big one with almost 70 fixes and improvements, including a new privacy option for WebRTC, tab hibernation for Linux and more mouse gesture possibilities.


Help us reproduce your issue

August 22, 2019

To be able to fix a bug you’ve found in Vivaldi, we first need to reproduce it. Here’s how you can help us get to the bottom of what’s, erm, bugging you.


Inspire and aspire

August 16, 2019

A few days ago, we spent some time talking to coding students eager to learn how to jump into software development careers. Here’s a bit more about our trip to Launch Academy in Boston.


How we count our users

August 14, 2019

Starting with the upcoming Stable release, we will change the way we count our users, gradually dropping the use of the unique ID for user counting.


What’s the buzz?

August 5, 2019

Buzzing bees always have something to talk about. What have they been saying about Vivaldi in the last few weeks? Let’s get the honey out!


Browser settings in Vivaldi

How to master browser settings in Vivaldi

July 29, 2019

Through Vivaldi’s Settings, you can customize the browser to suit your needs. Today we look at some simple techniques that will make you feel at ease with Vivaldi’s Settings.


Hotel safe(ty)

July 23, 2019

Off somewhere nice this summer? Like a lot of people traveling, Vivaldi security expert Yngve Pettersen brings along a number of valuable items. His laptop for starters. Are hotels and booking sites taking guest security seriously?


Vivaldi merch stand

What’s Vivaldi’s business model?

July 9, 2019

Browsers have different sources of income. Some use your data in ad networks, push promoted content or use other invasive methods to fund their development. We don’t. Here’s how we make the money we need to keep doing what we’re doing.