UK VPN Essentials: Key things you should know to protect your privacy

Date published: 18 May 2017

Do you still believe that you live in a surveillance-free world? Do you think that nobody tracks your personal data?

This article will bring you a clear picture of the situation that is related to your internet privacy nowadays.

First of all, you should know that even Google tracks and collects your personal data like browsing history, your shopping habits, etc. They say they use this info to fine tune advertisements that are exposed to you. That’s why if you want to stay confidential, using UK VPN may be a really great idea.

Secondly, there may be internet resources that are not available in the UK. However, you may still want them to visit. In this case using VPN will let you browse them without any problems.

Thirdly, if you want to protect your privacy in a proper way one of the things that you should do is to start using a reliable service.

You may say: “Ok, that’s nice but what is VPN? How to choose a trustworthy VPN? What key features should I pay attention to while choosing VPN for my browsing needs?”

Quite natural questions, the answers to whihc you will find in the second part of this article.

What is VPN?

VPN stands for Virtual Private Network.

This network is used to create a trustworthy virtual channel that can protect all the data you send and receive on the web.

The main goal of a first-rate VPN service is to create a reliably encrypted connection between your PC, mobile, tablet or nay other device and the servers offered by a service. In this way you are protected from any possibility of your personal data leaks.

There are different types of services. VPN with a remote access is the most popular nowadays. Usually, it works like this. You have an access to the list of servers provided by a VPN service. It may be five, 10, 15, 20 or even more different locations. You install and launch software on your device. Afterwards, you need to enter your login and password and choose the location you want to use for the website you wish to visit, and you may want to use different locations for different websites.

What key features should I pay attention to while choosing VPN for my browsing needs?

A big question - here are some key features that you should take into account while deciding what provider to choose.

• The amount of servers and their locations
• The number of users that can use the same the same account simultaneously
• Search for the provider that never keeps logs of your browser history and other activates
• Pay your attention to the upload and download speed of servers offered by the service

We hope this article will be useful for you and help you choose a trustworthy VPN.

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