PureVPN Privacy Report

Privacy Rating
7.8
/10
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PureVPN hides your IP address, session times, and browsing activity from view – even from itself. In 2023, an independent auditor verified that PureVPN doesn’t store customer That’s great news, but PureVPN hasn’t totally earned our trust yet. In 2023, security researchers uncovered a serious vulnerability in the VPN: it was possible to see a user’s IP Let’s hope PureVPN’s bug bounty program incentivizes white hat hackers to suss out any other big issues.

FYI: You can read more in our in-depth PureVPN review.

Encryption

In Transit Yes
At rest? Yes
All network communications and capabilities? Yes

Security Updates

Automatic, regular software/ firmware updates? Yes, if you opt in
Product available to use during updates? No

Passwords

Mandatory password? Yes
Two-Factor authentication? Yes
Multi-Factor authentication? Yes

Vulnerability Management

Point of contact for reporting vulnerabilities? security@purevpn.com
Bug bounty program? Yes

Privacy Policy

Link https://www.purevpn.com/privacy-policy.php
Specific to device? No
Readable? Yes
What data they log Name, email address, payment info, date of VPN use, ISP, customer service communications
What data they don’t log Browsing activity, messages, IP address, connection time stamps, DNS queries
Can you delete your data? Yes
Third-party sharing policies Yes, for payment

Surveillance

Log camera device/ app footage n/a
Log microphone device/ app n/a
Location tracking device/ app Yes

Parental Controls

Are there parental controls? No

Company History

Any security breaches/ surveillance issues in past? Yes
Did they do anything to fix it? Yes

Additional Security Features

Anything like privacy shutters, privacy zones, etc.? n/a