PureVPN Privacy Report

Privacy Rating
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PureVPN logs the dates when users connect to specific VPN servers and how many connections users make overall. They’ve had a history of data breaches, as well. However, the company has taken steps to correct these security issues with a bug bounty program.


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

Security Updates

Automatic, regular software/ firmware updates? No
Product available to use during updates? No


Mandatory password? Yes
Two-Factor authentication? No
Multi-Factor authentication? No

Vulnerability Management

Point of contact for reporting vulnerabilities? Create an account on bugcrowd
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, the day you connected to a specific VPN location and from which ISP. Connection length, how many connections you make when using the VPN service
What data they don’t log Browsing activities, connection logs, records of VPN IPs, original IPs, connection time, history of browsing, sites visited, outgoing traffic, content or data accessed, DNS queries generated by you.
Can you delete your data? Yes
Third-party sharing policies Shares for payment processors


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