A VPN or Virtual Private Network is a method used to add security and privacy to private and public networks, like WiFi Hotspots and the Internet. VPNs are most often used by corporations to protect sensitive data, but are now also available for consumers.
A VPN protects your privacy and prevents your ISP from collecting metadata and monitoring and controlling your online communications and browsing activity.
A VPN will:
Protect your metadata
Using a VPN your ISP will be unable to collect your metadata and you can use the internet completely safe and securely.
Protect your IP address
The IP address is a personal identifier. Using a VPN service will prevent your ISP from using your IP address to identify you or your location. Your ISP will only see that the VPN servers are communicating with them.
Protect your location
When using a VPN, your IP address and location are protected. You can prevent online marketers, search engines and websites from analyzing and using your IP address or location.