Checking VPN is active
Once connected to VPN through the Privacy Web app, the app interface will display connection to VPN is established
To be 100% sure, visit www.query-ip.com, this website will use your outgoing IP address to work out location. If the map displayed is not your true location, and ideally in the country of the VPN server you’ve connected to, you can be sure you are connected to VPN.
Privacy Web prevents DNS leaks through browser security vulnerabilities, again, you can check this by using a service such as https://tenta.com/test/