I am not a fan of private browsing. But sometimes this private browsing is extremely useful when you browse in a public (browsing centers, library) or your friends PC. It may be useful if you want to order a surprise gift from your home PC, this private browsing will help you to keep the surprise until you open the gift wrap.
As you browse the web, browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer remember lots of information for you: like sites you’ve visited, files you’ve downloaded, even some browsers offer you to save your username too. This history of your browser will help you to find the last browsed page, username, and other information and it will make your browsing experience fast and easy in next browsing.
Private Browsing allows you to browse the Internet without saving the following information. Sites and pages you’ve visited, Form and Search Bar entries, Passwords, Download List entries, Cookies (Cookies store information about websites you visit such as site preferences, login status, and data used by plugins like Adobe Flash. Cookies can also be used by third parties to track you across web sites), Cached Web Content and Offline Web Content and User Data (No temporary Internet files or files that websites save for offline use will be saved). Now let us see how to private browse in your favorite browsers.
You can not expect a bullet proof protection with private browsing. There are some exceptions in your privacy protections. These private browsing methods are not protected from the websites that collect or share information about you, Internet service providers or employers that track the pages you visit, Malicious software that tracks your keystrokes in exchange for free smileys, Surveillance by secret agents, People standing behind you….