How to fix Chrome privacy error -Your connection is not private
By Renee | 04/Dec/2023
Your connection is not private. Google Chrome will show you this information if your system is not compatible with the website you try to visit. This Chrome privacy error may tell you that the operating system is out-date, the network connection is not available, or the SSL certificate’s encryption algorithm is not supported by the system.
In this article, we will find out the most three common privacy error you might encounter in the Chrome.
Your connection is not private
The solution to this error has been told in detail on the last security page. If you cannot remove this privacy error, you can try the checklist below.
- First of all, check your network connection. Activate again and try to visit the website again.
- It may be cookies’ fault and you would better clear the cookies and cache in the settings.
- If you are using an old Windows, update it.
- If you confirm that website is safe, you can turn your antivirus software for a while and access the website to see if it’s OK now.
- Try professional privacy protector of Neptune SystemCare Ultimate, it will do more than you can see to avoid the problem.
Your connection is not private, with ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID
If you get the Chrome privacy error above, it is indicating that the name you have entered is not matched with the actual common name of the SSL certificate. For example, if you try to visit google.Translate.com but the SSL certificate is for www.translate.google.com, then you will see the warning.
Therefore, you need to check if you enter the wrong name of the website.
Your connection is not private, with NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID
This information would be shown if the certificate authority of that website’s SSL certificate is not valid or the website is using self-signed SSL certificate. Because the certificate authority has to be the member if CA/B forum and thus prove the website secured. That is the rule.
To fix this kind of Chrome privacy error, as an average user, just Advance to the website you trust. And if you care enough, contact the website and ask to install a valid certificate authority.