The goal of iolo technologies is to provide a comprehensive set of products that offers total performance, protection and privacy for today’s Windows user. Privacy Guardian offers online privacy protection from attempts to track your browsing activity and gain sensitive personal information about you, a growing threat for modern PC users known as “digital fingerprinting.”

 Privacy Guardian is offered within the Recommendations panel of System Mechanic as a "Free" and limited version, as a standalone product, and as an incorporated part of System Mechanic Ultimate Defense (formerly Phoenix 360), a suite of applications embedded in the System Mechanic interface that includes all the optimization features of System Mechanic, plus Privacy Guardian, System Shield, DriveScrubber, Search and Recover, Malware Killer and ByePass.