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How does VPN secure me from my ISP eavesdropping on me? [duplicate]

I'm trying to understand the whole VPN thing and how it can protect me, but it still remains very vague to me. If I connect to a VPN, all data goes through my ISP first, right? What keeps them from ...
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Could local ISP capture my location whenever i launch a VPN to a VPN server?

I am extremely concerned that my ISP collects any information once I am connected to a VPN server. For instance, as far as I know, when I start a connection to a HotSpotShield VPN server, an IP ...
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How much information can my ISP see?

Is it possible for my ISP to see the passwords that I enter on websites and in chat programs? And what about SSL websites that start with https, do they encrypt my username and password before ...