There are so many premium ones that hardly cost anything, why are you going for a non-dedicated free VPN which is usually, let's be honest, slow (and...
Well Opera is quite dead, I'd say - so I wouldn't go for any updates.
There are naturally other alternatives which you could use, some of them could...
If you have data leak concerns, you should be running a data leak test and perhaps choose a different VPN to use.
There isn't a problem using a VPN, my friend.
Just make sure it doesn't leak your data everywhere.
It doesn't really matter where you download updates from.
It doesn't alter your current data sets or warranties within the applicable country.
Well, since Opera VPN is kicking the bucket soon, there are some good alternatives you could use, such as the following.
A VPN reroutes your data to appear as if it's coming from someplace else.
It doesn't alter anything on your device.
The use of VPNs might be limited in some countries, such as China, Russia, etc.
It is not necessarily illegal to use one in India, but beware.
I wouldn't say they are responsible for virus and other malware injections.
They may be leaking data, which may be compromising your device.
The update is carrier based.
If your SIM and settings are in English, the update will not be in German.
Here's how a VPN work.
Use a VPN, don't sweat it.
If you don't have one yet, here are a couple of recommendations you could use (even for future updates).
Since this question would probably come up within a couple of months again and Opera VPN won't be there for you guys, here are a couple of...
Shouldn't be a problem, really.
You can use one of the following with ease.
Some data connections appear faster behind a VPN since they mimic traffic coming from a different location.
For example, if you're in the US and...
Well, since OperaVPN will not be relevant within a week or so, you should be trying the alternatives.
As said before, run them via the updater app...