Forgive me for the simple question, I have very little knowledge about networks.
The new DNS service from Cloudflare claims to offer a "more private" connection but I don't understand if/how it can prevent my ISP from seeing what websites I visit.
As far as I understand, if I use this service my ISP will not have access to the address I type in my browser, but it will know the IP this address is resolved to, is this correct? Is the extra privacy coming only from the fact that my ISP would know the machine I'm connecting to but (if the connection to the machine is encrypted) not the actual pages I'm visiting within that server?
Also, and possibly unrelated, if I am on an HTTPS site while using my ISP's DNS servers, and I click on a link pointing to a page within the same site, does that constitute a new DNS lookup in which my ISP could see the exact link address? Does the site encryption help in any way here?