Proton is privacy by default

Welcome to a better internet where privacy and freedom come first

With Proton, your data belongs to you, not tech companies, governments, or hackers

Our encrypted services help you fight for a better internet that is secure and private by default.

Create a free account
Encrypted services for a better and secure internet

Proton is privacy you can trust

Proton provides easy-to-use encrypted email, calendar, file storage, and VPN built on the principle of your data, your rules.

Your privacy is ensured by strong encryption, open-source code, and Swiss privacy laws.
Proton is fundamentally different

Fundamentally different

Most tech companies, whether it’s Google or Apple, define privacy as "nobody can exploit your data except for us." 
We disagree.

We believe nobody should be able to exploit your data, period. Our technology and business are based upon this fundamentally stronger definition of privacy.

Open source

Proton is an open-source company. All the source code used in our applications is public and freely available for inspection. As a company created by former CERN scientists, we believe strongly that trust is earned through transparency.

Anybody can check that our services work as described by reviewing our open-source code. Our privacy claims are also verified through regular audits by independent security experts.

Privacy for a better world

At Proton, our mission is at the heart of everything we do, and we believe that a better world begins with privacy. We’re committed to putting people before profits. Privacy isn’t just something we talk about; it’s a deeply held core belief and the reason Proton was created in the first place.

Over 70 million people have signed up for Proton because we give you the tools to fight for your privacy, protect your data, and be in control of your digital world. Proton is privacy, by default.

Over 70 million people and businesses have signed up for Proton

Your data, your rules

Our end-to-end encryption and zero-access encryption mean that no one but you can access your data — not even Proton. We don’t sell ads and can’t share your data. At Proton, privacy isn’t a promise, it’s mathematically ensured.

Swiss privacy

Proton is based in Switzerland. This means all user data is protected by strict Swiss privacy laws. We are a neutral and safe haven for your personal data, committed to defending your freedom.

Security made easy

Proton’s encrypted services are so simple and intuitive that anyone can use them. Easy Switch lets you instantly import and encrypt your data from Google, Outlook, or other services in just a couple of clicks.

Security through transparency

Proton was founded by scientists, and we believe in research, peer review, and transparency. All our apps are open source and independently audited so that anyone can use them, inspect them, and trust them.

One account, any device

Access your email, files, calendars, and VPN anywhere. Get Proton apps on all your devices (Android, iPhone and iPad, Windows, Mac, Linux, and more) with one Proton Account for all our privacy-by-default services.

Strength through community

Proton is more than just a company. It is a movement of millions of volunteers, contributors, and users committed to a better internet that respects and protects individual rights by default.

An alternative to the ad-based revenue model of free services like Gmail which actively scan your emails to deliver relevant ads to you online.
Forbes logo
Forbes
ProtonMail hosts its servers in Switzerland... so all user data is protected by strict Swiss privacy laws.
WSJ logo
Wall Street Journal
ProtonVPN has staked its reputation as a privacy-focused company.
PC Mag logo
PCMag

Our story begins at CERN, where the web was born

Proton was founded in 2014 by scientists who met at CERN and united over a shared vision of a more secure and private internet. We are scientists, engineers, and specialists working to protect civil liberties online.

Read our story

Your privacy is our only priority

We’re not a Big Tech company. We will always put you first, which is why we rely on user subscriptions for revenue. That way, our only obligation is to our community. We’re the privacy company, pure and simple.

Our community
Use Proton's zero-access encryption and end-to-end encryption to secure your business.
Proton Business

Secure your business

In addition to protecting millions of individuals, Proton secures more than 10,000 businesses, including some of the world’s largest public and private organizations.

Learn how Proton can improve the security of your business and comply with data protection and privacy laws.

Get Proton for Business