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.

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Your data, your rules

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

Reasons why over 70 million people and businesses have signed up for Proton

Your data, your rules

Proton uses zero-access encryption wherever possible. This helps ensure nobody, not even Proton, can decrypt, access, or share any of your personal information. We don’t serve ads and can’t share your data with advertisers.

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 services are so easy to use that anyone can use them. Easy Switch lets you instantly import and encrypt your data from Google or other services with a single click.

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.

People before profits

Proton’s core values include integrity and always doing the right thing. Freedom, privacy, and security are deeply held beliefs that we will defend at any cost. That’s why we continue to provide free services for a better society.

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.
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ProtonMail hosts its servers in Switzerland... so all user data is protected by strict Swiss privacy laws.
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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.

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We believe a better world starts with privacy

Proton is building a better internet where privacy is the default and where you are in control. Join the fight for privacy and protect your data with Proton’s privacy-first online services.

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

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