Secure Email Based
in Switzerland

Secure Your Communications with ProtonMail

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The ProtonMail mobile apps are now available worldwide.

Introducing Encrypted Email for Your Mobile Device

Swiss Privacy

Data Security and Neutrality

ProtonMail is incorporated in Switzerland and all our servers are located in Switzerland. This means all user data is protected by strict Swiss privacy laws.

End-to-End Encryption

Automatic Email Security

All emails are secured automatically with end-to-end encryption. This means even we cannot decrypt and read your emails. As a result, your encrypted emails cannot be shared with third parties.

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Protect Your Privacy

No personal information is required to create your secure email account. By default, we do not keep any IP logs which can be linked to your anonymous email account. Your privacy comes first.

100% Free

Free Secure Email

We believe email privacy and security are fundamental human rights that should be available for everyone. Basic ProtonMail accounts are always free. You can support the project by donating or upgrading to a paid account.

Easy to Use

Security without the hassle

ProtonMail can be used on any device without software install. ProtonMail secure email accounts are fully compatible with other email providers. You can send and receive emails normally.

Modern Inbox Design

Security with Productivity

The ProtonMail inbox is optimized for productivity. Each detail within our secure email service is optimized to help you better read, organize, and send email.

Security Meets Modern Design

Our next-generation inbox is designed to help you work faster by being easy to use. The encryption we use to ensure email privacy is completely invisible.

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Physical Security

ProtonMail's infrastructure resides in Europe's most secure datacenter, underneath 1000 meters of solid rock.

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Our story begins where the web was born, at CERN.

We are scientists, engineers, and developers working to protect
civil liberties online.

ProtonMail was founded in 2013 by scientists who met at CERN and were drawn together by a shared vision of a more secure and private Internet. Since then, ProtonMail has evolved into a global effort to protect civil liberties and build a more secure Internet, with team members also hailing from Caltech, Harvard, ETH Zurich and many other research institutions.

Today, we help our community of over one million users secure their private data online. More than 10,000 supporters have assisted us in this mission by donating to make this project possible. Thanks to your support, we are continuing to develop state of the art email privacy and security technology from our home base of Geneva, Switzerland.

BASED IN SWITZERLANDWITH GLOBAL SUPPORT

Privacy is a fundamental human right.
Your support helps us to protect privacy world-wide.

Recent News

 

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We have launched support for custom domains and paid accounts!

For the first time, you can now use your own domain name with ProtonMail. This means emails sent to/from yourname@yourdomain.com can go through ProtonMail and benefit from end-to-end encryption. For those who wish to support ProtonMail, and gain access to extra features and storage, it is now possible to upgrade to a paid account! To upgrade your account, simply go to Settings –> Dashboard…

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Swiss Surveillance Laws headed for nationwide referendum!

In September last year, the Swiss parliament passed a new surveillance law known as the Nachrichtendienstgesetzt (NDG) or la Loi sur le renseignement (Lrens). The law would have severely curtained privacy rights in Switzerland. Due to our use of end-to-end encryption, the ProtonMail secure email service would not be negatively impacted by the new law. However, we strongly believe in protecting…

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ProtonMail is Open Source!

Today, we are happy to announce the release of ProtonMail 2.0, our biggest update since the original ProtonMail launch. ProtonMail 2.0 is a completely new code base, redesigned from the ground up to provide better performance, security, and flexibility…

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ProtonMail at TED Global

We have some great news to share. Several months ago, we were asked to come to TED Global to give a talk about privacy – and today the video is finally getting published! It was a great opportunity for our co-founder Andy Yen to talk about why privacy matters and showcase the end-to-end encryption technology we use in ProtonMail to protect your data…

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CH-1228 Plan-les-Ouates, Genève, Switzerland

For support inquiries, please visit
protonmail.com/support

For security related discussions
security@protonmail.ch