Privacy Matters: Improved protection against email trackers.
Big Tech wants all of your data, and they’re constantly looking for new ways to collect it from you. Even if you use a secure email service that encrypts the content of your emails, like Proton Mail, marketing companies insert trackers into emails and newsletters they send you that can see:
- When you opened an email
- Where you were located when you opened it
- What device you used to read it
At Proton, we believe you should be able to read your emails without worrying about who is spying on you or what they will do with that information.
With that goal in mind, we introduced enhanced tracking protection on the Proton Mail web app in January 2022. This was a major step forward for your privacy. We now block tens of millions of trackers every month, protecting the Proton community from being spied upon anytime you try to read your email.
Today, we’re excited to let more of you enjoy a safer email experience. We’re introducing improved protection against email trackers on the web and, for the first time, on the Proton Mail app for iPhone and iPad.