ProtonVPN Privacy Report

Privacy Rating
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ProtonVPN gets high marks for using some of the most secure encryption methods in the VPN industry. It also includes multi-factor authentication. However, the VPN lacks automatic software updates, which detracted from its overall privacy score.


In Transit Yes
At rest? Yes
All network communications and capabilities? Yes

Security Updates

Automatic, regular software/ firmware updates? No
Product available to use during updates? No


Mandatory password? Yes
Two-Factor authentication? Yes
Multi-Factor authentication? Yes

Vulnerability Management

Point of contact for reporting vulnerabilities?
Bug bounty program? Yes

Privacy Policy

Specific to device? No
Readable? Yes
What data they log Timestamp of most recent login, username, email address, support requests or bug reports, payment information
What data they don’t log Users traffic or content of any communications, devices, applications, websites visited, where you signed in from, how long you were signed in
Can you delete your data? Yes
Third-party sharing policies Yes for payment services and ads


Log camera device/ app footage n/a
Log microphone device/ app n/a
Location tracking device/ app No

Parental Controls

Are there parental controls? No

Company History

Any security breaches/ surveillance issues in past? No
Did they do anything to fix it? n/a

Additional Security Features

Anything like privacy shutters, privacy zones, etc.? n/a