Frequently Asked Questions

...and their answers

  1. Where are my e-mails stored?

    Your e-mails are stored encrypted in our highly-secure (ISO/IEC 27001) data centre in Switzerland.

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  2. What are the main features and advantages of using wölkli Mail?

    Using wölkli Mail means that your e-mails are stored encrypted on our servers in Switzerland. We respect your privacy and we do not use your data to serve you personalised (or otherwise) advertisements. But these are only a few key-points of wölkli Mail. To learn more about wölkli Mail's main features and advantages, have a look at our features page.

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  3. Can I get more storage space or upgrade to a higher package?

    Of course you can! Whether you are interested in one of our standard Packages or you are looking for a custom offer tailored to your requirements, simply use our upgrade form and we will take care of the rest.

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  4. How much does wölkli Mail cost?

    Our base-level package for a single-user account with 200 MB of storage is offered to you for free! However, if you are happy with the service, please consider making a donation. Pricing on our other packages depends on storage space and optional features. For more information, you can have a look at our Packages.

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  5. How can I pay for a wölkli Mail account?

    Customers based in Switzerland will receive an invoice, for which they can pay at any bank, Post Office or via e-banking. Additionally, they can pay by PayPal. Customers based in all other countries can pay for their account either by bank transfer or PayPal.

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  6. Are my e-mails secure with wölkli Mail?

    Yes. Your e-mails are server-side encrypted and they are securely stored in our modern data centre in Switzerland. Additionally, the communication between your web browser or your mail client and our mail servers happens over a 256-bit SSL encryption to ensure that any data transfer remains secure.

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  7. How can I generate a pair of OpenPGP keys?

    On wölkli Mail's web interface, click on the icon next to your e-mail address on the top right corner of your browser window and choose Settings. Under OpenPGP, select "Generate OpenPGP Keys". This will generate a pair of keys (private/public), which you can use to encrypt/decrypt, as well as sign your e-mails. Please note that you should never share your private PGP key with anyone!

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