Privacy Resource Center
At Google Cloud, we create trust through transparency. These Google Cloud Enterprise Privacy Commitments describe how we protect the privacy of Google Cloud Platform and Google Workspace customers.
At Google, we know that privacy plays a critical role in earning and maintaining customer trust. That’s why Google Cloud has developed industry-leading product capabilities that give you—our customers—control over your data and provide visibility into when and how your data is accessed.
We want to be clear about how we proactively protect your data and prioritize your privacy. We start from the fundamental premise that as a Google Cloud customer, you own your customer data. We implement stringent security measures to safeguard your customer data and provide you with tools and features to control it on your terms. We similarly secure any service data generated through providing the services; service data itself is critical to help ensure security and availability.
Google makes these Google Cloud Enterprise Privacy Commitments for Google Workspace and Google Cloud Platform products to describe our overarching responsibility to protect your business when you use our enterprise solutions.
These commitments are backed by the strong contractual privacy commitments we make available to you in the Cloud Data Processing Addendum for Google Workspace and Google Cloud Platform.
1. You control your data
Customer data is your data, not Google’s. We only process your data according to your agreement(s).
2. We never use your data for ads targeting
We do not process your customer data to create ads profiles or improve Google Ads products.
3. We are transparent about data collection and use
We’re committed to transparency, compliance with regulations like the GDPR, and privacy best practices.
4. We never sell customer data or service data
We never sell customer data or service data to third parties.
5. Security and privacy are primary design criteria for all of our products
Prioritizing the privacy of our customers means protecting the data you trust us with. We build the strongest security technologies into our products.
Enabling Global Privacy Compliance
Google Cloud provides services globally, and our privacy capabilities are available to all customers regardless of region.
Regional Privacy Coverage
Google Cloud is committed to enabling you to meet regional privacy demands in the markets where you operate. Check out our regional privacy resources
We offer a Cloud DPIA Resource Center to outline the obligations our customers may have under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation in relation to data protection impact assessments, and to provide information relevant to the initial stage(s) of any DPIAs they need to complete.
Generative AI (GenAI) and Privacy
Across Google Cloud and Google Workspace, we've long shared robust privacy commitments that outline how we protect user data and prioritize privacy. Generative AI doesn’t change these commitments — it actually reaffirms their importance.
We are committed to preserving our customers' privacy with our Cloud AI offerings and to supporting their privacy compliance journey. Google Cloud has a long-standing commitment to GDPR compliance, and AI is no different in how we incorporate privacy-by-design and default from the beginning.
Our Dedicated Privacy Team
The Google privacy team participates in every product launch, reviewing design documentation and performing code reviews to ensure that privacy requirements are followed. They help ensure that our Google Cloud products and services always reflect strong privacy standards that protect you and your customers.
Read our Google Cloud Platform privacy FAQs
Read our Google Workspace security whitepaper