Standards, regulations & certifications

To help you with compliance and reporting, we share information, best practices, and easy access to documentation. Our products regularly undergo independent verification of security, privacy, and compliance controls, achieving certifications against global standards to earn your trust. We're constantly working to expand our coverage.

This site contains information about Google's certifications and compliance standards it satisfies as well as general information about certain region or sector-specific regulations.

South Africa POPI

Protecting personal information in South Africa.

Google provides product capabilities and contractual commitments to facilitate customer compliance with South Africa's Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act. Customers who are subject to POPI can define how their data is stored, processed, and protected by signing a Data Processing Amendment for G Suite and/or Google Cloud Platform.