Creating trust through transparency

We work hard to earn and maintain your trust by giving you a clear and detailed understanding of our process and approach to security.


Our Trust Principles

Your data is critical to your business, and you take great care to keep it safe and under your control. We want you to feel confident that taking advantage of Google Workspace and Google Cloud Platform doesn't require you to compromise on security or control of your business's data.

At Google Cloud, we believe that trust is created through transparency, and we want to be transparent about our commitments and what you can expect when it comes to our shared responsibility for protecting and managing your data in the cloud.

When you use Google Workspace or Google Cloud Platform:

  • You own your data, not Google.

  • Google does not sell customer data to third parties.

  • Google Cloud does not use customer data for advertising.

  • All customer data is encrypted by default.

  • We guard against insider access to your data.

  • We never give any government entity "backdoor" access.

  • Our privacy practices are audited against international standards.

See the data processing terms for Google Workspace and Google Cloud Platform for further details.

We explain our approach to security

We explain our approach to security

We provide detailed documentation about Google Cloud's approach to security and compliance for our suite of public cloud products and services.

We process your data only according to our data protection agreements

We process your data only according to our data protection agreements

You control how your business's data is used. We provide deletion commitments, as well as transparency on subprocessing by vendors (such as support services).

We clearly outline our policies on government requests

We clearly outline our policies on government requests

In our Transparency Reports, we share our data about how the policies and actions of governments and corporations affect privacy, security, and access to information. We also detail our process for responding to government requests in our whitepaper.

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Tell us about your business, and our experts will help you build the right solution for your needs.

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Choose one of our global partners to integrate our services with your current security operations, add functionality and specific expertise in data protection, identity and user protection, infrastructure security, scanning, monitoring, logging, and more.

Interested in becoming a partner? Apply here.