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The EU Data Boundary for the Microsoft Cloud

Learn more about the Microsoft commitment to our European Union (EU) and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) customers to help them process and store customer data in their region.

Industry-leading data protection for our customers in Europe

Comprehensive data protection

Help protect personal data in the EU and EFTA with consistently applied security measures.

Customer transparency

Microsoft provides new detailed documentation for customers to help them understand data transfers.

Addressing EU-specific concerns

Microsoft limits the processing of personal data outside the EU.

Storing and processing data in the EU

The Microsoft EU Data Boundary significantly reduces cloud data flows out of the EU.

Get Microsoft EU Data Boundary updates

Get the latest updates and roadmap details for the Microsoft EU Data Boundary.

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Photo of EU globe view with gold shine of EU focus

Access Microsoft EU Data Boundary transparency documentation

Access documentation to better understand the technical and organizational measures Microsoft has taken to provide the EU Data Boundary and support your regulatory compliance requirements. Documentation includes data flows and guidance for understanding scoping and increased levels of data transparency.

Additional Microsoft EU Data Boundary resources

Microsoft EU Data Boundary FAQ

Learn about the Microsoft commitment to public sector and commercial customers in the EU and EFTA.

Know where your data is located

Choose the right service and data location for your business with Microsoft commercial cloud services.

We defend your data

Learn how Microsoft uses response policies, processes, and contractual commitments to defend your data.

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