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Confidentiality

No Trace

Customer data submitted for translation through Microsoft Speech, the Microsoft Translator Text API, the Microsoft Translator Speech API, and the text translation features in Microsoft Office products are not written to persistent storage. There will be no record of the submitted text, or portion thereof, in any Microsoft data center. The audio and text will not be used for training purposes either.

The free Microsoft Translator end-user products for which audio and text translations are recorded for service improvements purposes are listed below. Please refer to the Microsoft Translator Privacy Statement to learn about the protections for your data that are in place with or without no trace.

Customization
The material you use for training using Custom Translator or Translator Hub is stored encrypted in your workspace. Microsoft will not share the data with anyone else.

Custom Translator uses your submitted documents to provide your personalized translation system and does not use it to improve the Translator service. The documents you upload to Custom Translator will be stored in Europe and in the United States, until you delete them or until your account expires.

Translator Hub users may invite whoever you like into the workspace, identified by an email address and authenticated with a Microsoft Account. You are responsible for initiating and controlling such sharing. The people you designate as co-owner have access to your training material and training runs the same way you have. Microsoft may use the data in your workspace to improve Microsoft Translator only if the “Keep data private” box in the Settings tab on the Translator Hub is unchecked. The documents you upload to Translator Hub will be stored in the United States, until you delete them or until your account expires.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

Translation, or use of a document for training on the Microsoft Translator Hub and on Custom Translator, does not alter the ownership of the intellectual property contained therein.


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