Data breach notification under the GDPR

Learn how Microsoft detects and responds to a breach of personal data, and notifies you under the GDPR.

The GDPR mandates notification requirements for data controllers and processors in the event of a breach of personal data. The information below discusses those provisions, how Microsoft tries to prevent breaches in the first place, how Microsoft detects a breach, and how Microsoft will respond in the event of breach and notify you as a data controller.

Data breach documentation for Online Services

Office 365

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Dynamics 365

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Microsoft Professional Services

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Admin Tools

Set your organization's privacy contact. Tenant Administrators can use Azure Active Directory Admin Portal to define your organization's privacy contact should Microsoft need to communicate with them.


Breach notification frequently asked questions

Below are important questions and answers about breach notification:

Frequently asked questions