GDPR frequently asked questions

To assist you, and your organization, in your journey to GDPR, we compiled a list of frequently asked questions, and more importantly, the answers.

Microsoft and the GDPR questions


General questions


Personal data questions


FastTrack for Microsoft 365 questions


Additional resources

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Find a partner

Address your needs around GDPR with one of our global partners offering Microsoft-based solutions.

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Microsoft privacy practices

Know how Microsoft manages your data, where it’s located, who can access it and the terms, and more.

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The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

Learn how Microsoft adheres to the principles of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework.

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Data breach notification

How Microsoft Detects and Responds to a Breach of Personal Data, and Notifies You Under the GDPR.

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