Cloud Privacy

Trust Centers

Microsoft values your trust and cares deeply about the privacy and security of your data. We make strong privacy commitments in support of our cloud services and help our customers comply with their own requirements, by addressing robust privacy and security requirements. Learn how we, as an industry leader in cloud productivity services, are continually taking steps to maintain your trust.


For businesses, privacy is a concern but doesn’t have to be a barrier when it comes to adopting cloud computing. Microsoft-sponsored research has examined how business decision makers in small- and medium-sized organizations regard privacy, and how it affects their cloud purchasing decisions. Download the full reports:

Impact of cloud provider's privacy policies


  • Protecting Data and Privacy in the Cloud (PDF, 316 KB)
  • Microsoft outlines its approach and processes to ensure that customer data in our enterprise services including Windows Azure, Office 365, Dynamics CRM Online, and Microsoft Intune, remains private.
  • Windows Azure Privacy Overview (PDF, 740 KB)
  • Find out how Microsoft implements strong privacy protections in Windows Azure services and makes commitments to safeguard the privacy of customer data.
  • Privacy in the Cloud: Office 365 (PDF, 833 KB)
  • Learn how Microsoft built this online productivity service from the ground up with a "privacy by design" emphasis on strong data protection.


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