Privacy in Office 365

Office 365 is a cloud-based version of Microsoft Office that includes business-class email, web conferencing, and file sharing. It includes no advertising, and all of your data is kept separate from consumer services. Your data belongs to you and you can remove it whenever you want to.

If your organization is considering moving productivity services to the cloud and has questions about protecting the safety of your data, we have answers about Office 365.

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Eve Blakemore

Group Manager, Trustworthy Computing

Eve Blakemore is a Group Manager for Trustworthy Computing who delivers consumer guidance around the latest trends in security and privacy. Eve joined Microsoft in 1998 and has worked in corporate and field roles with Microsoft Learning, US Public Sector, Read more »

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  1. Anonymous

    "No Advertising: Office 365 does not build advertising products out of customer data. We don’t scan your email or documents for building analytics, data mining, advertising, or improving the service."

    Didn't they used to say the same things about paid hotmail/msn/live email accounts? They can change the TOS at any time.

  2. Anonymous

    The same can not be said for SkyDrive or, when you pay for the service, you get errors, and ads saying that "we are still working out bugs, your paid upgrade features will be available shortly". My advice, just pay for Office 360. It works, plenty of storage and you get a cloud e-mail without adds.

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