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UW-Madison Google Workspace - Privacy Policy and Terms of Service

This documents Google's Privacy Policy and Terms of Service for UW-Madison and Commercial Google Apps.

Eligibility for Service

  • UW-Madison Google Workspace service is available to active UW-Madison students, faculty, and staff with a UW-Madison Office 365 email account.
  • Emeritus staff, Retirees with IT services, and Alumni also retain access to the Google Workspace service.

Core Google Apps

The following terms of service apply when using your UW-Madison Google Workspace account with the "Core" Google Apps
The following UW-Madison Google Workspace are considered "Core" Google Apps
  • Google Drive
  • Google Sites
  • Google Groups
  • Google Calendar
  • Google Hangouts Meet
  • Google Hangouts Chat
  • Google Keep
  • Google Currents
  • Google Classroom*

*Not enabled for all UW-Madison Google Workspace accounts. Contact the DoIT Help Desk if you need access.

Additional information: Google Apps for Work adopts ISO 27018 cloud privacy standard

Consumer Google Apps

In addition to the "Core" apps, UW-Madison Google Workspace accounts have access to some Google Consumer Applications. A full list can be found here: UW-Madison Google Workspace - Consumer Applications (non-core).

The Google Consumer Apps have their own privacy policy that can be found at Because of this, when you visit one of these Apps, you may receive a separate notification communicating these policies.

Any updates to Google's Privacy Policy and Terms of Service for the Consumer Apps do not change the terms for the "Core" Google Apps for Education

Keywords:google apps applications drive docs sites groups consumer privacy policy tos terms service policies data compliance core consumer supported calendar classroom Google Workspace supported   Doc ID:22475
Owner:Christina G.Group:Google Apps
Created:2012-01-30 20:36 CDTUpdated:2021-11-30 11:44 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Tech Store, Google Apps
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