Thursday, December 31, 2015
Google makes its Cloud Services Safe
In October, we sent you a message following the invalidation of the US-EU Safe Harbor framework to let you know that we were working on alternatives to enable Google Cloud Platform customers to meet EU data privacy requirements.
We are pleased to share that Google Cloud Platform (GCP) now offers Model Contract Clauses (MCCs), which will help customers who operate within the EU meet the requirements of the European Union’s Data Protection Directive. Starting today, you can review and accept our updated Data Processing and Security Terms and Model Contract Clauses in the Cloud console. Detailed instructions on how to take this action can be found here: https://support.google.com/
Please consult your legal team on any applicable additional requirements for your jurisdiction.
In connection with offering MCCs, we have also updated our Cloud Platform Terms of Service, Data Processing and Security Terms, and Service Specific Terms. For your convenience, you can review a summary of the main changes to the Cloud Platform Terms of Service, Data Processing and Security Terms, and Service Specific Terms, as well as the prior version of the former two documents linked out from the current terms, for the next 30 days.
We appreciate you placing your trust in us, as there is nothing more important to us than your trust, privacy and security.
The Google Cloud Platform team
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