Document/Website Info Offers Audience
Microsoft Privacy Statement Collection, Purpose and Usage of Personal Data All Microsoft offers including services, applications, websites, software, servers, devices Everyone - end customers or companies
Online Services Terms (OST) Licensing Terms (legal agreement) - usage rights about Azure services. What can be done and what is forbidden. Microsoft Online Services like Azure, Microsoft 365 services, Bing Maps, etc. Organizations - legal teams
Data Protection Addendum Appending to OST describing obligations by both parties (Microsoft and you) with regards to the processing of customer and personal data Microsoft Online Services like Azure, Microsoft 365 services, Bing Maps, etc. Organizations - legal teams, security teams
Trust Center One stop shop web portal for everything related to security, compliance, privacy, policies, best practices, etc. Microsoft Online Services like Azure, Microsoft 365 services, Bing Maps, etc. Organizations - legal teams, security teams, business managers, administrators
Azure Compliance Documentation Web portal focusing on compliance offerings in Azure, simmilar to the trust center but narrowed down Azure Organizations - legal teams, security teams, business managers, Azure administrators

Azure Sovereign Regions

Azure Sovereign Regions provide Azure services in markets with very strict regulatory requirements

  • Azure Government designed for the US government
    • Separate instance of Azure (lifecycle, services, portal, etc.)
    • Physically isolated from other Azure regions
    • Only autorized scanned personel can get access
  • Azure China designed for the Chinese market
    • Separate instance of Azure (lifecycle, services, portal, etc.)
    • Physically isolated from other Azure regions
    • Operated by a Chinese telecom company called 21Vianet
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Adam Marczak

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