Privacy statement for Microsoft SharePoint 2013 OneDrive for Business for Windows 8 devices

Last updated: January 2014

This privacy statement explains the data collection and use practices of Microsoft SharePoint 2013 OneDrive for Business for Windows 8 Devices (“OneDrive for Business app”). It does not apply to other online or offline Microsoft sites, products, or services.

Please note that other privacy statements may apply to the data you access and transmit through the OneDrive for Business app, such as the privacy statement of the organization or company that provides you access to Microsoft SharePoint Online and the privacy statement associated with your device.

The OneDrive for Business app is designed to enable Windows 8 device users to access their OneDrive for Business service on their organization’s Microsoft SharePoint Online tenancy. The OneDrive for Business app collects and transmits personally identifiable information, such as the user’s email and password, for authentication purposes, as described in the app documentation. This information will be transmitted to Microsoft and/or to the provider of the SharePoint Online service. For the avoidance of doubt, Microsoft does not use this information for any other purpose.

The OneDrive for Business app has the ability to log data for troubleshooting purposes. This is off by default. Logging can be turned on by going to the Settings charm-> Options and moving the slider under the “Troubleshooting” section to the on position. The data collected by the application will remain on your device until you manually transmit the data.

Microsoft welcomes your comments regarding this privacy statement. If you have questions about this statement or believe that we have not adhered to it, please contact us by using our web form at Contact Us: Privacy Feedback or use the contact information provided below:

Microsoft Privacy

Microsoft Corporation
One Microsoft Way
Redmond, Washington 98052 USA

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More information about OneDrive for Business features, e.g., authentication and caching information, can be found in the documentation for this application.

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