G Suite for Education Core and Additional services
G Suite for Education offers two categories of Google services:
- G Suite Core Services are Gmail (including Inbox by Gmail), Calendar, Classroom, Contacts, Drive, Docs, Forms, Groups, Sheets, Sites, Slides, Talk/Hangouts and Vault.
- Additional Services (like Youtube, Maps, and Blogger) are designed for consumer users and can optionally be used with Apps for Education accounts if allowed for educational purposes by a school’s domain administrator.
The G Suite for Education Privacy Notice describes how Google collects and uses information with G Suite for Education accounts. As stated in this Privacy Notice, for Apps for Education users in Primary/Secondary (K-12) schools, Google does not use any user personal information (or any information associated with a Google Account) to target ads.
|Services||Apps for Education Core Services||Additional Services|
|Terms||G Suite for Education Privacy Notice|
|Data use||User personal information collected in the Core Services is used only to provide the Core Services like Gmail, Docs, Sheets, and Slides.||Information from all Additional Services can be used to provide, maintain, protect and improve them, and to develop new ones.|
|Ads||No ads in Core Services, and no Customer Data from Core Services is used for advertising purposes (in either Core or Additional Services).||Additional Services may show ads. For G Suite for Education users in Primary/Secondary (K-12) schools, Google does not use any user personal information (or any information associated with a Google Account) to target ads.|
|Security||Core Services are included in G Suite security audits and certifications (ISO 27001, SOC 2 and SOC 3).||All Additional Services meet Google’s high standards for information security.|