What data is covered by a data region policy?
This feature is available with G Suite Business and Enterprise editions, Enterprise for Education, or Drive Enterprise edition. Compare editions
As an administrator, you can choose to store your covered data in a specific geographic location (the United States or Europe) by using a data region policy.
Which services and data are currently covered by a data region policy?
Data region policies currently cover the primary data-at-rest (including backups) for:
|Calendar||Event titles, descriptions, dates, times, frequencies, invitees, locations|
|Drive||Original file content uploaded to Drive|
|Forms||Text, embedded images, responses|
|Gmail||Subjects, bodies, attachments, senders, message recipients|
|Google Docs, Sheets, Slides||File body text, embedded images, embedded drawings, associated end user-generated comments|
|Hangouts Chat||Messages, attachments|
For data region settings, the Drive Enterprise edition supports Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Vault only.
At this time, data region policies can’t be applied to customer data or data types not specifically stated above (such as logs or cached content).
Also, data region policies aren’t available with any G Suite editions or services not explicitly stated above.
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