Other Covered Entities

Affirmed Networks Communications Technologies Inc.
Affirmed Networks, Inc.
Double Fine Productions, Inc.
InXile Entertainment, Inc.
Microsoft Caribbean, Inc.
Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Jamaica, Inc.
Microsoft Licensing, GP
Microsoft Online, Inc.
Microsoft Operations Puerto Rico, LLC
Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
MOL Corporation
Mover ULC
Obsidian Entertainment, Inc.
Undead Labs, LLC
Vexcel Corporation


  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Software


EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework: Active

Original Certification Date: 8/12/2016
Next Certification Due Date: 9/16/2022
Data Collected: HR, NON-HR

Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework: Active

Original Certification Date: 5/5/2017
Next Certification Due Date: 9/16/2022
Data Collected: HR, NON-HR

Purpose of Data Collection

Microsoft uses the data we collect to provide rich, interactive experiences. In particular, we use data to: -- Provide our products, which includes updating, securing, and troubleshooting, as well as providing support. It also includes sharing data, when it is required to provide the service or carry out the various business and consumer services; enabling sales and other transactions; conducting data analysis to improve products and services; and/or maintaining marketing relationships.

Privacy Policy

HR Data

Microsoft Data Protection Notice

This Microsoft Data Protection Notice describes the collection and use of personal employment data. The Notice is available to employees on Microsoft internal sites, services and apps and to job seekers. For description about Privacy Shield, please see the section "Where we store and process personal data."

Effective Date: 2/1/2020

Non-HR Data


The Microsoft Privacy Statement explains what personal data we collect from you and how we use it. For description about Privacy Shield, please see (expand section and see the "Where we store and process personal data": https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=854603

Effective Date: 9/1/2020

Verification Method


Dispute Resolution

Questions or Complaints?

If you have a question or complaint regarding the covered data, please contact Microsoft Corporation at:

Scott McLean
Data Protection Officer
Microsoft Corporation
One Microsoft Way
Redmond, Washington 98052

Privacy Shield organizations must respond within 45 days of receiving a complaint.

If you have not received a timely or satisfactory response from Microsoft Corporation to your question or complaint, please contact the independent recourse mechanism listed below

Appropriate statutory body with jurisdiction to investigate any claims against Microsoft Corporation regarding possible unfair or deceptive practices and violations of laws or regulations covering privacy Federal Trade Commission