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
Minit, Inc.
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: 9/16/2023
Data Collected: HR, NON-HR

Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework: Active

Original Certification Date: 5/5/2017
Next Certification Due Date: 9/16/2023
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. We use data to operate our business, which includes analyzing our performance, meeting our legal obligations, developing our workforce, and doing research.

Privacy Policy

HR Data

Microsoft Data Privacy Notice

The Microsoft Data Privacy Notice describes the collection and use of personal employment data of employees, external staff, candidates and guests. The Notice is available to employees on Microsoft internal and external websites, systems, tools and applications used by employees, external staff, candidates, and guests to enter, edit or view their personal data. For description about Privacy Shield, please see the section "Where we store and process personal data”: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=518021

Effective Date: 6/20/2022

Non-HR Data


The Microsoft Privacy Statement explains the personal data Microsoft processes, how Microsoft processes it, and for what purpose. For a description of our participation in Privacy Shield, please expand the "Other important privacy information" section and see "Where we store and process personal data": https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?linkid=854603

Effective Date: 6/21/2022

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