Google Apps for Education: Privacy & Security

At F&M ITS we have been asked what provisions Google makes for Education clients regarding privacy and security.  

Following are useful links regarding Google’s privacy and security policies that pertain to F&M, including a recent article from the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Google Apps for Education Primary Site

http://www.google.com/apps/intl/en/edu/university.html

Google Apps for Education Security & Privacy

http://www.google.com/apps/intl/en/edu/privacy.html

Google Apps for Education Agreement (the fine print)

http://www.google.com/apps/intl/en/terms/education_terms.html

Google New Privacy Policy, from the Chronicle of Higher Education, March 2012

http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/google-says-new-privacy-policy-has-little-impact-on-education-partners/35629

From Google Apps for Education:

Google's privacy policy protects your users: