Microsoft Service Agreement Update July 2019
In July 2019, Microsoft updated its service agreement, outlining the terms you agree to when using Microsoft’s products and services. Understanding these terms is crucial to ensure you use Microsoft’s products and services legally and effectively.
The updated service agreement covers several key areas, including:
1. Online services
Microsoft offers many online services, including email, cloud storage, and online productivity tools. The updated agreement details the terms and conditions for using these services. For example, it specifies that Microsoft may suspend your account if you violate its code of conduct or engage in fraudulent activity.
Protecting your privacy is a key concern when using online services. The updated agreement outlines how Microsoft handles your personal information, such as your name, email address, and device data. It also explains how Microsoft collects and uses data to provide and improve its services.
3. Third-party apps and services
Microsoft’s services often integrate with third-party apps and services, such as social media platforms. The updated agreement clarifies Microsoft’s responsibility for these third-party services and explains that you use them at your own risk.
4. Intellectual property
Microsoft’s products and services are protected by intellectual property laws, such as patents, trademarks, and copyrights. The updated agreement explains your rights and responsibilities regarding these intellectual property rights.
Overall, the updated service agreement is designed to provide clarity and transparency to users of Microsoft’s products and services. By understanding the terms and conditions of the agreement, you can use Microsoft’s services legally and effectively.