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Configure the user data privacy policy

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Overview

By default, administrators can access user data across your organization. However, you can:

  • Prevent all administrators (including yourself) from accessing user data.
  • Allow users to prevent administrator access to data.
Note: You can configure the user data privacy policy for inSync through profiles. You cannot do this on an individual user level.

Scenarios

Scenario 1: Administrator has access to user's data and has allowed user to edit the privacy settings

The following table lists how privacy settings affect administrator access to user data. 

Scenario

Impact on users Impact on administrators
Allow

Privacy tab is visible on the inSync client.

Users can prevent administrators from accessing their data.

Administrators can:
Scenario 2: Administrator has access to user's data however has disabled user to edit the privacy settings

The following table lists how privacy settings affect administrator access to user data. 

Scenario

Impact on users Impact on administrators
Allow

Privacy tab is not visible on the inSync client.

Users cannot prevent administrators from accessing their data.

Administrators can:

Scenario 3: Administrator does not have access to user's data however has allowed user to edit the privacy settings

The following table lists how privacy settings affect administrator access to user data. 

Scenario Impact on users Impact on administrators
Allow

Privacy tab is visible on the inSync client.

Users can prevent administrators from accessing their data.

Administrators cannot:

Scenario 4: Administrator does not have access to user's data and has disabled user to edit the privacy settings

The following table lists how privacy settings affect administrator access to user data. 

Scenario

Impact on users Impact on administrators
Disallow

Privacy tab is visible on the inSync client.

Users cannot prevent or allow administrators from accessing their data.

Administrators cannot

Procedure

To configure the user data privacy settings

  1. On the inSync Master Management Console menu bar, click Manage > Profiles.
  2. Click the link of the profile for which you want to configure the user data privacy settings.
  3. Click the Backup Policies tab.
  4. Under the Retention and Access Policies, click Edit. The Edit Profile window appears.
  5. Select or click to clear the following check boxes:
    • If you want administrators to download users' backup or share data, click the Allow admin access to user data check box. You can set this option only once. If you choose to prevent administrator access to user data, you cannot change this setting again.
    • If you want to display the Privacy tab on the inSync interface, click the Allow users to edit privacy settings check box. Users can control administrator access to data by using this tab. 
  6. Click Save.
Note: If you move a user from one profile to another, the privacy settings of the new profile are reflected for the user.
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