Huawei Cloud integrates security and privacy protection measures into cloud service lifecycles to ensure cloud services are capable of protecting personal data and fully meet your privacy protection requirements.

  • What data does Huawei Cloud process?

    Huawei Cloud processes the following types of data:

    • Personal data

    Personal data means any information relating to identified or identifiable natural person, directly or indirectly, including information that can identify an individual when taken in combination with other information to which we have or are likely to have access.

    • Content data

    Your Content that we process, store or host as a provider of Huawei Cloud, on behalf of our customers as their data processor, based on Huawei Cloud Data Processing Addendum.

    You have the ownership and control of your content data and are responsible for the security of the data. Huawei Cloud offers a wide range of services, including Data Encryption Workshop (DEW), to help you improve data security.

  • How does Huawei Cloud use my personal data?

    The Huawei Cloud Privacy Statement describes for what purposes and how we will process your data, and how or why your personal data may be shared with third parties. After obtaining your explicit consent, we will share the data only within the scope of your authorization to the third parties that you have designated. We may disclose your personal data to our associated companies to provide you with transaction, service, or security support.

  • How do I access or control my personal data?

    You shall ensure that the data you submitted is correct. We will try to maintain the accuracy and completeness of your personal data and update such data in a timely manner based on the information you provided.

    You can access or modify the following personal data:

    • Account information. To add or update personal data related to your account, log in to Huawei Cloud and go to the Account Center.

    • Cookies. For details about cookie management, see our Cookie policy.

    • Message. To check unread messages, log in to Huawei Cloud, click the message icon in the upper right corner, and choose Unread Messages. To configure message settings, choose Message Receiving Management.

    For more information about how you access and control personal data, see the Privacy Statement.

  • How does Huawei Cloud protect my personal data?

    We attach great importance to the security of your personal data. We take all appropriate physical, organizational, and technical measures to protect your personal data.

    For example, we use encryption to ensure data confidentiality; use trustworthy protection mechanisms to prevent malicious data attacks; deploy access control mechanisms to ensure that only authorized personnel can access personal data; and raise awareness among employees about the importance of protecting personal data through security and privacy protection training sessions.

    We also incorporate personal data protection management and control measures into the personal data processing lifecycle. You can check our personal data protection practices for more information.

  • Where is my content data stored?

    Huawei Cloud regions and AZs are deployed around the world and offer high-speed global network connections and localized services.

    You can select a region to purchase and deploy services as needed. The region you selected is where your content data is stored. We will never move your content data across regions without your authorization.

  • What products and technologies does Huawei Cloud offer to protect my content data?

    You can take advantage of the following security products:

    • Identity and Access Management (IAM): identity authentication and permission management

    • Data Encryption Workshop (DEW): Dedicated HSM, key management, key pair management, secret management, data classification, and data security risk identification

    You can check out more products under Huawei Cloud's [Security & Compliance] category.

  • What do I do if I have questions about personal data protection?

    If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions about personal data protection, submit a personal data management request.

Huawei Cloud Personal Data Protection Practices

Service design and implementation based on PbD and industry privacy protection principles

DevSecOps process

• We believe in Privacy by Design (PbD) and build security and privacy into each phase of the cloud service lifecycle.

Privacy by Design (PbD) for Data Collection

Prior notification

Choice and consent

Data minimization

Secure Use, Retention, and Disposal of Data

Strict data control and regular monitoring

Data transmission, encryption, and storage

Storage limitation

Third Party Disclosures

Disclosure of data with user consent

Security Assurance During Cross-border Data Transfer

Regional service provisioning

Cross-border data transfer based on agreements or data subjects' consent

Protection of Data Subject Rights

Response to data subject requests (DSR)

Timely reporting of and response to personal data breaches and security incidents

Privacy Protection

  • Compliance with EU GDPR

    Learn GDPR compliance requirements.

    Learn GDPR compliance requirements.

  • Privacy Protection FAQs

    Questions about privacy protection

    Questions about privacy protection

  • Privacy by design (PbD)

    The Privacy by design (PbD) concept implemented throughout the personal data lifecycle

    The Privacy by design (PbD) concept implemented throughout the personal data lifecycle

  • Privacy Protection Products

    Products that help you protect content data

    Products that help you protect content data

  • Compliance to GDPR implementation in other European states

    Learn the Compliance to GDPR implementation in other European states

    Learn the Compliance to GDPR implementation in other European states

  • Huawei Cloud Cyber Security and Privacy Protection FAQs

    Frequently asked questions about Cyber Security and Privacy Protection

    Frequently asked questions about Cyber Security and Privacy Protection