25 Jan 2012 - 12 Aug 2022
Policies & Principles
We are committed to improving your security, protecting your privacy, and building simple tools to give you choice and control.
Our legal policies
Some of you don’t like to read legal documents, but this stuff matters. Our Terms of Service cut through the jargon and provide you with clear details about our policies. Our Privacy Policy lays out our policies regarding your information in a simple and straightforward way.
Please take a few minutes to visit our FAQ for common questions.
Good to Know
We aim to provide you with the world’s strongest security and privacy tools. Security and privacy matter to us, we know how important they are to you and we work hard to get them right. Our Good to Know site helps you and your family stay safe online. Visit to learn more and understand how Google helps protect you, your computer and the Internet from cybercrime.
Stay safe and secure online
We work continuously to ensure strong security, protect your privacy, and make Google even more useful and efficient for you. We give you the tools and controls to decide what you share, with whom and how—and we make it safe and hassle-free.
2-Step Verification
2-step verification makes your Google account safer by protecting it with something you know (your password) and something you have (your phone). Find out how to set up 2-step verification.
Google Account Settings
On your Account settings page, you can see services and information associated with your Google Account and change your security and privacy settings. Visit Google Account settings.
Incognito Mode
In incognito mode in Google Chrome, pages you open and files you download aren’t recorded in Chrome’s browsing or download history. Find out how to access incognito mode.
Some technical details
We aim to go above and beyond to provide you with great services and easy-to-use security and privacy tools. Please read more about some of the principles and technical details that guide our product design, and how we use technology to deliver our services.
Good to Know
Our Good to Know site helps you stay safe and protect your family’s information online. Visit to learn more
Legal policies