Decide which privacy settings are right for you

Sign in to your Microsoft account to manage data that we use to personalize your experiences.

Manage browse data

View and clear browse data that we collect when you use Cortana and Microsoft Edge.

Clear your search history

View and clear information about your Bing search activity.

Review your location data

See and clear location data that we collect when you use Microsoft products and services.

Edit Cortana's Notebook

Manage what Cortana knows about you to provide personalized recommendations.

Other privacy settings


Change any of your privacy settings on your Windows 10 device by going to Start > Settings > Privacy.

Privacy settings in Windows 10

Apps and services

Manage the apps and services that are allowed to access your data.

Apps and services that can access your data


Adjust your Xbox privacy settings either on your console or by signing in to

Xbox privacy and online safety


View your privacy settings in any Office program by going to File > Options > Trust Center. In free Office apps, go to Settings > Trust Center.

Settings in Trust Center


Edit who can see your profile in Skype and other privacy settings by signing in to your account at

Skype settings

Advertising preferences

Choose whether you would like to see personalized advertising.

Advertising preferences

Marketing preferences

Manage promotional communications associated with your Microsoft account by signing into the Promotional Communications Manager.

If you don't have a Microsoft account, you can manage promotional email communications by using this web form.

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