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FAQ Concerning the Google Workspace for Education(formerly G Suite for Education)

D. FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

  1. What is the "Google Workspace for Education(formerly G Suite for Education)"?
  2. What is the individual capacity that can be used with the new system?
  3. Will advertisements be displayed? And will email and other data be used for the purpose of marketing etc.?
  4. If Keio University ever breaks off its contract with Google Workspace(formerly G Suite), to whom will ownership of the data in the server revert?
  5. Will I be able to use other Google Workspace(formerly G Suite) besides email (calendar, chat, etc.)?
  6. Can I use the site?
  7. Try to use the smartphone application, but I can not set it by error.

(Q1) What is the "Google Workspace for Education(formerly G Suite for Education)"?
(A1) It is a service that Google is providing for educational institutions, and it permits the integrated use of functions including email, calendar, chat, and online storage, etc. (For details, see the Education Service page.)

(Q2) What is the individual capacity that can be used with the new system?
(A2) Unlimited as of November 2014 (the capacity that can be used for all Google Workspace for Education(formerly G Suite for Education) services, including Gmail).

(Q3) Will advertisements be displayed? And will email and other data be used for the purpose of marketing etc.?
(A3) Gmail provided by Google Workspace for Education(formerly G Suite for Education) has an interface identical to that of services for the general public, but it is completely different from such systems in that it does not display advertisements. Please do not worry about this, because email and other data are not collected or used for advertising purposes, and advertising profiles are not prepared based on this data. (For details, see the explanation in FAQ--Google Workspace for Education(formerly G Suite for Education).)

(Q4) If Keio University ever breaks off its contract with Google Workspace(formerly G Suite), to whom will ownership of the data in the server revert?
(A4) With Google Workspace(formerly G Suite), Google does not own the data; its ownership reverts to Keio University or to individual users. And canceling an account completely erases all data from Google's servers.

(Q5) Will I be able to use other Google Workspace(formerly G Suite)besides email (calendar, chat, etc.)?
(A5) In addition to Gmail, you can use Group, Drive, Calendar and Contacts. But, it will not be possible to integrate with data concerning the Google account obtained by individuals.

(Q6) Can I use the site?
(A6) They are not.( [Reference] Google sites overview

(Q7) Try to use the smartphone application, but I can not set it by error.
(A7) Please update your smartphone application to the latest state. Please use your own Google Account or Apple ID.

Last-Modified: May 18, 2021

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