ShareGate uses consented permissions to obtain data about your Microsoft 365 environment.
Properties that may contain information sensitive to your organization include:
- Group and team membership and ownership information - The names and job titles of members and owners.
- Group metadata - Group names and descriptions.
- Teams channel metadata - Display names.
- Document display names - For documents with external sharing links.
Any data stored by ShareGate is done so using application-level encryption as well as encryption at rest. This ensures that engineers maintaining your production environment do not interact with your sensitive information. For more information, see Can ShareGate engineers access my data?
When archiving, ShareGate needs to access the content and metadata of your files. Whether your archive exists in ShareGate's default storage or your own, this data is encrypted and not accessible to anyone outside of your tenant.