Data transfers within Google Workspace
Data movement and reclassification are triggered across multiple services inside Google Worskspace primarily due to user life cycle changes. One of the common use cases that trigger this data migration and movement is terminating a user and the decision that goes with handling the terminated user's data. In this section, we'll look at user life cycle changes and the data transfer decisions that go along with them.
User life cycle changes
Organizations go through employee churn on a regular basis. When an employee leaves the organization, invariably this question gets asked: "What do we do with a terminated employee's data?" As simple as it sounds, if we lay out the possible scenarios, data handling and retention decisions become complicated.
For instance, think of the following scenarios:
- When a user's account is deleted, should all of the user's data be deleted as well?
- What if the user...