Data security and user privacy are fundamentally important to us at SwiftKey. We want to be able to provide you with the highest quality personalization and storage services for your SwiftKey experience, while doing so in a safe and secure way that gives you confidence.
We have a team of people dedicated to ensuring that the data we keep safe for our millions of users is as secure as possible. We take a series of technical and organizational measures to protect your privacy and data.
For those interested to know more, these measures include the following:
- The SwiftKey keyboard app derives insights about how you combine short strings of words together. These insights are saved in an encoded proprietary binary format, locally on your device. SwiftKey is not a keylogger.
- If you use SwiftKey Cloud, all data transfers between your devices, our servers and your online personalization sources take place over encrypted SSL channels.
- All SwiftKey Cloud user data is stored on Amazon S3 servers in the European Union, where it is encrypted using the 256-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES-256) and governed by stringent EU privacy protection laws (the same laws that are used as a benchmark for the “Safe Harbor” principles of privacy protection and data security in the US). You can find out more about the industry-leading physical and virtual security measures that protect Amazon’s servers here.
- Our data relating to user accounts, language data and encryption keys are all stored on separate systems.
- Your language insight data is only ever transferred to our servers if you opt in by enabling SwiftKey Cloud. You can opt out again at any time by deleting your SwiftKey Cloud account through SwiftKey’s settings menu, which automatically deletes all of your data from our servers and removes authentication from any synced devices.