Understand Privacy Constraints in Slack

Before we dive into how best to use Slack, you should understand what steps Slack takes to protect your privacy—both as a company and within the product they make. You may wind up communicating in public and private ways within a workspace, and you should rightly be concerned about who within your workspace (from a technical standpoint) and within your company or organization can see your messages, as well as whether Slack (the company) or anyone else—such as government entities–can view your interactions.

The answer has a lot of nuance and complexity, because it depends partly on who owns and runs your workspace, and partly on the pricing tier of the workspace, no matter who owns it.

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