Security FAQ

What is GitBook ?

GitBook is a tech startup, incorporated in the U.S as GitBook Inc , with a French subsidiary GitBook SAS

Where is GitBook hosted ?

We are hosted on Google Cloud, which is backed by the same infrastructure and security Google uses for its own services.

Customer data is primarily stored in U.S data centers, some data (HTML pages & assets) may be cached in other geographies by our CDN.

Google follows or even leads most of the industry's best-practices, they are compliant with most major security standards and certifications.

Is customer data encrypted ?

Yes, all customer data is encrypted at rest and in-transit:

How are users authenticated ?

By default, all customer data, unless explicitly public, can only be accessed by authenticated users with the correct permissions.

You can control & restrict access through our Teams feature, allowing you to invite external members to join your organization and collaborate, whilst restricting their access to a chosen subset of your projects.

What other 3rd party services process data ?

GitBook leverages the following 3rd-party services & APIs: