G Suite Support

If you are new to G Suite, or just have a question about a specific topic, there is support available to you.  

Teachers and other staff should contact their Region's Technology Integration Specialists.

Additional G Suite support is available at:

As a user of G Suite for Education within the gnspes domain, the Google Apps for Education Agreement and Google Terms of Service govern your access and use of the service and must be agreed to prior to accessing your account. 

How Google Protects Your Data
A tour of a Google data center to view security and data protections that are in place.

More about G Suite Privacy and Security

Google's G Suite for Education Privacy Policy explains what information they collect and why, how they use this information and how users can review and update their information. 

Google's Security and Privacy Practices answers a number of questions through an extensive FAQ section. 

Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) and Digital Resource Assessment (DRA) was completed for Google Apps for Education. These assessments included an extensive review of Google Apps for Education's privacy policies and security measures.  Based on the results of these assessments, the following apps have been approved for educational use in all school boards in Nova Scotia and by staff in the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (EECD): 
    • Gmail
    • Drive (docs, sheets, slides, forms, drawings)
    • Sites
    • Calendar
    • Contacts
    • Groups (for Business)
As part of a "friendly amendment" to the initial PIA/DRA, the following have also been approved for educational use and enabled within the Nova Scotia public education system domain (gnspes):
    • Classroom
    • Keep
    • Tasks
    • Hangouts
    • Additional Google Services
      • Blogger
      • Feedburner
      • Google Analytics
      • Google Bookmarks
      • Google Books
      • Google Maps
      • Google Photos (for teachers/staff only)
      • Google Public Data
      • Google Takeaway
      • Google Voice
      • YouTube (for users 13 years and older)
      • YouTube CMS (for teachers/staff only)
    • Read&Write for Google Chrome™ extension (specific users only - license based)
Additional approved products and features include but are not limited to:

    • g(Math) Drive add-on
    • SPARKvue app
How and when other tools are made available to users will be determined by RCEs/CSAP.