Google updates : Google Drive trash items will be automatically deleted after 30 days starting on October 13, 2020.
Previously, trashed items would be retained indefinitely until the trash was emptied by the user. However, with this new update from Google, the retention policies for items in the Trash in Google Drive will be automatically deleted after 30 days.
However, the Google Workspace Administrator are still in control to restore the items deleted for the users within 25 days, and the Google Vault retention policy is not affected by this changes unless the pre-set retention period is expired.
What is Google Vault?
Google Vault is the data eDiscovery tool which can be used to retain, hold and search data such as Emails, Google Drive files, Classic Hangouts and Google Chat (with Chat History turned on), Google Meet Chat and Meet Recording for litigation purposes. In addition to act as backup data, the Google Vault is used to retain data for risk management and business control as to significantly reduce the companies’ risk in terms of government regulations.
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