When you share data, you have the choice to share the whole file or just a small part. This data is copied into a new file for your recipient, so they can't see the full data if you don't want them to.

When sharing with others

Currently, when you share a spreadsheet flow, your recipients will receive a downloadable Excel file or a link to Google Sheets or Layer Sheets via email. The recipients then could pass that file on.

We are working on a feature for you to choose if you want your recipients to have to sign in to access all files.

Your Layer data


We store all user-uploaded files as Excel spreadsheets on Germany-based servers in the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). More specifically, the GCP servers in Germany are based in a secure data center in Frankfurt. Learn more about where and how we store data.


We are subject to the German version of GDPR called Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DSGVO). Learn more about our GDPR compliance.


If you require end-to-end encryption of your uploaded data for compliance or security reasons, please get in contact with us: [email protected].

Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

Please also check our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy when it comes to how we handle data. We also provide a DPA for our customers. For requests or questions, please send us an email to [email protected].

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