Organizations are shared accounts where businesses and open-source projects can collaborate across many projects at once. Owners and administrators can manage member access to the organization's data and projects with sophisticated security and administrative features.

Organizations include:

Terms of service and data protection for organizations

An entity, such as a company, non-profit, or group, can agree to the Standard Terms of Service or the Corporate Terms of Service for their organization. For more information, see "Upgrading to the Corporate Terms of Service."

An entity that has agreed to the Corporate Terms of Service for an organization can enter a data protection agreement with GitHub for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance. For more information, see "Entering a data protection agreement with GitHub for GDPR compliance."