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Sobre o GitHub Copilot Business

Com o GitHub Copilot Business, você pode gerenciar o acesso ao GitHub Copilot para sua organização.

GitHub Copilot pode ser gerenciado por meio de contas pessoais com o GitHub Copilot Individual ou por meio de contas da organização com GitHub Copilot Business.

About GitHub Copilot Business

GitHub Copilot is an AI-powered coding assistant that helps developers write code faster. GitHub Copilot is available through GitHub personal accounts with GitHub Copilot Individual or through organization accounts with GitHub Copilot Business.

With Copilot Business, you can manage access to GitHub Copilot for organizations. Once you grant an organization access to GitHub Copilot, the administrators of that organization can grant access to individuals and teams. For more information, see "Managing Copilot Business."

GitHub Copilot is available as an extension in Visual Studio Code, Visual Studio, Vim, Neovim, the JetBrains suite of IDEs, and Azure Data Studio. For more information on using GitHub Copilot in Visual Studio Code, Visual Studio, Vim, Neovim, and JetBrains, see "Getting started with GitHub Copilot." For more information on using GitHub Copilot in Azure Data Studio, see GitHub Copilot extension in Microsoft Learn.

Note: Copilot Business does not retain any Prompts or Suggestions.

Understanding the differences between Copilot Business and Copilot Individual

Copilot IndividualCopilot Business
Pricing$10 USD per month
$100 USD per year
$19 USD per user per month
Types of GitHub accountsPersonal accountsOrganization or enterprise accounts
Blocks suggestions matching public code
Plugs right into your editor
Offers multi-line function suggestions
Organization-wide policy management
Exclude specified files
Audit logs
HTTP proxy support via custom certificates

For more information about proxy support with custom certificates, see "Configuring network settings for GitHub Copilot".

Enabling and setting up Copilot Business

To use Copilot Business, you need to set up a subscription for your organization account. For more information, see "Managing your GitHub Copilot subscription for your organization."

After setting up a subscription, you can enable GitHub Copilot for organizations. For more information, see "Enabling and setting up GitHub Copilot Business."

About billing for Copilot Business

Copilot Business subscriptions are billed monthly, based on the number of GitHub Copilot seats assigned to users within your organization. For more information, see "About billing for GitHub Copilot."

Requesting or granting access to GitHub Copilot Business

Organization members can request access to GitHub Copilot Business from their organization's owners.

Submitting a request for GitHub Copilot Business

As a member of an organization, you can request access to GitHub Copilot Business from your organization's owners. This can be done in a couple of different ways:

Managing requests for GitHub Copilot Business

As an owner of an organization, you can manage requests for GitHub Copilot Business from your organization's settings. Additionally, GitHub sends you a weekly email with a summary of all pending requests.

  1. In the upper-right corner of, select your profile photo, then click Your organizations.

    Screenshot of the dropdown menu under @octocat's profile picture. "Your organizations" is outlined in dark orange.

  2. Under "Organizations", next to the name of your organization, click Settings.

  3. In the "Access" section of the sidebar, click Requests from members.

  4. To accept the request and grant the member access to GitHub Copilot Business, click Buy Copilot Business.

All requests for GitHub Copilot Business are grouped together under "Copilot Business."

About privacy for GitHub Copilot Business

You have the ability to manage and make choices regarding the collection, retention, and processing of your data, allowing you to maintain control over your privacy while using GitHub Copilot Business.

What data does GitHub Copilot Business collect?

GitHub Copilot Business utilizes data from file content and additional sources to enhance its functionality. This data collection process is aimed at improving the service and involves the gathering and analysis of certain information.

User Engagement Data

When you use GitHub Copilot, it collects information about your interactions with the IDE or editor. This includes actions like accepting or dismissing suggestions, as well as general usage data and error information. The purpose of collecting this data is to measure metrics such as latency and feature engagement. Some of this information may include personal data, but it is stored in a way that does not directly identify you.


A Prompt refers to the contextual information that the GitHub Copilot extension sends when you pause typing while working on a file, or when you open the GitHub Copilot pane. These Prompts are only sent in real time. GitHub Copilot Business does not retain Prompts.


After receiving and processing a Prompt, the AI-model generates one or more lines of proposed text known as Suggestions. These Suggestions are then transmitted back to the GitHub Copilot extension. Suggestions are only sent in real-time. GitHub Copilot Business does not retain Suggestions.

How is the data in GitHub Copilot Business used and shared?

User Engagement Data is used by GitHub and Microsoft to provide the service and to enable improvements.

  • Evaluating GitHub Copilot: The impact of GitHub Copilot on users is assessed by measuring its positive effects and benefits.
  • Fine-tuning ranking and sorting algorithms: The data helps in the optimization and improvement of algorithms used for ranking and sorting suggestions, thereby enhancing the overall user experience.
  • Detecting abuse and policy violations: The data is examined to investigate and identify any potential misuse or violation of the Acceptable Use Policies associated with GitHub Copilot.
  • Conducting experiments and research: The data is used for conducting experiments and research related to developers and their utilization of developer tools and services. This aids in gaining valuable insights into user behavior and preferences.

How can users of GitHub Copilot Business control use of their data?

User Engagement Data, including pseudonymous identifiers and general usage data, is necessary for the use of GitHub Copilot and will continue to be collected, processed, and shared with Microsoft when you use GitHub Copilot.

GitHub Copilot Business does not retain any Prompts or Suggestions.

For more information about privacy for GitHub Copilot Business, see the "The GitHub Copilot Trust Center."

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