File uploading, storage, processing, and delivery — secure by design

We understand that security and privacy are vital when handling files and user data. While the default Uploadcare setup is already secure, we offer some advanced features to give you even more control over your content.

Control who and when can upload and access content

Secure Uploading

Allow incoming traffic by authorized users only. A time-limited token is required along with the upload request.

Signed uploads

Secure Delivery

Create secure links with expiration that can be opened with a time-limited signature only, generated on a backend.

Authenticated URLs

Search Engine Indexing

Restrict search engines to analyze and index content in your project for global search: image and text.

Make it yours


Use your own domain for CDN links to your files stored with Uploadcare (e.g., instead of It avoids file delivery issues caused by an overzealous VPN/Firewall and hides Uploadcare name for end users.

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Custom uploading CNAMEs

Upload and social CNAMEs can be used to replace the default upload and social API endpoints. It avoids file uploading problems behind an overzealous VPN/Firewall and hides Uploadcare name for end users.

Custom OAuth

Ask your users to give permissions to your company, not Uploadcare, when they upload files from cloud sources. End users might not know about Uploadcare and it’ll remove users' confusion.

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Built-in security

For purposes of keeping customer and end-user data safe and secure, Uploadcare is committed to complying with industry-standard privacy and security measures, as well as with all applicable data privacy and security laws and regulations.

Security whitepaper


  • GDPR (EU Model Clauses), CCPA
  • HIPAA-compliant environment (request BAA)
  • Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA) policy
  • SOC2 Type II (in progress)