Roles and permissions

About roles and permissions in Unity Cloud

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To control access to an organization and that organization's projects, you can assign different user types and roles to organization and project members.

Within an organization and a project:

The user type represents a member's default permissions. The role represents a member's additional permissions.

User types and roles

User are assigned permissions to a seat at an organizational level. These roles include Owner (billable), Manager, User, and Guest.  

Project roles are assigned permissions to a seat that are specific to projects. For example, a Unity Cloud Pro user could be a Viewer for one project and a Contributor in a different project.

User types

Organization-level access

Organization OwnerOrganization ManagerOrganization UserGuest
View organization members
View organization settings
View projects
Add and remove members✓ (except Owner)
Edit organization settings
Manage organization-level add-on roles for members
Create projects
Archive and unarchive projects
Transfer projects
Set up notifications
Manage finance and billing settings
Manage subscription settings
Sign up for Unity Gaming Services

Project - level access

Project OwnerProject ManagerProject User
Access financial and billing information
Access and edit everything across all projects
View project environments
Create, view, and delete environments
Add and remove project icons
Manage project-level add-on roles for members
View project settings
Edit project settings
Enable services
View project services
Access and edit all project services
Archive and unarchive projects
Transfer projects
Set up notifications
Manage finance and billing settings
Manage subscription settings
Sign up for Unity Gaming Services

Roles

An Owner or Manager can:

  • At the organization level, assign a role to an organization member. This grants the organization member access to the data and services of all projects that require this specific role. Within a project, the member's role is labeled Inherited from the organization.
  • At the project level, assign a role to a project member. This grants the project member access to the data and services of this specific project only. Within the project, the member's role is labeled Individual Grant.