The General Info Safety Regulation (GDPR) is upon us! Hopefully this spells the final of businesses you have hardly ever listened to of desperately trying to get you to simply click a button in an email!
At Zamzar we aren’t fascinated in making use of your knowledge as a marketing commodity, and we hardly ever have been. We wrote final month about the tough function we have been carrying out to prolong the knowledge defense steps we presently take to increase extra safeguards for your knowledge.
Now we are pleased to announce that we have accomplished the actions vital for whole GDPR compliance.
What actions has Zamzar taken?
We have taken a range of steps to maximize defense for your knowledge – here’s a summary of the critical points:
> Strengthened protection for your knowledge
We have taken a range of actions to additional make improvements to how we protected your knowledge. At the start out of the yr we turned on protected HTTPS encryption for all end users of the principal Zamzar site, and extra not too long ago we have switched lots of of our inner services to encrypt your knowledge when it is “at rest” (i.e. stored) in just our infrastructure.
> Rigorously reviewed our 3rd social gathering distributors
We use a range of 3rd social gathering services to transform your files and have taken the option to evaluation every single of their knowledge methods to ensure they offer contractual ensures for maintaining your knowledge secure.
> Dropped personalised advertising and marketing in the EU
We have taken the determination to quit serving personalised advertising and marketing to anyone making use of Zamzar’s principal site from the EU. Ads will still be served, but no personalised knowledge will be shared with 3rd social gathering advertisers.
> Up-to-date Guidelines
We have up to date our Conditions of Provider and Privacy Guidelines to offer in-depth info on how we access, approach and deal with your knowledge, who we share it with it and what actions we take to protected it. We have also designed our Cookie Guidelines clearer (see our Web and API versions).
> Made readily available a Info Processing Settlement (DPA)
We have place collectively a typical “Data Processing Agreement” (DPA) which you can signal if you use Zamzar’s services to approach knowledge for your possess consumers. Electronic mail us at [email protected] if you’d like a duplicate of this agreement.
What does this indicate for YOU?
The actions we have taken will ensure that when you use our services you will have even more robust ensures that your knowledge is secured. You can check to see what knowledge we retail store, how prolonged we retail store it for, who we share it with and crucially what your rights are in relation to it.
We have professional-actively utilized most of these steps to all consumers (not just EU citizens).
What do you have to have to do?
You do not have to have to take any explicit actions to carry on making use of Zamzar, but must evaluation our new Conditions and Privacy insurance policies so that you are knowledgeable of how we deal with your knowledge.
If you use our site (at https://www.zamzar.com)
If you use our Developer API (at https://builders.zamzar.com)
If you use Zamzar as a “Data Processor”
If you use our services to approach your possess client knowledge the GDPR needs you to signal a “Data Processing Agreement” with us. If you signed up for an account to use our services before 25th May possibly we offer a typical Addendum that you can signal – just email us at [email protected] to request a duplicate. If you signed up soon after that date check out our typical DPA agreements for the Web Application and API.
Continue to have questions?
If you have any questions about Zamzar and GDPR do enable us know by emailing us at [email protected] and we’ll get back to you.
This is just the starting …
Guarding your knowledge is a journey and it doesn’t conclude with an arbitrary deadline. Tomorrow we’ll be back operating tough to offer you with astounding file conversion services and having actions to continue maintaining your knowledge secure and protected.
The Zamzar Workforce.