Petra Software has been committed to data privacy since launched and we welcome the new regulations. We will do our part to ensure that all our customers are GDPR compliant.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
In April 2016, the European Union approved a new data protection regulation which effected on May 25, 2018. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and local law and regulations across the EU/EEA. It contains some of the most sweeping changes to data protection regulation in Europe, and is designed to reinforce individual rights to privacy and harmonize laws across Europe pertaining to data storage and use.
Our Customer Commitment
We are well prepared for the upcoming GDPR changes with a strong set of organizational and technical security measures. Petra Software has been working from the start with personal data protection in mind, and we pride ourselves.
For the cloud services we provide to our customers and their end users, Petra Software is what both existing and new EU regulation defines as a “data processor”. As a data processor we do not decide the purpose or lawfulness of the processing. Rather, we process data on our customers’ behalf. The GDPR regulations force stricter requirements upon all processors of data. We will fully comply with these requirements for all of our services.
We have worked to analyze the new requirements and make the necessary changes in our services and internal workflows.
In the next few months, we will provide you with documentation, contract addenda and suggested protocols that you may need to prove your compliance. On our side, we expect to be fully compliant well in time for the new regulations.
As a part of our commitment to GDPR, you can expect Petra Software to:
Ensure organizational and technical security for all services.
Assist with documentation to demonstrate compliance and keep users informed.
Provide new contract addendum that comply with GDPR requirements for Data Processing Agreements (DPA)
Offer support when your users exercise their data subject rights.
For a complete overview of what we’re doing for GDPR Compliance.