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Contrary to popular belief, GDPR is not an unreasonable legal imposition, rather it is an important right for EU Individuals as well as an opportunity for organizations to deepen their commitment to data privacy and protection of all personal data.

GDPR becomes legally enforceable on May 25, 2018 and applies to everyone involved in the processing of data about individuals in the European Union (EU), regardless of whether the organization is located within the EU.

OwnBackup has always been committed to customer data protection.

Ever since OwnBackup’s founding, data privacy and protection has been designed as the core to what we do. Therefore, it has been a natural progression for us to support GDPR. OwnBackup is committed to helping its customers fully comply by the May 25, 2018 enforcement deadline.

Everywhere we turn, we see more recitations of GDPR articles, yet there is very little in terms of practical interpretations and application of the regulation available for Controllers. As a Processor, with a large number of global Controllers as our customers, we have distilled pragmatic approaches to GDPR Controller compliance that can be actioned immediately. We are sharing this practical advice over the next few months to protect EU Data Subject information, particularly within SaaS data backups. GDPR does not clearly articulate obligations for the SaaS data backup and archiving space, yet these are still held to the overarching obligations of the GDPR.

We thought we’d share our approach as it pertains to the cloud backup and recovery space and how we empower our customers as well as support the critical rights of EU citizens.

View the “GDPR Right to be Forgotten - Compliance for your Backups” webinar recording and learn as we talk through the ins and outs of maintaining immutable backups while supporting crucial rights of EU Data Subjects.

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Find out more about OwnBackup’s GDPR data protection solution and answers to some of the most commonly asked questions we’ve received on our GDPR page.

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