Protecting Your Data Privacy and Security
As of May 25, 2018, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became fully enforceable across the European Union (EU). We are taking important steps to become GDPR compliant as we value the data of our users irrespective of their geographical location. GDPR compliance is also not restricted to only EU companies.
This page outlines important details of GDPR, as well as the steps Uptime.com has taken to become compliant.
What Do You Need to Know About GDPR?
Your Personal Data
Uptime.com complies with the GDPR definition of personal data as: identifiable data that relates to an individual either directly or indirectly. Some examples include names and email addresses of users in an Uptime.com account.
How Uptime.com is Safeguarding Your Information
Uptime.com has taken several important steps in GDPR compliance:
- We have created training internally to raise awareness throughout every level of our organization,
- We have appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO) to govern our compliance with GDPR, and have instituted a Personal Data Protection system to document our collection and usage of data customers have entrusted to us.
- We have assessed our third-party providers, sub-contractors, and partners to ensure we are working with partners who actively address the security and privacy needs outlined here.
- We have appointed privacy champions for all teams, and have created internal communication channels to facilitate continued knowledge building and training.
|GDPR Obligation||Uptime.com Status||Major Accomplishments|
|Data Protection/ Security||✓||
Established a process of obtaining consent, managing personally identifiable data, and outlining incident management procedures
|Data Subject Rights||✓||Defined and enacted processes for data retention and erasure|
|Data Management||✓||Conducting impact assessments and data protection audits to monitor observance of GDPR policies|
|Awareness and Training||✓||Company wide training and data controls to ensure compliance and reduce risk|
|Data Breach Notification||✓||Established an annual report about GDPR, and the state of personal data protection company wide|
Uptime.com is firmly committed to protecting the data you entrust to us. Uptime.com products and services meet the principles of privacy by design and default as outlined in Article 25 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Adherence to these standards means our products have appropriate privacy and security features embedded within their design, and that Uptime.com capably supports the data subject rights called out in the GDPR.
Data Processing Agreement
You may download & execute our presigned data processing agreement if necessary for your organization.