In May 2018, the GDPR replaced the Data Protection Directive, which had been in effect across the European Union (EU) since 1995. The goal of GDPR is to ensure greater protection for the personal information of EU residents. The same is true of the UK version of the GDPR, as it affects its residents.
Why GDPR Is Important
To ensure that the protection of personal data remains a fundamental right for persons within the EU,GDPR aimed to modernize outdated privacy laws. GDPR has the potential to impact any business that collects data on EU residents.
Newfangled is committed to complying with the GDPR and UK GDPR, in addition to the privacy laws of other countries and regions, and to protecting the personal data of people everywhere. We also want to make it easy for our customers to use their forms in compliance with the GDPR.
By using the Insight Engine, our Customers will typically act as the data controller for any personal data made available to the Insight Engine in connection with their use of the Insight Engine's services. The data controller determines the purposes and means of processing personal data, while the data processor processes data on behalf of the data controller.
Data Processing A Data Processing Addendum
, which incorporates the Standard Contractual Clauses set forth by the EU authorities (as they update them from time to time) sets forth our Customer's responsibilities as a Data Controller, as well as Newfangled as the Data Processor. Newfangled utilizes a small list of Subprocessors. The current list is available here
. The DPA is designed to ensure the compliant transfer of personal data outside the EU.
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