Data privacy regulations are complex, vary from country to country, and impose stringent requirements. When choosing a SaaS solution , businesses should select one that enables customers to comply with their data protection obligations and protect the privacy of their data. With Annex Cloud, you gain leading privacy functionality and practices that enable you to meet your privacy obligations.
Annex Cloud founded our privacy program on strict policies and procedures regarding access to and the use, disclosure, and transfer of customer data. The core of our privacy program is that Annex Cloud employees do not access, use, disclose, or transfer customer data unless it is in accordance with a contractual agreement or at the direction of the customer.
As data protection issues and global laws continue to evolve and become increasingly complex, Annex Cloud understands the importance of a privacy program The Annex Cloud Privacy and Compliance team, led by our Head of Information Security , manages the privacy program and monitors its effectiveness. He is responsible for:
Privacy and data protection require year-round vigilance, and we’re strongly committed to protecting the personal data of our customers and employees.
We’ve embedded a holistic privacy program into our services, from initial design through release. This program, built on our philosophy of Privacy by Design, guides how we develop products and operate our services.
We provide transparency into the geographical regions where our customers’ data is stored and processed.
Annex Cloud and our customers must comply with various global privacy laws and regulations. Common privacy principles throughout jurisdictions include notice, choice, access, use, disclosure, and security. Our application is designed to allow you to achieve differentiated configurations so you can meet your country’s specific laws.
The EU data privacy landscape has changed significantly due to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which took effect on May 25, 2018. The GDPR has harmonized the patchwork of data protection laws in Europe. Annex Cloud is confident that we can continue to process our customers’ personal data in alignment with the GDPR, and we are monitoring guidance that EU supervisory authorities issue on the subject. If any changes are required, we will move quickly to address them.
Annex Cloud evaluated GDPR requirements and evaluated our numerous privacy and security practices to ensure compliance with the GDPR from day one.
The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) took effect on January 1, 2020. Annex Cloud reviewed all its Privacy APIs and processes to ensure compliance and is confident that we can continue to process our customers data in alignment with the CCPA, while continuing to monitor guidance by supervisory authorities and move quickly if any changes are required.