GDPR Policy

HostMyWebCloud GDPR Policy

At HostMyWebCloud, we are committed to protecting the privacy and security of our customers’ personal data. As part of this commitment, we adhere to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and take all necessary measures to ensure compliance. This policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect personal data in accordance with GDPR principles.

  1. Data Collection and Processing
  • We collect personal data only for specified, explicit, and legitimate purposes related to the services we provide.
  • Personal data is collected lawfully, fairly, and transparently, with the knowledge and consent of the individuals concerned.
  • We only collect personal data that is adequate, relevant, and limited to what is necessary for the purposes for which it is processed.
  • Individuals have the right to access, correct, and request the deletion of their personal data held by HostMyWebCloud.
  1. Data Usage and Disclosure
  • Personal data is used solely for the purpose for which it was collected, and only with the consent of the individual.
  • We do not disclose personal data to third parties unless necessary for the provision of our services, or as required by law.
  • When disclosing personal data to third parties, we ensure that appropriate safeguards are in place to protect the data.
  1. Data Security
  • We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure the security and confidentiality of personal data.
  • Access to personal data is restricted to authorized personnel who have a legitimate need to access it.
  • We regularly review and update our security measures to mitigate risks and protect against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction of personal data.
  1. Data Retention
  • Personal data is retained only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, or as required by law.
  • We have established retention policies and procedures to ensure that personal data is securely deleted when no longer needed.
  1. Data Transfer
  • Personal data may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) only if adequate safeguards are in place to ensure the protection of personal data, as required by GDPR.
  1. Data Breach Notification
  • In the event of a data breach involving personal data, we will notify the relevant supervisory authority and affected individuals without undue delay, as required by GDPR.
  1. Data Protection Officer (DPO)
  • HostMyWebCloud has appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO) responsible for overseeing compliance with GDPR and ensuring the protection of personal data.
  1. Individual Rights
  • Individuals have the right to lodge complaints with the relevant supervisory authority if they believe that their rights under GDPR have been infringed.
  • Individuals have the right to withdraw consent for the processing of their personal data at any time, where consent is the lawful basis for processing.

This GDPR Policy is reviewed regularly and updated as necessary to ensure ongoing compliance with GDPR requirements and any changes in applicable data protection laws and regulations.

Date of Last Review: 13 August 2023

Stanley Chauke

Data Protection Officer, HostMyWebCloud

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