Data Processing Agreements
Customers of Contabo can conclude individual data protection agreements for their Contabo services.
What is a data processing agreement?
A data processing agreement is a contract between Contabo and its customer, which governs the processing of personal data by Contabo on behalf of its customer in accordance with the European Union data protection regulation (GDPR).
- ‘personal data’ means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
- ‘processing’ means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
How can I conclude a data processing agreement?
To create a Data Processing Agreement, you may follow the process in https://my.contabo.com/dpa. Before concluding a data processing agreement you can review its properties and entered data in a preview.
For which types of service can I create a data processing agreement?
You can create a data processing agreement for any service of the following type: Webspace Package, FTP Storage, VPS, VDS, Dedicated Server, Object Storage and Colocation.
Is it mandatory to conclude a data processing agreement?
Data processing agreements are mandatory only under certain circumstances and do apply only to certain (natural or legal) persons. Please visit https://gdpr.eu/tag/chapter-1/ to see whether this applies to you.