ContentStudio & GDPR
The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is a piece of legislation passed to strengthen and ensure the data protection laws of individuals living in the EU. This came into effect on May 25, 2018. ContentStudio is committed to comply with all regulations laid down in the GDPR
Who Does GDPR apply to?
The GDPR law applies to all those service providers and organizations that process the “personal data” of EU citizens, regardless of the fact that the company has physical presence in the EU or not. Personal information may include name, email address, credit card number etc.
How does the GDPR apply to ContentStudio and its users
ContentStudio is a social media management and content marketing platform that allows its users to publish user-generated content on social media and blog channels. This content might contain the user's personal information if they choose to share it. Hence the GDPR applies to both ContentStudio and its user in different capacities.
The GDPR recognises the organizations as “data processors” and clients as “Data controllers. The customers use the content that they process through ContentStudio and the platform through its social channel connections publishes that content.
Measures taken by ContentStudio to be GDPR Compliant
As a company ContentStudio ensures privacy protection practices throughout the company. We continuously improve and update the changes imparted by the social media networks we integrate with. Our team members are given privacy and security training.
We respect the and uphold the data protection laws and strive to embed them in the very culture of our company.
How to Enter into a Data Processing Addendum (DPA) with ContentStudio
ContentStudio offers a GDPR Data Processing Addendum to aid you or your organization in the compliance process. Simply request a DPA by sending us an email with your organization name and plan details to firstname.lastname@example.org. Once you receive the DPA, sign and return us a copy to be added to your existing ContentStudio agreement.
How does ContentStudio standout from other social media management tools
Contentstudio is a USA based company, a country that provides adequate data protection. We adhere to and abide by data protection laws for the safety and privacy protection of our customers. ContentStudio has the added advantage of being based in a country with strong data protection laws.