Microsoft Azure GDPR resources: Unmatched focus on customer compliance needs
In June 2017, we alerted you via blog post that if you have GDPR questions, Azure has answers. Through a variety of listening channels, we have collected customer GDPR feedback, and have embarked in earnest on delivering the right content to customers. As part of our unwavering commitment to GDPR compliance, Azure has been busy producing collateral to help customers with their GDPR compliance needs. Azure is unmatched in the industry when it comes to addressing customers GDPR requirements, and we encourage customers to refer to the resources below when looking for GDPR answers.
1. Contractual commitment in the Online Services Terms via the inclusion of GDPR terms.
- The GDPR requires that a controller only use a processor that guarantees it will “implement appropriate technical and organizational measures” such that the rights of data subjects are protected and the processing requirements of the GDPR are satisfied. In the context of Azure, Microsoft is a processor and its customer is the controller. The contract agreement also covers Microsoft’s role as a subprocessor as explained in GDPR Terms (Attachment 4).
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