GDPR

GDPR Compliance

Everything you need to know about Post Affiliate Pro’s GDPR compliance

Post Affiliate Pro is committed to privacy, security, compliance and transparency. This approach includes supporting our customers’ compliance with EU data protection requirements, including those set out in the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), which becomed enforceable on May 25, 2018.

What is GDPR?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) is a regulation by which the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission intend to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU).

To Whom Does The GDPR Apply?

One way in which the personal data of an EU citizen could be collected while using Post Affiliate Pro is when you build a database of contacts, their information, and business dealings with them (i.e. a CRM system). Not all customers will be “data subjects”, as data subjects are only individuals. Some of your customers may be businesses or government organizations, which the GDPR does not apply to.

Is Post Affiliate Pro GDPR Compliant?

Yes, Post Affiliate Pro is fully compiant with the new regulation. Several strategies were prepared and undertaken in order to meet all the required criteria, which became enforceable in May 2018.

More GDPR FAQs

Additional Security Measures

HTTPS Encryption

All Post Affiliate Pro hosted accounts run over a secure connection using the HTTPS protocol. Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is the secure version of HTTP, the protocol over which data is sent between your browser and the website that you are connected to. It means all communication between your browser and Post Affiliate Pro is encrypted, including your chat and email communication.

API Security

Post Affiliate Pro REST API is restricted to accredited users based on username and password or username and API tokens.

Features / Functionality To Assist You With GDPR Compliance Program

Post Affiliate Pro provides customers the option to delete Service Data that may contain personal data, such as profiles, commissions, IP addresses, logs, and other data in active Post Affiliate Pro accounts.

Affiliate Account & Associated Data Deletion

Post Affiliate Pro currently supports the deletion of affiliate profile information for Merchant type users in the Affiliate Manager view. When clicked on Delete, all tracked data about an affiliate are deleted immediately.

Additional Resources

Do You Have Questions?

Contact us at support@postaffiliatepro.com

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