On the 25thof May 2018 the European data protection legislation that replaces the existing 1995 EU Data Protection Directive will come into force. This legislation is known as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
GDPR strengthens the rights that individuals have regarding personal data relating to them and seeks to unify data protection laws across Europe, regardless of where that data is processed.
Where Nimbus Hosting acts as a Data Processor
For the purpose of the GDPR regulation Nimbus Hosting Ltd will act as a data processor for any data that has been provided, uploaded or transferred to our servers. Any client uploading this data will be classed as the data controller.
Where Nimbus Hosting acts as a Data Controller
For the purpose of the GDPR regulation Nimbus Hosting Ltd will act as the data controller for any data that was provided during the ordering and general account management process. This includes any data held for marketing purposes.
Data Physical Locations
Data provided to Nimbus Hosting is stored solely in the UK at the following locations.
Primary Data Centre
Secondary Data Centre
Welwyn Garden City
Personal Data Digital Location
Type of Data
GDPR legislation applies to any data that can identity a living person including but not limited to email address, postal address and phone number.
Data Processing Agreements
Any data you delete from our servers will be deleted immediately or should you have backups then within 30 days. On cancellation of services, data will be destroyed within a maximum period of 180 days. Any customer data may be retained for up to 6 years to satisfactory legal obligations. Should you sign up to a STORM demo we will delete your data after 30 days of your last login. Nimbus Hosting may keep your email address on file should you opt into our marketing materials.
Under GDPR it is the responsibility of the data controller (the Nimbus Hosting client) to report a data breach to the Information Commission although Nimbus Hosting, as the data processor, will assist in the breach notification.
A living person or individual
The organisation that collects and determines how the information will be processed, i.e. a Nimbus Hosting client.
An organisation that receives information from the data controller, i.e. Nimbus Hosting Ltd.
Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
Information that can identify a living individual
The authority responsible for enforcing the regulation within a specific territory. In the UK it will be the Information Commission’s Office (ICO).
The rights that empower the individual.
Intentional or accidental loss / damage to information.