On May 25, 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaced the 1995 EU Data Protection Directive (European Directive 95/46/EC). US Signal Company, L.L.C. (US Signal) is committed to GDPR compliance across its relevant service offerings. US Signal’s Executive Security Team has a Data Protection Officer (DPO) that leads US Signal’s GDPR compliance initiative. The DPO has an internal team made up of cross-functional stakeholders tasked with maintaining US Signal’s GDPR readiness. US Signal’s ongoing compliance efforts include:
Contractual Commitments Suppliers, partners and customers utilizing or intending to utilize US Signal Services with data that is subject to protection under the GDPR are required to discuss the compliance requirements with US Signal. These requirements include, but are not limited to, data assessments, data mapping, and execution of a Data Protection Addendum (DPA) under which US Signal will be a Processor and Customer will be the Controller as defined under the GDPR.
Cross-Border Data Transfer In addition to ensuring US Signal contractual commitments, policies, procedures and supplemental documentation meet the requirements to legally transfer data from the EU to the United States under applicable law, US Signal offers the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) to our customers. US Signal has certified itself under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.
Employee Training and Awareness All US Signal employees complete data privacy and security training. In addition to this training, US Signal conducts ongoing awareness initiatives on a variety of topics, including data protection, security, and privacy.
US Signal Partners and Customers Compliance with the GDPR requires a partnership between US Signal and our partners and customers in their use of applicable US Signal services. In this context, US Signal generally will act as a data Processor, as defined by the GDPR, and our partners and customers generally will act as the data Controllers. It is important that any partner or customer notify US Signal if it intends to use US Signal Services with data that is subject to protection under the GDPR. To contact US Signal, please email [email protected].
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