The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was approved on April 14, 2016, by the European Parliament and went into effect as of May 25, 2018. The GDPR is a regulation on the collection and processing of information related to an individual residing within the European Union (EU).
The GDPR’s six key principles, as detailed in Article 5 of the legislation, include:
At Rise, we value our worldwide customer base, your individuality, and your right to privacy. As outlined in our security white paper, Rise employs a holistic approach to security. We welcome the GDPR as an opportunity to deepen our commitment to data protection.
For the GDPR, we are considered processors for the data we collect from you, the controller. As a processor, Rise commits that data put in our care by EU data subjects is:
As a cloud-based learning platform, the protection of our customers’ information and their users’ privacy is of utmost importance. We will continually invest in the security of Rise by employing an experienced security team and utilizing the most robust tools available for monitoring and mitigating threats. In addition, the Rise security team will comply with GDPR requirements around security incident notifications.
We engage carefully vetted sub-processors for specific purposes necessary to operate Articulate services. We require that each sub-processor sign and adhere to a Data Processing Agreement (DPA), reflecting our commitment and that of our vendors to take the individual’s right to data privacy seriously.
We’ve invested in the following areas to comply with GDPR:
To comply with EU data protection laws around international data transfer mechanisms, we self-certify under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.
Providing you with control over Rise’s collection, retention, and usage of your data is a key component of the GDPR. The following methods describe the controls available to data subjects:
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about our GDPR compliance.