Barbara Cosgrove, vice president, chief privacy officer at Workday, announces that Workday has joined the General Assembly of the EU Cloud Code of Conduct, a group of cloud service providers working to demonstrate and assure companies and regulators of their compliance with privacy laws in advance of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
This morning at Workday Rising Europe in Dublin, we announced an enhanced EU support policy enabling customers in our European data centers, whose data is processed and backed up in Europe, to choose to have their data supported only by personnel based in Europe or other countries with data privacy adequacy. Read more from Chano Fernandez.
Jim Shaughnessy, senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary at Workday, explains why now is the time for the U.S. and other countries to adopt privacy laws based on the OECD Fair Information Principles. A law based on the OECD principles will ensure fair treatment of individuals and their personal information, regardless of where they live or with whom they interact.
We're proud to announce Workday is the first company to be certified by TrustArc to the APEC Privacy Recognition for Processors (PRP) System. The PRP System is intended to strengthen privacy protections and trust across the Asia-Pacific region.