Checklist for selecting a cloud provider

You should consider this when choosing a provider -– with ProfitBricks you always remain master of the processing and use of the data. ProfitBricks guarantees you the neccessary level of privacy.

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Warranty data protection according to German law checkmark checkmark ×
The cloud provider must comply with data protection guidelines, which the cloud user is subject to checkmark checkmark ×
For data transmission: legal basis §28 I 1BDSG checkmark checkmark ×
For data transmission: agreement checkmark checkmark ×
For data processing: Written agreement between cloud users and cloud Provider according to § 11 II BDSG and with minimum content according to § 11 II BDSG: checkmark checkmark ×
Description of the subject and duration of the contract checkmark checkmark ×
Name of the collection, processing and use of personal data checkmark checkmark ×
Determination of the exact location of the processing of personal data at the cloud provider including the technical and organizational processing environment checkmark checkmark ×
Dealing with claims of the affected person for the correction, blocking and deletion of personal data checkmark checkmark ×
Observance of §§11 IV BDSG checkmark checkmark ×
Definition or prohibition of any subcontracting checkmark checkmark ×
Rights of the cloud user checkmark checkmark ×
Authority of the cloud user checkmark checkmark ×
Return or delete data after completion of the order checkmark checkmark ×
Transmission and order processing: storage and processing of personal data: checkmark checkmark checkmark
Within the Member States of the EU or a contracting state of the EEA checkmark checkmark checkmark
Or outside the EU or a contracting state of the EEA if an appropriate level of data protection can be ensured by: checkmark checkmark checkmark
  » Decision of the EU comission checkmark checkmark checkmark
  » Accession to 'Safe Harbour Agreement' checkmark checkmark checkmark
  » EU standard contractual clauses checkmark checkmark checkmark
  » Authorization of the supervisory authority checkmark checkmark checkmark
No involvement of subcontractors who can't manage the requirement for the processing of personal data checkmark checkmark ×
Control rights of the customer for the processing of the personal data in order to protect the data checkmark checkmark ×
On-site inspection checkmark checkmark ×
Testimony of an independent expert checkmark checkmark ×
For order data processing: Control right of the supervisory authority responsible for the cloud user checkmark checkmark ×
Data processing: The cloud user has directives to the cloud provider. checkmark checkmark ×
The relevant legal requirements for the cloud user must be adhered to by the provider. checkmark checkmark ×