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We highly recommend creating a security awareness policy, to ensure personal data protection for both your business and its customers.

“No customer data is authorised in our internal tools. That is part of OVHcloud’s privacy awareness culture. Everyone at every level knows that our users’ data is confidential.”

Julien Levrard, CISO, OVHcloud

Data sovereignty is a core value of OVHcloud. Over the years, we have fostered a company culture that respects this value, and raises awareness of the importance of securing both personal and customer data.

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We asked our security experts for some practical tips regarding data protection, and OVHcloud’s privacy awareness culture. Over the course of this discussion, they explained the range of measures put in place to implement and enforce this data protection awareness policy at OVHcloud:

  • the role and importance of the DPO and the CISO
  • raising awareness among both teams and management
  • the establishment of a global corporate culture
  • concrete actions to maintain a high level of security

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Privacy Awareness

Privacy Awareness Culture or Data Protection Awareness Policy

As digital transformation continues to develop, major changes are being made to data management. The ongoing protection of this information is now a huge challenge for companies and governments alike. At OVHcloud, we work hard to provide our customers and partners with secure, reliable solutions. We also maintain an optimal level of security for retaining and storing this data, as well as our employees’ data.

(1) If accepted, the data communicated via this form will be collected by OVH SAS acting as a data controller. It may be transmitted solely for the purposes described below to other entities of the OVH group, and to subcontractors acting in the name of, on behalf of and at the direction of OVH. In this case, OVH SAS ensures that a sufficient protection mechanism is in place. As such, data transfers to entities of the OVH group located outside the European Union are governed by OVH’s binding company rules. The data is processed for a period of 36 months with your consent, in order to provide you with offers concerning the infrastructures, products and services offered by the OVH group.

You have rights of access, rectification, deletion, limitation, portability and opposition on legitimate grounds for any personal data concerning you. You may also exercise your right to withdraw consent at any time. To exercise these rights, please send your request via our dedicated form, or directly to the partner concerned if applicable. If you have contacted us and believe that your data protection rights and privacy have not been respected, you can submit a complaint to the competent supervisory authority. To find out more about the OVHcloud personal data protection policy, click here.