This Data Processing Agreement ("Agreement" or “ DPA”) forms part of any contract for Services with us (the "Principal Agreements", if any). It also applies to the use of our Services (whether paid or not) by organisations.
We periodically update this Agreement. If we do update it, you will be informed of any modification by email.
By using our Services you acknowledge that you’ve read and accepted this Agreement. Your continued use will constitute a continuing acceptance of this Agreement as amended by us from time to time.
B. Your company wishes to subcontract certain Services (as defined below), which imply the processing of personal data, to Edge Church International Limited, acting as a Data Processor (the "Processor").
C. The parties seek to implement a data processing agreement that complies with the requirements of the current legal framework in relation to data processing and with the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC ( General Data Protection Regulation).
Unless otherwise defined herein, capitalized terms and expressions used in this DPA shall have the following meaning:
Company Personal Data means any Personal Data Processed by a Contracted Processor on Controller's behalf pursuant to or in connection with the Principal Agreement;
Contracted Processor means a Subprocessor;
Data Protection Laws means EU Data Protection Laws and, to the extent applicable, the data protection or privacy laws of any other country;
Data Transfer means:
in each case, where such transfer would be prohibited by Data Protection Laws (or by the terms of data transfer agreements put in place to address the data transfer restrictions of Data Protection Laws);
EEA means the European Economic Area;
EU Data Protection Laws means EU Directive 95/46/EC, as transposed into domestic legislation of each Member State and as amended, replaced or superseded from time to time, including by the GDPR and laws implementing or supplementing the GDPR;
GDPR means EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679;
Services means the Pathways app and any other services we provide from time to time. The Service is described more in detail in Schedule 1.
Subprocessor means any person appointed by or on behalf of Processor to process Personal Data on behalf of Controller in connection with the Agreement.
In this Agreement:
(a) The terms, "Commission", "Controller ", "Data Subject", "Member State", "Personal Data", "Personal Data Breach", " Processing" and "Supervisory Authority" shall have the same meaning as in the GDPR, and their cognate terms shall be construed accordingly;
and unless the context indicates a contrary intention:
(d) the expression "person" includes an individual, the estate of an individual, a corporation, an authority, an association or a joint venture (whether incorporated or unincorporated), a partnership and a trust;
(e) a reference to any party includes that party's executors, administrators, successors and permitted assigns, including any person taking by way of novation and, in the case of a trustee, includes any substituted or additional trustee;
(f) a reference to any statute or to any statutory provision includes any statutory modification or re-enactment of it or any statutory provision substituted for it, and all ordinances, by-laws, regulations, rules and statutory instruments (however described) issued under it;
(h) references to parties, clauses, schedules, exhibits or annexures are references to parties, clauses, schedules, exhibits and annexures to or of this Agreement, and a reference to this Agreement includes any schedule, exhibit or annexure to this Agreement;
This Agreement shall apply to all data processed by the Processor on behalf of the Controller which is expressly covered by the EU Data Protection Laws and GDPR.
Each party will ensure that in the performance of its obligations under this Agreement it will at all times comply with all applicable Data Protection Laws and any other applicable privacy laws and regulations.
as soon as possible after providing any Company Personal Data.
(c) Unless stipulated in this Agreement or agreed elsewhere in writing, the Controller, not the Processor, shall be responsible for all other data Processing in relation to the Personal Data which is not expressly stipulated as the responsibility of the Processor.
(c) The Controller acknowledges and agrees to the processing by the Processor of all of the Controller’s transactional and sales data, which may include ‘Personal Data’ (as defined by applicable Data Protection Laws) for all purposes connected with this Agreement.
Processor shall take reasonable steps to ensure the reliability of any employee, agent or contractor of any Contracted Processor who may have access to Company Personal Data, ensuring in each case that access is strictly limited to those individuals who need to know / access the relevant Company Personal Data, as necessary for the purposes of the Principal Agreement, and to comply with applicable laws in the context of that individual's duties to the Contracted Processor, and taking measures to ensure that, where possible, all such individuals are subject to confidentiality undertakings or professional or statutory obligations of confidentiality.
(a) Taking into account the state of the art, the costs of implementation and the nature, scope, context and purposes of Processing as well as the risk of varying likelihood and severity for the rights and freedoms of natural persons, Processor shall in relation to the Company Personal Data implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to that risk, including, as appropriate, the measures referred to in Article 32(1) of the GDPR.
(c) The Controller acknowledges that any data transmitted over the internet or through any other form of transmission including by telephony or other electronic means cannot be guaranteed to be free from the risk of interception even if transmitted in encrypted form.
The Controller hereby agrees that the Processor may appoint any of its sub-contractors as sub-processors without requiring further consent. Such sub-contractors are deemed to be approved under this clause and the Controller may request a list of such sub-processors from time to time.
(a) Taking into account the nature of the Processing, Processor shall assist Controller by implementing appropriate technical and organisational measures, insofar as this is possible, for the fulfilment of Controller obligations, as reasonably understood by Controller, to respond to requests to exercise Data Subject rights under the Data Protection Laws.
(ii) ensure that it does not respond to that request except on the documented instructions of Controller or as required by applicable laws to which the Processor is subject, in which case Processor shall to the extent permitted by applicable laws inform Controller of that legal requirement before the Contracted Processor responds to the request.
(a) Processor will notify Controller without undue delay upon Processor becoming aware of a Personal Data Breach affecting Company Personal Data, providing Controller with sufficient information to allow Controller to meet any obligations to report or inform Data Subjects of the Personal Data Breach under the Data Protection Laws.
(b) Processor shall cooperate with Controller and take reasonable commercial steps as are directed by Controller to assist in the investigation, mitigation and remediation of each such Personal Data Breach.
Processor shall provide reasonable assistance to Controller with any data protection impact assessments, and prior consultations with supervising authorities or other competent data privacy authorities, which Controller reasonably considers to be required by article 35 or 36 of the GDPR or equivalent provisions of any other Data Protection Law, in each case solely in relation to Processing of Company Personal Data by, and taking into account the nature of the Processing and information available to, the Contracted Processors.
If personal data processed under this Agreement is transferred from a country within the EEA to a country outside the EEA, the parties will take commercially reasonable measures to ensure that the personal data are adequately protected. To achieve this, the Processor may take a number of steps, including (but not limited to):
(a) The Processor shall, within 10 business days of a request from the Controller after termination of this Agreement (the "Request Deadline Date"), delete and procure the deletion of all copies of those Company Personal Data.
(a) Subject to this section 4.3, Processor shall make available to Controller on request all information necessary to demonstrate compliance with this Agreement, and shall allow for and contribute to audits, including inspections, by Controller or an auditor mandated by Controller in relation to the Processing of the Company Personal Data by the Contracted Processors.
(b) Information and audit rights of Controller only arise under section 4.3(a) to the extent that the Agreement does not otherwise give them information and audit rights meeting the relevant requirements of Data Protection Law.
The Processor does not have any control over the Controller’s data protection notices, policies and terms & conditions. The Controller will indemnify and keep the Processor and its affiliates indemnified against all losses, costs, and liabilities and all expenses, including reasonable legal or other professional expenses, suffered or incurred by the Processor arising out of or in connection with any claim in respect of:
or for any other claim, liability or expense which the Processor does not claim sole and exclusive responsibility for under this Agreement.
Each party must keep any information it receives about the other party and its business in connection with this Agreement ( Confidential Information) confidential and must not use or disclose that Confidential Information without the prior written consent of the other party except to the extent that:
All notices and communications given under this Agreement must be in writing and will be sent by email. Controller shall be notified by email sent to the address related to its use of the Service under the Principal Agreement. Processor shall be notified by email sent to the address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Service offered by Edge Church International Limited ("Edge Church"):
Edge Church operates a number of cloud-based church-related applications, including the Pathway application. As part of the Pathway application, various church employees can interact with and monitor the use of members of the general public who allow it.