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data processing

the organization and processing of information in a business. The use of COMPUTERS to store data (see DATA STORAGE) and to undertake routine data processing activities such as recording purchases, sales, payroll etc. can save time, improve recording accuracy and reduce staffing costs. See INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, LOCAL AREA NETWORK.
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Both "data controllers" and "data processors" have obligations under the GDPR, and data subjects can bring actions directly against either or both of those parties.
We should not forget the smaller data controllers like your neighbourhood garbage collecting company or security agency that possess private information about you.DATA PROCESSORSThe second key actors are data processors.
This documentation must be available for viewing by the parties concerned (presumably, including data subjects), as well as the Authority, any data processors, and the data controller itself.
For example a retailer that hires a human resources company to handle payroll and other functions is the data controller, while the human resources company is the data processor.
Article 28 in the GDPR says that data controllers shall only use data processors with sufficient policies and procedures to fulfill the GDPR's privacy rights where data about them is stored.
For instance, if a company sells widgets to consumers and uses an email automation company to email customers on its behalf and track their engagement activity data, the widget company is the data controller, and the email automation company is the data processor. "Generally speaking, the GDPR treats the data controller as the principal party for responsibilities such as collecting consent, managing consent-revoking, enabling right to access, etc.
* Post execution, the app monitors contractual commitments and tracks data processor obligations to ensure the highest level of compliance, enabling data controllers and processors to demonstrate the strength and efficacy of their approach.
The new agreement follows the two organizations' recent partnership enabling AuditLink, the audit and compliance division of Grand Rapids, Mich.-based CU*Answers, a 100% credit union-owned core data processor. The CUSO plans to use Rampart, the Fortress Plus system, to provide comprehensive fraud management and prevention services.
So they recruit sexy data processor Frankie (Emma Rigby) and head to Miami where they plan a diamond heist that involves impersonating a billionaire sultan.
Jo Smith, a 35-year-old data processor from Allesley, Coventry, will set o for Vietnam and Cambodia in February 2015 to raise money for Care International UK.
* Science Data Processor (SDP) The Science Data Processor (SDP) consortium will focus on the design of the computing hardware platforms, software, and algorithms needed to process science data from the correlator or non-imaging processor into science data products.