European Data Protection Digest

Google Adds Model Clauses to Apps Sales Contracts

ONLINE PRIVACY—EU

June 7, 2012

Google says it will now include model clauses in its apps sales contracts to assure EU customers that it will protect information stored in Google data centres, IDG News Service reports. A company spokesman said this step “will provide our customers with an even wider palette of EU regulatory compliance options,” noting in a blog post that the contracts are “an additional means of meeting the adequacy and security requirements of the European Commission’s Data Protection Directive.”
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