SURVEY ADVANTAGE LLC ("SA") IS WILLING TO GRANT YOU RIGHTS TO ESTABLISH AN ACCOUNT AND TO USE THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY THIS SITE ONLY UPON THE CONDITION THAT YOU ACCEPT ALL OF THE TERMS CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT. PLEASE READ THE TERMS CAREFULLY. BY CLICKING ON "I ACCEPT", YOU WILL INDICATE YOUR AGREEMENT WITH THEM. IF YOU ARE ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF A COMPANY OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY OR PERSON, YOUR ACCEPTANCE REPRESENTS THAT YOU HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO BIND SUCH ENTITY OR PERSON TO THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS, OR IF YOU DO NOT HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO BIND YOUR ENTITY OR PERSON, THEN SA IS UNWILLING TO GRANT YOU RIGHTS TO ESTABLISH AN ACCOUNT AND TO USE THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY THIS SITE.
Effective Date: January 1, 2018
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1. Parties. The parties to this legal Agreement are you, and the owner of this surveyadvantage.com website business, SA. If you are not acting on behalf of yourself as an individual, then "you", "your", and "yourself" means your company or organization or the person you are representing. All references to "we", "us", "our", "this website" or "this site" shall be construed to mean this surveyadvantage.com website business and SA.
3. Modification of Agreement. We reserve the right to modify this Agreement at any time by posting an amended Agreement that is always accessible through a link on this site's home page and/or by giving you prior notice of a modification. You should check this Agreement periodically for modifications by scrolling to the bottom of this page for a listing of material modifications and their effective dates. IF ANY MODIFICATION IS UNACCEPTABLE TO YOU, YOUR ONLY RECOURSE IS TO TERMINATE THIS AGREEMENT. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THIS SITE FOLLOWING OUR POSTING OF AN AMENDED AGREEMENT OR PROVIDING YOU NOTICE OF A MODIFICATION WILL CONSTITUTE BINDING ACCEPTANCE.
4. Subscription Eligibility. Subscriptions are not available to minors under the age of 18 years of age and any user that has been suspended or removed from the system.
5. Subscription Services. Subscription services include access to the LoyaltyLoop online customer feedback service described on this site ("Services"). We reserve the right to update and modify the Services from time to time.
6.1 You will be granted authorized login protocols for the Services, and you agree not to use the Services in excess of your authorized login protocols. You agree not to access (or attempt to access) this site by any means other than through the interface we provide, unless you have been specifically allowed to do so in a separate agreement. You agree not to access (or attempt to access) this site through any automated means (including use of scripts or web crawlers), and you agree to comply with the instructions set out in any robots.txt file present on this site.
6.2 You are not authorized to (i) resell, sublicense, transfer, assign, or distribute the site, its Services or content; (ii) modify or make derivative works based upon the site, its Services or content;(iii) "frame" or "mirror" any site, its Services or content on any other server or Internet-enabled device; or (iv) reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble the Services or their enabling software for any purpose.
6.3 You are not authorized to use our Services or servers for the propagation, distribution, housing, processing, storing, or otherwise handling in any way lewd, obscene, or pornographic material, or any other material which we deem to be objectionable. The designation of any such materials is entirely at our sole discretion.
7. Ownership. The material provided on this site and via our Services is protected by law, including, but not limited to, United States copyright law and international treaties. The copyrights and other intellectual property rights in this material are owned by us and/or others. Except for the limited rights granted herein, all other rights are reserved.
8. Confidentiality. You acknowledge our claim that the Services and this site embody logic, design, and coding methodology, which constitute valuable confidential information that is proprietary to us and our licensors ("Confidential Information and Trade Secrets"). You agree (i) to not use or disclose the non-public information regarding the Services except as expressly provided herein, and (ii) to safeguard the right to access the Services and the Site, using the same standard of care which you use for its similar confidential materials, but in no event less than reasonable care.
9. Your Rights Under The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016. Nothing in this Agreement is intended to prohibit you from exercising your rights under the United States Defending Trade Secrets Act of 2016. You have the right to disclose our Confidential Information and Trade Secrets in each of the following circumstances without incurring criminal or civil liability. You may disclose our Confidential Information and Trade Secrets: (i) in confidence to a federal, state or local government entity, or to an attorney, solely for the purpose of reporting a suspected violation of law or in an investigation of a suspected violation of law, or in a legal proceeding under seal, and (ii) you may disclose our Confidential Information and Trade Secrets in a complaint or other document filed in a lawsuit or other proceeding provided that the filing is made under seal. This includes a lawsuit you may file for retaliation by us for your reporting a suspected violation of law to a government entity. You may not otherwise disclose any Confidential Information of Trade Secret except pursuant to a court order.
10. Subscription Term. The term of your subscription shall be specified during the registration process. After the expiration of this term, you may purchase another subscription in accordance with the terms and conditions posted at this site.
11. Termination. You agree that we may terminate your account and access to the Services for cause without prior notice, upon the occurrence of any one of the following: (i) any material breach of this Agreement, including without limitation any failure to pay fees as they become due or any unauthorized use of the site or Services, or (ii) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies. Termination of your account includes (i) removal of access to all Services, and (ii) deletion of your login data, password, and all related information. Further, you agree that all terminations shall be made in our sole discretion, and that we will not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your account or access to Services. If we elect to terminate this Agreement for cause, we may elect, in our sole discretion, not to refund any prepaid fees or other amounts to you.
12. Your Account-Related Responsibilities. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your login ID, password, and any additional information that we may provide regarding accessing your account. If you knowingly share your login ID and password with another person who is not authorized to use the Services, this Agreement is subject to termination for cause. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your login ID, password, or account or any other breach of security.
13. Subscription Fees; Periodic Payment; ROSCA Disclosures.
13.1 You agree to pay subscription fees as specified in the registration process. Payment of subscription fees may be by credit card online at this site, or by any other method approved by us. Fees are non-refundable, unless expressly provided otherwise on this site. If for any reason we are unable to charge your credit card with the full amount of the fees, or if we are charged back for any fee previously charged to your credit card, you agree that we may pursue all available remedies to pursue payment, including without limitation, suspension or termination of your account and rights to all Services from this site.
13.2 In accordance with the Restore Online Shoppers Confidence Act (ROSCA), you hereby authorize SA to charge the credit card used in the registration process, as follows: charges will be for the dollar amount, and for the billing periods that are specified in the registration process. If the credit card authorization fails, we will request updated credit card information. However, if you do not provide updated credit card information that successfully authorizes within 72 hours after notice, we may terminate your account and rights to all Services from this site.
13.3 We will email you a notice after each payment that will also provide you with a simple mechanism for canceling all future payments.
14. Technical Support. We shall answer questions by email and telephone during our normal business hours regarding the use of the Services.
15. Warranty Disclaimers. EXCEPT AS MAY BE PROVIDED IN ANY SEPARATE WRITTEN AGREEMENTS SIGNED BY THE PARTIES, THE SERVICES, CONTENT, AND/OR PRODUCTS ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS-IS", AND NEITHER WE NOR ANY OF OUR LICENSORS MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY WITH RESPECT TO SUCH PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND/OR CONTENT. EXCEPT AS MAY BE PROVIDED IN ANY SEPARATE WRITTEN AGREEMENT SIGNED BY THE PARTIES OR SEPARATE AGREEMENT ORIGINATING FROM THIS SITE, THIS SITE AND ITS LICENSORS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, RELATING TO THIS SITE OR PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND/OR CONTENT ACQUIRED FROM THIS SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, CORRECTNESS, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THIS SITE AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, ITS PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND/OR CONTENT: (A) WILL BE SECURE, TIMELY, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR OPERATE IN COMBINATION WITH ANY OTHER HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, SYSTEM OR DATA, (B) WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS, OR (C) WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THESE DISCLAIMERS CONSTITUTE AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THIS AGREEMENT. NO PURCHASE OR USE OF THE ITEMS OFFERED BY THIS SITE IS AUTHORIZED HEREUNDER EXCEPT UNDER THESE DISCLAIMERS. IF IMPLIED WARRANTIES MAY NOT BE DISCLAIMED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, THEN ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE PERIOD REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW. SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY MAY LAST, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
16. Limitation of Liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL EITHER PARTY'S AGGREGATE LIABILITY EXCEED THE AMOUNTS ACTUALLY PAID BY AND/OR DUE FROM YOU IN THE SIX (6) MONTH PERIOD IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO SUCH CLAIM. IN NO EVENT SHALL EITHER PARTY AND/OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO ANYONE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY TYPE OR KIND (INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA AND/OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS OR ACQUISITION OF DATA, REVENUE, PROFITS, USE OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE) ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE SERVICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY CONTENT OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THE SERVICES OR THIS SITE, ANY INTERRUPTION, INACCURACY, ERROR OR OMISSION, REGARDLESS OF CAUSE, EVEN IF THE PARTY FROM WHICH DAMAGES ARE BEING SOUGHT OR SUCH PARTY'S LICENSORS HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
17. Export Control. This site provides Services and uses software and technology that may be subject to United States export controls administered by the U.S. Department of Commerce, the United States Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control, and other U.S. agencies and the export control regulations of Switzerland and the European Union. The user of this site ("User") acknowledges and agrees that the site and Services shall not be used in, and none of the underlying information, software, or technology may be transferred or otherwise exported or re-exported to, countries to which the United States, Switzerland and/or the European Union maintains an embargo (collectively, "Embargoed Countries"), or to or by a national or resident thereof, or any person or entity on the U.S. Department of Treasury's List of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Department of Commerce's Table of Denial Orders (collectively, "Designated Nationals"). The lists of Embargoed Countries and Designated Nationals are subject to change without notice. By using the Services, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of an Embargoed Country or Designated National. You agree to comply strictly with all U.S., Swiss and European Union export laws and assume sole responsibility for obtaining licenses to export or re-export as may be required.
18. Registration Data. Registration is required for you to establish an account at this site. You agree (i) to provide certain current, complete, and accurate information about you as prompted to do so by our online registration form ("Registration Data"), and (ii) to maintain and update such Registration Data as required to keep such information current, complete and accurate. You warrant that your Registration Data is and will continue to be accurate and current, and that you are authorized to provide such Registration Data. You authorize us to verify your Registration Data at any time. If any Registration Data that you provide is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, we retain the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend or terminate rights to use your account. Solely to enable us to use information you supply us internally, so that we are not violating any rights you might have in that information, you grant to us a nonexclusive license to (i) convert such information into digital format such that it can be read, utilized and displayed by our computers or any other technology currently in existence or hereafter developed capable of utilizing digital information, and (ii) combine the information with other content provided by us in each case by any method or means or in any medium whether now known or hereafter devised.
19. Your Postings And Content.
19.1 If we provide you the opportunity to post or upload your content, we will not treat information that you post or upload as private, or confidential. We have no obligation to monitor posts to this site or to exercise any editorial control over such posts; however, we reserve the right to review such posts and to remove any material that, in our judgment, is not appropriate. Posting, transmitting, promoting, using, distributing or storing content that could subject us to any legal liability, whether in tort or otherwise, or that is in violation of any applicable law or regulation, or otherwise contrary to commonly accepted community standards, is prohibited, including without limitation information and material protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, nondisclosure or confidentiality agreements, or other intellectual property rights, and material that is obscene, defamatory, constitutes a threat, or violates export control laws.
19.2 If we provide you the opportunity to post or upload your content, you retain all rights and ownership to your content. We make no claim of ownership to your content; however, we do need certain rights (a license) to use your content to enable our Services. If you upload or submit your content, you grant to us and any of our affiliated entities a worldwide, perpetual, transferable, assignable, sublicensable, non-exclusive, irrevocable, fully-paid, royalty-free right and license (i) to use for any purpose, reproduce, modify, and create derivative works based on your content, and (ii) to host, publish, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform your content and derivative works in all methods and means of distribution and publication, now known or hereafter developed.
20. Defamation; Communications Decency Act Notice. This site is a provider of "interactive computer services" under the Communications Decency Act, 47 U.S.C. Section 230, and as such, our liability for defamation and other claims arising out of any postings to this site by third parties is limited as described therein. We are not responsible for content or any other information posted to this site by third parties. We neither warrant the accuracy of such postings or exercise any editorial control over such posts, nor do we assume any legal obligation for editorial control of content posted by third parties or liability in connection with such postings, including any responsibility or liability for investigating or verifying the accuracy of any content or any other information contained in such postings.
22. Security. You shall be solely responsible for acquiring and maintaining technology and procedures for maintaining the security of your link to the Internet. We shall implement reasonable and adequate security procedures consistent with prevailing industry standards to protect data from unauthorized access by physical and electronic intrusion; provided, however, unless resulting from our failure to perform the forgoing obligations, you agree that we shall not, under any circumstances, be held responsible or liable for situations (i) where data or transmissions are accessed by third parties through illegal or illicit means, or (ii) where the data or transmissions are accessed through the exploitation of security gaps, weaknesses, or flaws unknown to us at the time. We will promptly report to you any unauthorized access to your data promptly upon discovery by us, and we will use diligent efforts to promptly remedy any breach of security that permitted such unauthorized access. In the event notification to persons included in your data is required, you shall be solely responsible for any and all such notifications at your expense.
23. Notices. We may give notice to you by means of (i) a general notice in your account information, (ii) by electronic mail to your e-mail address on record in your Registration Data, or (iii) by written communication sent by first class mail or pre-paid post to your address on record in your Registration Data. Such notice shall be deemed to have been given upon the expiration of forty eight (48) hours after mailing or posting (if sent by first class mail or pre-paid post) or twelve (12) hours after sending (if sent by email). You may give notice to us (such notice shall be deemed given when received by us) at any time by letter delivered by nationally recognized overnight delivery service or first class postage prepaid mail to us as follows: Survey Advantage LLC, 5700 Post Road, Suite 10, , East Greenwich, RI 02818, in either case, addressed to the attention of "President of the Company". Notices will not be effective unless sent in accordance with the above requirements.
24. Arbitration. By agreeing to arbitration, you understand and agree that you are waiving your rights to maintain other resolution processes, such as a court action or administrative proceeding, to settle your disputes. Except for actions to protect intellectual property rights and to enforce an arbitrator's decision hereunder, all disputes, controversies, or claims arising out of or relating to this Agreement or a breach thereof shall be submitted to and finally resolved by arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association ("AAA") then in effect. There shall be one arbitrator, and such arbitrator shall be chosen by mutual agreement of the parties in accordance with AAA rules. The arbitration shall take place in Providence, Rhode Island, USA, and may be conducted by telephone or online. The arbitrator shall apply the laws of the State of Rhode Island, USA to all issues in dispute. The controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The findings of the arbitrator shall be final and binding on the parties, and may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction for enforcement. Enforcements of any award or judgment shall be governed by the United Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards. Should either party file an action contrary to this provision, the other party may recover attorney's fees and costs up to $1000.00.
25. Jurisdiction and Venue; Applicable Law. The courts of Providence County in the State of Rhode Island, USA and the nearest U.S. District Court in the State of Rhode Island shall be the exclusive jurisdiction and venue for all legal proceedings that are not arbitrated under this Agreement. The laws of the State of Rhode Island, USA shall apply to all issues in dispute, excluding its rules regarding conflicts of law.
26. Severability. If any provision of this Agreement is declared invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be deemed modified to the extent necessary and possible to render it valid and enforceable. In any event, the unenforceability or invalidity of any provision shall not affect any other provision of this Agreement, and this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect, and be construed and enforced, as if such provision had not been included, or had been modified as above provided, as the case may be.
27. Force Majeure. We shall not be liable for damages for any delay or failure of delivery arising out of causes beyond our reasonable control and without our fault or negligence, including, but not limited to, Acts of God, acts of civil or military authority, fires, riots, wars, embargoes, Internet disruptions, hacker attacks, or communications failures.
28. Survival. Those clauses the survival of which is necessary for the interpretation or enforcement of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect in accordance with their terms notwithstanding the expiration or termination hereof.
29. U.S. Government End-Users. We provide the Web Services, including related software and technology, for ultimate federal government end use solely in accordance with the following: Government technical data and software rights related to the Web Services include only those rights customarily provided to the public as defined in this Agreement. This customary commercial license is provided in accordance with FAR 12.211 (Technical Data) and FAR 12.212 (Software) and, for Department of Defense transactions, DFAR 252.227-7015 (Technical Data - Commercial Items) and DFAR 227.7202-3 (Rights in Commercial Computer Software or Computer Software Documentation). If a government agency has a need for rights not conveyed under these terms, it must negotiate with us to determine if there are acceptable terms for transferring such rights, and a mutually acceptable written addendum specifically conveying such rights must be included in any applicable contract or agreement. Unpublished-rights reserved under the copyright laws of the United States.
31. Communications. By subscribing to SA services, you acknowledge and agree SA is authorized to send you email messages from time to time relating to the service and SA where those emails may related to service updates, feature enhancements, service outages, product promotions, company newsletters and other SA communications.
(For Customers Subject to GDPR – Effective Date: May 25, 2018)
THIS DATA PROCESSING AGREEMENT (“DPA”) FORMS PART OF ONE OR MORE AGREEMENTS (THE “UNDERLYING AGREEMENT(S)” THAT REQUIRE SURVEYADVANTAGE, LLC (“SA”) TO PROVIDE CERTAIN SERVICES TO THE CUSTOMER IDENTIFIED IN THE UNDERLYING AGREEMENT(S). IN PROVIDING THE SERVICES TO CUSTOMER PURSUANT TO THE UNDERLYING AGREEMENT(S), SA MAY PROCESS PERSONAL DATA ON BEHALF OF CUSTOMER. IF AND TO THE EXTENT SA PROCESSES PERSONAL DATA ON BEHALF OF CUSTOMER, THE PARTIES WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE GDPR AND APPLICABLE DATA PROTECTION LAWS AND REGULATIONS. IF AND TO THE EXTENT SA PROCESSES PERSONAL DATA ON BEHALF OF CUSTOMER, CUSTOMER WILL BE ACTING IN THE CAPACITY OF CONTROLLER, AND SA WILL BE ACTING IN THE CAPACITY OF PROCESSOR. REFERENCES TO THE UNDERLYING AGREEMENT(S) WILL BE CONSTRUED AS INCLUDING THIS DPA.
SA AGREES TO COMPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING PROVISIONS WITH RESPECT TO ANY PERSONAL DATA PROCESSED FOR CUSTOMER IN CONNECTION WITH THE PROVISION OF THE SERVICES.
CUSTOMER INDICATES ITS AGREEMENT TO COMPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING PROVISIONS WITH RESPECT TO ANY PERSONAL DATA PROCESSED FOR BY SA EITHER BY (i) CUSTOMER INDICATING ITS ACCEPTANCE OF THE UNDERLYING AGREEMENT(s), OR (ii) BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SERVICES.
1.1 “Affiliate” means any entity that directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Customer entity signing this DPA. "Control," for purposes of this definition, means direct or indirect ownership or control of more than 50% of the voting interests of the subject entity.
1.2 “Authorized Affiliate” means any of Customer's Affiliate(s) which (a) is subject to the data protection laws and regulations of the European Union, the European Economic Area and/or their member states, Switzerland and/or the United Kingdom, and (b) is permitted to use the Services pursuant to the DPA between Customer and SA, but has not signed its own agreement or order form with SA and is not a "Customer" as defined under this DPA.
1.3 “Controller” means the entity which determines the purposes and means of the Processing of Personal Data.
1.4 “Customer Data” means all electronic data submitted by or on behalf of Customer, or an Authorized Affiliate, to SA’s Services.
1.5 “DPA” means these terms and conditions including Attachment 1 to Exhibit attached (Standard Contractual Clauses including related Appendices).
1.6 “Data Protection Laws and Regulations” means all applicable laws and regulations, including laws and regulations of the European Union, the European Economic Area and their member states, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, applicable to the Processing of Personal Data under this DPA, including without limitation the GDPR and laws implementing or supplementing the GDPR.
1.7 “Data Subject” means the identified or identifiable person to whom Personal Data relates.
1.8 “GDPR” means 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).
1.9 “Personal Data” means any Customer Data relating to (i) an identified or identifiable natural person, and (ii) an identified or identifiable legal entity (where such information is protected similarly as personal data or personally identifiable information under applicable Data Protection Laws and Regulations).
1.10 “Processing” and “Process” mean any operation or set of operations which is performed upon Personal Data, whether or not by automatic means, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
1.11 “Processor” means the entity which Processes Personal Data on behalf of the Controller.
1.12 “Trust & Compliance Documentation” means the documentation regarding privacy, data security, and Sub-processor information applicable to the specific Services purchased by Customer, as may be updated periodically, and accessible via SA’s website at www.surveyadvantage.com/loyaltyloop-trust-and-compliance.html, or as otherwise made reasonably available by SA.
1.13 “Services” means the software-as-a-service (SaaS) provided by SA for gathering customer feedback and managing customer experiences.
1.14 “Standard Contractual Clauses” means the agreement executed by and between Customer and SA and attached as Attachment 1 to Exhibit A, pursuant to the European Commission’s decision (C(2010)593) of 5 February 2010 on Standard Contractual Clauses for the transfer of personal data to processors established in third countries which do not ensure an adequate level of data protection.
1.15 “Sub-processor” means any Processor engaged by SA.
1.16 “Supervisory Authority” means an independent public authority which is established by an EU Member State pursuant to the GDPR.
2. Services. SA provides the Services to Customer under the Underlying Agreement(s). In connection with the Services, the parties anticipate that SA may Process Customer Data that contains Personal Data relating to Data Subjects.
3. Designation of Controller and Processor. The parties agree that with regard to the Processing of Personal Data, Customer is the Controller, SA is the Processor, and that SA will engage Sub-processors pursuant to the requirements of this DPA.
4.1 SA will Process Personal Data in accordance with the Data Protection Laws and Regulations that are directly applicable to SA's provision of the Services.
4.2 Customer shall in its use of the Services, Process Personal Data in accordance with the Data Protection Laws and Regulations. Customer’s instructions to SA for the Processing of Personal Data shall comply with Data Protection Laws and Regulations; provided, however, that as of the Effective Date hereof, Customer’s initial and complete instructions to SA for the Processing of Personal Data are provided to SA in the Underlying Agreement(s). Customer shall have sole responsibility for the accuracy, quality, and legality of Personal Data and the means by which Customer acquired Personal Data.
5. Processing Purposes; Confidentiality. SA shall keep Personal Data confidential in accordance with the Underlying Agreement(s) and shall only Process Personal Data on behalf of and in accordance with Customer’s documented instructions for the following purposes: (i) Processing in accordance with the Underlying Agreement(s) and applicable order form(s); (ii) Processing initiated by Users in their use of the Services; and (iii) Processing to comply with other documented, reasonable instructions provided by Customer (for example, via email) where such instructions are consistent with the terms of the Underlying Agreement. SA shall not be required to comply with or observe Customer’s instructions if such instructions would violate the applicable Data Protection Laws and Regulations.
6. Scope of Processing. The subject-matter and scope of Processing of Personal Data by SA is limited to the performance of the Services pursuant to the Underlying Agreement(s). The duration of the Processing, the nature and purpose of the Processing, the types of Personal Data and categories of Data Subjects Processed under this DPA are further specified in Appendix 1 to Attachment 1 (Exhibit A) to this DPA.
7. Data Subject Requests. To the extent legally permitted, SA shall promptly notify Customer if SA receives a request from a Data Subject to exercise the Data Subject's right of access, right to rectification, restriction of Processing, erasure (“right to be forgotten”), data portability, object to the Processing, or its right not to be subject to an automated individual decision making (“Data Subject Request”). Factoring into account the nature of the Processing, SA shall assist Customer by appropriate organizational and technical measures, insofar as this is possible, for the fulfilment of Customer’s obligation to respond to a Data Subject Request under Data Protection Laws and Regulations. In addition, to the extent Customer, in its use of the Services, does not have the ability to address a Data Subject Request, SA shall, upon Customer’s request, provide commercially-reasonable efforts to assist Customer in responding to such Data Subject Request, to the extent that SA is legally authorized to do so, and the response to such Data Subject Request is required under Data Protection Laws and Regulations. To the extent legally permitted, Customer shall be responsible for any costs arising from SA’s provision of such assistance.
8. SA Personnel. SA shall ensure that its personnel engaged in the Processing of Personal Data are informed of the confidential nature of the Personal Data, have received appropriate training regarding their responsibilities, and have executed written confidentiality agreements. SA shall take commercially-reasonable steps to ensure the reliability of any SA personnel engaged in the Processing of Personal Data. SA shall ensure that SA’s access to Personal Data is limited to those personnel assisting in the provision of the Services in accordance with the Underlying Agreement(s).
9. Data Protection Officer. SA shall have appointed, or shall appoint, a data protection officer, provided that such appointment is required by Data Protection Laws and Regulations.
10. SA’s Sub-processors.
10.1 Customer acknowledges and agrees that SA may engage third-party Sub-processors in connection with the provision of the Services. SA agrees to publish a current list of Sub-processors via SA’s applicable Trust & Compliance Documentation. SA agrees to promptly notify Customer regarding SA’s appointment of any new third-party Sub-processor.
10.2 In order to exercise its right to object to SA’s use of a new Sub-processor, Customer shall notify SA promptly in writing within ten (10) business days after receipt of SA’s notice regarding the appointment of each third-party Sub-processor. In the event Customer objects to a new Sub-processor, and that objection is not unreasonable, SA will use reasonable efforts to make available to Customer a change in the Services or recommend a commercially-reasonable change to Customer’s configuration or use of the Services to avoid Processing of Personal Data by the objected-to new Sub-processor without unreasonably burdening the Customer. If SA is unable to make available such change within a reasonable time period, which shall in no event exceed thirty (30) days, Customer may terminate the applicable order form(s) with respect only to those aspects of the Services which cannot be provided by SA without the use of the objected-to new Sub-processor by providing written notice to SA. SA will refund Customer any prepaid fees covering the remainder of the term of such order form(s) following the effective date of termination with respect to such terminated Services. If termination of applicable order form(s) is not feasible, then Customer may terminate the Underlying Agreement(s) by thirty (30) days prior written notice to SA.
10.3 Upon request, SA will provide to Customer copies of Sub-processor agreements; provided, however, that to the extent that such Sub-processor agreements contain commercial information or provisions unrelated to information required by applicable Data Protection Laws and Regulations, such unrelated information may be removed by SA in its discretion.
10.4 SA will not transfer any Personal Data to a Sub-processor which does not provide evidence of a jurisdiction, data transmission mechanism or data protection certification (such as the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield) which is compliant with Data Protection Laws and Regulations for the onward transfer of Personal Data from the European Union, the European Economic Area and their member states, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
11. Flow Down Provisions for Sub-processor Agreements. Liability for Sub-processors.
11.1 SA shall impose the same obligations of SA regarding GDPR hereunder to its Sub-processors.
11.2 SA shall be liable for the acts and omissions of its Sub-processors to the same extent SA would be liable if performing the services of each Sub-processor directly under the terms of this DPA, except as otherwise set forth in the Underlying Agreement(s).
12. Security Measures. SA shall maintain appropriate organizational and technical measures for protection of the security (including protection against unauthorized or unlawful Processing, and against unlawful or accidental destruction, alteration or damage or loss, unauthorized disclosure of, or access to, Customer Data), confidentiality, and integrity of Customer Data, as set forth in SA’s applicable Trust & Compliance Documentation. SA regularly monitors compliance with these measures. SA will not materially decrease the overall security of the Services during Customer’s and/or Customer’s Authorized Affiliates’ subscription term.
13. Third-Party Certifications and Audit Results. SA has attained the third-party certifications and audit results set forth in the Trust & Compliance Documentation. Upon Customer’s written request at reasonable intervals, and subject to the confidentiality obligations set forth in the Underlying Agreement(s), SA shall make available to Customer a copy of SA’s then most recent third-party certifications or audit results, as applicable.
14. Notifications Regarding Customer Data. SA shall (i) implement and maintain reasonable and appropriate data security and incident management policies and procedures, as specified in the Trust & Compliance Documentation, and (ii) notify Customer without undue delay after becoming aware of the unlawful or accidental destruction, alteration or damage or loss, unauthorized disclosure of, or access to, Customer Data, including Personal Data, transmitted, stored or otherwise Processed by SA or its Sub-processors of which SA becomes aware (hereinafter, a “Customer Data Incident”), as required to assist the Customer in ensuring compliance with its obligations to notify the Supervisory Authority in the event of Personal Data breach. SA shall make reasonable efforts to identify the cause of such Customer Data Incident, and take those steps as SA deems necessary and reasonable in order to remediate the cause of such a Customer Data Incident, to the extent that the remediation is within SA’s reasonable control. The obligations set forth herein shall not apply to incidents that are caused by either Customer or Customer’s Users.
15. Return of Customer Data. SA shall return Customer Data to Customer, and to the extent allowed by applicable law, delete Customer Data in accordance with the procedures and time periods specified in the Trust & Compliance Documentation, unless the retention of the data is requested from SA according to mandatory statutory laws.
16. Authorized Affiliates. The parties agree that, by executing this DPA, the Customer enters into this DPA on behalf of itself, and as applicable, in the name and on behalf of its Authorized Affiliate(s), thereby establishing a separate DPA between SA and each such Authorized Affiliate, subject to the provisions of the Underlying Agreement(s). Each Authorized Affiliate agrees to be bound by the obligations under this DPA, and to the extent applicable, the Underlying Agreement(s). An Authorized Affiliate is not and does not become a party to the Underlying Agreement(s), and is only a party to this DPA. All access to and use of the Services by Authorized Affiliate(s) must comply with the terms and conditions of the Underlying Agreement(s) and any violation thereof by an Authorized Affiliate shall be deemed a violation by Customer.
17. Communications. The Customer that is the contracting party to the Underlying Agreement(s) shall remain responsible for coordinating all communication with SA under this DPA, and shall be entitled to transmit and receive any communication in relation to this DPA on behalf of its Authorized Affiliate(s).
18. Exercise of Rights. Where an Authorized Affiliate becomes a party to the DPA, it shall to the extent required under applicable Data Protection Laws and Regulations be entitled to exercise the rights and seek remedies under this DPA, except where applicable Data Protection Laws and Regulations require the Authorized Affiliate to exercise a right or seek any remedy under this DPA against SA directly by itself, the parties agree that (i) solely the Customer that is the contracting party to the Underlying Agreement(s) shall exercise any such right or seek any such remedy on behalf of the Authorized Affiliate, and (ii) the Customer that is the contracting party to the Underlying Agreement(s) shall exercise any such rights under this DPA in a combined manner for all of its Authorized Affiliates together, instead of doing so separately for each Authorized Affiliate.
19. Liability. Each party’s liability, taken together in the aggregate, arising out of or related to this DPA, and all DPAs involving Customer’s Authorized Affiliates, whether in contract, tort or under any other theory of liability, is subject to the limitation of liability, damage waiver, and liability cap provisions of the Underlying Agreement(s), and any reference in such section to the liability of a party means the aggregate liability of that party and all of its Affiliates under the Underlying Agreement(s) and all DPAs taken together. SA's and its Affiliates’ total liability for all claims from the Customer and all of its Authorized Affiliates arising out of or related to the Underlying Agreement(s) and each DPA shall apply in the aggregate for all claims under both the Underlying Agreement(s) and all DPAs established under this Agreement, including by Customer and all of Customer’s Authorized Affiliates, and shall not be understood to apply individually and severally to Customer and/or to any Authorized Affiliate that is a contractual party to any such DPA. Each reference to the DPA herein means this DPA including its Attachments and Appendices.
21. Data Protection Impact Assessment. Upon Customer’s request, SA shall provide Customer with reasonable cooperation and assistance needed to fulfil Customer’s obligation under the GDPR to carry out a data protection impact assessment related to Customer’s use of the Services, to the extent Customer does not otherwise have access to the relevant information, and to the extent such information is available to SA. SA shall provide reasonable assistance to Customer in the cooperation or prior consultation with the Supervisory Authority in the performance of its tasks relating to this Section 21 of this DPA, to the extent required under the GDPR.
22. Standard Contractual Clauses.
22.1 The Standard Contractual Clauses apply to (i) the legal entity that has executed the Standard Contractual Clauses as a data exporter and its Authorized Affiliates, and (ii) all Affiliates of Customer established within the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, which have signed Order Forms for the Services. For the purpose of the Standard Contractual Clauses the aforementioned entities shall be deemed “data exporters.”
22.2 For the purposes of Clause 5 of the Standard Contractual Clauses, the following is deemed an instruction by the Customer to process Personal Data: (a) Processing in accordance with the Underlying Agreement(s) and applicable order form(s); (b) Processing initiated by Users in their use of the Services and (c) Processing to comply with other reasonable instructions provided by Customer (e.g., via email) where such instructions are consistent with the terms of the Underlying Agreement(s).
22.3 The parties agree that the audits described in Clause 5 and Clause 12 of the Standard Contractual Clauses shall be carried out in accordance with the following specifications: following Customer’s written request, and subject to the confidentiality obligations set forth in the Underlying Agreement(s), SA shall make available to Customer information regarding the SA’s compliance with the obligations set forth in this DPA in the form of the third-party certifications and audits set forth in the Trust & Compliance Documentation, to the extent that SA makes them generally available to its customers.
22.4 The parties agree that the certification of deletion of Personal Data that is described in Clause 12 of the Standard Contractual Clauses shall be provided by SA to Customer only upon Customer’s request.
23. Audits. Customer may contact SA in accordance with the “Notices” Section of the Underlying Agreement(s) to request an on-site audit of the procedures relevant to the protection of Personal Data. Customer shall reimburse SA for any time expended for any such on-site audit at the SA’s then-current professional services rates, which shall be made available to Customer upon request. Before the commencement of any such on-site audit, Customer and SA shall mutually agree upon the scope, timing, and duration of the audit in addition to the reimbursement rate for which Customer shall be responsible. All reimbursement rates shall be reasonable, taking into account the resources expended by SA. Customer shall promptly notify SA and provide information about any actual or suspected non-compliance discovered during an audit. The provision in this section shall by no means derogate from or materially alter the provisions on audits as specified in the Standard Contractual Clauses.
24. Assignment. This DPA shall inure to the benefit of, and be binding upon, any successor to all or substantially all of the business and assets of either party, whether by merger, sale of assets, or other agreements or operation of law.
25. Force Majeure. Except for the obligation to make payments, neither party will be liable for any failure or delay in its performance under this Agreement due to any cause beyond its reasonable control, including acts of war, terrorism, acts of God, epidemic, earthquake, flood, embargo, riot, sabotage, labor shortage or dispute, governmental act or complete or partial failure of the Internet, provided that the delayed party: (i) gives the other party prompt notice of such cause, and (ii) uses its reasonable commercial efforts to promptly correct such failure or delay in performance.
26. Order of Precedence.
26.1 With respect to the rights and obligation of the parties vis-à-vis each other, in the event of a conflict between the terms of the Underlying Agreement(s) and this DPA, the terms of this DPA will control.
26.2 In the event of a of a conflict between the terms of this DPA and the Standard Contractual Clauses, the terms of the Standard Contractual Clauses will control.
27. Miscellaneous. This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding of the parties with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement and merges all prior communications, understandings, and agreements. This Agreement may be modified only by a written agreement signed by the parties. The failure of either party to enforce at any time any of the provisions hereof shall not be a waiver of such provision, or any other provision, or of the right of such party thereafter to enforce any provision hereof. If any provision of this Agreement is declared invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be deemed modified to the extent necessary and possible to render it valid and enforceable. In any event, the unenforceability or invalidity of any provision shall not affect any other provision of this Agreement, and this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect, and be construed and enforced, as if such provision had not been included, or had been modified as above provided, as the case may be.
For the purposes of Article 26(2) of Directive 95/46/EC for the transfer of personal data to processors established in third countries which do not ensure an adequate level of data protection
Name of the data exporting organisation: the name and contact information given in connection with the SA Agreement (the data exporter),
Name of the data importing organisation: SurveyAdvantage, LLC, a Rhode Island limited liability company located at 5700 Post Road, Suite 10, East Greenwich, RI 02818 ("SA") (the data importer)
each a “party”; together “the parties”,
HAVE AGREED on the following Contractual Clauses (the Clauses) in order to adduce adequate safeguards with respect to the protection of privacy and fundamental rights and freedoms of individuals for the transfer by the data exporter to the data importer of the personal data specified in this Attachment 1.
For the purposes of the Clauses:
'personal data', 'special categories of data', 'process/processing', 'controller', 'processor', 'data subject' and 'supervisory authority' shall have the same meaning as in Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data;
'the data exporter' means the controller who transfers the personal data;
'the data importer' means the processor who agrees to receive from the data exporter personal data intended for processing on his behalf after the transfer in accordance with his instructions and the terms of the Clauses and who is not subject to a third country's system ensuring adequate protection within the meaning of Article 25(1) of Directive 95/46/EC;
'the subprocessor' means any processor engaged by the data importer or by any other subprocessor of the data importer who agrees to receive from the data importer or from any other subprocessor of the data importer personal data exclusively intended for processing activities to be carried out on behalf of the data exporter after the transfer in accordance with his instructions, the terms of the Clauses and the terms of the written subcontract;
'the applicable data protection law' means the legislation protecting the fundamental rights and freedoms of individuals, and in particular, their right to privacy with respect to the processing of personal data applicable to a data controller in the Member State in which the data exporter is established;
'technical and organisational security measures' means those measures aimed at protecting personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure or access, in particular where the processing involves the transmission of data over a network, and against all other unlawful forms of processing.
The details of the transfer and in particular the special categories of personal data where applicable are specified in Appendix 1 which forms an integral part of the Clauses.
The data subject can enforce against the data exporter this Clause, Clause 4(b) to (i), Clause 5(a) to (e), and (g) to (j), Clause 6(1) and (2), Clause 7, Clause 8(2), and Clauses 9 to 12 as third-party beneficiary.
The data subject can enforce against the data importer this Clause, Clause 5(a) to (e) and (g), Clause 6, Clause 7, Clause 8(2), and Clauses 9 to 12, in cases where the data exporter has factually disappeared or has ceased to exist in law unless any successor entity has assumed the entire legal obligations of the data exporter by contract or by operation of law, as a result of which it takes on the rights and obligations of the data exporter, in which case the data subject can enforce them against such entity.
The data subject can enforce against the subprocessor this Clause, Clause 5(a) to (e) and (g), Clause 6, Clause 7, Clause 8(2), and Clauses 9 to 12, in cases where both the data exporter and the data importer have factually disappeared or ceased to exist in law or have become insolvent, unless any successor entity has assumed the entire legal obligations of the data exporter by contract or by operation of law as a result of which it takes on the rights and obligations of the data exporter, in which case the data subject can enforce them against such entity. Such third-party liability of the subprocessor shall be limited to its own processing operations under the Clauses.
The parties do not object to a data subject being represented by an association or other body if the data subject so expressly wishes and if permitted by national law.
The data exporter agrees and warrants:
that the processing, including the transfer itself, of the personal data has been and will continue to be carried out in accordance with the relevant provisions of the applicable data protection law (and where applicable, has been notified to the relevant authorities of the Member State where the data exporter is established) and does not violate the relevant provisions of that State;
that it has instructed and throughout the duration of the personal data processing services will instruct the data importer to process the personal data transferred only on the data exporter's behalf and in accordance with the applicable data protection law and the Clauses;
that the data importer will provide sufficient guarantees in respect of the technical and organisational security measures specified in Appendix 2 to this contract; that after assessment of the requirements of the applicable data protection law, the security measures are appropriate to protect personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure or access, in particular where the processing involves the transmission of data over a network, and against all other unlawful forms of processing, and that these measures ensure a level of security appropriate to the risks presented by the processing and the nature of the data to be protected having regard to the state of the art and the cost of their implementation;
that it will ensure compliance with the security measures;
that, if the transfer involves special categories of data, the data subject has been informed or will be informed before, or as soon as possible after, the transfer that its data could be transmitted to a third country not providing adequate protection within the meaning of Directive 95/46/EC;
to forward any notification received from the data importer or any subprocessor pursuant to Clause 5(b) and Clause 8(3) to the data protection supervisory authority if the data exporter decides to continue the transfer or to lift the suspension;
to make available to the data subjects upon request a copy of the Clauses, with the exception of Appendix 2, and a summary description of the security measures, as well as a copy of any contract for subprocessing services which has to be made in accordance with the Clauses, unless the Clauses or the contract contain commercial information, in which case it may remove such commercial information;
that, in the event of subprocessing, the processing activity is carried out in accordance with Clause 11 by a subprocessor providing at least the same level of protection for the personal data and the rights of data subject as the data importer under the Clauses; and
that it will ensure compliance with Clause 4(a) to (i).
The data importer agrees and warrants:
to process the personal data only on behalf of the data exporter and in compliance with its instructions and the Clauses; if it cannot provide such compliance for whatever reasons, it agrees to inform promptly the data exporter of its inability to comply, in which case the data exporter is entitled to suspend the transfer of data and/or terminate the contract;
that it has no reason to believe that the legislation applicable to it prevents it from fulfilling the instructions received from the data exporter and its obligations under the contract and that in the event of a change in this legislation which is likely to have a substantial adverse effect on the warranties and obligations provided by the Clauses, it will promptly notify the change to the data exporter as soon as it is aware, in which case the data exporter is entitled to suspend the transfer of data and/or terminate the contract;
that it has implemented the technical and organizational security measures specified in Appendix 2 before processing the personal data transferred;
that it will promptly notify the data exporter about:
any legally binding request for disclosure of the personal data by a law enforcement authority unless otherwise prohibited, such as a prohibition under criminal law to preserve the confidentiality of a law enforcement investigation,
any accidental or unauthorized access, and
any request received directly from the data subjects without responding to that request, unless it has been otherwise authorized to do so;
to deal promptly and properly with all inquiries from the data exporter relating to its processing of the personal data subject to the transfer and to abide by the advice of the supervisory authority with regard to the processing of the data transferred;
at the request of the data exporter to submit its data processing facilities for audit of the processing activities covered by the Clauses which shall be carried out by the data exporter or an inspection body composed of independent members and in possession of the required professional qualifications bound by a duty of confidentiality, selected by the data exporter, where applicable, in agreement with the supervisory authority;
to make available to the data subject upon request a copy of the Clauses, or any existing contract for subprocessing, unless the Clauses or contract contain commercial information, in which case it may remove such commercial information, with the exception of Appendix 2 which shall be replaced by a summary description of the security measures in those cases where the data subject is unable to obtain a copy from the data exporter;
that, in the event of subprocessing, it has previously informed the data exporter and obtained its prior written consent;
that the processing services by the subprocessor will be carried out in accordance with Clause 11;
to send promptly a copy of any subprocessor agreement it concludes under the Clauses to the data exporter.
The parties agree that any data subject, who has suffered damage as a result of any breach of the obligations referred to in Clause 3 or in Clause 11 by any party or subprocessor is entitled to receive compensation from the data exporter for the damage suffered.
If a data subject is not able to bring a claim for compensation in accordance with paragraph 1 against the data exporter, arising out of a breach by the data importer or his subprocessor of any of their obligations referred to in Clause 3 or in Clause 11, because the data exporter has factually disappeared or ceased to exist in law or has become insolvent, the data importer agrees that the data subject may issue a claim against the data importer as if it were the data exporter, unless any successor entity has assumed the entire legal obligations of the data exporter by contract of by operation of law, in which case the data subject can enforce its rights against such entity.
The data importer may not rely on a breach by a subprocessor of its obligations in order to avoid its own liabilities.
If a data subject is not able to bring a claim against the data exporter or the data importer referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2, arising out of a breach by the subprocessor of any of their obligations referred to in Clause 3 or in Clause 11 because both the data exporter and the data importer have factually disappeared or ceased to exist in law or have become insolvent, the subprocessor agrees that the data subject may issue a claim against the data subprocessor with regard to its own processing operations under the Clauses as if it were the data exporter or the data importer, unless any successor entity has assumed the entire legal obligations of the data exporter or data importer by contract or by operation of law, in which case the data subject can enforce its rights against such entity. The liability of the subprocessor shall be limited to its own processing operations under the Clauses.
The data importer agrees that if the data subject invokes against it third-party beneficiary rights and/or claims compensation for damages under the Clauses, the data importer will accept the decision of the data subject:
to refer the dispute to mediation, by an independent person or, where applicable, by the supervisory authority;
to refer the dispute to the courts in the Member State in which the data exporter is established. The parties agree that the choice made by the data subject will not prejudice its substantive or procedural rights to seek remedies in accordance with other provisions of national or international law.
The data exporter agrees to deposit a copy of this contract with the supervisory authority if it so requests or if such deposit is required under the applicable data protection law.
The parties agree that the supervisory authority has the right to conduct an audit of the data importer, and of any subprocessor, which has the same scope and is subject to the same conditions as would apply to an audit of the data exporter under the applicable data protection law.
The data importer shall promptly inform the data exporter about the existence of legislation applicable to it or any subprocessor preventing the conduct of an audit of the data importer, or any subprocessor, pursuant to paragraph 2. In such a case the data exporter shall be entitled to take the measures foreseen in Clause 5 (b).
The Clauses shall be governed by the law of the Member State in which the data exporter is established.
The parties undertake not to vary or modify the Clauses. This does not preclude the parties from adding clauses on business related issues where required as long as they do not contradict the Clause.
The data importer shall not subcontract any of its processing operations performed on behalf of the data exporter under the Clauses without the prior written consent of the data exporter. Where the data importer subcontracts its obligations under the Clauses, with the consent of the data exporter, it shall do so only by way of a written agreement with the subprocessor which imposes the same obligations on the subprocessor as are imposed on the data importer under the Clauses. Where the subprocessor fails to fulfil its data protection obligations under such written agreement the data importer shall remain fully liable to the data exporter for the performance of the subprocessor's obligations under such agreement.
The prior written contract between the data importer and the subprocessor shall also provide for a third-party beneficiary clause as laid down in Clause 3 for cases where the data subject is not able to bring the claim for compensation referred to in paragraph 1 of Clause 6 against the data exporter or the data importer because they have factually disappeared or have ceased to exist in law or have become insolvent and no successor entity has assumed the entire legal obligations of the data exporter or data importer by contract or by operation of law. Such third-party liability of the subprocessor shall be limited to its own processing operations under the Clauses.
The provisions relating to data protection aspects for subprocessing of the contract referred to in paragraph 1 shall be governed by the law of the Member State in which the data exporter is established.
The data exporter shall keep a list of subprocessing agreements concluded under the Clauses and notified by the data importer pursuant to Clause 5 (j), which shall be updated at least once a year. The list shall be available to the data exporter's data protection supervisory authority.
The parties agree that on the termination of the provision of data processing services, the data importer and the subprocessor shall, at the choice of the data exporter, return all the personal data transferred and the copies thereof to the data exporter or shall destroy all the personal data and certify to the data exporter that it has done so, unless legislation imposed upon the data importer prevents it from returning or destroying all or part of the personal data transferred. In that case, the data importer warrants that it will guarantee the confidentiality of the personal data transferred and will not actively process the personal data transferred anymore.
The data importer and the subprocessor warrant that upon request of the data exporter and/or of the supervisory authority, it will submit its data processing facilities for an audit of the measures referred to in paragraph 1.
This Appendix forms part of the Clauses and must be completed and signed by the parties.
The Member States may complete or specify, according to their national procedures, any additional necessary information to be contained in this Appendix.
The data exporter is: (i) the legal entity that has executed the Standard Contractual Clauses as the Data Exporter, and (ii) all Affiliates (defined in this DPA) of the Customer that have purchased Services pursuant to the Underlying Agreement(s).
The data importer is: SurveyAdvantage, LLC provider of the Services to the data exporter and which processes Personal Data upon the instruction of the data exporter and in accordance with the Underlying Agreement(s) and this DPA.
Data exporter may submit Personal Data to the Services, the extent of which is determined and controlled by the data exporter in its sole discretion, and which may include, but is not limited to Personal Data relating to the following categories of data subjects: data exporter’s customers, employees, agents, advisors, contractors, or any user or administrator authorized by the data exporter to use the Services (who are natural persons).
Data exporter may submit Personal Data to the Services, the extent of which is determined and controlled by the data exporter in its sole discretion, and which may include, but is not limited to the following categories of Personal Data:
First and last name
Business contact information (company, email, phone, physical business address)
Personal contact information (email, cell phone)
The Personal Data transferred concern the following special categories of data: not applicable.
The Personal Data transferred will be subject to the following basic processing activities: the objective of Processing Personal Data by the data importer is the performance of the Services pursuant to the Underlying Agreements(s).
This Appendix forms part of the Clauses and must be completed and signed by the parties.
1. Technical and Organizational Security Measures
SA shall maintain administrative, physical and technical safeguards for protection of the security, confidentiality and integrity of Customer Data, including Personal Data, as set forth in the Trust & Compliance Documentation. SA regularly monitors compliance with these safeguards. SA will not materially decrease the overall security of the Services during a subscription term.
This Appendix forms part of the Clauses and must be completed and signed by the parties. The list of subprocessors approved by the data importer as of the effective date of the DPA is as set forth below:
|Subprocessor||Description of Processing|
|Amazon Web Services, Inc.||Hosting service|
|MailChimp||Email marketing service|
|Unbounce||Landing pages and lead collection service|
|Zapier||Data integration service|
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