GDPR, security and privacy
The AVG(General Data Protection Regulation) is often a topic of conversation at Socie communities. Together with our partners, we are committed to securing personal data. Privacy and the proper use of personal data are very important to our organization. On this page we list some of the security measures we have implemented within our platform and the documents we have created.
At Socie, we perform pen testing on our software by outside parties. With this, these parties simulate external attacks to identify vulnerabilities.
Security measures through the platform
On the Socie platform, we have taken the following measures to comply with the GDPR and privacy laws:
Automatic cleaning of user accounts
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At Socie, we do not want to keep data longer than strictly necessary. On the other hand, we want the user experience to remain good and pleasant. Therefore, if accounts do not log in for more than 1 year, we send an email that we will automatically delete his/her account if they do not log in within a month.
Comprehensive privacy settings per user
Any user on the Socie platform can adjust comprehensive privacy settings on any data available from them in the app. This gives community members full control over their data.
Automatic reminder privacy settings
The app reminds users every six months to check privacy settings. In doing so, we ensure that people are aware of their privacy settings.
Profile data insightful for users
If the App Administrator has set “profile is customizable,” a community member can see their data reflected in their own member profile. This allows you to immediately see what data is known within the community.
We allow the App Administrator to specify a suggested visibility in the App for personal data so that new members will receive this as advice from the community.
Additional checks on personal data
The App Administrator can activate additional access controls on accessing personal data. This means that if someone uses the App, they must always enter an additional access control to access the personal data. This can be Face ID, a fingerprint or a numeric code.
Restricted search in the Member Lists
We enable the App Administrator to activate limited search in the member lists. This does not show all members, but only members you search for by the letters you enter. This makes understanding large amounts of personal data more difficult.
We have prepared the following documents around AVG and Privacy:
Check our privacy statement here.
For our own Socie App users, as well as for all partnerships, we have established comprehensive processor agreements.
Data Breach Protocol
For Socie, we have established a data breach protocol. If we encounter a data breach, there is a professional roadmap on how we handle it.
Socie security document
For Socie, we have created a security document with all the measures we take around our servers, applications and more. This can be requested.