Data processing agreements (DPA)
What is a Data processing agreement (DPA)?
A DPA is an agreement between the entity that controls personal data - the controller (you or your organization) and the entity that processes that data - the processor (MailmanLists).
For example: your organization uses a mailing-list to communicate with members, then your organization is the 'controller' of the members' personal data (name, email address, etc). And your organization uses MailmanLists to provide that mailing-list. MailmanLists stores the your members' email addresses on its servers so the mailing list can function. In this case MailmanLists is the 'processor' of the personal data.
A DPA outlines the roles and requirements of the contoller and the processor, and is agreed upon by both.
Do I need a DPA?
If you or your organisation use MailmanLists' services for business purposes, and you or your business are located in the European Union or deal with EU citizens, you should enter into a DPA with MailmanLists.
How do I enter a DPA with MailmanLists?
Email us at --
privacymailmanlists.net -- and request a DPA. We'll make a signed agreement available on your Account page, which you can download, sign, and return the signature page to us.