The Anatomy of a Data Processing Agreement (Pro Processor)

Author: Shahed Kader
Published: 11.05.2022
If you are representing a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that is handling Personally Identifiable Information (PII), you’ll likely be required by your Enterprise customers to sign a Data Processing Agreement in addition to your standard Terms of Service/Sales Agreement. In case you’re not familiar, a Data Processing Agreement (DPA), sometimes called a Data Processing Addendum, is a legally binding document entered into between you (the Processor of data and the Provider of Services) and your customer (the Controller of data and the Customer) that regulates the specifics around data processing – like scope, purpose, and the relationship between your companies. DPA’s…