GDPR Compliance for
Secure File Transfers
We Help You Protect EU Citizens’ and Residents’ Personal Data
By encrypting all files in transit and at rest, Thru keeps your users’ personal information protected. In addition, the risk that unauthorized employees can access this data is reduced.
Administrators can require user agreements before sending or receiving files to help you remain GDPR compliant.
Right to be Forgotten
Users can request removal of personal information in Thru.
What is GDPR?
Who has to comply with GDPR?
GDPR applies to any company or entity that either:
For more information about whether GDPR applies to your company, refer to official website of the European Union »
What is the difference between a data controller and a data processor?
A data controller is “a legal or natural person” (a person, an agency, a public authority, etc.) who decides what personal data will be used for and how to process it. A data processor is “a legal or natural person” who processes personal data for a data controller.
For example, if a retailer signs a contract with a payroll company to pay its employees, the retailer will provide information about the employees’ salaries, pay frequency and bank accounts. The payroll company stores that data and uses it to fulfill the contract. The retailer is the data controller and the payroll company is the data processor.
What do I need to do to be GDPR compliant?
To ensure full GDPR compliance, it is best to consult legal counsel. Here are a few general tips:
Secure File Transfer Overview
There is more to security than compliance. Learn about other measures Thru takes to ensure security.