SaaS Agreements – FAQs – Personal Data

It is essential for SaaS providers and SaaS customers to understand what consitutes personal data to ensure that they comply with their respective legal obligations when acting as data controllers and/or data processors. What is Personal Data? Articles 4(1) of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR“) defines personal data as:

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SaaS Agreements – FAQs – What is SaaS and Essential Terms to include in a SaaS Agreement

SaaS is the abbreviation for “software as a service”. You may know this under another name, for example subscription agreement, software on demand, software subscription agreement, cloud computing or ASP services (application service provider). These names all refer to the same thing – software being made available via the Internet to users.

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SaaS Agreements – Brexit – Amendments to Terms and Conditions

SaaS suppliers and SaaS customers are becoming increasingly concerned about the effect of “Brexit” upon the terms of their existing SaaS agreements, particularly where contracts are subject to English law or SaaS suppliers or customers are located within the UK. Below is a summary of the main issues that SaaS suppliers need to be aware of that may result in problems arising now or in the future with the terms of their existing SaaS agreements.

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SaaS Agreements – Data Protection – FISA Customer Concerns

SaaS suppliers who use US public cloud providers to store, process or host their SaaS customer’s data as part of their SaaS services may now experience customers raising concerns about the risk of disclosure to, and monitoring of, their data by the US government under the Foreign Intelligence Amendments Act (FISA).

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SaaS Agreements – SaaS, PaaS, IaaS – Is There a Difference?

Cloud computing services comprise of – Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS). These terms are commonly used to describe the different levels and combinations of services which are together commonly referred to as “cloud computing”.

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Cloud based Software, Cloud based Technologies, Cloud based Services

If things go wrong, your data is lost and your customers start to move to your competitors – making a claim for breach of contract will not repair the damage already sustained to your finances and business reputation. These issues should be dealt with upfront, as part of the commercial negotiation process, with the assistance of an experienced specialist SaaS lawyer. Thereby your interests can be adequately covered to minimise the risks of the above scenario occurring.

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Cloud Computing and the Legal Cloud

What is Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is a new and rapidly expanding delivery model, often used to supply IT services to customers via the Internet. Cloud computing involves the sharing of resources, software and information on the Internet for users to use on their computers and other devices, on-demand.

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SaaS and the Legal Cloud made Simple

Bodle Law is a law firm specialising in SaaS, cloud computing, GDPR and IT law. Bodle Law provides specialist, pragmatic and business focused English legal advice to UK, EU and global business clients, at competitive rates, on the following: SaaS agreements (software as a service) SaaS reseller agreements SaaS agency

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