Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a way of adding additional security to your account. 2FA requires you to enter an extra code when you log in or perform some account-sensitive action.
By default, cloudHQ uses the OpenID Connect protocol to authenticate end-users. This means that cloudHQ does not store your password (or even hashed password). Your password is never send to cloudHQ servers. All authentication (verifying password, etc.) is done by Microsoft or Google. Technically, OpenID Connect is an identity layer on top of the OAuth […]
Trust is the foundation of our relationship with millions of people and businesses around the world. We value the confidence you’ve put in us and take the responsibility of protecting your information seriously. cloudHQ places the utmost importance on data protection and has a track record of staying ahead of the compliance curve. cloudHQ’s Legal, […]
It is important to remember that you, as the customer and the data controller, also have specific legal obligations under the GDPR. You should be confident that any providers (data processors) that you work with have a robust approach to data protection, understand their obligations under the GDPR, and are well-prepared to meet them. Know, […]
The GDPR is a European Union regulation that establishes a new framework for handling and protecting the personal data of EU-based residents. It comes into effect on May 25, 2018. Personal data plays a huge part in society and the economy. It is essential that people have—and know they have—control and clarity over how their […]
The Data Processing Amendment is meant for businesses established in the territory of a member state of the European Economic Area or Switzerland, or that, for other reasons, are subject to the territorial scope of the national implementations of Directive 95/46/EC. cloudHQ offers a data-processing amendment and model contract clauses as an additional means of […]
Authentication is the process of verifying who you are.
Authorization is the process of giving permission cloudHQ to access your cloud accounts (copy files, restore emails, etc.)
You can use 2-Step verification as added protection when you log into your Google account from a new browser, device, or application. When enabled, 2-step verification requires two factors for authentication before you can log in: Your Google account password A single-use verification code that is sent to your phone either by text message or […]
When cloudHQ replicates, backs up, or syncs data between cloud accounts, your data is never permanently stored on our servers. Here is a short overview of how cloudHQ replicates data: cloudHQ connects securely to both the source and the target cloud services via API (e.g. Google Drive API as the source, and Dropbox API as […]