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 […]
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How does cloudHQ comply with the GDPR?
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, […]
What are your obligations under the GDPR?
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, […]
What is the GDPR?
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 […]
Difference between authentication and authorization
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.)
How to set default settings for PDF password protection?
Default security settings for PDF password protection: No password, Always prompt me to enter password, Always use default password,
How to encrypt your Salesforce files into Dropbox
NOTE: You must have a Salesforce Business/Enterprise Plan to sync using cloudHQ. A short illustration of how this is done can be watched in demonstration video here: cloudHQ with Credeon. Here are the instructions for how to set it up: Go to the Credeon website and install Credeon: Follow the installation procedure guide: You will be […]
How does cloudHQ ensure that my data is secure?
To ensure your data remains private and secure, cloudHQ uses these best practices: We do not store your files on our servers (we only replicate). We use *only* encrypted SSL to communicate with cloud services. Our product software and infrastructure is updated regularly with the latest security patches. Our network is protected by an enterprise-class […]