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Data Protection

At Appen Limited, we are committed to safeguarding the privacy and security of the data we handle. As a publicly traded data company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange under the code APX, we recognize the importance of protecting sensitive information and upholding the trust of our stakeholders..

Our Approach to Data Protection:

  • Compliance: We adhere to all relevant data protection laws and regulations, including but not limited to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), ensuring that the data we collect, process, and store meets the highest standards of legal compliance.

  • Data Security: We implement robust technical and organizational measures to protect data against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Our systems undergo regular security audits and assessments to identify and address potential vulnerabilities proactively.

  • Transparency: We are transparent about our data practices, providing clear information to individuals about how their data is used, who has access to it, and their rights regarding its processing. Our privacy policies and notices are easily accessible and regularly updated to reflect any changes in our practices.

  • Data Minimization: We only collect and retain data that is necessary for the purposes for which it was obtained. We strive to minimize the amount of personal data we process and ensure that it is used appropriately and responsibly.

  • Employee Training: We provide comprehensive training to our employees on data protection best practices, ensuring that they understand their responsibilities and are equipped to handle data securely and ethically.

  • Third-Party Partners: We carefully vet and monitor third-party vendors and service providers to ensure they meet our stringent data protection standards. Contracts with these partners include provisions for data security and confidentiality.

  • Continuous Improvement: We are committed to continuously improving our data protection practices through regular reviews, assessments, and feedback mechanisms. We actively seek opportunities to enhance security measures and adapt to evolving threats and regulatory requirements.

At Appen Limited, data protection is integral to everything we do. We recognize the importance of earning and maintaining the trust of our clients, employees, and partners, and we are dedicated to upholding the highest standards of data privacy and security.