Data Processing Addendum

Updated on: March 03, 2023

This DPA amends the Agreement between WPHandle and Customer and addresses the rights and obligations of the parties with respect to data privacy under Applicable Law. We may update this DPA from time to time at our sole discretion.

This agreement (“DPA”) is part of the Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, and other relevant policies available here. Customer agreeing to these terms enters this DPA on their own behalf to the extent required under applicable Data Protection Regulations and Laws and to the extent WPHandle processes Client Data.

1. Definitions 

Capitalized terms that are not defined herein shall have the meaning provided in the Agreement. In addition, the following defined terms apply solely with respect to this DPA.

  • “Applicable Law” means any statute, regulation, executive order, and other rule or rules issued by a government office or agency that have binding legal force and are generally applicable to Personal Data or the provision of the Services with respect to Personal Data, including GDPR, CCPA, and the state and federal laws of the United States.
  • “CCPA” means the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.
  • “Data Subject” means an identified or identifiable natural person whose rights are protected by GDPR or a “Consumer” as defined under CCPA.
  • “GDPR” means Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament.
  • “Personal Data” means any information about a natural person that is identified or identifiable to the natural person, either alone or in combination with other information, that WPHandle will Process or have access to as part of providing the Services, including any such information that is created by means of the Services. Personal Data includes “personal data” as that term is defined under GDPR and “personal information” as defined under CCPA.
  • “Process,” when used with respect to Personal Data, means: (i) to record, store, organize, structure, analyze, query, modify, combine, encrypt, display, disclose, transmit, receive, render unusable, or destroy, by automated means or otherwise; (ii) to provide cloud or other remote technology hosting services for applications or services that do any of the foregoing; and (iii) any other use or activity that is defined or understood to be processing under Applicable Law.
  • “Security Event” means any of the following: (i) unauthorized Processing or other use or disclosure of Personal Data; (ii) unauthorized access to or acquisition of Personal Data or the systems on which Personal Data is Processed; (ii) any significant corruption or loss of Personal Data that WPHandle is unable to repair within a minimal period of time; (iii) any event that has or is reasonably likely to significantly disrupt the Processing of the Personal Data as part of the Services; and (iv) any material unsuccessful attempt to gain unauthorized access to, or to destroy or corrupt, the Personal Data, but not including any routine, unsuccessful events such as pings, port scans, blocked malware, failed log in attempts, or denial of service attacks.

2. Confidential Information 

The Personal Data that WPHandle Processes for you as part of the Services is your Confidential Information covered by our confidentiality commitments stated in the Agreement. We make the additional commitments stated in this DPA as to the Personal Data.

3. Use and Disclosure 

We will not use, disclose, or Process the Personal Data except as permitted by the Agreement or your other written instructions, or as strictly necessary for our internal administrative purposes related to the provision of our Services, or as required by Applicable Law. We will make available to you a list of any sub-processors we use in compliance with Applicable Law. And you authorize us to engage the Sub-Processors listed on our website here  – – and which may be updated from time to time. We will require any sub-processors to contractually agree to terms at least as protective of your Personal Data as those stated in this DPA and the Agreement.

4. Compliance with Applicable Law 

Each party will comply with Applicable Law as it relates to such party’s performance under the Agreement

5. Notice of Request from Data Subject 

We will promptly notify you if we receive a request from a Data Subject to disclose, provide a copy, modify, block, or take any other action with respect to Personal Data pertaining to the Data Subject, unless notice is prohibited by Applicable Law; and, except to the extent required by Applicable Law, we will not independently take any action in response to a request from a Data Subject without your prior written instruction. We will cooperate with your reasonable requests for access to Personal Data and other information and assistance as necessary to respond to a request or complaint by a Data Subject.

6. Suspected or Actual Security Event

In the event of a discovered or suspected Security Event, WPHandle shall provide notice without undue delay to Customer’s technical and account contacts using those means established for routine account-related communications (or other such method of notice as agreed between us). Our notice shall include the following information to the extent it is reasonably available to WPHandle at the time of the notice, and WPHandle shall update its notice as additional information becomes reasonably available: (i) the dates and times of the Security Event; (ii) the facts that underlie the discovery of the Security Event, or the decision to begin an investigation into a suspected Security Event, as applicable; (iii) a description of the Personal Data involved in the Security Event, either specifically, or by reference to the data set(s), and (iv) the measures planned or underway to remedy or mitigate the vulnerability giving rise to the Security Event. We will take those measures available, including measures reasonably requested by you, to address a vulnerability giving rise to a successful Security Event, both to mitigate the harm resulting from the Security Event and to prevent similar occurrences in the future. We will cooperate with your reasonable requests in connection with the investigation and analysis of the Security Event, including a request to use a third-party investigation and forensics service. WPHandle shall retain all information that could constitute evidence in a legal action arising from the Security Event and shall provide the information to you upon your request. Except to the extent required by law in the written and reasonable opinion of WPHandle’s legal counsel, or as reasonably required by our investigation of the Security Event or our other contractual obligations, we will not disclose to any third party the existence of a Security Event or suspected Security Event or any related investigation without Customer’s prior written consent.

7. Your representations with regard to Personal Data you disclose to us. 

With regard to the Personal Data of others that you may provide to us, you hereby represent and warrant: (i) the Personal Data has been collected in accordance with Applicable Law; (ii) the transfer to us for the purpose of providing the Services is authorized under Applicable Law; (iii) you will comply with Applicable Law as to requests from Data Subjects in connection with the Personal Data; (iv) you shall disclose to us only that Personal Data that is necessary for our provision of the Services; and (v) you shall not ask us to take any action with respect to the Personal Data that you are not permitted to take directly.

8. CCPA 

For the purposes of CCPA: (i) we are a “Service Provider” as defined under Section 1798.140(v); (ii) you are disclosing Personal Data to us solely for a valid business purpose in providing the Services to you; and (iii) we may not sell Personal Data or retain, use, or disclose Personal Data except as required to provide the Services in accordance with the Agreement. We certify that we understand and will comply with these obligations.

9. Records 

We will keep reasonable records to evidence our compliance with our obligations under this DPA and shall preserve such records for at least two (2) years from the date of the events reflected therein.

10. Miscellaneous

10.1 In the event of any conflict or inconsistency between the provisions of the Agreement and this Addendum, the provisions of this Addendum shall prevail. For the avoidance of doubt and to the extent allowed by applicable law, any and all liability under this Addendum, including limitations thereof, will be governed by the relevant provisions of the Agreement. You acknowledge and agree that WPHandle may amend this Addendum from time to time by posting the relevant amended and restated Addendum on NoCodeWP’s website, available at Data Processing Addendum and such amendments to the Addendum are effective as of the date of posting. By continuing to use or access the Services after any modifications come into effect, you agree to be bound by the modified DPA. If you disagree with our changes, then you must stop using the applicable Services and cancel the applicable Paid Services.

10.2 With effect from the effective date of this DPA, this DPA shall be deemed a part of and incorporated into the Agreement so that references in the Agreement to “Agreement” shall be interpreted to include this DPA.

10.3 In no event shall any party limit its liability with respect to any individual’s data protection rights under this DPA or otherwise.

10.4 This DPA shall be governed by and construed in accordance with governing law and jurisdiction provisions in the Agreement, unless required otherwise by Data Protection Laws.