Nasdaq GlobeNewswire

VIRGIN PULSE ANNOUNCES INDUSTRY-LEADING GDPR COMPLIANCE

Del

Virgin Pulse Extends the GDPR's Strong Data Privacy Rights to All Clients and Members Across the Globe 

PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Virgin Pulse, the leading global provider of digital employee health, wellbeing and engagement solutions, today announced that it has achieved compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for the Virgin Pulse platform. The company has also appointed Associate Counsel Beatrice Botti as Data Protection Officer (DPO) to oversee the Virgin Pulse privacy program.

With this achievement, Virgin Pulse leads the market as the first company in the wellbeing and engagement industry to fully meet the comprehensive standards of the new GDPR data privacy law. The company has completed a thorough review of its internal data collection, storage and handling processes and implemented enhancements to achieve GDPR compliance and give all Virgin Pulse customers and members greater control over their personal data.

The GDPR is the first major law to replace and address shortcomings and gaps in the 1995 Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC including enforcement, liabilities, documenting processes, risk assessments, notification in case of a breach. This new regulation also strengthens rules for data minimization. As a global organization with more than 570 clients, hundreds of thousands of users and broad operations in the EU, Virgin Pulse has been focused since early 2017 on ensuring GDPR compliance by the May 25, 2018 deadline.

"Member privacy is at the center of our strategic priorities. Securing and protecting client and member data has never been more important than it is today, and we are proud to be setting a strong example in this area," said David Osborne, CEO of Virgin Pulse. "Achieving compliance with the GDPR is a rigorous process, one we have been actively and diligently working towards over the past year. We believe that all of our clients and members around the world should benefit from the same strong privacy rights and best practices, and have gone above and beyond to implement the GDPR as the Virgin Pulse standard for all clients and members, not just those located in the EU."

To achieve this compliance, Virgin Pulse conducted a comprehensive audit of its member policies and made revisions to ensure the language and tone are clear and understandable. All members are prompted to review and accept the redrafted policies and expressly consent to Virgin Pulse's privacy practices to participate in any of the programs. As part of this process, the company's product design, software development and implementation processes reflect a Privacy by Design philosophy. These embedded processes allow members to withdraw consent at any time, and grant members broad rights to request access, correct or delete their data.

With more than 3,200 clients, including 20 percent of the Global Fortune 500, and 2.1 million members across 190 countries, Virgin Pulse is the only truly global employee wellbeing and engagement provider in the market. Available today in 18 languages, Virgin Pulse has designed and developed its products to meet the needs of global organizations, and will continue to invest in its infrastructure and lead the industry in data privacy and security. The company's GDPR efforts strengthen an existing foundation of data privacy and information security. Virgin Pulse's Information Security Management System is also certified against the ISO 27001:2013, a robust and comprehensive global information security standard, and the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks.

About Virgin Pulse
Virgin Pulse, a leading provider of technology solutions that promote employee and wellbeing and engagement, helps employers create workforces that are happier, healthier and more productive. The company's modern, mobile-first platform delivers personalized user experiences that utilize gamification to engage users in building habits that inspire measurable and sustainable change across individuals and organizations. By helping employees thrive at work and in all aspects of life, Virgin Pulse is helping change lives and businesses around the world for good. To learn more, visit www.virginpulse.com.

Media Contact:

Wendy Werve 
Virgin Pulse
703-622-3605
Wendy.werve@virginpulse.com




This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions on behalf of Nasdaq Corporate Solutions clients.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Virgin Pulse via Globenewswire

Om Nasdaq GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq GlobeNewswire
Nasdaq GlobeNewswire
One Liberty Plaza - 165 Broadway
NY 10006 New York

+1 212 401 8700http://www.nasdaqomx.com

NASDAQ (NASDAQ: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents.

Følg saker fra Nasdaq GlobeNewswire

Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Nasdaq GlobeNewswire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.

Siste saker fra Nasdaq GlobeNewswire

Atico Reports Consolidated Financial Results for the Second Quarter of 201814.8.2018 22:30Pressemelding

(All amounts expressed in US dollars, unless otherwise stated) VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atico Mining Corporation (the “Company” or “Atico”) (TSX.V:ATY) (OTC:ATCMF) today announced its financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2018, posting a net income of $2.8 million. Fernando E. Ganoza, CEO and Director, commented, "We are pleased to report a strong second quarter and first half of the year. The Company showed improvements in earnings and working capital over the same period last year while remaining on schedule to fully repay the senior debt facility during this fiscal year. Mr. Ganoza continued, "For the second half of this year, we will continue focusing on cost control initiatives to reduce operating costs while also advancing on our regional and underground exploration drill programs." Second Quarter Financial Highlights Net income for the three months ended June 30, 2018 (“Q2-2018”) amounted to $2.8 million, compared with $0.6 m

2018 Online Journalism Awards finalists and James Foley Award recipient announced14.8.2018 19:29Pressemelding

WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Finalists for the 2018 Online Journalism Awards, representing a wide range of local and international media, nonprofit, public, academic and emerging technology organizations, were announced today by the Online News Association. Thirteen of the awards come with $58,500 in prize money, courtesy of John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Gannett Foundation , the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications and Journalism 360. These awards honor data journalism, visual digital storytelling, investigative journalism, immersive storytelling, public service, technical innovation, student journalism and general excellence. This year’s awards introduced a new category for Excellence in Collaboration and Partnerships, honoring newsrooms and companies who formed innovative partnerships or collaborations to cover a topic or story with a digital focus. In addition, the General Excellence category now has a micro size group for new

Pinnacle Studio 22 Ultimate Amps Up Video Editing with New Pro-inspired Features14.8.2018 15:11Pressemelding

New Three- and Four-Point Editing, Color Grading, and MultiCam Capture Lite deliver advanced video editing options to bring your videos even closer to pro OTTAWA, Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Introducing Pinnacle Studio™ 22 Ultimate, Pinnacle’s flagship video editing software that offers powerful features, precise editing controls, and premium effects to create eye-catching video projects with professional flair. With new Three- and Four-Point Editing, Color Grading, dynamic Split Screen videos, MultiCam Capture Lite, and more, Pinnacle Studio 22 Ultimate gives users a complete collection of pro-inspired features to express their unique vision and achieve stunning results. “Pinnacle Studio Ultimate is the go-to choice for users looking for true creative control and a sophisticated editing experience from a consumer video editor,” said Michel Yavercovski, Senior Director of Product Management for Pinnacle. “With the latest version, we’re pushing this even further with a pro-inspire

Keesal, Young & Logan and Mitratech Announce TAP Workflow Automation Partnership with the Launch of Keesal Propulsion Labs14.8.2018 15:02Pressemelding

NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Keesal, Young & Logan (KYL) and Mitratech announced today the TAP Workflow Automation partnership to help a greater number of legal professionals quickly implement standardization and compliance across a wide range of legal processes, starting with KYL’s own clients. But it doesn’t stop there. The partnership has resulted in the launch of Keesal Propulsion Labs (KPL) designed to position KYL as an extension of their clients’ teams — helping them to expand and connect their tech stack to solve complex legal and business process challenges. “The goal of KPL is to break down the walls between solution providers, law firms and clients so they can operate as one unit and transform legal operations into a center of excellence that drives innovation across the entire organization,” said Justin Hectus, CIO/CISO at KYL. “By creating cross-ecosystem collaboration, we are uniting people, processes, and compliance, to help mitigate risk and position the

Meltwater launches data science platform Fairhair.ai to tame real-time market signals found in world’s online data14.8.2018 15:00Pressemelding

AI-powered platform democratises analytics of forward-looking indicators based on insights from the outside, known as Outside Insight SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the quest to become data-driven, companies are increasingly investing in Business Intelligence software to gain a competitive advantage. Yet the insights generated by those tools are mostly fuelled by data from within a company’s walls, instead of the real-time market signals found externally online – from consumer opinions to corporate filings. This outside data can unlock key indicators about an industry or competitor, but harnessing the volume and variety of global data is a time-intensive task. And although advances in artificial intelligence have made it easier to capture and analyse this data to create powerful insights, most commercial AI tools are one-size-fits-all models with limited capabilities. That’s why Meltwater – a pioneer of media intelligence and curator of the world’s most diverse col

Gratomic Provides Update on Perpetuus Graphene Development Program14.8.2018 14:00Pressemelding

TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gratomic Inc. (“GRAT” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: GRAT) (FRANKFURT:CB81, WKN:A2JAP3). Gratomic, is pleased to provide an update on its previously announced Graphene development program primarily targeted towards elastomer and polymer tire markets, launched with its European partner, Perpetuus Carbon Technologies Limited (“Perpetuus”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Perpetuus Advanced Materials. As disclosed by Gratomic on April 22, 2018, Perpetuus and Gratomic executed a letter of collaboration pursuant to which Perpetuus undertook to build three specialized process tooling chambers (“Chambers”) to be used solely for processing Graphite from Gratomic’s Aukam Graphite mine in Namibia. The first of such Chambers has passed the testing phase and is ready to process the Aukam sourced Graphite, the second Chamber is presently under construction with the third to follow immediately thereafter. Photos accompanying this announcement are available at http:

I vårt presserom finner du alle våre siste saker, kontaktpersoner, bilder, dokumenter og annen relevant informasjon om oss.

Besøk vårt presserom