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Certified: GDPR-compliant Email Archiving with MailStore

Viersen, 12 February 2019 +++ MailStore Software GmbH, a leading German specialist for email archiving solutions, has had its MailStore Server version 11.2 software audited by the independent data protection experts interev GmbH for compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The outcome is that the MailStore software has now been certified. When used properly MailStore software enables personal data to be processed in accordance with the data protection requirements as set out in the GDPR and the applicable German laws. The analysis was founded on both the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG – German Federal Data Protection Act) and the 2018 version of this Act (BDSG 2018).

“Having our software certified by independent experts allows us to demonstrate to our customers and partners that our email management product is an essential aid, given the increasingly complex compliance requirements governing email processing,” said Roland Latzel, Director of Marketing at MailStore.

The expert report found that MailStore Server, when used correctly, in particular complies with the following rights of data subjects as set out in the EU GDPR:

  • Right of access (Article 15),
  • Right to object (Article 21),
  • Right to erasure (Article 17),
  • Right to data portability (Article 20)

furthermore the obligation to maintain records (accountability) can be fulfilled.

The audit followed the approach set out in Directive IDW PS 330 (en.: IDW AuS 330), a German standard audit of financial statements in an information technology environment.

About MailStore

Headquartered in Viersen near Düsseldorf, Germany, MailStore Software GmbH is a subsidiary of   Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARB), a global leader in data protection and is one of the world’s leading providers of email archiving solutions. Over 60,000 companies, public authorities and educational institutions in more than 100 countries have placed their trust in the products of the German specialist.

Also, with its Service Provider Edition (SPE), MailStore offers a solution that is tailored to the needs of service providers, who are able to provide their customers with legally compliant email archiving as a managed service.

The product portfolio also includes MailStore Home, a solution that enables individual home users to archive their private emails free of charge. MailStore Home is currently used by more than 1,000,000 users worldwide.

More Information

Informationen Source
PDF-File of the press release NF-2019-02-12-GDPR-certification-en.pdf
Images for press release Roland Latzel, Director of Marketing
Photo Roland Latzel
Optional Photo caption It’s important for us that we provide our customers with substantive evidence that MailStore Server complies with the requirements of the GDPR.
Download the certification statement here: mailstore-server-v112-gdpr-certification-statement.pdf
Product portfolio information https://www.mailstore.com/en/products/mailstore-server/
Contact MailStore Software GmbH
Clörather Str. 1–3
41748 Viersen, Germany
Tel.: +1 (800) 747 - 2915
E-Mail: [email protected]
Contact partner Wilm Tennagel
Corporate Communications Manager
Tel.: +49 (0)2162 502-99-11
E-Mail: [email protected]