Why trust ACT365?

ACT365 is a cloud based access and integrated video management solution. ACT365 is hosted in the Microsoft Azure datacentre in Ireland. The privacy of ACT365 data is extremely important to Vanderbilt Industries.

This website is dedicated to earning your trust on the following matters:

  • Your data is safe
  • Your data privacy is protected
  • Your data is stored in Ireland
  • Your data is owned and controlled by you

We have compiled the following list of FAQ’s to give you peace of mind that your data is secure and will remain private.

Where is my data stored?

Your data is stored in the Microsoft Azure Datacentre in Dublin, Ireland. This is Microsoft Azures Northern Europe Region Datacentre.

Click here to see a list of all Microsoft Azure Datacentre Regions.

Microsoft Azure complies with EU Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC) which is a directive on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.

Your data will be stored in the Irish data centre and will not be moved from this data centre unless in an extremely rare circumstance as set out in the directive above.

Who has access to my data?

Our engineers do not have default access to ACT365 databases. ACT365 databases can only be accessed from specific and approved IP addresses along with authentication passwords. Our engineers will only access the ACT365 database for legitimate technical support purposes and then only under Senior Engineer supervision.

Who owns my data?

You own your data that you place in your ACT365 system including CCTV footage, employee information, log events such access granted or access denied, time and attendance information. ACT will not use your data or derive information from it. This data is always accessible to you at www.act365.eu using your unique username and password.

How do I know my data is secure?

Microsoft Azure meets a broad set of international and industry-specific compliance standards, such as ISO 27001, HIPAA, FedRAMP, SOC 1 and SOC 2, as well as country-specific standards like Australia IRAP, UK G-Cloud, and Singapore MTCS.

Rigorous third-party audits, such as by the British Standards Institute, verify Azure’s adherence to the strict security controls these standards mandate.

Learn more about Microsoft Azure compliance here.

In short, you know your data is secure for the following reasons:

  1. The data is stored in Microsoft Azure data centres which pride itself on meeting all of the above data protection and security standards. This includes adhering to all of the necessary physical and network security protocols required.
  2. All data moving to and from the data centre is encrypted (2048 bit SSL).
  3. If you want to access the data, you have to access it through a https:// URL and the website is password protected.

How long is my data stored for?

Vanderbilt Industries store your data for as long as you are using the ACT365 service. If you decide to discontinue the ACT365 service your data will be deleted from the Azure servers.