Data Protection and Data Recovery
ApprovalMax processes personal data as both a Data Controller and Data Processor, as defined in the Directive and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We are a Data Controller with regard to the client information we process for our own purposes, and we are a Data Processor with regard to all information clients upload to our systems, platforms or software.
All your personal information is protected and we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and management procedures to safeguard and secure the data we collect.
All information you upload in our app is stored in a database in a secure data centre in Microsoft Azure.
ApprovalMax utilises the built-in Microsoft Azure backup service and performs two types of backups:
- Full backups of all customer data are done daily
- Incremental backups are done every 10 minutes
Backups are stored using the built-in Microsoft Azure data storage.
The recovery of customer data is done using the built-in Microsoft Azure capabilities. In a disaster event, backed up data will be made available to users within 6-12 business hours.
Where is the data stored?
With due respect to the fact that our clients use ApprovalMax for handling their core finance information, we consider the privacy of our clients' data as one of our top priorities. All processing of customer data takes place in EU-based Microsoft ...
What happens to the customer-owned data?
You are the owner of all data input provided by you and all your output (collectively “Your Data”). ApprovalMax does make backup copies of Your Data. ApprovalMax may store and maintain Your Data for such period of time as it deems necessary. You ...
Can Approvers see all historical data?
Yes, Approvers can see all historical data. However, they are only able to change any of the settings if the Auditor role has been assigned to them.
How often is data synced with Xero?
Pulling new documents and pushing back approval decisions ApprovalMax pulls new Bills/Invoices/Purchase Orders every 1 hour during a day. However, due to Xero API limitations, it’s not possible to get them right after they’ve been created. You can ...
What Xero data does ApprovalMax modify?
ApprovalMax works with Xero data in two modes: In write mode (with Purchase Orders created in ApprovalMax and pushed to Xero as well as with Bills in the first approval step - if the feature Bill review and approval is set up) In read-only mode (with ...