DISC Publisher, PeopleKeys, Announces GDPR Readiness

Youngstown, Ohio USA, May 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — , the leader in behavioral instruments and understanding, is proud to announce its preparation for the new landmark data privacy act, the General Data Protection Regulation (), to be in force on May 25, 2018 for all companies processing data for EU citizens and residents. In understanding the challenges of doing business internationally, the global publisher of customized behavioral analysis solutions wants to ensure its clients and partners that the company has taken necessary measures to adjust their personal data processing procedures to the requirements of the new GDPR standards.

“Data protection has always been a priority at PeopleKeys,” said Dr. Brad Smith, Director of International Business Development, who is responsible for GDPR compliance at PeopleKeys. “We are even more intensely focused on safeguarding our customers’ personal information and complying with the new EU laws for privacy, transparency, and data access.  We want our international clients to be confident that we are passionate about integrity, customer service, and exceeding the needs of our global customers.”

PeopleKeys retained a third-party, GDPR expert from the EU who performed an analysis and oversaw the changes.  Some of the measures taken are listed below:

  • Identification of all personal data processing procedures.
  • Analysis of the risks related to personal data processing.
  • Selection of proper technical and organizational measures for personal data protection in order to ensure proper security of personal data, including protection against illegal processing and accidental loss, destruction, or damage.
  • Conclusion or amendment of relevant personal data processing outsourcing agreements.
  • Adjustment of data collection procedures to the standards imposed by the GDPR.
  • Preparation of internal documentation regarding personal data protection.

PeopleKeys has recently updated its Privacy Policy, available , to integrate the new requirements. Additionally, PeopleKeys will be providing a free and accessible dispute resolution process in accordance with the GDPR framework. 

PeopleKeys wishes to ensure that all personal data processed by PeopleKeys is secure and compliant. Privacy is our priority, which is why we can proudly say that our organization is thoroughly adjusted to the GDPR. PeopleKeys is at your disposal for questions regarding your personal data protection. Please visit to a PeopleKeys International Compliance Representative.

About PeopleKeys:

, international behavioral experts and personality analysis leader for over 35 years, has been providing DISC-based solutions to thousands of companies and millions of individuals worldwide. Their goal is to help people use people analytics to understand how personality analysis can enhance relationships, improve productivity, minimize conflict, and unlock the potential in today’s workforces. PeopleKeys’ behavioral courses, assessments, customizations, integrations, as well as training and consulting solutions, have been translated into over 33 languages.

To have a free PeopleKeys’ Branded Business Account created for you, or to learn more about how PeopleKeys welcomes and supports international clients, please visit or Director of International Business Development, Brad Smith at or bsmith.


Coleen Kulkin PeopleKeys marketing