HostDime proves best practices by achieving the following compliance certifications.
As a premier global data center provider, HostDime holds client privacy, security, and high availability above all else. Consequently, HostDime proves best practices by achieving the following certifications.
Data centers and cloud services process, store, and transmit protected health information (PHI) under the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Data center providers must enter into a Business Associate Agreement (BAA) with a HIPAA covered entity.
HostDime has been evaluated by a third party independent validation source and is SOC 2 Type 2 certified. This confirms the security and high availability of customer data based on criteria set forth by AICPA. To request a copy of our SOC 2 report, please contact a member of our sales team and we would be happy to further assist you.
To obtain Uptime Institute's Tier IV design certification, data centers must pass strict requirements covering mechanical, electrical, structural, and site elements. Tier IV data centers must have a maximum downtime of 26 minutes minutes per year and feature zero points of failure. HostDime's Tier IV certification can be found here.
To obtain Uptime Institute's Tier III design certification, data centers must pass strict requirements covering mechanical, electrical, structural, and site elements. Tier III data centers must have a maximum downtime of 1.6 hours per year and 240 uninterrupted hours of activity in case of a power outage. HostDime's Tier III certification can be found here.
Nothing is more important than keeping your payment data safe and secure. HostDime is PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliant, meeting all PCI security standards. HostDime implements standards that protect against breaches and theft of cardholder data.
The EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks provide companies on both sides of the Atlantic with a mechanism to comply with data protection requirements when transferring personal data from Europe and Switzerland to the United States in support of transatlantic commerce. HostDime's Privacy Shield profile can be found here.