A Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Oculus VisionTech Inc.
Vancouver, British Columbia–(April 26, 2021) – Oculus VisionTech Inc. (TSXV: OVT; OTCQB: OVTZ; FSE: USF1), an emerging data compliance innovator, through its brand, ComplyTrustTM, today announced general availability of “Forget-Me-Yes™” (FMY) a data privacy solution. General Availability status allows Oculus through its brand ComplyTrust™ to emerge from a pre-revenue company to a company actively marketing and selling its services.
“Forget-Me-Yes™” (FMY) is ComplyTrust’s Software-as-a-Service application for organizational and individual Right-to-be-Forgotten (RtbF) and Right-of-Erase (RoE) data privacy compliance. The Forget-Me-Yes™” Zero-Knowledge platform provides single-source capability of continuous compliance by incorporating automated policy-driven re-query services that guarantees a Data Subject’s requested RtbF/RoE data remains ‘forgotten’ over the life of their FMY subscription.
Forget-Me-Yes™’s B2B cloud-native microservice and infrastructure-agnostic architecture, is now available on a monthly subscription-basis for Salesforce organizations, supporting both structured and unstructured data queries. According to Gartner’s 2020 Hype Cycle for Legal and Compliance Technologies, the average cost to manually process a Data Subject Access Request (DSAR) is $1,406.00. Forget-Me-Yes™ is cost-effective insurance to ensure DSAR deletion-request compliance for Brazil’s LGPD, California’s CCPA/CPRA, Europe’s GDPR, Nevada’s SB220 and Virginia’s CDPA data privacy legislation.
Matt Leib of International Data Corporation (IDC) says “Today’s world and changing laws along the lines of the European GDPR mean that we have control over whether our information is even held within an organization’s environment. Our right to remove this data is ensured by GDPR, as well as newer iterations of this regulation across the world. Placing that request obligates the organization to remove it. However, there are methods by which that data can creep back in. Oculus VisionTech’s Forget-Me-YesTM platform ensures the organization not only removes all traces, but consistently monitors the dataset such that should this data creep back in, it will once again be removed. In this way an organization can not only comply with the regulation, but remain in compliance.”
“We are pleased to announce the Forget-Me-Yes™ product launch initially under the global AWS cloud infrastructure, providing our B2B customers with an elastic, resilient, scalable and secure platform for CCPA, CDPA, GDPR, LGPD and SB220 data subject privacy compliance management”, said Michael Johnson, President and co-founder at ComplyTrust.
“The Forget-Me-Yes™ data privacy platform is both a cost-effective and innovative solution that equally protects data subjects, data collectors and data stewards alike in the worldwide data privacy compliance landscape”, added Rowland Perkins, CEO and President at Oculus VisionTech.
To more information and to request a Forget-Me-YesTM demonstration, please visit https://complytrust.com/ today.
Oculus VisionTech Inc. (OVT), www.ovtz.com, is a development-stage technology company focused on cyber security and data privacy compliance solutions for Enterprise business customers. With offices in San Diego, California and Vancouver, British Columbia, the company is currently expanding its’ new ComplyTrustTM, www.complytrust.com, product suite which includes the ComplyScan cloud backup reporting tool and Forget-Me-YesTM B2B data privacy Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform, optimizing CCPA, CDPA, GDPR, LGPD, SB220 and other regulatory compliance legislation for Salesforce organizations worldwide. OVTZ’s legacy Cloud-DPS digital content protection solution implements invisible forensic watermarking technology that seamlessly embeds imperceptible tracking components into documents and video-frame content that enables tamper-proof legal auditability for intellectual property protection.
ComplyTrust Inc. https://complytrust.com/, a 100% wholly-owned subsidiary of Oculus VisionTech, is specifically focused on providing enterprise organizations and individuals with secure data privacy tools that provide sustained and continuous global regulatory compliance of data subject rights. Headquartered in San Diego, California, ComplyTrust was founded by industry veteran storage technology experts and is operated by an experienced management team.
Learn more about ComplyTrust at https://complytrust.com/.
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