GDPR guards the rights of users regarding their personal data. One of the most important parts of GDPR is the Data Processing Agreement (DPA) that a company that handles your personal data will sign with every party that has access to this data.
Within DPA, the term “processing” is used broadly and refers to anything you can do with someone’s data – collecting it, storing, monetizing it destroying it, etc.
A data processing agreement is a legally binding contract that states the rights and obligations of each party concerning the protection of personal data. Essentially it regulates the particularities of data processing, such as: The scope and purpose of the processing; The relationship between these actors; The obligations of each party under the regulation