FAQ Implementation What is the difference between Data Controller and Data Processor?

What is the difference between Data Controller and Data Processor?

In a nutshell, the controller determines why and how data processing should be performed, while the processor performs the actual processing on behalf of the controller. Here is an example. When Usercentrics sells products to consumers and uses Google Analytics to track user data,  Usercentrics is the data controller and Google Analytics is the data processor.