Dear FydeOS users,
We would like to announce some vital updates about improvements and changes to our FydeOS services.
As part of our ongoing commitment to delivering better service and increased data privacy options for our expanding global user base, we will establish a new data centre in the United Kingdom. This facility will enable us to cater more effectively to our users outside Mainland China, reduce latency, and ensure adherence to local data protection regulations.
As part of the preparation for the UK data centre, we are adding a temporary “data geolocation” option to all FydeOS online services we currently offer through FydeOS accounts. This new feature lets you choose where your data is stored and processed. Currently, two options are available: Mainland China the United Kingdom.
We want to assure you that your data will be managed with the utmost care and in compliance with the highest standards of data privacy, regardless of the selected data geolocation. It is important to note that the jurisdiction of your data will be subject to the relevant data protection and privacy laws of the chosen geolocation.
For users who registered their FydeOS accounts with a mobile phone number without a +86 country code, the data geolocation will automatically be assigned to the UK. However, should you prefer to retain your data geolocation in Mainland China, you have until 1st August 2023 to indicate this preference and provide a verified +86 mobile number.
To modify your data geolocation preference, please visit your FydeOS account dashboard at https://account.fydeos.com/. There, you will find the option to update your data geolocation among the available settings.
Please be aware that after the migration on 1st August 2023, data between geolocations will be physically separated, and communication between them will not occur. Additionally, migrating your data between geolocations will not be possible after this date.
Lastly, to facilitate this change, we will release distinct editions of FydeOS release images, customised for the different geolocations. If you are already a FydeOS user, no manual action is required. The suitable FydeOS edition will be delivered to you through an OTA update, according to your preferred data geolocation.
We appreciate your understanding and cooperation during this transition. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our support team at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you once again for choosing FydeOS, and we eagerly anticipate providing you with an improved experience through these new developments.
The FydeOS Team