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Data Protection

Data Protection

Your Local Florist, located in 37 Church Road, London, United Kingdom, you are required to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to ensure that your customers' personal data is protected. The GDPR is a set of data protection rules that apply to all businesses operating in the European Union (EU), including small businesses like yours. The following is a detailed overview of the GDPR requirements that apply to your business:

    Lawful, Fair, and Transparent Processing of Personal Data

Your Local Florist must ensure that any personal data you collect from your customers is processed lawfully, fairly, and transparently. This means that you must be clear with your customers about how their personal data will be used, and obtain their explicit consent to process their data. You must also provide your customers with a privacy notice that outlines the purposes for which their data will be processed, the legal basis for processing, and their rights under the GDPR.

    Accurate and Up-to-date Personal Data

Your Local Florist must ensure that the personal data you collect from your customers is accurate and up-to-date. You must take steps to ensure that the data you collect is relevant and necessary for the purposes for which it is being processed, and that any inaccuracies are corrected in a timely manner.

    Adequate Security Measures

Your Local Florist must implement adequate security measures to protect the personal data you collect from your customers. This includes physical, technical, and organizational measures to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the data. You must also ensure that any third-party processors you work with comply with the GDPR and take adequate security measures to protect the data.

    Data Subject Rights

Your Local Florist must respect the rights of data subjects under the GDPR. This includes the right of access, the right to rectification, the right to erasure, the right to restrict processing, the right to data portability, and the right to object. You must have processes in place to handle data subject requests in a timely and efficient manner.

    Data Breach Notification

Your Local Florist must report any personal data breaches to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) within 72 hours of becoming aware of the breach. You must also notify the affected data subjects if the breach is likely to result in a high risk to their rights and freedoms.

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