The UK Government introduced the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ensuring compliance from May 25th 2018.
This means that UK residents have a greater say over how, why, what, where and when their personal data is used, processed, or disposed of. GDPR clarifies how personal data laws apply, even beyond the borders of the EU. This means that any organization that works with your personal data, irrespective of their location, has an obligation to protect your data.
Edeal Enterprise Agency is dedicated to meet these obligations and is aware of the liability we have to ensure that all our suppliers meet GDPR mandates, regardless of their location.
Over the years, we have demonstrated our commitment to data privacy and protection by meeting the industry standards for ISO 2001:2015. We have had a Data Protection Policy since 2013 and all our staff have signed their agreement to demonstrate their commitment to your privacy.
We recognize that GDPR helps us maintain the highest standards of protection for your data.
In the unfortunate event of a data breach we commit to advise you within 72 hours of our finding out about the breach.
To run the Edeal Enterprise Agency we use software provided by suppliers from across the globe. At present these include Microsoft Office 365, Xero accounting software, Weebly, Google, Mobile Applications, Surveymonkey, Mailchimp, Eventbrite, PRG, Wordpress, CloudConnx, Southern IT, AFH Payroll, Paypal, Go-Cardless, PaymentSense, Natwest and Metro Bank.
Historic Edeal data is kept at The Keep in Falmer, a secure facility run by East Sussex County Council. They retain all Edeal information in the public interest and have securely destroyed any other data in our historic files.
We ensure that all our suppliers commit to GDPR and, should the needs of the business dictate that we change or add a supplier, we will ensure that any new supplier is also committed to observe GDPR. All these suppliers have committed not to use your data for any other reason and will not pass it on to a third party.
This contract also includes the need for the supplier to disclose any data breach to us within 48 hours so that we can advise you within 72 hours of the breach.
Our data is backed up three times a day to two separate locations.
Edeal Enterprise Agency exists to promote business in East Sussex. To do this we hold online and physical events and we ask your permission to use your image when photographs are taken at those networking and training events.
We understand our obligation to help you manage GDPR and have run a series of workshops to help members who need assistance to be aware of their obligations. If you would like us to run another GDPR seminar, please let us know.
Our Outlook emails are automatically encrypted by Microsoft 365 to or from any other Microsoft 365 user. If you would like to make sure your emails are encrypted please contact your Microsoft 365 provider.
We can provide access to details of data held about you. Just email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will respond within one month. We will delete your data on request, just email us at this address. (With the exception of financial data which must be kept for seven years.) We will delete your data if it has not been used for two years (other than financial data).
Hard copy data is held in our office which is not open to the public. Personal details are kept locked away.
We will perform data audits annually as part of our ISO quality management review.
We will continue to introduce members to each other as part of our legitimate business.
Microsoft GDPR Statement
Xero Privacy Statement
Google GDPR Statement
SurveyMonkey GDPR Statement
Mailchimp GDPR Statement
Natwest Privacy Statement
Metro Bank Privacy Statement
Paymentsense Privacy Statement
Wordpress GDPR Statement
Eventbrite GDPR Statement
GDPR statements are available on request for: