AWS- Appliance Warehouse Services is required to gather certain information about individuals, to enable its Company purpose of servicing domestic appliances in the home.

To deliver this service it relies on information about individuals, who include: Employees, Contractors, Customers, Suppliers, Subcontractors, Agents and other people the Company has a relationship with or may need to contact.

This policy describes how this personal data will be managed, including its collection, handling, storage and disposal.

The Company’s data protection standards will comply with the latest legislative data protection laws.

Why this policy exists?

This Data Protection Policy will ensure that Appliance Warehouse Services Limited will:

. Comply with new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

. Protect the rights of staff, customers and partners

. Is open and transparent about how it stores and processes individual’s data

. Protect itself from the risk of data breech

Data Protection Law

Eight important principles underpin Data Protection Law

1.     Be processed fairly and lawfully

2.     Be obtained only for specific lawful purposes

3.     Be adequate, relevant and not excessive

4.     Be accurate and  kept up to date

5.     Not held for longer than necessary

6.     Possessed in accordance with the right of data subjects

7.     Be protected in appropriate ways

8.     Not be transferred outside the European Economic Area (EEA) unless that country or territory ensures an adequate level of protection

Providing information

Appliance Warehouse Services aims to ensure that individuals are aware that their data is being processed, and they understand how that data is being used or how to exercise their rights.  To these ends the company has privacy statement setting out how we use personal information.