The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes in to force May 2018. This legislation replaces existing data protection laws and governs how companies collect, hold and use people’s personal data.

As a leading catering retailer The Wandering Oven is committed to GDPR compliance and strengthening the security and protection of its customers and employees data.

The Wandering Oven therefore abides by the following customer data safeguarding principles:-

  • Only data specifically necessary for bookings reservation and/or the supply of goods to customers will be collected and stored, Including contact details.
  • In addition we also collect information on your IP address, browser type, and Refer URL data. We use this data to prevent hacking attempts, help us know what web browsers people are using, and find out where our visitors are coming from so that we can improve our marketing.
  • Customer data is only stored electronically within our premises centralised system and backup disks. These can only be accessed by Directors and Senior Staff
  • Online, only your reservation and/or booking data and order contents data is stored on our server. This information is encrypted using a Secure Sockets Layer before it is transmitted over a web server. We do not store your Credit Card data.
  • Any printed documentation that includes customer data is stored at our premises under lock and key. The only key holders are Directors and Senior Members of Staff.
  • All printer documentation is shredded at time of disposal.
  • Our customers have a permanent right to request that all data be erased at any time. If you wish to be erased from our systems, please contact our Data Protection Officer.

We only use customer data in processing the fulfilment of customer orders, and optional communication of occasional commercial news and offers. We do NOT sell or distribute our customer data to any third party for marketing purposes.

Cookies are small files that reside on your computer and allow us to recognize you on your next visit or store your shopping cart contents. We use them only to track this information.

We expect all of our suppliers to have GDPR procedures in place and encourage customers to familiarise themselves with GDPR.

All our staff are familiar with the importance of GDPR and their personal responsibilities to protecting customer data.

Any questions relating to our GDPR procedures can be sent to:

Data Protection Officer
The Wandering Oven
Tel 07762137483
email info@thewanderingoven.co.uk