Data Breach Policy

Data Breach Policy

Effective Date: 13/11/2023

Cat Keene is committed to protecting your privacy and the security of your personal information. We understand the importance of transparency and responsibility when it comes to data security. This policy outlines how we handle data breaches in accordance with New Zealand's privacy and data
protection laws.

What is a Data Breach?

A data breach is an unauthorised access, disclosure, or acquisition of personal or sensitive information that could impact your privacy and security.

Our Data Breach Response - In the event of a data breach, we take the following steps to ensure the protection of your data:

1. Identification and Containment
If we become aware of or suspect a data breach, we act immediately to contain the breach and prevent further unauthorised access.

2. Assessment and Documentation
We assess the nature and extent of the breach and document all relevant information, including when and how it occurred.

3. Notification
Depending on the severity and circumstances of the data breach, we may take the following actions: If the breach poses a risk to your rights and privacy, we will promptly notify you. Our notification will include a description of the breach, potential consequences, and steps you can take to protect yourself.

If the breach involves our use of Shopify for our website for the sale of our services, we will contact Shopify's support to secure your data and investigate the breach.

If the breach involves our use of Flodesk for email marketing, we will contact Flodesk's support to secure your data and investigate the breach.

Remediation and Mitigation
We take all necessary steps to remedy and mitigate the effects of the data breach. This may include implementing security enhancements and reviewing our internal procedures to prevent similar incidents.

We maintain records of the breach, our response, and any actions taken to ensure transparency and compliance with New Zealand's privacy laws.

Review and Improvement

After resolving the data breach, we review our response to identify areas for improvement in our data security practices, always striving to protect your data better.

Our Commitment
We are dedicated to safeguarding your data and complying with New Zealands privacy and data protection laws. Your privacy and security are of utmost importance to us.

Policy Revision
We regularly review and update this Data Breach Policy to ensure its effectiveness and compliance with New Zealand's Privacy Act and other applicable regulations.

Thank you for entrusting us with your information. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this policy, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Cat Keene or 021 113 3018