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Our Privacy Policy helps you understand what information we collect about you at Howan Takeaway Limited, how we use that information and how you can control information about you that we hold. We also explain the procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy.



The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) is a new regulation which replaces the Data Protection Regulation (Directive 95/46/EC). The Regulation aims to harmonise data protection legislation across EU member states, enhancing privacy rights for individuals and providing a strict framework within which commercial organisations can legally operate.


Your new rights under the GDPR are set out in this notice but will only apply once the GDPR becomes law on 25th May 2018.

Please read the following policy carefully so you understand how we view, use and protect your personal data.


For the purposes of data protection legislation in force from time to time the data controller is Howan Takeaway Limited of 165 Long Lane, Bexleyheath, DA7 5AE. For all queries come in store to speak to us or call us 0208 303 5103 (during working hours).



We are a Chinese takeaway food business, we provide food for collection and delivery.



We collect the personal data of the following types of people to allow us to undertake our business:

  • Your name.

  • Contact telephone number this may be a mobile or home phone number.

  • Your address which includes door number, house name, street name and post code.


Our Legal Justifications

Our legal justification for the processing of personal data is our legitimate business interest, described in greater detail below.


Our Legitimate Business Interests

As a Chinese takeaway and delivery business it is paramount to record and store your contact details to provide customers with the main functions or our service:

  • Collection orders – your name and contact number will be recorded, to allow us to identify you and contact you if there are any problems with the order.

  • Home delivery –  any new customer’s address and contact number will be automatically recorded on our computer system. This is to make the process for future deliveries easier; we need your address to deliver the food correctly and your contact number so we can get in touch if there are any problems with the order.


Where we store and process your personal data

The data that we collect from you is stored on our computer system (password protected) and does not leave the premises. The computer is not connected to the internet, so, there is no risk from online hacking and malicious malware. It will only be processed by staff operating on the premises while fulfilling customer orders.


Retention of your data

We understand our legal duty to retain accurate data and only for as long as we need it for our legitimate business interests and provided that you are happy for us to do so.  


To make sure the data we hold on you is as accurate as possible, you can contact us at any time by speaking to us in store or by calling 0208 303 5103 (during working hours).


Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for business purposes, however, we will be regretful in saying that we will be unable to provide the call and collection or home delivery service.   


The GDPR provides you the right to:

  • Request correction of the personal information that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.

  • Request erasure of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal information where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it.

  • Make a complaint to a supervisory body which in the United Kingdom is the Information Commissioner’s Office. The ICO can be contacted through this link:


Access to information

The Data Protection Act 1998 and the GDPR give you the right to access information held about you. A subject access request should be submitted verbally in store or call 0208 303 5103 (during working hours) or by post to:


The Owner

165 Long Lane,


DA7 5AE.

We also encourage you to contact us to ensure your data is accurate and complete.


Changes to our privacy notice

Any changes we make to our privacy notice in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by in store notice. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy notice.



Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy notice are welcomed and should be addressed by coming in store or by post to:


The Owner

165 Long Lane,


DA7 5AE.

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