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How Tesco complies with current ICT legislation

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Crushendae Campbell Unit 4 ? Business communication Assignment 3 How Tesco complies with current legislation Legal issues Data protection Act 1998 Tesco is a large food retailer that that is well committed to protecting their customer information. Tesco uses the Data protection Act, so that they are able to keep their employees information and their customer information within the company both in the computer system and manual filling system. When customers register with Tesco they are able to find information about them and they will use your information to provide and personalise our service and to detect and prevent fraud. Tesco will be able to find information using club card service. A Club card is a loyalty card that is given to customers, where they will be able to gain points when they spend a certain amount that will lead to rewards. With the information that they gather about the customer such as their name, their address, date of birth, email address and Tesco will used it to communicate with them, whether it?s about a new service or product that they are launching. Personal information is anything that is about a personal such as their name, address telephone numbers and more. ...read more.


from time to time and any changes will be notified to you via the email address provided to you following registration or via a suitable announcement on the Tesco.net website. The changes will apply to the use of the Service 30 days after we have given notice. If you do not wish to accept the new Terms and Conditions you should not continue to use the Service. If you continue to use the Service after the date on which the change comes into effect, your use of the Service indicates your agreement to be bound by the new Terms and Conditions?. Whistle blowing Whistle blowing is when an employee has a concern about the organisation, which they might present to the management or the press. This could relate to fraud, crime and other which may have a immense impact on their customers, stakeholder and the public. Tesco has a policy that is specifically for whistle blowing as they try to make sure that all information is secured and safe within the company to avoid adverse publicity which would harm their image. ?Our whistle-blowing policy and helpline is now in all markets. Protector Line is a 24-hour confidential telephone line and email address for employees to raise ethical issues and report grievances. ...read more.


or print one copy of such content for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all and any copyright and proprietary notices. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy or distribute or use for commercial purposes any of the materials or content on the Tesco.com Site without written permission from Tesco.com. No licence is granted to you in these Terms and Conditions to use any trade mark of Tesco.com or its affiliated companies including, without limitation, the trade marks TESCO, TESCO.COM and TESCO CLUBCARD?. Backup plan Tesco will make sure that all their information are secured whether its about their customer or the company. This would mean that they would have backup of every file that they have in case of any emergency that may occur such as a flood or hacking in the computer system. They would have to store their files on software but also on a different computer system. Tesco would include the storing of their information in their planning. I was not able to find out any information about Tesco backup plan but it obvious that they would have a backup plan as they are a large company that with information about their company and their customer. ...read more.

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