About Tech & Data

The digital salesman encrypts all data in transit. The connection to this site is encrypted and authenticated using a strong protocol (TLS 1.0, 1.1, 1.2), a strong key exchange (ECDHE_RSA with P-256), a strong cipher (AES_128_GCM) and 2,048-bit keys.

The digital salesman protected by an advanced firewall for Linux distributions and Linux based VPS. In addition to the basic functionality of a firewall – filtering packets – CSF includes other security features, such as login/intrusion/flood detections etc.

Industry respected 3rd party penetration testing firms once a year to carry out full penetration testing on the digital platform. The latest penetration test was carried out in June 2017 by Info-Assure who are certified CREST security testers. There are stringent internal audit procedures to ensure compliance with the data protection act. The development team carry out vulnerability testing on an ongoing basis to identify and quickly respond to flaws.

Datacenter is a four-storey building of approximately 250m2 of hosting space (ground floor). BMS monitoring system monitored by with 24 x 7 environmental monitoring systems & power monitoring. A regular and meticulous maintenance schedule on all Data Centre infrastructure to ensure uptime. Diesel driven generator with 3 days run time at full load 625 kVA Generator 200 kVA UPS with static and maintenance bypass. Scalable architecture including multiple redundant core switches and routers supported by access to 2 distinct fibre providers. Fire Suppression ensures that it wont go up in flames. The entire building is fitted with Very Early Smoke Detection Alert (VESDA), Fire-retarding walls with argon fire suppression system. All systems are tested regularly with frequent revaluation of all systems ensure this a strong safe building for digital businesses.

Full back-ups of the database 4 times per day to ensure that up to date and accurate data is available for restore in the case of disaster recovery. In addition, our data centre has full disaster recovery procedures in place in line with ISO 9001 and take regular back-ups of the data on a daily basis

Access authorised only staff and registered customers are allowed on-site with security zones using Smart-card access. All access recorded all entries supported by Internal and external CCTV monitored in a security reception. 24 x 7 x 365 Security & monitoring is essential to allow everyone to business no matter the time.

General Data Protect Regulation

the digital salesman is committed to ensuring that all data processing is carried out in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We are committed to Data Protection by Design and Default and we continue to develop features which will assist companies in ensuring that their marketing campaigns comply with the GDPR.

The steps we have taken include but are not limited to:

1. Development of pre-built cookie templates with clear opt out instructions for individuals.

2. Development of pre-built privacy statement templates

3. Restrictions on SMS and Email sends via the dashboard to individuals who have opted out of such communications

4. Centralised single customer view with full audit trail of all correspondence and touchpoints

5. Opt in/Opt out traceability included within the single customer view including the source and date of receipt of consent

Any GDPR related queries, please get in touch via dpo@thedigitalsalesman.co.uk

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