This procedure addresses how Blue Star Business Solutions Limited deals with complaints from data subjects.
All Employees/Staff are responsible for ensuring any complaints made in relation to the scope of this procedure are reported to the nominated person Richard Patient.
Richard Patient is responsible for dealing with all complaints in line with this procedure.
The firm must at all time show the contact details of the person responsible as stated in Section 2 published on its website, clearly under the ‘Contact us’ section.
This section of the website should also have clear guidelines on that enables the data subject to lodge a complaint.
The firm’s privacy notice should also be clearly visible in this section
Data subjects are able to complain to Blue Star Business Solutions Ltd about:
- how their personal data has been processed
- how their request for access to data has been handled
- how their complaint has been handled
- appeal against any decision made following a complaint.
The firm will ensure that any complaints received by data subjects will be passed to Richard Patient immediately for resolution.
Complaints are to be resolved within 30 days.
Appeals on the handling of complaints are to be resolved within 30 days.
If Blue Star Business Solutions Limited fails to act on a data subject’s access request within 30 days, or refuses the request, it will set out in clear and plain language the reasons it took no action/refusal. The firm will inform the data subject(s) of their right to complain directly to the supervisory authority. In doing so, the firm will provide the data subject(s) with the contact details of the supervisory authority and inform them of their right to seek a judicial remedy.