What Restaurants Need to Know about Data Security and Cyber Security
Customers entrust their data to restaurants in a variety of ways. Every time they hand over a credit or debit card, they are trusting a business with essential information. The advent of online ordering increases opportunities for restaurants to gather data about their customers—but it also adds to the responsibility.
The ease and speed of modern society has its pitfalls. Restaurants can, through a few transactions and web visits, begin building an entire profile of customers and potential customers. Cookies can track a user’s web habits and discover their interests, and, using that data, targeted ads can be directed at those same users.