Useful Websites & Information
Confidential document and data destruction is an essential part of any business and there can be serious implications if processes are not compliant. It is essential that all your members of staff are aware of the importance of the protection of identities and confidential data, along with how they should deal with this data when no longer required.
When employing a shredding contractor it is important that you can clarify they have the required qualifications. Shred Station are a fully accredited shredding company, wearing badges of qualification proudly.
National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) - www.naideurope.eu
Promotes the document destruction industry and the standards and ethics of its member companies.
Home Office Identity Fraud Steering Committee – www.identitytheft.org.uk
Dedicated to the prevention of identity theft.
CIFAS – The UK’s Fraud Prevention Service - www.cifas.org.uk
Provides a Not for Profit fraud protection service.
The Information Commissioner’s Office – www.ico.gov.uk
Promotes access to official information and protects personal information. Responsible for policing the Data Protection Act.
Full copy of the Data Protection Act - http://www.legislation.gov.uk
The Health and Safety Commission - www.hse.gov.uk
Responsible for health and safety regulation in Great Britain.