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Your five-minute guide to data retention and GDPR

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018, and it tightens up the rules on how long you can keep personal data. We’ve put together this quick guide to help you stay on top of the new regulations on data retention. At the heart of the GDPR is the.

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Shredding standards and accreditations: what do they mean?

What are the relevant standards, accreditations and professional memberships for a shredding provider? And what do they all mean? When you choose a supplier to shred your unwanted documents and other items, it’s important to understand that not every shredding provider is the same. With the forthcoming GDPR tightening up the regulations on how you.

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Privacy, security and the GDPR: a chance to see through your customers’ eyes

It’s easy to fall into thinking of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) as a purely technical issue. In reality, it potentially touches every area of your business – and that’s a golden opportunity to change things for the better. It’s essential for every business to understand the practical requirements of the GDPR, particularly as.

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Data protection law for the digital age

As data protection law evolves, it’s never been more important to have rigorous processes in place for disposing of data you’re no longer using – both physical and digital. As you may have read elsewhere on our blog, everyone is talking about the revamp of data protection laws to bring them up to date and.

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The UK Data Protection Bill and GDPR – what’s going on?

The Government has published its own Data Protection Bill, just ahead of the GDPR coming into force next spring. So what should businesses do now in terms of their own data collection and processing? As we reported in another post, the Government recently published its Data Protection Bill. It’s intended to put data protection law,.

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