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Training Staff on Compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998

Data protection is an important consideration for all company employees, regardless of their role, therefore all staff should be appropriately trained on how to comply with the Data Protection Act. In today’s information age a simple envelope containing an individual’s address could be used to help steal their identity for fraudulent purposes. As a result.

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Data destruction goes beyond just paper

Meeting data protection legislation within a company means more than just disposing of paperwork. Personal and confidential data is stored across many different formats of electronic media. Hard drives, X-rays, data tapes, CD’s, DVD’s, floppy discs and USB sticks are just a small sample of the things you should consider for media destruction. These require.

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Confidential document and data disposal

Disposing of confidential documents in a responsible and secure manner has become increasingly important over the years. Companies are obliged to comply with data protection legislation. Non-compliance can put a business at risk of large fines and even criminal prosecution. Environmental impact is another consideration in confidential waste management. Are you at risk of not.

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The Data Protection Act and Shredding Confidential Waste

Thanks to the Data Protection Act 1998, your company is responsible for the proper handling of confidential data, ensuring that it is both stored and (where necessary) destroyed correctly. Under the law (Section 55A), companies can be fined up to half a million pounds sterling for breach of this responsibility. So it’s important to know.

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