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It sometimes seems that every organisation is fighting a battle against paper, however much there is talk of a modern office being ‘paperless’. As well as helping companies to save space, secure shredding for out-of-date confidential documents is essential for personal data security. This is all the more important now with the extension of what constitutes a personal data breach under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), effective from May 2018. For many organisations, it’s simply not enough to buy a desktop shredder and add the resulting waste to the recycling.
The Europe-wide General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect from May 2018. Over the past few weeks, we’ve looked at various aspects of the GDPR, as it will affect your organisation and your rights as an individual. This week, we look at transferring data outside Europe.
In the second of our blog series, we explore how the Europe-wide General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will affect an individual’s consent to an organisation holding their personal data from May 2018. (In last week’s blog, we looked at what constitutes personal data – i.e. information on an individual, which would allow that individual to be identified).
At CAS we have a team of office removal specialists.
as well as digitisation, document storage boxes, cataloguing, archive storage and data storage, CAS also offers complete facilities management services.
CAS provide comprehensive and secure document digitisation, information storage, shredding and facilities management services. For more than 20 years CAS have worked with NHS Trusts, Financial Services providers, and corporate and private clients. Our head office is just four miles from the City of London, supported by our advanced storage centres across the UK. CAS has an impressive array of International certifications (ISOs), which prove our compliance with the strictest national, European and international laws. They also demonstrate our commitment to provide innovative systems on security, confidentiality and quality control in keeping your files safe and well managed.
Although increasingly medical records are being digitised and the physical records stored in facilities such the state-of-the-art CAS medical records archive centre in Sudbury, Lloyd George storage boxes are still an important feature of health practices across the country. Just one small way to remember the man whose work led to the establishment of our world-renowned National Health Service.