confidential data destruction healthcheck

  • Have you assessed the risk to your business if your confidential information fell into the wrong hands?
  • Are you aware of the responsibilities you have as Data Controller under the new Data Protection Act?
  • Have you looked carefully and are you satisfied at how your company handles confidential information and disposes of it?
  • Do you have a signed Certificate of Destruction from your present contractor?
  • Do you have a signed Duty of Care Waste Transfer Note between you and your present contractor?
  • Have you checked that your present contractor carries appropriate insurance cover indemnifying you against financial loss.
  • Would you prefer a service supplier disposes of your material in an environmentally responsible manner?

If you answer no to any of the above questions, we recommend you read the UKSSA Standards and Code Of Practice, also available as part of our free information pack.

Alternatively, contact your local UKSSA member or email us now.

More about the Data Protection Act and registration at the official web site: www.ico.org.uk/for_organisations/data_protection