Get ready for GDPR with confidential waste collections

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new regulation to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU). The GDPR has taken four years of preparation and debate and was finally approved by the EU Parliament on 14th April 2016. Its enforcement date is 25th May 2018, organizations will face heavy fines if they’re non-compliant by that time. This replaces the Data Protection Act 1998.

Full details of the GDPR elements and its requirements can be found here. GDPR effects any business that collects data on anyone within the EU. As part of the GDPR how you handle personal data, in both electronic and physical formats is changing and may pose as a high risk if it isn’t being disposed of securely.

Confidential waste disposal covers paper shredding and WEEE waste such as; laptops, computers and USB’s. We offer confidential shredding services on site and off site, you’ll receive a certificate of destruction after all your confidential waste has been disposed of, ensuring you comply with the relevant regulations.

If your business requires confidential waste disposal or if you would like to see the other waste solutions we offer, give the office a call on 0333 043 3033 or email sales@simplywastesolutions.simplysacks.co.uk.

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