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Information Security and Data Protection Newsletter - August 2014

Published 13 August 2014

Prior to this year, the fifth data protection principle (personal data must not be kept longer than is necessary) which is sandwiched in the middle of the more high profile and enforced principles of fairness, security and extra EEA transfers of personal data, has been a predominantly forgotten (pun intended) obligation hidden in our data protection law. Although I have seen a trend in the last few years to companies implementing data retention policies and schedules, in reality they are in place to pay lip service to this obligation but in practice are not enforced...

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Rhiannon Webster

Rhiannon Webster

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