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How to clean out your data: decision flowchart

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Last updated on 18 July 2018
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Filing cabinets bursting at the seams? Drowning in years-old personal data that you’re nervous about discarding or unsure whether to keep? Use our decision flowchart to determine what to retain, minimise or delete so that you stay compliant with data protection law.

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Contents

  1. 1 Make sure you have what you need before you start
  2. 2 Download your decision flowchart and work through your data
  3. 3 Act on the flowchart and clean out your data
  4. 4 Set a date to repeat this process

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