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GDPR: retention and disposal of records

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Last updated on 12 June 2018
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Work out how long to retain records for, both where they include personal data and where they don't. You'll also find questions to ask yourself to establish a retention schedule.

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Contents

  1. 1 You must not retain personal data for 'longer than necessary'
  2. 2 Consult the IRMS toolkit for guidelines and statutory retention periods
  3. 3 Establish your own retention schedule
  4. 4 How to dispose of data securely

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