Tag Archives: Data Retention

Data Retention: Retaining Electronic Records

Data Retention: Retaining Electronic Records

Data retention concerns the retaining of data, information and records over time to meet business, legal, regulatory, fiscal and archival requirements. The primary driver for implementing a data retention strategy must always be the business requirements with the fiscal and legal requirements then built into any data retention strategy. Implementing a data retention regime is challenging. […]

The RoHS Regulations 2008

The RoHS Regulations 2008

Reference: UK/2008/SI/37 The Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2008 (RoHS Regulations) transpose EU rules into UK law. The Regulations apply to organisations that deal with electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) and contain data and information management requirements. EU directives Original Directive The Restriction of the Use of […]

Limitation Act 1980

Limitation Act 1980

The UK Limitation Act 1980 consolidates the Limitation Acts 1939 to 1980 and is relevant to IT professionals because of data retention. The Limitation Act 1980 is used as a base-line for retaining hard copy or electronic records – 6 years. Within this time period, you must start most contractual and negligence claims through the civil courts or […]