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GDPR ever present during campaign season
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GDPR ever present during campaign season

“People expect their personal information to be used in line with law, and where that doesn’t happen in digital campaigning, there’s a danger that public trust and confidence in the broader democracy process is damaged.”
Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner

A couple of weeks ago, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued detailed guidelines to all political parties reminding them of the need for compliance with data protection regulations across all forms of engaging with the public – whether digital or in print. People are increasingly savvy about their data rights so compliance could be key to a candidate building trust with prospective constituents after initial contact is made. 

Trust and confidence 

These are two of the pillars supporting the relationship we at Restore Datashred have with our customers. In turn, these pillars are underpinned by our processes, principles and working to a robust Retention and Disposal Policy.

We are the final link in the chain of a professionally managed data cycle –it’s what we do, every day. We’ve made it our business to be GDPR and DPA 2018-compliant ourselves so that we can pass on our knowledge and experience to you in your quest for a watertight data management cycle. We understand the legal aspects and we understand the pressure points of everyday office and business life, across public and private sector organisations of all sizes.

– We’ve worked hard to achieve ISO 9001, 14001 and 27001 standards, and more, so you can trust our entire data handling process

– All our operatives undergo regular driver and technology training and are DBS-checked and vetted to BS7858 standard

– All our vehicles are tracked by GPS 

– Online customer portal for round-the-clock authorised access for streamlined, secure account management

– Security checked entry at all our CCTV-monitored destruction centres

– Certificate of destruction promptly delivered after each shred

There are no breaks in the chain of custody, no opportunities for your data to go missing.

That’s how we build trust and confidence.

So, go on, vote for Restore Datashred! Our capacity to serve the whole of the UK along with our numerous accreditations are enough to give you the security you’re looking for for the next four or five years… And who else can give you that sort of guarantee at the moment?!

Speak to our friendly, knowledgeable customer service team on
0800 376 4422 to find out how we can help you keep your information, and your reputation, safe and secure with secure data shredding.