Newsletter October 2016, recycling news and information

What’s New?

What's-NewSince our last Newsletter in June, Recycling Your IT has been very busy expanding its operations. Bellow explains the changes in brief:

Collection Areas
The ADISA standard

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The New General Data Protection Regulation

protection-regulationThe General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was under development for more than four years, but in April 2016 it was finally agreed. The General data protection Regulation (GDPR) will replace the local data protection laws and is applicable in all EU countries. The EU institutions are fulfilling their promise to eliminate red tape for businesses, but also to strengthen the protection of individual privacy. This means that changes to the privacy policy and organisations dealing with information concerning individuals need to adapt.

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Should you Destroy Your Data on or off Site?

off-siteWhile there is no law yet stating if data should be destroyed on or off site, there are many legal requirements that need to be followed when keeping and destroying data.

There are two main requirements under the Data Protection Act that are relevant here:

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I.T Asset Recovery

it-assetI.T. Asset recovery is ideal for those companies that have legacy equipment in bulk that still has a significant value.

This service comes with the same convenience as a normal I.T. Recycler IE: they will collect your items, then refurbish or reuse your asset. The main difference is these type of companies specialise in getting the highest return for your equipment.

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