GDPR FAQs

Is GDPR relevant to companies in Singapore?

If your business controls or processes personal data of EU individuals, you may get caught up by European data protection laws. Read more about The General Data Protection Regulation.

What is GDPR?

The GDPR stands for The General Data Protection Regulation. This is Europe’s new data privacy and security law, which came into effect on May 25, 2018, providing many new legal requirements for how organisations collect and store the sensitive data of people in the EU. Is your business compliant? Read more about The General Data Protection Regulation.

How can Shred-it help your business comply with GDPR?

Regardless of your industry, or the size of your business, Shred-it’s full suite of secure document destruction services can help your organisation to remain compliant with the GDPR. Our Information Security Assessment is a crucial first step to ensuring vulnerable areas of your business are identified. Get in touch today to see how our team can provide efficient, expert recommendations on how to reduce the risk of a data breach and to help keep your organisation compliant.

Security risk assessment - why is this important and what does it do for me?

The Information Security Assessment helps you determine the level of information security in your business, to identify security risks and how to put a secure and safe paper shredding programme in place, which will help you stay compliant with the GDPR and other local legislation.
Contact us or take our Information Security Assessment to help you determine how securely you are managing confidential information and the paper shredding process.

What are the penalties if our business doesn’t comply?

The GDPR is regarded as one of the toughest privacy and security laws in the world and harsh fines are levied against those who violate its privacy and security standards. Find out how to remain compliant with The General Data Protection Regulation.

What does this mean for businesses?

For businesses, the GDPR requires a complete overhaul of how organisations handle and store data. Failure to comply with the GDPR can result in crippling fines and reputational damage. Read more about The General Data Protection Regulation.

Why was GDPR introduced?

The EU says the GDPR was introduced to harmonise data privacy laws across all countries, as well as providing greater protection and rights to citizens. GDPR was also created to alter how businesses and other organisations can handle the data of those that interact with them.

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