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Archives and information governance

6: Destruction arrangements

Proper destruction of records ensures that we only keep records for as long as needed and destroy or transfer them to our archive when ready.

Shredall Scotland destroy our paper records. A certificate confirming destruction is created at the time of service.

Our IT department deletes out of date information from hard drives and recycles old equipment. 

Re-Tek cover the sale of our old IT equipment. A certificate confirming destruction of information on equipment is created at the time of service.

We use Backup Exec to manage and control the information of tape libraries and the change of scratch tapes to live use and back again.

When media is out of date, it's taken from live use and destroyed by our supplier Media Resources Ltd. A certificate confirming destruction of the media is created at the time of service.

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