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Europe under Review: Part 4 of 8 — data retention

By Majdi Silk

As the next in our series of ‘back to privacy basics’, we look at the rules regarding the retention of personal data.

As we will do throughout this series, we take a look at the current position and what is best practice for an organisation. We will also briefly consider what the new data protection regulation may mean in this area.

The privacy position on data retention appears simple: organisations must not keep personal data for longer than necessary. However, the difficulty lies in evaluating what ‘necessary’ really means and then equating this to an appropriate period of time. Further, what is ‘necessary’ in one context might not be in another…

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