This regulation implements the provisions of M.G.L. c. 93H relative to the standards to be met by persons who own or license personal information about a resident of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This regulation establishes minimum standards to be met in connection with the safeguarding of personal information contained in both paper and electronic records. The objectives of this regulation are to insure the security and confidentiality of customer information in a manner fully consistent with industry standards; protect against anticipated threats or hazards to the security or integrity of such information.
There are a number of different methods of destruction appropriate for the different media on which the records are stored. Our Secured Destruction Area is devoted to destroying media and documents only. The restricted area is alarmed and under closed circuit internal video security at all times. Entrance is strictly controlled and the area is always locked. Management confirms the inbound material received to confirm receipt, proper quantity and any special instructions. Confidential document carts are staged in the order they are received and destroyed within 24 business hours
Document Retention: Depending on the the amount of paperwork you have held on to throughout the years at your home office or at work; you may find satisfaction in starting with what you can toss or shred immediately. Then move on to planning your long term and short-term storage areas and file solutions. Files that are one to two years old should be kept more accessible and files that are 3 years or older can be moved into long-term storage.
A strong paper shredding program can help you and your company comply with the various State and Federal Laws. Massachusetts Privacy laws mandate that you protect the private information of your employees, clients and patients. In order to be compliant with the various state and federal laws and protect yourself, stockholders, employees, and customers/patients, you should destroy and shred all confidential and outdated documents.
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