PrivacyEngine and filerskeepers partner to provide instant access to retention information across hundreds of countries

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    Dublin, Ireland – 30/06/2021: Data Protection software and solutions developer PrivacyEngine are delighted to announce that in collaboration with filerskeepers, all PrivacyEngine customers will have instant access to retention information across hundreds of countries and states and hundreds of thousands of legal retention periods.

    This vast database of retention obligations will be integrated completely into PrivacyEngine’s Data Privacy Platform through the Records of Processing Activities and search pages.

    By using the technology, you will be able to structure your organisation’s retention policy to be in compliance with global data retention requirements and understand how periods vary between different jurisdictions. 

    You will get insights on:

    • Granular descriptions of what to store
    • Minimum and maximum storage periods
    • Dates from when records need to be held
    • Statutory vs recommended requirements
    • Links to live legal source requirements
    • Plain-language legal citations

     “One of the most common questions we are asked is “how long can I hold onto data for?” The problem is organisations face a host of, sometimes conflicting, country and sector-specific rules. We are delighted to be able to offer our customers access to comprehensive and up-to-date data retention schedules, when completing their records of processing activities” said John Ghent, CEO PrivacyEngine.

    “We are excited to be partnering up with PrivacyEngine. The capabilities of using our software on the PrivacyEngine platform, will mean their customers will be able to ensure compliance with many must-have records retention periods, including Health and Safety, Human Resources and industry-specific retention periods etc” Said Wanne Pemmelaar, CEO and co-founder of filerskeepers

    About PrivacyEngine

    PrivacyEngine™ is the leading GDPR & Data Protection solution provider for organisations in retail, hospitality, not-for-profit, medical/clinical research, financial services, local government, and governmental agencies. With our software as a service Data Privacy compliance platform, expert data-protection consultants, and real-world implementation experience, PrivacyEngine simplifies and accelerates the delivery of sustainable GDPR compliance programs.

    Since 2013, PrivacyEngine has implemented Data Protection programs for over 300 clients. Providing technology, practical solutions, training, strategy and advice that go beyond compliance to deliver real business value including preventing data breaches, improving brand values and strengthening business growth.

    About filerskeepers

    filerskeepers provides multinationals insight into how long they should store their data based on legal requirements. We provide data retention schedules and the first-ever data retention API to give insight into the legal maximum and minimum retention periods applicable in the countries relevant to them. This helps companies to justify why they are storing data (“for compliance with income tax rules”) and for how long (“for 10 years from the date following the end of the book year”).

    In its three-year existence filerskeepers has won over 450 multinational clients and researched over 160 countries and states and hundreds of thousands of legal retention obligations. It has become the market standard in retention research, used by top-tier records retention specialists, law firms, consultants and global organizations.

    For more information on PrivacyEngine’s collaboration with filerskeepers and what countries/ US Sates are available, please click on the button below. 

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