Destruction of records

All University offices must protect personal information by ensuring that reasonable security arrangements are in place against such risks as unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure and destruction. Authorities for this are:

Confidential Shredding or Deletion (E-records)

All recordsthat contain personal or confidential information must be disposed of via confidential shredding or permanent deletion for electronic records. Records can only be destroyed/deleted according to approved Retention Rules. Always check the Master Records Retention Schedule (MaRRS) to ensure that

  1. An approved retention rule exists for the records, and,
  2. the retention of the records has expired.