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Improve privacy in 8 simple steps

14 May 2018

As a university employee, you are very likely to work with personal data. On 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force. That law states that we have to protect privacy and personal data actively.

You can reduce privacy risks in 8 simple steps:

  • Step 1. Recognise (extraordinary) personal data
  • Step 2. Keep your desk tidy
  • Step 3. Lock your PC
  • Step 4. Collect as little personal data as possible
  • Step 5. De-clutter the J: drive
  • Step 6. BCC instead of CC
  • Step 7. Use a secure network such as Eduroam
  • Step 8. Send work e-mails via university mail

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