What Does Your Copier Say About You?


Pay attention to the hard drive on your copier or scanner. It could be storing social security numbers, payroll information, tax returns, health records and other personal and sensitive information. If someone accesses your company's old hard drive, you could face embarassment, mandatory disclosures and even penalties for disclosure of the information. Employers and financial institutions should be especially careful to scrub their hard drives.

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Published In: Consumer Protection Updates, Electronic Discovery Updates, Privacy Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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