What is GDPR?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation by which the EU intends to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union.

To align with GDPR IBS Office Solutions Ltd have undertaken the following;


Conducted a Personally Identifiable Information (PII) location/ format/ security assessment across all data held and processed by the company and updated processes to support GDPR


Appointed a Data Protection Controller to oversee new processes and procedures


Briefing all employees on handling data


Updated security on all areas identified by our GDPR audit


Identified areas we can help customers with their GDPR needs in relation to print solutions

To view our full GDPR & Privacy statement please click the following link here

How can we help with our customers GDPR?

With the arrival of GDPR and the potential fines of 4% of annual worldwide turnover or 20 Million Euros (whichever is higher) it might be worth ensuring the security gaps have been filled within your school or business.

All of our MFP Sharp machines offer a wide range of security solutions that can help towards your GDPR compliance, including state of the art technology and security features built-in to Sharp’s MFP hardware, secure print and document management solutions. This means that we can help you in protecting your information, without putting any extra burden on your team, whatever the size of your school or business.

The MFP that we supply you with may hold data on your customers within the hard drive after usage. As part of our GDPR audit we have implemented a process whereby all hard drives are wiped on return to us. If you require proof of this when the machine is returned we can provide this on request.

If you would like to discuss your print solution needs in the light of the incoming GDPR please contact us on: 01491 411996