Information Governance gives assurance to data subjects, including members of staff, individuals and clients that personal information is dealt with legally, securely, efficiently and effectively in order to deliver the best possible care. Companies should recognise that it is of paramount importance to ensure that information is effectively managed and that appropriate policies, procedures, management accountability and structures provide a robust governance framework for information management.

This customisable policy contains:

  • The Policy Statement
  • The Scope of the Policy
  • Definitions
  • Personal Data Audits
  • Information Asset Register
  • Access to Information and Disclosure Outside of Company
  • Individual Awareness
  • Security Breach Notification and Investigation
  • Individual Rights
  • Fair and Lawful Procedures
  • Retention of Inforamtion
  • Responsibilities in the Event that the Company Ceases Trading
  • Data Quality
  • Disclosing Personal Data
  • Information Security
  • Freedom of Information
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Monitoring and Compliance of the Policy
  • Related Policies Information
  • Legislation and Guidance
  • Summary of Review