Handling of Sensitive of Data 2019

State and federal laws provide special protections for personally identifiable information (PII) by law, in general, the term refers to personal information which alone or in combination will uniquely identify an individual. It is Scherzer International’s policy to abide by all legal requirements relating to personally identifiable information.

“Sensitive information” is defined as information about an individual’s medical or health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, information specifying the sex life of the individual or other information designated as sensitive by the controller of the information.

SI has a Clean Desk Policy where sensitive data can’t be left unattended and should be locked in a cabinet when not at your desk.