FAQs

About Information Protection Solutions

Q Who are IPS?

A IPS provide bespoke Data Protection services helping you to ensure that your company either remains Data Protection Act compliant or we can help you to implement strategies and procedures to ensure that you become and remain Data Protection compliant.

With the ever increasing demands on companies to handle and process so many different types of data, coupled with the increasing powers of the Information Commissioners Office to impose significant fines and penalties on businesses, can you be sure that you are currently
meeting/implementing all the necessary strategies to protect your business?

Dont leave it to chance talk to IPS the DP specialists.

Q Why should I consider using IPS?

A Because we offer a complete range of bespoke solutions designed to ensure you remain Data Protection Act Compliant.

Q Do I have to use all of your services?

A No you can select one or more according to your needs.

Q Can you provide your services across the UK?

A The short answer is yes. We have a fixed pricing structure for our standard collection area but we recognise that some clients value having storage and back-up solutions out of area and are happy to provide bespoke pricing for any location and for any requirement. 

Q What is your standard collection area?

A Our standard collection area is within a radius of 38 miles from our storage facility in Marden.

IPS Coverage map

Our standard collection area covers the following postcodes:

Code Prefix Post Code Areas
BN 1, 2, 3, 5,6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 45, 50, 51, 52, 88
BR 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
CM 0, 2, 4, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 
CR 0, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
CT 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 50
DA 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18
E 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 77, 98
EC 1, 1A, 1M, 1N, 1P, 1R, 1V, 1Y, 2, 2A, 2M, 2N, 2P, 2R, 2V, 2Y, 3, 3A, 3M, 3N, 3P, 3R, 3V, 4, 4A, 4M, 4N, 4P, 4R, 4V, 4Y, 50
IG 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
KT 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23
ME 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19,20
N 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 15, 16, 17, 19, 1P
NW 1, 5, 8
RH 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
RM 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19,20
SE 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19,20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 1P
SM 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
SS 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 22, 99
SW 1, 1A, 1E, 1H, 1P, 1V, 1W, 1X, 1Y, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 99
TN 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19,20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40
W 1, 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1F, 1G, 1H, 1J, 1K, 1M, 1S, 1T, 1U, 1W, 2, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14
WC 1, 1A, 1B, 1E, 1H, 1N, 1R, 1V, 1X, 2, 2A, 2B, 2E, 2H, 2N, 2R

 

About Store-a-box

Q You appear to be very good value for money, how do I know there are no additional hidden charges for storing or delivering my boxes?

A We approach all of our clients in exactly the same way. To provide them with exceptional value for money by providing a transparent pricing structure, which is based purely on the number of boxes you store. There is no charge for collection or deliveries between your premises and our warehouse.

Q Do you charge any additional handling or administration charges?

A No.

Q What other costs might I incur?

A The only other items you will incur a charge for are the provision of new storage boxes and the destruction of old ones.

Q How much is a delivery?

A Deliveries and collections are included within your agreed monthly storage rate – you will not be charged for collections/deliveries.

Q Will you deliver specific files if I don’t want a complete box delivered?

A Yes – with your permission we will.

About Sack-and-Shred Contract

Q what is the minimum contract period

A 12 months

Q Can I have more than 1 collection a week

A yes if required

Q Where is my waste recycled?

A In the UK

About Sack-and-Shred On-Demand

Q Do I have to sign unto a contract?

A No this service is designed for ad hoc users only

Q Will my shredded documentation be re-cycled?

A Yes

Q Will I get a certificate of destruction?

A Yes

About Computer data Destruction

Q Can you really shred my computers hard drive etc?

A Yes - they can be reduced to dust if required.

Q Do I get a certificate of destruction?

A yes.

About Information Protection Consultancy

Q Why should I consider using Plan and Protect?

A Because the ever changing requirements on companies to handle and process data can leave them unwittingly exposed to complaints
and fines.

Q How can P&P prevent this for me?

A Our in house DP team are fully conversant with all aspects of the DP Act and can advise/devise/write/train and help you to implement
specific strategies to ensure you are protected and compliant

Q Is this a one off service?

A No ideally it should form part of your ongoing compliance practice.

About Electronic Information Management

Q Why should I consider using an EIM system?

A It will streamline your information process from “craddle to grave” increasing productivity accountability and reducing costs.


Q Where are your servers, where will our information be stored?

A All our servers are in the UK therefore your data remains in the UK

Q What level of protection does the system provide?

A Our servers are all SAS70 11 compliant and we protect your data with 256 bit encryption the highest currently available

 

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