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Email Retention Policy Created by or for the SANS Institute. Feel free to modify or use for your organization. If you have a policy to contribute, please send e-mail to stephen@sans.edu 1.0 Purpose The Email Retention Policy is intended to help employees determine what information sent or received by email should be retained and for how long. The information covered in these guidelines includes, but is not limited to, information that is either stored or shared via electronic mail or instant messaging technologies. All employees should familiarize themselves with the email retention topic areas that follow this introduction. Questions about the proper classification of a specific piece of information should be addressed to your manager. Questions about these guidelines should be addressed to Infosec. 2.0 Scope This email retention policy is secondary to <Company Name> policy on Freedom of Information and Business Record Keeping. Any email that contains information in the scope of the Business Record Keeping policy should be treated in that manner. All <Company Name> email information is categorized into four main classifications with retention guidelines: Administrative Correspondence (4 years) Fiscal Correspondence (4 years) General Correspondence (1 year) Ephemeral Correspondence (Retain until read, destroy) 3.0 Policy 3.1 Administrative Correspondence
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