Within Thoughtful, information assets are protected throughout the information life cycle, including entry into Thoughtful's systems, secure data transmission, and appropriate data access, storage, retention and disposal.
Thoughtful requires all its employees, contractors and third parties to respect a set of security measures when handling Thoughtful devices and information, as defined in the Acceptable Use Policy.
All Thoughtful assets holding Confidential Data have an identified Asset Owner and are kept in an inventory that covers the entire lifecycle from purchase to disposal. Return of all equipment and secure disposal of data upon contract termination with employees or contractors is ensured.
All Thoughtful information assets are appropriately classified in terms of value, legal and contractual requirements to enable employees to handle them appropriately.