Baltic records retention schedules

All the records retention obligations in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

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Know how long to store data in the Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

All the information you need to confidently decide how long to store your data in the Baltic states, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The Baltics data retention schedules are up to date and updated frequently. Combine various country schedules to establish your global data retention schedule. All in a handy Excel format. This way, you can adjust, add or export elements to share with your IT or business. You will also be able to combine different country schedules, for example you could merge all ‘accounts and legal records’ data retention periods from your country schedules into one Excel.

Records retention topics

Each Baltic state data retention schedule includes the following data retention periods:

  • Accounts and legal records
  • Tax records
  • HR records
  • Health and safety records
  • Environmental records
  • Transport records
  • Personal data and privacy
  • Alcohol, spirits and tobacco industry
  • Automotive industry
  • Critical infrastructure industry
  • Financial services industry
  • Healthcare services industry
  • Hospitality industry
  • Leisure industry
  • Manufacturing industry
  • Media and entertainment industry
  • Professional services industry
  • Real estate services industry
  • Telecommunications industry
Lithuania data retention
Estonia data retention schedule

Why does records retention matter for the Baltics?

The Baltic states are all EU member states. The GDPR applies directly to all companies in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Data retention is of key importance in order to get control over your data and comply with the GDPR. The GDPR says about data retention: “personal data may not be kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for any longer than necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed“. Companies will need to ask themselves: what is the shortest data retention period my company could implement before it gets into trouble?

What you will learn

The filerskeepers Baltics data retention schedules contain:

  • Over 1925 data retention periods that could be relevant to your company
  • Information about who should keep what data, for which time period, starting when, it is a maximum or minimum period
  • All with a legal reference and a link to the official legal source
  • Printer friendly format, designed for A4 printing
Latvia data retention

If you need more than the Baltic states

If you are active in more countries, we recommend our Unlimited subscription. With Unlimited, you will receive access to all currently published retention schedules, and all new ones as well! If you are curious as to which countries we are planning to publish next, please see our roadmap. For more information about our one-off schedules and subscription models please see pricing.

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About our retention schedules

filerskeepers helps companies decide which retention period to choose per system or document category. We provide our customers with insight into the legal maximum and minimum retention periods for each country relevant to them. This helps companies to justify why they are storing data and for how long.