Do you have a visitors’ book containing personal information such as names, car registrations and any type of contact details? Sometimes just adding the name of a business can be as good as giving out contact details – particularly if it’s a sole trader.
If you have a visitors’ book, please go through this checklist to see if you’re at risk of a GDPR breach.
Can visitors see information about earlier visitors when they sign in? This is probably a data privacy breach. Standard signing-in books do not comply with GDPR.
What happens if somebody walks off with your visitors..
We’ve got some exciting news to bring you here at ID Card Centre! After a long period of consistent growth, ID Card Centre have been selected as finalists for the Northamptonshire Business Awards! As a team we we’re extremely excited to discover this, and it’s rewarding to see our hard work and effort being recognised by an official award. We’re a very proud office right now!
ID Card Centre has seen a real period of growth in recent times, which has meant that the whole team has had to adapt to the changes that have come as a result. New processes and operations are always being introdu..
Following on from my recent piece surrounding security options today we’re going to take a more detailed look at encoding options and security cards/fobs.
At ID Card Centre we can supply, print and encode a wide variety of smart technology cards therefore we have a product to suit whichever systems you possess. Whether it be for access control, cashless catering, library management or print and copy release we have you covered.
Let's take a look at the ID Card encoding options you have available…
ID Card Encoding
There really is a mind boggling amount of different access control pr..
... cost effective solutions for Local Councils
Despite the digital nature of the world we live in, ID cards and passes are becoming more and more important. The need to identify personnel, limit services to permitted individuals like OAPs, and manage multiple work sites whilst keeping staff and visitors safe and secure has escalated. Now, more than ever, cost effective but simple-to-use ID card and pass solutions are required.
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Public sector organisations need both quality products and reliable customer service at value-for-money prices. At ID Card Centre we’re v..
It’s just one of those things. You never get a second chance to make a first impression. And when you’re signing a potential client into your building, that process will already have started. With that said, therefore, it’s worth bearing in mind that the ID security procedure you operate can really make a difference.
How can an ID card system affect first impressions?
An ID card system has impact because:
1. It can enhance your organisation’s professional image
An ID card system immediately implies that a business is substantial enough to warrant one. It also implies th..
So you’ve decided an ID card system is a key way to improve security in your business. Now you need to move the project forward. To help you achieve this, we’ve compiled a list of the essential elements you need to make your ID card system a success.
1. ID Card Printers
A card printer with the right specification is the first thing to go on any ID card system list of requirements. If you can’t print the ID cards, then you don’t have an ID card system. But what should you be considering in order to get the right card printer for your purposes? Here are some questions to ask your..
At ID Card Centre we are very passionate about security, and need to be in the industry we work in!
Therefore as of the 13th July 2016 our payment gateway, Sage Pay, will be upgraded to the latest version, SHA-2, and you may be affected as there will be restrictions on the browsers and operating systems that we can accept payments through.
What is SHA?
SHA is also known as "Secure Hash Algorithm" and is the method most payment gateways use during the validation of a website’s security certificate. Up until now SHA-1 has been the most ..
Sales & Business Development Executive - Flexible Working Available!
About the Job
Permanent position (subject to satisfactory completion of probationary period)
Full time or Flexible hours (for the right candidate we can offer hours to fit around your current commitments). Minimum 25 hours per week available
Salary Circa £18,000 – £24,000 per annum, pro rata – OTE up to £30,000 pa (but uncapped quarterly performance bonus)
Due to company expansion a fantastic opportunity is available for the right person to fill a new ..
Since 2008, ID Card Centre have managed the bus passes for one of the largest local authorities in England.
This particular Council issue approximately 4000 bus passes per year to local residents.
The passes need to be hard wearing enough to ensure that they last for the full year for those residents that use them on a daily basis.
They also need to be easily identifiable to the bus driver as a valid bus pass, belonging to the correct owner.
What is Project Genesius?
Project Genesius was launched in 2007 and is an initiative between the Metropolitan Police Service and the Specialist Printing Industry.
Its objective is to forge a working relationship between the printing industry and law enforcement agencies, to combat criminal activity relating to the unlawful use of printing equipment, for example to make fake IDs.
Who can become involved?
This project involves any company that manufactures, re-sells or distributes equipment or software that can create false documents and identification.
These companies are the..