There are acts, laws, rules, policies and guidelines. Some are regulated at the federal or state government level...
or per agencies; others are SEC driven for example. To make matters worse, some rules dictate when you CAN dispose of data and others, when you MUST dispose of data (privacy).
The problem remains that there is no "one-stop shopping" for this type of information. The only way to narrow down your search is by focusing on the type of business your organization is in and the type of data you are enquiring about. There are books available on the subject but you must make sure you consult one that was written recently as things change fast. Many find it useful to seek legal counsel when they are concerned about the legal requirements and particular nature of the data that they want to store (or delete).
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