Retention policy - keep deleted files for a year

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Hello everyone,


Have a question regarding retention policy (or labels if it might help in this situation). I would like to implement a policy which keeps files which were deleted for a year after the file is deleted (in this case, for SharePoint Online). From what I saw, the only triggers for the policies are when items are created and when files are modified, but not when a file is deleted. Also, if I am understanding it correctly, you cannot put labels on the files which are in the recycle bin. Is there any solution which could help me in this case? This is the policy that I would like to implement for all of my SharePoint sites, which I have a lot of.


Kind regards.

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