We destroy documents on site and on time! We customize our pickups to best suite your timeline. Whether it’s weekly, bi-weekly, or monthy, we will customize a service specific for your business. By providing an industry compliant document container, you can have confidence that your business is being protected.
We understand record retention schedules. We know that you have years worth of records that can be overwhelming. Boxes of records are often kept in unsafe and unsecure areas. Our team of document destruction technicians will remove the records and securely destroy them.
Compliance is as important to us as it is to you. We provide a Certificate of Destruction upon completion of the document destruction. This Certificate of Destruction gives you and your customers the piece of mind that your documents have been properly destroyed. This also produces a validation for any industry audit.
This Federal legislation went into effect in 2000, the privacy provisions in the law require that financial institutions and insurance companies give consumers prior notice of an intention to share personal information and a chance to opt out of the sharing of such information. The law states that these institutions and companies need to "respect the privacy of its customers and to protect the security and confidentiality of those customers' non-public information." The language suggested in the Safeguard Rule that paper documents containing such personal information should also be protected and safely destroyed.
In general, the Act amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA") to enhance the accuracy of consumer reports and to allow consumers to exercise greater control regarding the type and amount of marketing solicitations they receive. FACT Act also establishes uniform national standards in key areas of regulation regarding handling and disposal of consumer information in the possession of all companies and organizations.
This law was established in 1974 to insure that government agencies protect the privacy of individuals and businesses with regard to information held by them and to hold these agencies liable for any information released without proper authorization.
HIPAA was enacted in 1996 and the mandatory compliance date is April 14, 2003. All hospitals, doctors, pharmacies, health plans, medical billing companies and any other business entity involved in the healthcare industry must comply. The rules apply to all protected health information. The Standard for Privacy of Identifiable Health Information requires that covered entities put in place administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect the privacy of protected health information. One example given of a safeguard for the proper disposal of paper documents containing protected health information is that the documents be shredded prior to disposal.
The Economic Espionage Act is a very powerful law which helps with the enforcement of properly handling information. This law is the first federal law that defines and severely punishes misappropriation and theft of trade secrets. However, according to this Act, the government will only protect companies who take "reasonable measures" to safeguard their information.
Individual states have specific laws regarding identity theft and document destruction.