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Confidential Shredding Companies

Not all confidential shredding companies are the same! Imagine what would happen if the information that your company stores gets into the wrong hands? Is this a risk your business is willing to take? According to CNBC, consumers lost more than 16 billion dollars to fraud and identity theft in 2016. In the UK alone more than 1 billion pounds was lost to cybercrime. Major data breaches have given cyber criminals access to names, birthdates, addresses and even social security and pension information.

 

Source: https://www.cnbc.com/2017/02/01/consumers-lost-more-than-16b-to-fraud-and-identity-theft-last-year.html

 

 

 

Although shredding is not a legal requirement in the UK, taking steps to secure that sensitive data and information is. Every business has the responsibility to securely dispose of sensitive and confidential information, including client information, credit card receipts, personal files and staff payroll records, which are all likely to have information that could be used to steal identities.

 

 

 

Penalties of up to £500,000 can be issued if an organisation is found in breach of the Data Protection Act. Under this act, an organisation should not discard intact customer, staff or supplier information, and shredding offers the most environmentally friendly solution. The new European personal data regulations come into force in 2018, and companies should start to prepare now.

 

 

Why Choose Restore as your Confidential Shredding Company?

 


Our industry-accredited document shredding solutions ensure that your confidential data is shredded securely in compliance with data protection legislation. We have the following accreditations which we are very proud of, and which ensures your data is protected. We are also very proud to be the only shredding provider to hold the ICS ServiceMark accreditation from the Institute of Customer Service:

 

 

  • ISO 9001, ISO 14001 accredited

  • ICS ServiceMark accredited

  • Members of the British Security Industry Association

  • FACT approved

  • Members of NAID

 

If you have sensitive data that needs shredding, don’t leave it to chance that a trusted member of your team will shred everything on a desktop shredder, don’t assume that data is completely destroyed, that none was dropped en route. Be certain that your data is destroyed completely, and audited. Contact Restore Datashred to discuss your paper shredding requirements, and to find out what other data we can also help you with.


https://www.restore.co.uk/shred.aspx

Restore Datashred is a part of the Restore Group. Restore Document Management are the largest UK-owned records management company, servicing 4,000 small, medium and blue-chip-sized companies from over 100 storage, scanning and shredding facilities the length and breadth of the UK. Our Services include:

 

  • Records Management

  • Document Scanning

  • Business Relocation

  • Cloud Services

  • Data Shredding

 

 

Contact us to find out more.

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