The Professional’s Choice for Compliant Data Destruction
More professional agencies are choosing Protec Recycling for secure and compliant data destruction.
As a AAA certified member of the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID), we provide secure data destruction for:
- Healthcare facilities
- Educational institutions
- Government agencies
- Corporate offices
At Protec Recycling, our data destruction capabilities include hard drive and paper shredding, X-Ray recycling, and expert electronics recycling.
With both paper and digital stockpiles of data growing at an extremely fast rate, the importance of proper data security and destruction is becoming increasingly more important. Choosing Protec as your recycler ensures your organization is protecting the privacy of both customers and employees while also repurposing the physical materials data is contained on, eliminating waste.
What is Compliant Data Destruction?
Data destruction is the process of securely destroying sensitive information on outdated media in compliance with legal and institutional standards. These include HIPAA, FACTA, HITECH, and the GRAMM-LEACH-BLILEY ACT.
When electronic or paper documents that contain sensitive information reach the end of their useful lives, they must be destroyed properly in order to prevent identity theft and data breaches. Sensitive information falling into the wrong hands can prove costly for organizations who find themselves suddenly faced with data privacy lawsuits.
Protec offers secure hard drive shredding and electronics recycling services that render the sensitive information unrecoverable by scammers, hackers, and identity thieves.
These services can be performed on-site with the use of our mobile shredding trucks, or off-site at our Homewood facility. Our full-service IT recycling services ensure the proper destruction of sensitive data while also keeping harmful e-waste out of landfills. By choosing electronics recycling, you are reducing greenhouse gas emissions and saving natural resources.
We also offer regularly scheduled paper shredding and document destruction services that to provide an effective and affordable means of dealing with compliant data destruction.
NAID AAA Certification
Concerned about certifications, chain of custody, and cutting-edge protocols that prevent identity theft? You should be.
That’s why Protec Recycling is a National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) Certified partner. To obtain this certification, Protec Recycling must complete an annual assessment that ensures data will be securely destroyed and recycled.
This certification program is comprehensive and includes tests and requirements for procedures used in data destruction. Each NAID AAA certified recycler must annually meet these requirements, as well as successfully pass planned and unannounced audits throughout the year.
NAID certification verifies that we are compliant with all data protection regulations and privacy laws. NAID sets the industry standard for compliant and safe data destruction, and at Protec, our goal is to strictly adhere to these requirements.
To learn more, visit our NAID Certification information page.
Choose Protec for Secure Data Destruction
When your institution works with Protec Recycling, you can be sure that you or your organization’s sensitive information will never fall into the wrong hands.
Our professional service staff irreversibly destroys your sensitive data and provides you with a certificate of data destruction, along with a serial report showing how your data was destroyed. We recycle paper documents, hard drives, electronics, and x-ray film, repurposing their materials and eliminating unnecessary waste.
Not only do we understand technology at Protec Recycling, we understand the legal regulations and compliance standards that are necessary to follow in order to perform secure data destruction. By choosing Protec, you can be certain that your will never be the victim of a data breach, and that your e-waste and paper documents will never clutter a landfill.
Learn more about our full range of recycling services at our website, www.protecrecycling.com, or give us a call at 205-549-2120.