Document Shredding

  • When Can You Safely Dispose of Legal Paperwork?

    You have a collection of legal documents gathering dust in your office. Should you shred them? That’s a sticky question. Legal records may contain sensitive information. If you dispose of them, you reduce the risk of having the wrong people gain unauthorized access. Then again, you don’t ever want to dispose of anything that you […]

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  • Are Recordkeeping Requirements the Same for All Businesses?

    One of the first decisions any new company must make is how to keep records. From measuring the operation’s profit margins to verifying that everything is in accordance with IRS tax requirements, accurate recordkeeping is critical to your company’s success. Fortunately, the IRS doesn’t mandate that businesses keep records in a specific format. As long […]

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  • How Long Do I Have to Keep Employment Records on File?

    The maintenance of employment records can be a massive undertaking. For companies with a large payroll, handling employment records can be a business in itself. Regardless, a proper policy outlining the handling of employment records can be crucial in the case of an audit. Various regulations regarding the maintenance of employment records exist in South […]

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  • 5 Surprising Benefits of an On-Site Shredding Service

    When your company handles sensitive information, you know all about the importance of correctly disposing of material like papers and hard drives. If you fail to handle disposal correctly, you put your company and clients at risk of data theft. Using an on-site data shredding service makes data disposal easy and convenient. But you might […]

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  • What’s Considered to Be “Unsecured” PHI?

    Organizations that handle protected health information (PHI), also referred to as personal health information, have specific requirements under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). One is to report “unsecured” PHI breaches to both the affected patients and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Failure to do so can lead […]

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  • Provide Value to Your Customers by Hosting an On-Site Shredding Event

    /compliance/certifications/Showing that you’re a part of your community and want to add value to peoples’ lives keeps your business in good standing. One way you can do this is to host a shredding event, where employees, customers, and community members can destroy sensitive data that are difficult to get rid of otherwise. You never know […]

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  • Legal Review: Laws That Impact Document Shredding for Businesses

    Legal Review: Laws That Impact Document Shredding for Businesses Not surprisingly, the government has some guidelines regarding document shredding. Protecting sensitive information from getting into the wrong hands is the whole point of shredding, so it can’t be done haphazardly. Also, different kinds of information have their own sets of rules regarding elimination. Beyond the […]

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  • Which Documents Should You Shred at the End of the Fiscal Year?

    For North Dakota businesses, spring cleaning should happen at the end of every fiscal year. While holding on to documents and records may seem like the wise thing to do, it can open you up to security issues like identity theft, non-compliance (with local, state, or federal laws), and confidentiality concerns. Below are five types […]

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  • Back to School! Is your Shredding Plan Ready to Go?

    Back to School! Is your Paper Shredding Plan Ready to Go? With South Dakota schools getting back in session, it’s time to make sure your data security plan is ready to go. This includes having a plan in place to shred sensitive documents to protect your school, staff, and students. What Can Your School Shred? […]

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