Find Out How Shredding Can Help You Comply With Federal Law
Concerns about privacy, security, and identity theft have led to a dramatic increase in regulations at the national level. That, in turn, has led to a sharp rise in the requirements placed on many different types of businesses – especially when it comes to document shredding.
As a result, the secure disposal of corporate, customer, and patient information is not always a simple matter. Just wading through the guidelines to gain an understanding of how they relate to paper shredding can be time consuming and confusing.
We have compiled the information here to help you get started determining which of the federal acts may have an impact on your business and your shredding needs. You can find more detailed information at the websites for the Federal Trade Commission and US Department of Health and Human Services.
If you do not see the answer you are looking for concerning paper shredding, feel free to contact us.
FACT SHEETS available for download
- The Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACTA)
- The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)
- The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
- Limiting Identity Theft
- The Red Flags Rule
“According to a report of the President’s Identity Theft Task Force, identity theft (a fraud attempted or committed using identifying information of another person without authority), results in billions of dollars in losses each year to individuals and businesses.”
— Federal Trade Commission