6 Tips for confidential waste disposal

You could well be wasting your time, money and effort if you don’t dispose of your confidential waste, need we say you could be increasing the chances of someone stealing yours and your business’ identity!

Doxbond Cambridge are specialists when it comes down to a document storage and disposal. You can count on us for protecting your personal information ensuring it is disposed of it safely, so as not to fall into the wrong hands!

Confidential waste disposal can be implemented by shredding, recycling, reusing or throwing into the compost, however, here are some more ways you could benefit from document disposal:

  1. 1. Confidential waste bin

If you work within an office it’s more than likely you’ll have many different client’s information; ranging from phone numbers, card details or health records to signatures, strategies and financial information, you may want to dedicate a waste paper bin that allows all colleagues to recycle their confidential waste!

This makes it particularly easy for when you want to shred the data, it’s all in one place and you needn’t worry about it hanging around the office, or being mixed in with the standard waste paper.

  1. 1. Knowledge and understanding

For reliability, you don’t need to look any further than Doxbond! With 24 years of expertise, we provide an array of services, including document storage. Our team of friendly professionals are always on hand to provide you with the expertise and guidance you need.

The process for confidential waste disposal is easy, you collect the sensitive paper waste and put it in bin bags to keep it safe and protected – the rest is down to us!

  1. 1. Passwords

Often confidential waste is associated with bills and private information, however, as a result of advanced technology, there are now ways which computers can store personal details. This information cannot be shredded but we encourage you to lock your computer once it’s not in use – otherwise you’ll be compromising the standards provided by Data Protection Act and you could face a £500,000 fine.

Similar to onsite shredding, once you have used the sensitive information, you should erase all traces of personal information from your computer – likewise if you’re getting rid of the electronic device!

  1. 1. Onsite shredding

Onsite shredding offers convenience when it comes to the safe disposal of private information, take bank card details for instance. At Doxbond, we put your mind at ease providing you with safe confidential waste disposal services.

  1. 1. Secure delivery

Perhaps you have to send a confidential letter to someone? Ensure you clearly state on the envelope that the letter is “Private and Confidential.” As well as this you may want to use a reliable delivery service, to ensure it doesn’t get intercepted!

  1. 1. Reputable document storage specialist

Seek help and advice from those who know exactly what they’re doing. Doxbond has a wealth of expertise when it comes to keeping confidential details secure, you’re in safe hands. We help to destroy your personal and domestic data in order to prevent identity theft! Identity thieves tend to steal legal information, HR documentation and customer details, so we help you to dispose of these safely – ensuring that you don’t breach the Data Protection Act!

With this said, we recommend you don’t burn personal information because it doesn’t always disappear completely – unlike shredding which shreds the entire page!

For the protection of data, whether it’s at home or at the office, we provide a reliable service which is tailored to your individual needs and requirements. Doxbond aim to be responsive and effective, you’ll receive a certificate of secure destruction once your details have been disposed of!

Get in touch with us today!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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