How Can You Be Certain Your Documents Are Destroyed In A Way That Keeps You Free From Risk?

HIPAA, Graham-Leach-Bliley & Sarbanes-Oxley Laws Make YOU Responsible For Proper Destruction. Make Sure Your Destruction Provider Follows These Guidelines:

  • Levels of confidentiality meet or exceed law requirements
  • Auditable, error-free procedures
  • On-site containers available with locks so that carriers cannot open them
  • Environmentally-friendly methods used for destruction
  • Certificates of Destruction issued to you
In properly managing your records, it's important to consider a file's lifecycle. At the end of your record's storage life, let InfoStor provide you with confidential destruction of these obsolete records. Upon your written notification, we verify the items to be destroyed, and then process the files for destruction using environmentally safe procedures. InfoStor offers certified destruction services for your magnetic and micrographic media as well.

InfoStor can also help you classify and determine how long to store your documents according corporate policies, legal or tax requirements, or ISO 9000 standards.

Auditable Error-Free Procedures
Once a client initiates a destruction request, there are multiple levels of checks, reports and approvals that go into effect. Any file discrepancies are reconciled before any record is actually destroyed. We employ two separate quality control teams to ensure error-free processing. Finally, a record of your destroyed material will remain in the InfoStor database for at least one year after destruction.

On-Site Destruction Bins
InfoStor can shred paper, microfilm, microfiche, x-rays, computer disks and data tapes. Additionally, InfoStor can destroy items directly from your offices by providing locking containers for both paper and non-paper media prior to be picked-up at your request. The bins come in two convenient sizes: Large, 64-gallon, molded plastic containers or convenient wooden office consoles that are smaller and fit better with office décor. Both have a paper/media slot and a secure, metal locking mechanism on the lid that can only be opened by InfoStor personnel utilizing our key. Click here to learn more about this convenient option.

Environmentally-Sound Methods
In our ongoing effort to be environmentally aware, InfoStor recycles all records scheduled for destruction. The difference is only in the final point of our destruction process. Instead of shredding, the records are pulped. The paper is broken down to its finest grain in a water-based solution, with all non-paper components filtered out. This pulp-liquid can then be used to make paper products and re-circulated into commercial use. The need for fresh pulp from cut trees is reduced. In no way is the integrity and confidentiality of your records compromised.

We continue to offer traditional shredding services for clients who expressly request this method.

To help cut through the retention jungle, Get your FREE Records Retention & Destruction Guide, advising ideal time frames for retaining and destroying various types of records.

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