Nowadays, identity thieves may get your identity from data breached or compromised accounts. However, some still rely on the old-fashioned methods of mail theft or digging through your trash This is why document destruction should not be overlooked.
Confidential Shredding Services
With unscrupulous individuals becoming more and more sophisticated and savvy, confidential shredding services are now more important than ever.
Even though people are doing more things digitally, many still have copies of bills or statements that may have originally been received digitally. Many still print them off and keep them in a file, which still keeps them vulnerable. Your own personal information is everywhere… bills, bank statements, blank checks… even in credit card offers and magazines received through the mail.
If you don’t take the proper disposal of this personal information very seriously, it could end costing you.
Benefits of Shredding Services
One of the main benefits of shredding services is that it lowers the risk of having your confidential documents stolen and used against you. While many people are diligent about shredding their documents routinely, many also just let their documents pile up. Because of this, many people are turning to secure document destruction companies.
One of our most asked questions is if you need to remove staples, paper clips, or other types of fasteners from your documents. The short and easy answer is no. It all goes right through the shredder, which is nice, fast, and convenient.
Document Destruction Tips
Look for a secure document destruction company that’s happy to showcase its process.
During our normal hours of operations of 7 am to 3 pm Monday through Friday if you choose to drop it off, you can watch your material being fed right into the shredder.
If you prefer to have us come out to you and shred in our trucks, there’s a camera system where you can see your material being unloaded into the shredding system, and any of our drivers are more than happy to explain the process to you. Many people like to watch, especially the first time they utilize our service, for their own peace of mind.
All of the shredded material goes into a bale with multiple customers shredded documents before being recycled, which further reduces the risk of your documents being reconstructed.
Always use a NAID AAA Certified Company to handle your shredding needs.
This independent organization uses both announced and unannounced audits to verify that any particular company abides by strict policies and procedures to ensure the safety and security of their processes.
Check before you shred.
Always remember to double check what it is that you’re having destroyed. We cannot bring back an “oops, that shouldn’t have been shredded.”
Document Shredding Reno
American Document Destruction, Inc. is a secure document destruction company in the Reno, NV area. We provide HIPAA compliant document shredding services you can trust. To learn more, call 1.877.577.5868 or 1.775.358.2323.