Is Legal Shred Insured?
Yes, we have Liability insurance of 1,000,000/3,000,000 and Errors &
Is Legal Shred a Naid Member?
Yes, we are members of Naid (National Association of Information
What does Legal Shred do with the paper after
We recycle the paper for further security in making sure your documents can
never be used again, also this benefits our environment.
How quickly can Legal Shred pickup my
If requested we will do everything possible to give you same day service or
arrive within 24 hours at your preferred location. We also offer residential
shredding and will arrive at your home at a scheduled time that works for
Will you supply containers for us to place material in
Yes, we will provide all Bins and Consoles at no Charge for recurring
What makes Legal Shred different from the
We always answer the phone quickly and professionally. We provide the quickest
pickup times in the industry and our pricing is very competitive.
Can I watch material being shredded?
Customers are welcome to watch material shredding at our facility or on our
mobile shredding trucks.
Why would someone choose to do offsite shredding verse
Offsite shredding is cheaper and very secure. We are able to process more
material quicker. The average mobile shredding truck only handles 3500 Lbs per
hour and our facility shredder handles close to 14,000 Lbs per hour.
What is HIPPA?
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996
regulates the healthcare industry in the United States and assures that
healthcare organizations will be responsible for the secure electronic
transmission, secure storage and disposal of patient information.
What is the The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999
Mandates that financial institutions that obtain nonpublic personal information
through the normal course of their business must develop precautions to ensure
the security and confidentiality of customer records and information, and to
protect against unauthorized access to or use of such records. This includes
secure storage, disposal, and sharing of confidential information.
Who must comply with the Gramm-Leach-Bliley
Banking and credit issuing Insurance Stocks, bonds, and investing Financial
What is FACTA?
The Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 also known as the FACT
Act was signed into law on December 4, 2003. In general, the Act amends the
Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA"). The Act contains a number of provisions
intended to combat consumer fraud and related crimes, including identity theft,
and to assist its victims. Specifically the act requires the destruction of
PAPERS CONTAINING CONSUMER INFORMATION. It is hard to imagine any business or
organization that is not bound by this law.
The proposed DISPOSAL RULE
Sec. 682.3 Proper disposal of consumer information.
A) Standard. Any person who maintains or otherwise possesses consumer
information, or any compilation of consumer information, for a business purpose
must properly dispose of such information by taking reasonable measures to
protect against unauthorized access to or use of the information in connection
with its disposal.
B) Examples. Reasonable measures to protect against unauthorized access to or
use of consumer information in connection with its disposal would include
implementing and monitoring compliance with policies and procedures that
require the burning, pulverizing, or shredding of papers containing consumer
information so that the information cannot practicably be read or