Government Shredding Services
Our employees at SafeGuard Shredding have gone through extensive and rigorous background checks. We have enabled ourselves to contract for government and other high security jobs. Every employee at Safeguard is FACTA, GLB and HIPAA compliant.
The Government regulates our type of business very carefully. We have strict policies that must be adhered to. It is important to work with a company that is in complete Government compliance. Why trust anyone else? Call SafeGuard Shredding and put your mind at ease that our company can keep yours safe.
Fair and Accurate Transaction Act (FACTA)
FACTA was designed to reduce the risk of consumer fraud and identity theft. FACTA applies to any person or company that possesses or handles personal information utilized for a business purpose. Any business that collects and maintains consumer information must properly destroy that information before discarding it.
Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
HIPAA requires healthcare organizations to maintain reasonable and appropriate technical and physical safeguards to prevent intentional or unintentional use or disclosure of protected health information. Protected information includes patient medical records, patient logs, insurance, billing and other personally identifiable health information. On-Site Shredding is named as an acceptable practice for
destroying personally identifiable health information.
Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)
GLBA requires financial institutions to protect the privacy of consumer information and requires companies to give privacy notices that detail information sharing practices. Specifically, the GLBA Safeguards rule states that financial institutions must took proper steps to protect and destroy confidential information.