Please check back in March for 2017 Shred Events
starting in April).
Shred Events for the 2016 year have been completed.
Thank you to everyone who participated and/or sponsored
these events. 91.65 tons of paper were destroyed!
Confidential Paper Shredding Compliance & Legislation- Important For You to Know- KEEP IT CONFIDENTIAL
Compliance & Legislation
HIPPA & NAID Brochures
FACTA: The Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act applies to virtually every person and business in the United States. It requires the destruction of all consumer information before it is discarded. Severe penalties await violators; the Federal Trade Commission has fined many companies since the disposal rule went into effect June 2005. FACTA Disposal Rule Summary by the FTC.gov
HIPAA: The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act is a United States Federal Law that requires health care organizations to maintain reasonable and appropriate safeguards to prevent disclosure of protected health information. This includes hospitals, clinics, doctors, pharmacies, dentists etc. Despite the size of the organization the penalties are severe for information that is not disposed of properly. HIPAA Privacy Rules
GLB: The Gramm-Leach Bliley Act gives authority to eight federal agencies and the states to administer and enforce the Financial Privacy Rule and the Safeguards Rule. These two regulations apply to "financial institutions", which include banks, securities firms and insurance companies. Many other companies providing financial products and services to consumers are also regulated. Any lending, brokering or servicer of a consumer loan, transferors or safe guarders of money, tax preparers, financial or credit counselors, real estate settlement services and consumer debt companies are also regulated. GLB Act-FTC.gov
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