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Leigh’s Journey into Shredding

Leigh’s Journey into Shredding

Leigh’s Journey into Shredding & Data Protection. Having left the army, I was looking for a new adventure and a new career path. I was lucky enough to come across The Shred Centre, who were at the time recruiting. Having no knowledge of the shredding industry, I took it upon myself to do some research […]

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What does the SRA Handbook say about confidential information, and how does it relate to secure information destruction ?

What does the SRA Handbook say about confidential information, and how does it relate to secure information destruction ?

hard drive shreddingThe SRA and Confidential Information The SRA Handbook is a document devised by the regulator for solicitors and sets out the standards and requirements that it expects their members to achieve. The Handbook has a code of conduct that provides a practical guide for the regulated community to follow, this code of conduct […]

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Data Privacy News – Does Facebook Policy Violates European Law

Data Privacy News – Does Facebook Policy Violates European Law

Facebook’s Privacy Policy violates European Law. As a frequent Facebook user and information security professional, I am concerned about how my information from social media and all other data collected on me is being used, and who it is getting sold to. This recent article from The Guardian website states Facebook does not comply with […]

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Customer with Regular shredding service in Sunderland – Wins Draw!

Customer with Regular shredding service in Sunderland – Wins Draw!

This Tuesday, the customer who won has a regular shredding service in Sunderland. For those that aren’t aware, back in November we started Chocolate Tuesdays. On the last Tuesday of every month we draw a winner. To enter the draw you must be a shredding customer with a regular shredding service from us.   STEPHEN […]

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Identity Theft – Yes it could happen to you!

Identity Theft – Yes it could happen to you!

Identity Fraud – what is it? Identity theft is when your personal details are stolen and identity fraud is when those details are used to commit fraud.  47% of all frauds recorded in 2010 were identity frauds – approx 100,000 cases – FACT  Below are some helpful tips on how to protect yourself and prevent […]

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It could be you…

It could be you…

And the winner is… The December Chocolate Tuesday draw was held on Tuesday 23rd December 2014. Another one of our secure shredding service customers in Stockton, has won last month’s chocolate Tuesday draw. Well done to ENDEAVOUR PARTNERSHIP!  Your chocolates will be delivered on your next service. To find out more about our secure shredding […]

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Archive storage and Data Protection – what’s the risk?

Archive storage and Data Protection – what’s the risk?

Do you keep confidential documents and archiving in a storage room? Did you know that under Principle 5 of the Data Protection Act 1998, there is an obligation for businesses to not keep or store personal client data for longer than is reasonably necessary. Last week, we carried out an archive box shredding clearance for a client. The […]

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A shredding service where everyone’s a winner!

A shredding service where everyone’s a winner!

Good morning everyone! Hope everyone is enjoying the weekend and looking forward to Christmas! Last month we introduced ‘Chocolate Tuesdays’, a prize draw on the last Tuesday of the month. All contracted shredding service customers are entered into the draw every month to win a box of chocolates. October saw Evans & Co, Spennymoor winning […]

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