SELECTSHRED | Secure Document Shredding and Hard Drive Destruction
Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is mobile shredding?

A: The destruction of your documents and media with confidential information at your location using destruction equipment that is outfitted on a truck.


Q: What is offsite shredding?

A: The destruction of your documents and media with confidential information at a remote location away from your business. Your documents and media with confidential information are transported to the remote location, rendering the intact confidential information vulnerable to breach.


Q: Why should a business shred documents?

A: A business should shred to destroy sensitive information in its possession that is valuable for identity theft and corporate espionage.


Q: Should businesses do their own in-house document shredding?

A: It is best for business to outsource document shredding to achieve the highest level of security for confidential information, and to avoid the likely insecure, time consuming, uneconomical, inefficient, and unproductive task of in-house shredding.


Q: Why use an on-site/mobile shredding service?

A: To achieve the highest level of secure document destruction by eliminating the transportation of your confidential documents off-site in whole readable form before they are destroyed.


Q: Do you provide a certificate of destruction?

A: Yes.


Q: Is there a flexible schedule for mobile shredding with SelectShred?

A: Yes.


Q: How do you dispose of the shredded documents?

A: The shredded documents are taken to a local recycling facility where the paper is packaged and subsequently recycled.


Q: Is it still necessary to use a document shredding service although our company recycles our waste office paper?

A: Yes. To ensure that the confidential information is destroyed before it enters the insecure recycling process.


Q: What Federal laws relate to document and information destruction?

A: FACTA, HIPAA, GLBA, EEA are Federal Laws requiring protection of information against theft and/or misuse.


Q: What is NAID?

A: National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) is the international trade association for companies providing information destruction services.


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