Yield UK believe in preserving the environment. That’s why 100% of all the confidential documents that we shred are recycled into tissue paper. A study conducted at Yale University suggested that over 15 billion trees each year are cut down, nearly 4 billion of those are for paper production.
Why Should You Shred Your Documents?
The data protection act 1998 places a legal responsibility on all organisations to protect personal data when it is gathered, stored, shared and destroyed. A company or organisation can be held liable for penalties up to £500,000 for failing to comply. In addition, liability may be placed on the directors if neglect is proven.
The Data Protection Act covers personal data stored on paper, computer or other digital media including hard disks and CD’s.
Confidential Document Shredding North West
Using Yield UK to shred your confidential documents means that you will have records showing an audit trail to prove your compliance when disposing of confidential data. In addition to to confidential document shredding. Yield UK also offer specialist shredding of computer hard drives.
For those seeking extra security, Yield UK offer video footage of your data being destroyed at our shredding facility in Widnes, Cheshire.