What do we have to keep and for how long? We are often asked about how long records should be kept, but there is not a quick and easy answer to this question. There are three distinct steps in setting up a Records Destruction Policy: Making strategic decisions about what needs to be kept Formalizing […]Read More
Does everyone on your team understand their own Data Protection responsibilities?
We can offer training and compliance assistance at no charge when you order Scheduled Service.
We talk a lot about the value of NAID AAA Certification. Here is a video from NAID itself explaining the value of the program… and the rigorous audit process we go through every year!Read More
The sad reality is that if there weren’t thieves and scam artists, you wouldn’t be needing a shredding company. But unfortunately, they are out there and our industry is an attractive target. The good news is that it is VERY EASY to avoid scams with just a little research on your part. Require and verify […]Read More
Dealing with Wet and Water Damaged Paper Records We originally posted this page right after Hurricane Sandy. The information is still valid, whether your flood came from a storm or a burst pipe: On the one hand, we can all agree that basements on Long Island are not good places to store cardboard boxes of […]Read More
“How to decide what records to keep… and what to shred!” “Now that our taxes are done, how long do we need to keep this stuff?” Most people are surprised to learn there are few laws dictating exactly how long all records need to be kept. Businesses have risks in not keeping files long enough and also […]Read More
“Brooklyn records storage fire releases confidential papers. Is it safer to store files or shred them?” A massive release of stored paper records after a fire in Brooklyn: The burning records storage company released medical, legal, and financial records onto the streets and into New York Harbor. The New York Times reported: “The warehouse disgorged […]Read More
“We still Shred On-Site, Off-Site, and offer Drop-Off!” What’s the Best Way ? There is no single universal “right” way to shred… there is only what is right for you and your business. That’s why Quality Shredding is committed to continuing to offer all three shredding options! Quality Shredding Expands On-Site Capacity A large national […]Read More
I’m excited to share with you that Quality Shredding was featured as the cover story in this week’s Long Island Business News! We work very hard at bringing world-class shredding services to Long Island, whether you are a large corporation, a professional practice, or a homeowner with personal papers to safely destroy. If you […]Read More
Shredding is NOT just for paper! 100,000 pages of emails can fit on a single Gigabyte… so it’s easy to see how just one hard drive can hold millions of sheets of paper. That’s why Quality Shredding has invested in state-of-the-art mobile hard drive shredding technology. Now we can easily shred computer hard drives right […]Read More