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Protect Your Company – How to Properly Destroy Private Information

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By now most businesses are aware of the potential damage that can be caused by data breeches. From ID theft to privacy rights, there is no denying the increasing need to be vigilant when protecting private information.

Canada has two federal privacy laws in place. The first is the Privacy Act (1983), which is essentially a code of ethics for …

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Over 4 Million Lost Within 6 Months From Identity Theft

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When someones identity is stolen it has proven to cause more than just a headache. Many residents in Canada have been in debt upwards of $20,000 because someone got a hold of their important information. According to Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, from January to June 2014 there were $4,622,869.00 in losses due to identity theft in Canada. …

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Can Your Personal Information Really be at Stake?

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In the last year we have seen many instances where documents have been found in dumpsters or document disposal was not thorough enough. These cases result in negative publicity for the company at fault but what’s more than that is the personal records that have been exposed.

Recently, Time Magazine published an article stating that breaches of your personal data …

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Bye 2013, Hello 2014!

At BEST Shredding, we are excited for a new year and providing exceptional customer service to each of our customers.  We had a great year in 2013 with new customers, more service offerings, and expansions within Alberta.  BEST Shredding’s resolution is to continue to provide services with our internal culture of excellence.  Each of the BEST Shredding team members have …

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Understanding The Protection of Personal Information

Some people believe that shredding or securely destroying your customers’ information is just the right thing to do.  The truth is that it is actually required by law.  There are three main laws that protect the information that is given to businesses in Canada and they are the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) and the Personal Information and Electronic Documents …

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  • “We has used a standard office shredding for years prior to beginning service with you and the service has definitely increased efficiency in our office and freed up several employees time that used to have to shred the documentation themselves.” – Vancouver Shredding Customer

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