Hard Drive Shredding

Hard Drive Shredding

Your computer hard drive has the potential to hold more data than any physical filing system you can imagine. Due to this, destroying hard drives is incredibly important. Although you may think that simply deleting files off of your computer erases them forever, that is not the case. These files can be retrieved from your hard drive through reformatting software, as well as, advanced, manual techniques. If you have a hard drive that contains private information that you want to dispose of, contact Global Document Services and let us dispose of it for you!

Proper Hard Drive Disposal

Electronic information is covered by the HIPAA and FACTA privacy laws, but individual’s and businesses should still take care in their manner of hard drive disposal.  When retiring your hard drive, it is important to make sure your private information is not at risk of being stolen. Used hard drives are often purchased for the sole reason of retrieving personal information. Simply reformatting your hard drive will not be enough to stop experienced cyber criminals and experts from retrieving your data.

If you choose to have your hard drive shredded, make sure to ask for a certificate of destruction. This will detail the time and location of your hard drive shredding.

Recycling Your Hard Drive

In compliance with EPA and hazardous waste regulations, your hard drive will be destroyed and then we will recycle the remaining raw materials. Allow us to make sure your private information is secure while helping the environment.

Get A Quote

If the idea of hard drive shredding is brand new to you and you would like more information or you’re sure you want to have your hard drive shredded and are looking for a price, fill out the form to the right or call us directly at (800) 472-9716.