When it comes to confidential and protected information, local, state, and federal law mandate how and when this information is destroyed. Some regulations date to early nineties while some are constantly updated because of advances in technology – advances in information interception as well. When handling confidential and protected information, it is best to make yourself aware of the effecting regulations. When you need the most trusted paper shredding New Jersey has to offer look no further than GreenOffice.
Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA) 2003 Effecting all businesses and persons who collect personal information for business purposes. Requires the destruction of all such information in electronic and paper form.
Economic Espionage Act (EEA) 1996 Businesses or persons must protect all forms and types of financial, business, scientific, technical, economic, or engineering information in their possession in any format that is not known to the public.
Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLB Act) 1999 Requires the protection and proper destruction of all consumer information held by financial institutions.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) 1996 Requires health care organizations to have appropriate measures in place to protect patient medical records, patient logs, insurance, billing, and other personal patient information.
USA Patriot Act 2001 Requires all businesses and persons to protect all information in order to deter and obstruct any act of terrorists.