Document Destruction Services for the Legal Sector:
is a well-settled issue that Attorneys engaged in financial activities
of their clients fall under the mandated provisions of the Gramm-Leach
Bliley Act. If your practice menu includes real estate closing,
financial planning, estate planning or you represent a client in
any financial area, you fall under the guidelines. The American
Bar Association filed an action in the Federal District Court, asking
the Court to exempt Attorneys from Title V of the GLB Act. The action
is pending and will not be resolved for years to come. Both sides
have expressed that will appeal any lower court decision. Compliance
with the Safe Guarding Provisions of GLB are simple, as is the disposal
by shredding of files and records that contain Non-Public Information
of a financial nature of your clients.
Document Destruction Services for the Medical/Healthcare
and Hospitals are the particular targets of the Heath Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act, commonly known as HIPAA. The
Act protects the privacy of protected health information (PHI).
Your files and records contain medical records of your clients and
therefore your must comply with the HIPAA provisions for safeguarding
and disposal by shredding of these records.
Destruction Services for the Financial
Compliance with the Safe Guarding Provisions of GLB are simple,
as is the disposal by shredding of files and records that contain
Non-Public Information of a financial nature of your clients’. There
is no additional cost to you in order to comply with the provision
of GLB. Accurate’s destruction process, prior to the enactment of
GLB, was based on Department of Defense guidelines for the destruction
of secret and sensitive documents. Accurate’s procedures far exceed
the destruction guidelines of GLB.