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Posted 17 January 2014 - 10:51

Hello,

I was doing a personal phone call at my workplace today and I had to give them some bank details. After printing a paper with the details, I was going to shred it and to my surprise, there is no shredder. Ive never needed it before and I could have sworn I saw a paper shredder once here but it must have been a employee that brought his own.

My question is do your workplaces have paper shredders?

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Posted 17 January 2014 - 10:54

No.  We are a major UK law firm, and so we take the disposal of sensitive data VERY seriously.  As such, we have "Shredder bins" which are locked, one-way bins, that at the end of each day an ISO9001 certified contractor shreds for us.



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Posted 17 January 2014 - 10:56

No, as in my field no shredder is required



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Posted 17 January 2014 - 10:57

I think most workplace shredding is done by third parties.



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Posted 17 January 2014 - 10:57

Working in education, a shredder is necessary for my role.



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Posted 17 January 2014 - 10:58

No.  We are a major UK law firm, and so we take the disposal of sensitive data VERY seriously.  As such, we have "Shredder bins" which are locked, one-way bins, that at the end of each day an ISO9001 certified contractor shreds for us.

 

 

yup same for us, goes into a secure bin during the day and is shredded after



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Posted 17 January 2014 - 10:58

Your lighter not working ?

 

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Posted 17 January 2014 - 18:52

No.  We are a major UK law firm, and so we take the disposal of sensitive data VERY seriously.  As such, we have "Shredder bins" which are locked, one-way bins, that at the end of each day an ISO9001 certified contractor shreds for us.

Exactly the same. Law firm. Bins. Contractor shreddery



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Posted 17 January 2014 - 18:54

I think we have a paper shredder, not sure how often it is used.



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Posted 17 January 2014 - 18:57

Back at NAS Fallon we had a thing called a "pulverizer"  specifically for disposing of classified material. It would reduce paper to the consistency of powdered sugar.



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Posted 17 January 2014 - 18:57

Hello,

No.  We are a major UK law firm, and so we take the disposal of sensitive data VERY seriously.  As such, we have "Shredder bins" which are locked, one-way bins, that at the end of each day an ISO9001 certified contractor shreds for us.

This is a stupid question but why not a paper shredder that is locked, one-way, and at the end of each day an ISO9001 certified contractor reshreds it?

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Posted 17 January 2014 - 18:59

I work for a document scanning company, so we would rather companies didn't shred their paperwork but rather they send it to us for scanning. :D



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Posted 17 January 2014 - 19:06

No.  We are a major UK law firm, and so we take the disposal of sensitive data VERY seriously.  As such, we have "Shredder bins" which are locked, one-way bins, that at the end of each day an ISO9001 certified contractor shreds for us.

 

Same here, we have about a dozen of these boxes spread across 2 floors in the office I work in, there's also more in the other offices in different cities. About once a week, there's a company that comes to empty them and take them to their truck parked outside where they shred everything right there.



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Posted 17 January 2014 - 19:34

Nope. Instead of wasting paper for trivial shyte we just don't print it in the first place. The rest... well, we sort of wing it and hope nobody notices. We're too insignificant to have any seriously confidential info anyway and if we do, it's way easier and less dignity-hurting to latch onto our computer network than search our trash.

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Posted 17 January 2014 - 19:42

sweet **********ing bible humping jesus, have you heard of your hands, just tear the damn thing up, or bring it home if it's personal

 

sorry

 

rant over ha :p