Group Purchasing with Shred-it

Help your members protect the confidentiality of their customers and employees with paper shredding and electronic media destruction services from the leader in information protection.

Partnering with Shred-it to Provide Group Purchasing Options for Information Protection Services

Shred-it has an established history of working alongside top-tier Group Purchasing Organizations, making it easier for their members to secure document destruction and information protection services.

Whether you’re in the healthcare, nonprofit, education, or government sector, your stakeholders expect you to help deliver cost-savings, enhanced productivity, and the best value from their providers. For Group Purchasing Organizations, Shred-it provides best-in-class service and sales models to help you reach your goals and best support your members.

We can help your members take their privacy protection to the next level with world-class document and hard drive destruction services and workplace privacy policies designed to help them keep private information out of the wrong hands.

Group Purchasing Organizations Partnered with Shred-it:

  • Vizient
  • HealthPRO
  • Managed Healthcare Associates (MHA)
  • HPSI
  • Care Purchasing
  • Omnia Partners
  • Advisor Group Inc
  • Compass/Eurest
  • Equalis
  • Synergy by Association
  • VetStrategy

 

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Having an Information Protection Provider is good for business!

Laws designed to protect identities, medical information, financial data, and personal privacy come with strict rules – and heavy fines for violating them. We help businesses stay compliant.

Here are just a few of the key federal, state, and local information security laws that require privacy compliance.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Protects the personal data and privacy of EU citizens and applies to all companies, whether they operate in the EU or outside, that store or use any information about EU citizens.

Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Is an act set up for publicly traded companies to protect investors by improving the accuracy and reliability of corporate financial disclosures. The act also requires secure document retention and destruction – to better protect against corporate and accounting fraud.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Established to protect how patients’ health information can be used and disclosed. It governs the confidentiality of PHI and the secure destruction of any physical or digital data. Any violations are subject to fines up to $1.5 million.

Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA)

Ensures accuracy and privacy of consumers’ financial information and requires effective policies in the workplace to secure destruction of consumer information to prevent identity thefts and unauthorized access to the information.

Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards

Aims to enhance security for consumers by setting guidelines for any company that accepts, stores, processes, or transmits credit card information. The act focuses on improving payment security throughout the transaction process created by the major payment card brands.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Protects the personal data and privacy of EU citizens and applies to all companies, whether they operate in the EU or outside, that store or use any information about EU citizens.

Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Is an act set up for publicly traded companies to protect investors by improving the accuracy and reliability of corporate financial disclosures. The act also requires secure document retention and destruction – to better protect against corporate and accounting fraud.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Established to protect how patients’ health information can be used and disclosed. It governs the confidentiality of PHI and the secure destruction of any physical or digital data. Any violations are subject to fines up to $1.5 million.

Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA)

Ensures accuracy and privacy of consumers’ financial information and requires effective policies in the workplace to secure destruction of consumer information to prevent identity thefts and unauthorized access to the information.

Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards

Aims to enhance security for consumers by setting guidelines for any company that accepts, stores, processes, or transmits credit card information. The act focuses on improving payment security throughout the transaction process created by the major payment card brands.

Learn to recognize the risks.

It’s safe to assume that most documents your member companies handle or produce contain some form of confidential and sensitive information.

If they create, collect, or dispose of these types of documents, their organizations could be at-risk for an information breach.

  • PII student information
  • Class lists and emergency contact numbers
  • Civil Rights Data
  • State ED Data
  • Financial Assistance Applications
  • Business Financial Statements
  • Tax Filings and Internal Audits
  • Development Plans and Forecasts
  • Employee Addresses and Social Security Numbers
  • HR Records

The Shred-it Advantage: Leading in Secure Document Destruction

Shred-it protects organizations' information for their people, customers and brands. With 30 years of experience, our primary focus on document security helps ensure your confidential information remains confidential. We offer paper, hard drive, and speciality shredding services. 

Service Reliability

With the largest shredding fleet and the largest service footprint in North America, we are where you are. 

Security Expertise

With the most NAID AAA certified mobile/on-site and plant-based facilities, we keep your information safe. 

Customer Experience

With the highest customer satisfaction among all vendors, we are 100% committed to your protection and satisfaction.

Don’t Underestimate the Risk of a Paper-based Data Breach

42%

of disclosed data breaches were physical—including document theft—in 2021

Verizon, Data Breach Investigation Report, 2021.

4 out of 10

business leaders

rate the risk of an attempted data breach in the next 12 months as a ‘4’ or ‘5’ on a 5-point risk scale

Stericycle, Data Protection Report, 2021.

 


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The 2020 Shred-it Data Protection Report (DPR) goes into depth to analyze the perceptions and practices around information security across various industries. Learn more about how businesses can protect their organization from information security threats.