Types of Data

There are numerous types of data that you need to have either securely stored or destroyed.  Below is a memory jogger for items that you may want to either have destroyed or stored.

What to Shred or Destroy:

– Customer Files & Records

– Employee Files & Records

– Vendor Files & Records

– Company Files & Records

– Personnel Records & Info

– Payroll Records & Info

– Financial Files & Records

– Financial Data & Reports

– Accounting Information

– Audits & Surveys

– Tax Records

– Bank Statements

– Cancelled Checks

– Receipts & Invoices

– Legal Documents

– Contracts

– Market Research

– Price & Inventory Lists

– Proposals & Quotes

– Business Plans

– Presentations

– New Product Information

– Research & Development Info

– Patent Info

– Copyright Info

– Executive Correspondence

– Obsolete Marketing Materials

– Organization Charts

– Client Lists &  Files

– Computer Printouts

– Medical Records

– Xrays

– Prescription Bottles

–  Electronic Media

– Tapes

– CD’s & DVD’s

– Engineering Blueprints

– Technical Info & Reports

– Brochures/Letterhead/Envelopes

 

Sensitive Information that is vulnerable:

– Social Security Numbers

– Telephone Numbers

– Credit Card Numbers

– Insurance Policy Data

– Drivers License Numbers

– Bank Account Information

– Brokerage Account Information

– Employment Information

– Addresses

– Debit Card Numbers

– Passport Numbers

– Education Information