Be Confident Your Documents Were Destroyed With a Certificate of Destruction

A certificate of destruction (COD) is a document that serves as a receipt for documents, hard drives, or other electronic media that have been destroyed. In addition to containing important details about the destroyed materials, a COD is a confirmation that your items have been securely eliminated and your service… Read More

Top 10 Reasons Shredding is Important

As a business owner, you understand that keeping confidential information secure is essential to your continued success. Outdated documents stored on your property pose a threat to your livelihood, and that of your employees, clients, or customers. To ensure that your reputation and your business isn’t jeopardized, you should destroy… Read More

Staying Secure When Working Remotely

Many of us in the Portland, Oregon area have been working from home and it’s unlikely that this situation will change any time soon. In fact, some believe that COVID-19 will redefine workspaces and change how employees interact with each other for some time to come. Read More

Let's Spring Clean

Spring has officially arrived here in the Portland, Oregon area. Trees are budding, flowers are blooming, and the temperatures are rising. In the paper shredding world, spring means that it’s time to start spring cleaning. We love clearing out the clutter and shredding all the sensitive documents we’ve been accumulating. Read More

Tips To Be Productive When Working Remotely

As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the country and more businesses and local or state governments mandate that staff work from home, many employees are struggling in this new, challenging situation. Not only are most unaccustomed to working remotely full time, but working from home with partners, roommates, and children… Read More

Prepare For Tax Season

Tax season is fast approaching! Do you have a plan for dealing with documents once you’ve filed? How should you store old records? How long do you have to keep them? Here’s a brief outline for how to handle these important documents. How long do you have to keep tax… Read More

We Do More Than Shred!

If you’re familiar with DataSafe, then you already know how awesome we are at shredding. From boxes of old digital media to warehouses full of paper, we have the know-how to get the job done efficiently, securely, and with a smile on our face. But you might not be so… Read More

About the California Consumer Privacy Act

If your business handles customer data, you’re probably aware of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which was signed into law in 2018 and goes into effect in January 2020. The CCPA intends to provide consumers with greater privacy and control over how their personal information is used by companies. Read More

Top 5 Questions About Paper Shredding

DataSafe has been in the shredding business for awhile now. (35 years, actually, but who’s counting!) Over the years, our clients have asked us a lot of questions. With information security increasingly becoming a cause of concern, we’ve compiled the top 5 questions we get asked in the hopes we… Read More

Why Choose DataSafe?

There’s no shortage of paper shredding options in the Portland, Oregon area. Why should you choose DataSafe? We might be biased but we’re pretty sure we’re the best! Local Business DataSafe has been a proud member of the Portland community since our founding in 1984. We’re committed to the area… Read More

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