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Top 10 Reasons Shredding is Important

By DataSafe | June 17, 2020 | Comments Off on 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 Outdated documents stored on your property pose a threat to your livelihood, and that of your employees, clients, or customers.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 records that you no longer…

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Staying Secure When Working Remotely

By DataSafe | May 6, 2020 | Comments Off on 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. As more companies experience the benefits of remote work…

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Let’s Spring Clean

By DataSafe | April 15, 2020 | Comments Off on 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. This year, it makes even…

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Tips To Be Productive When Working Remotely

By DataSafe | March 27, 2020 | Comments Off on 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 is an extra strain. Add…

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Prepare For Tax Season

By DataSafe | February 21, 2020 | Comments Off on 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 records? First off, for how…

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We Do More Than Shred!

By DataSafe | January 13, 2020 | Comments Off on 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 familiar with the other services…

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About the California Consumer Privacy Act

By DataSafe | December 16, 2019 | Comments Off on 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. How might the CCPA affect…

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Top 5 Questions About Paper Shredding

By DataSafe | November 22, 2019 | Comments Off on 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 can help others. #1: Does…

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Why Choose DataSafe?

By DataSafe | October 14, 2019 | Comments Off on 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 in many ways. From volunteering…

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How to Stay HIPAA Compliant

By DataSafe | September 19, 2019 | Comments Off on How to Stay HIPAA Compliant

If you’re a company that works with protected health information (PHI), you must ensure that you follow guidelines set by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). No matter if you provide treatment or handle payments in the healthcare industry, or you’re an associate or contractor who has access to patient information, operational information,…

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