IT & Media Destruction

Do you have a plan for disposing of your unwanted hard drives? Reformatting and erasing a drive isn’t enough; the fact is that confidential files can still be recovered from deleted and wiped devices. The only way to make sure your data is completely safe is to shred your media.

Archive Document Data Storage (ADDS) is your data destruction partner. We offer secure shredding of the following media assets:

  • hard drives
  • data tapes
  • CDs & DVDs

Whether you have one data tape or hundreds of expired hard drives, our hard drive and media shredding service protects your business from identity theft and fraud.

Secure Hard Drive Destruction

ADDS’ strict chain of custody ensures your data is destroyed with unparalleled security and accountability. Our screened, uniformed and professionally-trained data destruction specialists collect, transport and shred your media. Each device slated for disposal receives a bar code, allowing for comprehensive audit trail tracking from collection through destruction. We use GPS-tracked vehicles to transfer your media from your office to our highly-secure shredding plant. At the shredding plant, our specialised shredders reduce your media to tiny particles.

GDPR-Compliant Data Destruction

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules mean increased liability for UK organisations that experience a data breach. Not complying with the law carries penalties of up to 4% of company-wide annual turnover.

ADDS’ data destruction services helps your business comply with GDPR rules. Our locked containers are designed for secure disposal of hard drives, data tapes, CDs and DVDs. Once your media is deposited into a disposal container, it cannot be removed. Weekly, fortnightly or monthly, our data destruction specialists collect your media from the containers for secure transfer to our destruction plant. After we destroy your devices, you receive a Certificate of Destruction which offers documented proof of compliance with GDPR rules.

Don’t let your data fall into the wrong hands. Our hard drive and media shredding services offer a privacy protection solution you can trust.

For more information about our hard drive and media shredding services, please call us at 0800 328 0272 or complete the form on this page.