Protecting your corporate information is more challenging than ever in the new millennium. With rapid technology advancement and identity theft being one of the fastest growing crimes in the world, a perfect storm is brewing. Tight regulations and information leakage can amount to heavy fines for companies. In addition to fines, companies face losing credibility if their information and sensitive documents are not disposed of in a secure and consistent manner. Zarc Recycling has a comprehensive and proprietary documentation process to help companies large and small achieve regulations compliance.

  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act (Corporate Auditing and Reporting Practices)
    • Section 404 is an important component to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and all public companies must demonstrate full Sarbanes-Oxley compliance for the current fiscal year. Companies wishing to achieve Sarbanes-Oxley compliance should have a Data Destruction Process that includes backup and archival records, information storage (hard drives, floppy, USB drives), magnetic tapes, and any online storage.

  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (Financial Services Modernization Act)
    • Section 501: "to ensure the security and confidentiality of customer records and information; to protect against any anticipated threats or hazards to the security or integrity of such records; and to protect against unauthorized access to or use of such records or information that result in substantial harm or inconvenience to any consumer." Companies need to erase all data when disposing of computers, hard drives, floppy, USB drives, and/or other media containing customer information. It is recommended that companies destroy the hardware and dispose of obsolete customer information.

  • Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACTA)
    • Section 216: "any person that maintains or otherwise possesses consumer information, or any compilation of consumer information, derived from consumer reports for a business purpose to properly dispose of any such information or compilation," must achieve FACT Act compliance. Companies need to erase all data when disposing of computers, hard drives, floppy, USB drives, and/or other media containing customer information. It is recommended that companies destroy the hardware and dispose of obsolete customer information.

  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
    • Organization that transmits Protected Health Information (PHI) in electronic form, which includes health plans, health care providers must achieve HIPAA Law compliance. Companies need to safeguard information security systems that contain patient information. Furthermore, building a secure infrastructure to dispose and destroy patient records and systems is necessary.

  • Fair Credit Reporting Act (Credit Reporting Industry)
    • Any business or individual who uses a consumer report for a business purpose is subject to the requirements of the Disposal Rule. The Rule requires the proper disposal of information in consumer reports and records to protect against "unauthorized access to or use of the information." The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, enforces the Disposal Rule. Proper disposal includes but not limited to "destroy or erase electronic files or media containing consumer report information so that the information cannot be read or reconstructed."

  • D.O.D. (Department of Defense) standards
    • As required by the Department of Defense, DOD 5220.22-M and DOD 5220.22-M ECE and in compliance with National Industrial Security Program (NISP) standards. "It prescribes the requirements, restrictions, and other safeguards to prevent unauthorized disclosure of classified information. It also prescribes the procedures, requirements, restrictions, and other safeguards to protect special classes of classified information, including Restricted Data (RD), Formerly Restricted Data (FRD), intelligence sources and methods information, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI), and Special Access Program (SAP) information.

Zarc Recycling, LLC is confident our proprietary Data Destruction process is your best choice to meeting regulatory compliance. Our proven system is in compliance as recommended by the Department of Defense to be the most secure, safe, and reliable.