Minister Alan Kelly endorses Free Confidential Shredding Event to celebrate Data Protection Day 28th January 2015

Data Protection Day 2015

So, it’s 2015 and many of us will have made a New Year’s Resolution to organise our paperwork and get rid of documents, old bills and other correspondence. It’s a task most of us dread let alone the stress and worry of how to securely dispose of this material– However help is at hand at two locations in Waterford and Limerick to mark Data Protection Day on January 28th 2015.

Minister for Environment – Alan Kelly supports Security in Shredding in celebrating Data Protection Day whom are offering A Free…. Yes FREE on-site shredding service for householders and SME’s on January 28th, in conjunction with the Southern Region Waste Management Office, Limerick City and County Council and Waterford City and County Council Authorities. The event will encourage data protection and the best practices in addition to waste segregation and the appropriate, safe and secure methods of disposing paper waste.

Householders & small businesses across the region are encouraged to bring along documents to the designated locations and avoid the financial, mental and emotional loss associated with identity theft on Data Protection Day. By participating in this event you would be beginning 2015 with organized and clutter free filing cabinets, office space, creating a clean and positive working environment as well as the piece of mind that your documents are being handled securely minimising the risk of identity theft and data breaches that are caused by documents being exposed.

} In 2013 the Data Protection Commissioner for Ireland received 1,507 data breach notifications – 25 times the number reported in 2009.


These events are taking place at the Mungret Recycling Centre Limerick and the Kilbarry Civic Amenity Site, Waterford between 11am and 3.30pm on January 28th. All materials will be shredded on-site, eliminating risks, 100% of shredded material is recycled.

Those who avail of the event and wish to put their names into a free draw on the day will be in with a chance of winning a one night stay B&B in the Commons Inn Hotel at the Mungret Recycling Centre draw and a one night stay B&B in the South Court Hotel at the Kilbarry CAS draw. So drop in on the 28th of January and make use of this FREE CONFIDENTIAL SHREDDING EVENT. Two refuse sacks per person.

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The importance of document paper shredding Limerick, Ireland is significantly commendable and offers confidential data destruction services to all clients. If you are an owner of a business and making good money, you might be aware about the document security and its perceptiveness. Security of documents concerns a lot even if you don’t require them anymore. Hackers and informational data thieves are always probing for fast ways to enter the information security systems. Documenting data and the security of that data throughout its life time might be of no use to you, but matters significantly to thieves. By leaving them in a non-secure location, entering them into traditional recycling streams or sending them for self-destruction, you are straight forwardly providing them an approaching way to your confidential files.

Security in shredding can save you from facing penalties and fines let alone the data theft itself. For this, you should know which documents require significant care. With the points below in mind, the security of all documented data from a given organization is of imperative importance –

  • Legal documents

Legal documents don’t include any monetary value but they might have some secluded information. Such personal information may give anyone the threatening power.

  • Financial accounts

Neglecting the receipt after transacting money from the bank may lead mugging problems. As it contains your account number, balance amount, signatures, personal information and transacted amount it also hold sever risk. This futile receipt is a token for someone who just needed it.

  • Payroll records and media

Payroll details can reveal your earning records, which is what thieves want to know to strip you. And advancement in technology has enabled the cyber world to convert a copy of files stored on CD’s, tapes, disks and other storage devices. Just breaking it is not enough.

Some Eco – friendly industries enter their sensitive documents into the traditional recycling streams, which is the clear path for trespassers to get what they need. It is certainly probable to hack the identities and other blue-chip information out from financial records, legal documents, medical records etc. Once your informational data has been stolen, your bank accounts, personal accounts, profiles and business deals come under intense risk. Professional specialists of paper shredding Ireland service is the only prompting solution to it.