Documents should be shredded that contain any of the following information:

  • Bank Account Address
  • Brokerage Account Information
  • Credit Card Numbers
  • Debit Card Numbers
  • Driver's License Numbers
  • Education
  • Employment Information
  • Insurance Policy Data
  • Passport Number
  • Social Security Numbers
  • Telephone Numbers

Legal and regulatory violations may be incurred by NOT destroying the following information before discarding:

  • Account Data
  • Audits/Surveys
  • Bank Statements
  • Brochures
  • Business Plans
  • Canceled Checks
  • Client Lists/Files
  • Computer Reports
  • Contracts
  • Copies of Checks
  • Credit Card Numbers
  • Education Reports
  • Executive Correspondence
  • Files/Records
  • Financial Statements
  • Insurance Information
  • Internal Memos
  • Legal Documents
  • Loan Information
  • Market Research
  • Medical Information/Records
  • New Product Information
  • Obsolete Contracts/Records
  • Patient Names/Billing Information
  • Payroll Records
  • Personnel Files
  • Phone Logs/Messages
  • Photographs
  • Presentations
  • Price/Inventory Lists
  • Profit & Loss Statements
  • Proposals & Quotes
  • Purchase Orders
  • Receipts/Invoices
  • R&D Files/Data
  • Sales Reports
  • Shipping Data
  • Social Security Numbers
  • Supplier Information
  • Tax Records
  • Training Information
  • X-rays