Legal Compliance

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Embedded on computers and electronics are asset tags, serial numbers, and sensitive data, which connect the items to their original owners.

Improperly disposing these items places the owners at risk of a data breach or an environmental cleanup.


Penalties for Mishandling Information


How to Prevent This

FTK Group removes all asset tags and data from its client’s electronic devices prior to their approved recycling process, protecting clients from EPA cleanups and data breaches.

Upon request, FTK Group will supply its clients with a Certificate of Destruction or Recycle for their records.


FTK Group Destruction Services Keep Organizations Compliant With:

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability)
• Ensures the protection of the privacy of personal health records by protecting the security and confidentiality of health care information

GLBA (the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act)
• Controls the ways that financial institutions handle their clients information

SOX (The Sarbanes-Oxley Act)
• Manages how corporations handle investors’ personal financial records

FACTA (Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act)
• Put in place to protect individuals from identity theft

CERCLA (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act) AKA: Superfund
• Federal law passed to govern the appropriate cleanup and handling of hazardous waste sites

RCRA (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act)
• Protects human health and the environment from the potential hazards of waste disposal
• Conserves energy and natural resources
• Reduces the amount of waste generated
• Ensures that waste is managed in an environmentally sound manner