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What is a certificate of destruction?

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A Certificate of Destruction (COD) is a receipt that proves that confidential or sensitive documents have been properly destroyed in a manner that protects the privacy of the data they contain. For organizations that deal with personally identifiable information (PII) or any other information protected by privacy laws, a Certificate of Destruction becomes an integral part of privacy compliance.

A Certificate of Destruction contains the basic details about the shredding service received, the time and place the shredding was completed, the order number, as well as any other important details.

For more information, check out our article: Certificate of Destruction – A Complete Guide

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