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Data Protection in the Office

Paper Security for your company

When it comes to data protection, it is important to avoid unnecessary risks. Storing and disposing of paper documents are regulated under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) just like digital information.

A key part in fulfilling the requirements of data protection in the office is the use of paper shredders.

What type of documents should you shred?

These examples illustrade the needs to shred in companies. Of course there may be more cases to use paper shredders depending on your company.

HR & Employment records

  • Employee contracts
  • Salary & pension records
  • Medical records


  • Invoices & remittances
  • Tax records
  • Balance sheets
  • Bank statements and other company financial records


  • Copies of contracts
  • Expired compliance policies, audits and inspection reports (e.g. health and safety)

Sales & Marketing

  • Customer records
  • Mailing lists
  • Sales forecasts
  • R&D documentation

Leitz Paper Shredders for every Office Location

Paper Document Storage