Compliance and Accreditation

At DiskShred, compliance with data protection regulation is an area we know inside and out. It’s another reason why people like working with us. Our rigorous attitude to regulation and compliance is one more way we can protect you from the potential pitfalls of dealing with confidential information.

To meet the exacting standards of key industry ITAD accreditations, we continue to invest in our people and processes.

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ADISA – ITAD Certified Member

DiskShred is an ITAD Certified Member of ADISA (Asset Disposal and Information Security Alliance) and recently achieved a distinction with honours under the ADISA standard. ADISA has quickly become the de facto standard for the end-of-life asset disposal market. DiskShred is currently the only member who is certified in both the UK and Ireland, providing the highest form of data security. The standard references all relevant industry publications, government legislations, commercial standards and specifications. Following an extensive audit of our processes, on-site capabilities, reporting and data sanitation, this accreditation proves the robustness of our systems and recognises the hard work of our staff.


CPNI (The Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure)

DiskShred have been assessed by and met the CPNI standard for secure onsite destruction services of sensitive data bearing media and have been included in the CPNI’s Catalogue of Security Equipment.

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DIPCOG (Defence InfoSec Product Co-operation Group)

The DIPCOG approval was granted for our destruction service, based on the requirements of HMG InfoSec Standard 5, for ICT media protectively marked up to SECRET which has enabled us to carry out shredding for the Ministry of Defence.

DiskShred BSIA Member
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Member of the BSIA and the ISIA

As members of BSIA (British Security Industry Association) and ISIA (Irish Security Industry Association), we meet the European Standard EN 15713:2009 relating to the management and control of collecting, transporting and destroying confidential material and CCTV and alarm systems. We also observe the association’s Code of Ethics as a further commitment to delivering a high standard of customer service and observing environmental responsibilities.

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ISO Accreditations

ISO 9001:2008 – Quality

ISO 14001 – Environmental

ISO 18001 – Health & Safety

ISO 27001 – Information Security Management

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EN 15713:2009 – Secure Destruction of Confidential Material

This standard now forms part of our ISO9001 Quality Management System. The ‘Certificate of Destruction’ issued after every shredding process is proof that Secure Destruction of Confidential Material has been completed in full compliance with the EN 15713:2009 accredited standard.

BS 7858:2006 – Staff Screening Standard

All DiskShred employees go through a full staff screening program completed by an outside organisation in line with BS 7858


We have waste carrier and processing licences from the Environment Agency.


We provide a quotation for each piece of work outlining the scope and levels of service our customers can expect. So that all our customers can make informed decisions on how best to manage their data disposal, we show a clear pricing structure that is open and transparent and avoids hidden costs. Have a requirement for onsite data shredding? Get a Quote from DiskShred.