Whether you are a small business with just a few employees or a large corporation with thousands, chances are you have information that is valuable to others and thus need to take steps to protect it. The following is a list of personal and sensitive business information that should be shredded to ensure it does not end up in the wrong hands.

Personal Information:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Birth Date
  • Social Insurance Number
  • Driver’s License Number
  • Credit Card Information
  • Payroll Information
  • Banking Information
  • Medical Information
  • Employee Files and Notes
  • Passwords

Business Information:

  • Customer Lists
  • Price Lists
  • Sales Reports
  • Sales Projections
  • Budgets
  • Proposals and Quotations
  • Invoices
  • Purchase Orders
  • Marketing Plans
  • Strategic Planning Reports
  • Pricing Strategies
  • Market Research Studies
  • Drafts of Contracts
  • Legal Contracts and Agreements
  • Inventory Records
  • Payroll Records
  • Corporate Income Tax Returns
  • Financial Statements
  • Investment Statements
  • Insurance Policies