Free and secure IT Disposal & Data Erasure, full audit trail and 100% recycled. No landfill. No incineration.
Secure Logistics, Security Cleared Employees, Online Portal Account, and cashback potential on equipment! ALL FOR FREE!
Our Certified data erasure guarantees data is destroyed securely
We are audited by ADISA who forensically check our data erasure methods on UNANNOUNCED audits!.
Our clients come to us because they know that we can take care of the entire IT Asset management process.
Our Services include IT installation services , IT Deployment , Software Deployment services, IT Decommission Services, Data Centre Migrations, IT Disposal , Data Destruction Services and Data Shredding on site and offsite!
We can shred any data bearing media onsite and offsite down to 6mm particles!
We offer harddrive shredding , backup tape shredding, data shredding services
|Comprehensive Audit Trail|
|Licensed Waste Carrier|
|Certified & Secure Data Destruction|
|Own Fleet of Secure CCTV GPS Tracked Logistics|
|ADISA - Distinction level Certification|
|Staff Security Vetted to BS7858 Standards (SC Cleared)|
|NO Third Parties / Contractors|
Your Assets are securely collected using our own satellite tracked vehicles and security vetted staff
We will itemise any asset tag every item, this is visible immediately in our online collection portal
We will securely wipe all data and remove any identifying markings on all assets
We will refurbish and repair the IT equipment
Your assets are re marketed using our specialist sales channels to obtain the highest value, You will then receive the Revenue back for the Equipment!
If you need secure data destruction for your company’s old computers and hard drives, get in touch with Gigacycle. We’ll help you with all your information security needs when it comes to computer recycling, from certified hard drive destruction techniques to data erasure solutions. To book secure collections from your premises or get a free quote, contact us today.
Data destruction should always be carried out in a secure manner. It describes the official method by which IT equipment such as hard disk drives, computers, laptops and data-carrying media are wiped or destroyed. The result should be that the data is unreadable and can't be accessed or restored ever again.
Data can be destroyed in many different ways when you send your IT equipment for recycling. The three main data destruction methods used in the IT waste disposal industry are:
Which destruction service you use will come down to your individual business needs. We can even provide mobile solutions if you need an on-site destruction method carried out at your premises rather than taking assets to our security facility first. Please specify any special requirements when requesting a quote.
Data protection is a hot topic when it comes to computer recycling. The security and storage of information on your devices isn't something you should take lightly. Hard drives can store a wealth of sensitive data, whether it's about your employees, customers or even your company itself. If you don't have a good policy in place for how this data is managed (even at computer disposal), then you could be liable for fines issued by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).
We certainly do! In fact, as one of the leading ITAD providers in the UK, we offer a variety of solutions for your disposal needs. This includes secure hard drive destruction, magnetic media degaussing and secure erasure services.
Secure data erasure services are our most popular option as it's one of the only types of destruction which allows the assets to be reused. The data erasure process will ensure technical software overwrites every single block of data on the equipment, leaving unusable information in its place. The software carries out this process several times to ensure the data is 100% eradicated. Our advanced system will verify whether the erasure has been a success or not, and if the answer is yes, a unique certificate of destruction is created.
Our clients love data erasure solutions thanks to their transparency, and our techniques are approved by the NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre, formerly CESG). After the erasure is completed, we can refurbish the items or update their software. From here, we can either reinstall the assets at your business site, or you can use our sales channels to sell the equipment and raise revenue for your company.
Secure data shredding refers to the physical destruction of hard drives and data-bearing media. During the shredding process, the device is placed through a shredder to obliterate it into particles, which can be as small as 6mm. Think of it a bit like how confidential waste is handled, i.e. paper shredding, breaking the device into small parts so that it can't be read or accessed again.
We can shred a variety of media storage items for you, including data tapes, hard drives, mobile phones, USB sticks, CDs, DVDs, security fobs and more. Bulk destruction certifications are available after shredding. These can be viewed on your digital client portal, but you can download them if paper copies are required.
There are two key reasons to choose shredding services:
Degaussing is the process of permanently erasing data from a device by eliminating the magnetic field information stored on a magnetic media device. Magnetic media covers a range of different equipment, such as data tapes. To complete this service, a degaussing machine is required to change the magnetic domains of the data storage device. This is a great option if you have lots of magnetic media equipment to be destroyed and you don't want the asset used again.
While companies often focus on the protection of data on their devices and website, don't forget that a technology device could give away things from their hardware too. If you think your assets and equipment has any security markings left on it or engravings you'd like removed (because they reveal your business as a previous owner of the asset), contact us. Our computer and hard drive technicians are highly experienced in IT refurbishments, so if any part of your hardware needs replacing or upgrading during a secure disposal process, just let us know.
Whatever data destruction solution you need, get in touch now for a quote.
If you're looking for a recycling company who can prove their compliance with WEEE and UK standards, choose Gigacycle. Each recycling method we use has been carefully considered, using our years of experience in the field to deliver high-quality solutions.
The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive was introduced as the legal framework which defines some of the targets relating to how WEEE is produced and managed. While it often puts the onus on how electronic items are manufactured, we should all still be considering how to recycle this type of waste properly.
At Gigacycle, if you'd like to know why using our service will help you meet your compliance with approved policies such as GDPR, the WEEE Directive and Environment Agency standards, please contact our expert team. We may even be able to come out to your site to assess your company's GDPR compliance if requested.
Absolutely. The security of your computers, hard disk drives, mobile phones and any other electronic equipment we collect is one of our top priorities. We run a leading security recycling centre in Manchester, performing ADISA accredited solutions. Our facility is patrolled and monitored 24/7, with all assets locked securely in containers and a range of security barriers and access requirements in place. Our staff are highly trained and security vetted, giving you peace of mind you're in safe hands.
If you'd like to contact us, there are several ways you can do this. Just head to our website contact page to find the number to call us or complete our enquiry form. We're happy to provide a free quote for any IT disposal or data destruction solution you require. We can also help you to book the right service for your needs, including the destruction method to choose in order to ensure we destroy data correctly.
Use our website booking system to arrange an approved data destruction or secure computer recycling service. We offer free collections as part of our fees. If you're an existing customer, please login to your secure client portal account, and you can book a new collection here. This is one of the easiest methods of scheduling any future services you may require.
Use Gigacycle's secure services for all your IT recycling and disposal needs.
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