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Our Services

Chaffinch offers a range of secure shredding, data destruction and hard drive destruction services to suit the needs of large and small businesses.

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Secure Shredding

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Hard Drive Destruction

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Bins and Containers

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Our Accreditations

Chaffinch Document is accredited to the highest standards as a secure shredding and document storage provider in the UK. Our services provide our clients with cost-effective compliance and the peace of mind that they are working with a trusted, expert and responsible partner.

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ISO 9001 is the most recognisable quality standard. Our certification and the audit process which accompanies it proves our dedication to providing quality and efficient services to our clients.

Certificate Number: 280342017

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BS EN 15713:2009

The EN 15713 standard relates specifically to the secure destruction of confidential materials. Our certification ensures that we meet the requirements for the management and disposal of confidential data.

Certificate Number: 280352017

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Information Commissioner

Chaffinch Document is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, which requires every organisation that processes personal data to register.

Registration Number: ZA073810

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Environment Agency Waste Carrier

Our registration with the Environment Agency as an upper tier waste carrier, broker and dealer confirms our obligations under regulation 28 of the Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011.

Registration Number: CBDU183199

Features and benefits

Don't become a statistic

Almost 88% of UK businesses have suffered a data breach in the last 12 months, with the average cost to an SME being £16k. Data protection good working practice minimises your risk.

Data Protection Compliance

Secure shredding contribute to a robust data security policy. The Data Protection Act 2018 provides for fines of up to £17.5m or 4% of global turnover. Our shredding services save money and reduce risk.

Save Money

Having your own staff do your shredding costs over 35% more than outsourcing to a professional shredding company. It increases risk, affects staff retention and provides little to no audit trail. Our document destruction service saves you money.

Environmentally Friendly

Reduce your carbon footprint, improve your CSR and do business sustainably. We recycle over 97% of all confidential waste, which is supplied to the tissue manufacturing industry to be turned into paper tissue products. We operate a zero to landfill policy.

Flexible Support

From regular shredding collections to one-off clear-outs, our experienced team is on hand to support the needs of your business. Our focus on customer service is relentless, giving you peace of mind that your data is in safe hands.

Fully Accredited

We are proud that our services are accredited by independent auditors, and meet the highest industry standards. From booking to collection to destruction, our team is trained handle your information safely and securely.

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Customer Reviews

Severn Hospice
Severn Hospice
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We find Chaffinch to be an exemplary contractor. They are always obliging, excellent communicators and are flexible to our requirements. We would highly recommend their service to other customers needing shredding requirements, and can be relied upon to always meet the schedule.
Secret Potions
Secret Potions
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As a chain of pharmacies across several regions of the UK, data protection is essential to effective operations. Chaffinch are an excellent company to work with – from ordering a shredding collection to the collection itself. They go above and beyond for us.