FACTA requires that all businesses, regardless of size or industry, protect and dispose of sensitive and personal data they collect about their customers.

Learn more about how FACTA relates to the shredding industry, and how to ensure your company is complying with FACTA regulations related to disposing of documents and personal data.

What Is Facta and How Does It Affect Shredding?

FACTA (Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act) is an amendment to the Fair Credit Reporting Act that was added to protect consumers from fraud and identity theft. FACTA was passed in 2003 and is designed to reduce the risk of consumer fraud and identity theft with the use of...

What Is the Facta Disposal Rule?

Enacted in 2003, the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act, or FACTA, is an amendment to the Fair Crediting Reporting Act. FACTA was added to protect consumers from identity theft by providing rules on how their information should be shared and destroyed. One of the most important parts of...