It is suggested that any stored data including personal data be removed from a laptop before submitting it for IT recycling. Computers are designed to make it easy to store various pieces of personal information and over time they can accumulate a lot of data. Each device will be reset to the factory settings once it is received in our facility. Engineers are highly qualified to perform this task to ensure that no stored data will remain on the device.
Cash for Laptops will observe proper data destruction procedures. Every computer will be erased so that data is wiped according to DOD standards. The methods used will completely remove any stored data so that it is no longer retrievable. Hard drives which cannot be refurbished will be shredded before they are recycled. No data will be ever be made available to a third party as Cash for Laptops observes proper procedures for data removal from all devices.
For businesses we offer a full asset tracking and audit facilty, Data security is paramount we offer CESG approved wiping services for UK businesses.