Hard Drive Destruction in Louisville

What’s on Your Hard Drives?

Hard Drive Shredding Truck

A single hard drive can store enough confidential data to fill a library. Even when information is deleted from a hard drive, it can still be recovered by tech-savvy criminals hoping to gain access to valuable information. The only way to completely eradicate proprietary data from your hard drives is through physical destruction.

The Data Vault’s hard drive destruction service offers your business a secure solution for preventing the theft of digital data stored on your media devices. Need to destroy other types of digital media? We offer media destruction for other digital devices too.

Whether you need a one-time hard drive shredding service or are looking for a reliable scheduled service, we’re here to help.

On-Site Hard Drive Destruction

Our on-site hard drive destruction service provides added data protection for your business. All hard drive shredding takes place right on your property while you watch. Our state-of-the-art mobile hard drive shredding vehicle, “The Data Shark,” can destroy hundreds of hard drives per hour. In our heavy-duty shredder, your hard drives are broken into tiny particles that are impossible to reconstruct. You receive a Certificate of Destruction when your shredding project is completed, and all shredded material is responsibly recycled following destruction.

Information Security

The Data Vault is committed to protecting your information. Our shredding technicians have passed extensive background checks and undergo regular drug screening. We take every precaution to make sure your hard drives don’t fall into the wrong hands. To keep them safe until destruction, locked collection bins are delivered to your business so employees can quickly drop drives inside for later shredding. These tamper-resistant containers are bar coded, scanned and tracked, following a strict chain of custody during every stage of the hard drive destruction process.

Regulatory Compliance

If your company collects and stores medical, financial or other consumer information, you may be required to adhere to state and federal privacy laws governing how you handle that information. Luckily, The Data Vault’s hard drive shredding service, with our team of experts, can help keep your business compliant. Our hard drive destruction methods meet National Institute of Standard and Technology (NIST) and Department of Defense (DoD) requirements, and fully comply with the following laws:

  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)
  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLB)
  • FACTA Disposal Rule
  • Bank Secrecy Act
  • Patriot Act of 2001
  • Identity Theft and Assumption Deterrence Act
  • US Safe Harbor Provisions
  • PCI Data Security Standard

We offer a detailed audit trail that includes the manufacturer identification information, model, and serial number of your destroyed hard drives. All information is added to your Certificate of Destruction for proof of compliance.

For additional information and pricing, please contact our Customer Service department at 502-244-1151. If you’ve reached us after hours, or would otherwise prefer, you may fill out and submit our Contact Us form. A representative will contact you within one business day.


What our clients are saying about us.

“I’ve worked with The Data Vault for over 20 years with 3 different companies and with each company we were treated exactly the same. It didn’t matter how large or small my company was. You’ve always taken great care of our media.”

“The staff is always accommodating with our requests and available to help whenever we need it. We receive what we request when we request it, which is refreshing most days.”

“I would recommend The Data Vault for many reasons. We know that our data is safeguarded, never had an issue with picking up or dropping off. The staff is always willing to work with us when sending tapes to our disaster recovery site.”


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