Data Erasure

The safe management and disposal of data is one of the most important tasks to carry out before reselling medical equipment. We provide the health sector with a Data Erasure service that's safe, certified and fully auditable.

The safe option for your data removal

As part of our Data Erasure service, we can carry out the following tasks:

  • Secure collection of storage of all equipment with sensitive data
  • Physical check for any supplier and patient information
  • Removal of all asset labelling
  • Physical check of all software for sensitive data
  • Removal of all hospital, network and patient data
  • Data removal certification

Trust us to manage your equipment's data

We take the removal of patient, hospital and network data very seriously. Our end-to-end reselling process ensures data is safe and secure until it is removed.

  • Secure collection by our experienced Collections Team
  • Secure storage of all equipment at our Oakville, Ontario facility
  • Certified process to erase all hospital & patient data using Industry leading data erasure software
  • Fully auditable process from collection to sale

Certified data management processes

We provide a data erasure process that is certified and complies with the following:

  • Common Criteria (ISO 15408). Common Criteria is an internationally recognized independent security certification recognized by governments in 31 countries in Europe, Australasia, Asia and North America, including Canada.
  • The software we use is recommended by NATO and included in the prestigious NATO Information Assurance Product Catalogue (NIAPC). 
  • The software we use is capable of overwriting data from any capacity drive and supports all ATA/IDE/SCSI/USB/SATA and FireWire disks.

Compliant with all legislation

Our data erasure services comply with all the following legislation and industry standards:

  1. Canadian Privacy Statutes including (i) the Federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA); (ii) Alberta’s Personal Information Protection Act; (iii) British Columbia’s Personal Information Protection Act; and (iv) Québec’s An Act Respecting the Protection of Personal Information in the Private Sector 
  2. Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA)
  3. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-88, Revision 1, Guidelines for Media Sanitization, December 2014
  4. Guidelines from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC)
  5. Supplying Clients’ (Hospitals and other suppliers) own data protection procedures, in conjunction with a Data Processing Agreement.
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