ShredderGuard®

ShredderGuard®

An insurance program for document destruction companies. Created as an expansion of our RecycleGuard insurance program, ShredderGuard is designed for the document destruction industry for businesses engaged in the destruction of confidential information.  ShredderGuard provides specialized professional liability coverage designed to protect against 3rd party claims of real or perceived negligence. Program "Sweet Spot" are document shredders. The program excludes document storage operations.

Success Story

ShredderGuard's professional product was able to beat the competition with better coverage on a paper document shredding risk.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Designed for businesses engaged in the destruction of confidential information.
  • Professional Liability coverage specifically designed to protect against third-party claims of  real or perceived negligence.
  • Policies are written on a direct-bill basis
  • Sprinklered properties (if paper shredding and/or storage inside building)
  • The program is available in all states.

Success Story

ShredderGuard's professional product was able to beat the competition with better coverage on a paper document shredding risk.

Coverage Available*

Specialized Professional Liability including:

  • Unauthorized access to or theft of sensitive documents
  • Intentional acts by an employee
  • Negotiable instruments falling into the wrong hands
  • Identity theft stemming from information on sensitive documents
  • Violations of privacy, i.e. involving medical records
  • Negative publicity from the release of sensitive documents
  • Improper handling of documents required in a court hearing

Coverages Available via RecycleGuard:

  • Property
  • General Liability
  • Inland Marine
  • Crime
  • Automobile
  • Umbrella
  • Workers' Compensation via WorkCompGuard

Coverage is provided on an admitted basis unless otherwise indicated.

*Please note: This is intended as a brief overview of the coverages offered.  Please ask for complete copies of policies for a full description of coverage

 

Success Story

ShredderGuard's professional product was able to beat the competition with better coverage on a paper document shredding risk.

Contact Information

The ShredderGuard insurance program office is located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Our mailing address is:
1 New Hampshire Avenue, Suite 200
Portsmouth, NH 03801

For more information on the services and products offered by ShredderGuard, and to learn more about the best ways to address insurable business risks specific to the document destruction industry, program contact information is below or click here for underwriter contact information.

 

Susan M. Diecidue, Underwriting Manager

Phone: (603) 334-3019 or (888) 225-4725
Fax: (603) 334-3090
Email: susan.m.diecidue@willistowerswatson.com

 

Success Story

ShredderGuard's professional product was able to beat the competition with better coverage on a paper document shredding risk.

Obtain A Quote

The ShredderGuard program is available to independent agents in the U.S. You must be approved to write business with Willis Programs before you we can bind coverage for your client.  If you are not, please visit our “Writing Business With Us” page. In an instance where the same submission is received from more than one broker, a Broker of Record letter determines control.

The submission should include the following:

  • Document Destruction E&O Application NAID Certified or Non-Certified Application
  • Completed Acord Applications, including detailed property information to include construction, occupancy, square footage and age.
  • 5 years of recently valued company loss runs (a loss summary is helpful)
  • Details/explanation of losses over $10,000
  • Full description of operations, including those of additional Named Insureds
  • Expiring premiums and target premiums for all lines of coverage
  • Drivers list, including MVR's
  • Complete vehicle identification numbers (VIN)
  • Equipment Breakdown application if coverage is desired
  • Narrative, photos and brochure, if available

 

Send completed applications to:

Susan M. Diecidue
Underwriting Manager
ShredderGuard Insurance Program
Toll Free: (888) 225-4725
Direct Phone: (603) 334-3019
Fax: (603) 334-3090
Email:susan.m.diecidue@willistowerswatson.com

 

Success Story

ShredderGuard's professional product was able to beat the competition with better coverage on a paper document shredding risk.