FAQ
1. How do the disposal devices be processed? LTG provides total solution from secure logistics to data erasure/destruction and recycling. Customer’s assets will be collected securely with GPS and serial locks by our own trucks or certified 3PLs and deliver to our facilities.

We also provide different types of recycling and asset recovery solutions to satisfy our customers. Products which we process and recycle include desktop, server, workstation, tapes, printer, scanner, electronics parts and components, etc. Our highlighted services include the following:

  • Asset Audit and Value Evaluation
  • Receiving, Weighting, Sorting and Scanning
  • Data Erasure via Proprietary software or Physical Destruction/Degaussing
  • Customer’s Intellectual Properties Removal
  • Testing and Grading
  • Complete Destruction
  • Issuance of Certificate of Data Erasure
  • Issuance of Certificate of Destruction
  • Certificate of Physical Destruction
  • Consolidated Reporting
  • 2. What type of devices is suitable for data sanitization? Data sanitization is a method of software-based overwriting that destroys all electronic data on a hard disk drive or other digital media completely. It removes all information and no meaningful data can be recovered by laboratory while leaving the disk reusable, preserving assets and the environment. Type of devices suitable for data sanitization:

  • Desktop
  • Notebook
  • Server
  • Workstation
  • Internal /External Hard Drives
  • SSD
  • USB Portable Drives
  • 3. What type of devices is suitable for degaussing? Degaussing is applicable to all magnetic storage devices, which can permanently destroy data. During the degaussing process, the magnetic flux of the media is reduced to virtually zero by applying a reversing magnetizing field. Device cannot be reused after degauss. Type of devices suitable for degaussing:

  • Backup Tapes
  • ATA Hard Drives
  • SCSI Drives
  • USB Removable Media (Pen Drives, Thumb Drives, Flash Drives, Memory Sticks) with Hard Drives
  • Magnetic Bubble Memory
  • Magnetic Core Memory
  • Magnetic Cards
  • 4. What Worldwide Ordinances are related to data protection? Hong Kong
  • Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance - Chapter 486
  • Computer Crimes Ordinance
  • OGCIO IT Guidelines
  • Disposal of Computer Equipment with Sensitive Information Guidelines


  • US and Europe
  • U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) 5220-22M
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)
  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Acts
  • Basel II
  • U.K. Data Protection Act
  • FTC Disposal Rule
  • Patriot Act Identity Theft and Assumption Deterrence Act
  • National Industrial Security Program (NISP)
  • Freedom of information (FOI) and Personal Information Protection acts
  • European Union Directive on Data Protection (Directive 95/46/EC)

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