Gigacycle Ltd is one of the leading IT disposal and computer recycling providers in the UK. We are based in Manchester and provide services for clients all over the UK, using our own drivers and vehicles.
We work in accordance with the WEEE Directive and Environmental legislation in the UK, providing an award-winning computer disposal service to assist organisations in the disposal of their redundant computers, IT and electrical equipment.
IT disposal can be a hassle for organisations, and our aim is to make it as simple and hassle-free as possible for our customers. We provide you with complete peace of mind in the knowledge that we are disposing of your IT equipment in a safe, secure and environmentally responsible way.
It is important when you consider computer disposal companies that you choose a well accredited company that has a proven track record like gigacycle.
Gigacycle work closely with many clients across the UK to provide a computer disposal service that suits their individual needs. We currently work within the NHS, Government Sectors, FTSE 100 companies and education sectors.
Gigacycle has a wealth of knowledge and experience in risk management, IT Compliance, Information Governance and secure asset disposal.
We specialise in IT Asset Disposal (ITAD) Data Destruction and computer recycling.
Accredited by ADISA with a distinction.
ADISA is an organization that recommends standards for safely disposing of I.T equipment while minimizing the risk of exposure and misuse of any sensitive data stored on that equipment.
Registered Waste Carrier
You must register for an Environment Agency Waste Carriers Licence if you transport waste as part of your business. We transport W.E.E.E (waste electrical and electronic equipment).
ISO 9001 Registered Firm
ISO 9001 is a certified quality management system for organisations who want to prove their ability to consistently provide products and services that meet the needs of their customers and other relevant stakeholders.
Blancco Certified Erasure
Blancco provides us with complete visibility to monitor activities and provides us with 100% certified, tamper-proof audit reports that our clients can access. Blancco erasure software is NCSC approved and accredited by ADISA.
ISO 27001 Registered Firm
ISO 27001 is a specification for an information security management system - a framework of policies and procedures that includes all legal, physical and technical controls involved in an organisation's information risk management processes.
The Data Protection Act 1998 requires every organisation that processes personal information to register with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), unless they are exempt. Failure to do so is a criminal offence. We are registered with the ICO.
NCSC Approved Erasure
NCSC is the UK government's national technical authority for information assurance (IA). It protects the UK by providing policy and assistance on the security of communications and electronic data, in partnership with industry and academia.
ISO 14001 Registered Firm
ISO 14001 is the principal management system standard which specifies the requirements for the formulation and maintenance of an EMS. This helps to control your environmental aspects, reduce impacts and ensure legal compliance.
When you dispose of IT equipment the risk that your confidential data will be exposed is a serious. Government legislation states that companies must dispose of their equipment in a safe and secure manner.
It is important when you consider computer disposal to also consider data destruction.
Gigacycle are data destruction specialists. We offer a variety of services to ensure your data is 100% eradicated.
We offer free data destruction for every data carrying media we collect.
We also offer premium data destruction methods such as physical destruction, hard drive shredding and degaussing.
We are able to offer NCSC government approved data destruction methods and all our methods include data destruction certificates and audit trails as standard.
Via our own CCTV fitted and GPS tracked vehicle, your data is collected and immediately returned to our secure processing facility. You can see when your assets are collected through the customer portal.
Once delivered, your data is immediately unloaded and itemised with a unique ID assigned to each asset. At this point you can see each asset through our customer portal.
Once itemised, your collection is sealed and separated to avoid contamination. The collection undergoes a dedicated erasure process via one of our NCSC approved erasure methods.
Once erased, an erasure certificate is automatically assigned to the asset with details such as serial number which you will be able to view and download through the customer portal.