The ID Guard Stamp eliminates the need for paper shredders, allowing you to instantly cover up any personal information. Take control of your identity security with this handy tool!Keep others from seeing your private information on junk mail, credit card offers, etc. with a simple stamp of the ID Guard. The patented encryption completely covers your address and personal information with the specially formulated ink which is permanent and does not fade or smear. Certainly quieter, much less expensive and more environmentally sound than a shredder. With the important information obscured, you can simply recycle junk mail with the rest of your paper products. For use at home, office, school and travel - keep it where you open the mail each day for a quick and easy way to eliminate your address from your mail. Each stamp pad lasts over 1000 stamps - refill ink pads sold separately. Note: does not work effectively on high-gloss papers, photos or coated papers.