How It Works

An insight into our security-focused, easy step process

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We Buy Any Tape is the fast, secure and certified way of selling your used tape media. We offer the best value to our customers, but we’re the only company who can prove that we remove every byte of data from your tapes.

We’ve made it as simple as possible to sell your tapes to us, with a clear 4 step process. The security of your data from collection, through to transit, storage and ultimately destruction is at the centre of everything we do, and you can be assured in each stage of our process, data security is our top priority.


We buy your tapes

Using the We Buy Any Tape website, you can get an accurate quote which will tell you just how much value can be recovered from your used media tapes. Just tell us what tapes you have, and how many, we’ll review your information and get a firm offer to you within 48 hours.

We Collect for Free

Once we have an agreement we will send a collection team directly to your office, where they will collect your media tapes and drive them back to our secure storage unit, all free of charge. Our vehicles are all two-crewed and are manned by MOD-level trained members of staff.


All data is destroyed

The most important part of our process is how we destroy your data. We are the only company in the UK that guarantee to remove every byte of your data from your tapes, therefore ensuring that your data is totally unretrievable. You can learn more about our security and data removal process on our security page.

Certificate Issued

Once our process has been completed in full, we will issue you with destruction certificates which confirm that your data no longer exists. Payment can then be made as agreed.