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Privacy Defender Envelopes & Sleeves

Keep Intruders Out and Information Secure
Privacy Defender Envelope & Sleeves Privacy Defender Envelope & Sleeves

Electronic intrusions pose big risks to you and your customers. When sending contactless smart cards to your customers, Tension’s Privacy Defender envelopes and sleeves can help block the flow of RF energy and protect your customer’s information. 

The Privacy Defender envelopes and sleeves:

  • Help shields the contents of envelopes and from unauthorized access.
  • Lightweight material may reduce the impact of postal costs during changeover to contactless smart cards.
  • FIPS approved at specific levels.
  • Shields and Protects
  • Lightweight
  • Field-tested
  • Printable Surfaces
  • Tear and water resistant

Defend Data

Helps protects envelope contents throughout the mailstream
Helps protects envelope contents throughout the mailstream

Win Confidence

Lets your customers know you value their privacy and security
Lets your customers know you value their privacy and security

Field Tested

A proven solution to help block RF information flow out of the envelope
A proven solution to help block RF information flow out of the envelope

Build Consumer Confidence

Don’t put your customer’s personal information at risk. Use a Privacy Defender envelope to help keep intruders out and your customer’s information secure.

A series of high-profile security breaches at U.S. retailers has accelerated a multiyear transition away from today’s commonly used magnetic strip cards to the more secure contactless smart cards. Privacy Defender envelopes and sleeves help protect the information on smart cards as they are traveling through the mailstream. In fact, a Privacy Defender sleeve can be used as a carrying sleeve for consumer protection when carried in a wallet or purse.

Privacy Defender envelopes and sleeves are designed for third-party mailers, financial institutions or U.S. card issuers. In addition to these markets, other government and health care organizations have seen the benefit of shielding customer information with the RFID-blocking paper used to construct the Privacy Defender envelopes and sleeves. The envelope has been used to protect RFID-enabled Enhanced Driver’s Licenses and health care smart cards containing personal health records.

Block and Protect

The Tension Privacy Defender envelope is created using a multiply laminate paper. This specialized paper is made by surrounding a thin metalized plastic film with layers of laminate, and it helps blocks information from prying eyes and scanners.

Field Tested

Privacy Defender envelopes and sleeves have been closely evaluated and field-tested. With Tension’s production capabilities, you gain an experienced production partner helping you meet consumer demand. Contact Tension for more information on creating your Privacy Defender envelope.

Additional Information

Privacy Defender envelopes and sleeves use use a multi-ply laminate which has been tested in multiple environments and has been proven to be effective in blocking the flow of RF energy. However, Tension cannot be held liable for any unforeseen events or failures for the Privacy Defender envelope or sleeve.

What Tension Customers are Saying

The team at Tension treats us as though we are their number one client. They treat us like they are a small mom and pop shop, but actually they are a large long-standing national company, and we get that backing. You don’t get that kind of customer service from other large envelope manufacturers.

Valerie Jones , Director of Production Kersten Direct

Tension is one of the reasons Midco Global is the number one seller of seed packets to the agricultural research industry. We hold the relationships, and Tension possesses the quality products and know-how in packaging. Tension helped us grow this business. Without Tension we would not exist in this space.

Don Rayfield , Sales Vice President Midco Global