To provide and improve our Services, we collect information about visitors to our sites, users of our Services, the devices they use, and sometimes their locations. We collect certain information directly from you, such as when you fill out forms with a name or email address. We collect other information, usually about devices, browsers, or locations, automatically (without you typing it into a form). We may also collect information about you from other sources, such as if we purchase a list of contact information of people who may be interested in our Services.
You have choices about whether you visit our sites, install our apps, or provide information to us. However, if you do not provide us with certain information, you may not be able to use some parts of our Services.
Information We Collect from You. By way of example, you provide us with information about yourself when you:
Examples of the information you provide are: name, aliases, previous names, social security numbers, email address, mailing address and phone number. If you are using background check services, credit information, date of birth, driving history, criminal record history or employment information may also be collected. We only collect personal identification information when you or another user voluntarily submits such information to us. You or any other user can always refuse to supply personal identification information, though some personal identification information is required for us to perform some of our Services.
Since our organization provides employment background screening services and determines an employer’s eligibility for certain tax credits, we need to collect and maintain sensitive personal information about individuals that may include you depending on the information you provide to us. We provide our services to our customers, who have certified to us that they will only use any such personal information for permissible purposes as outlined under the Fair Credit and Reporting Act and other applicable laws. All personal information is sent only to those authorized representatives of our customers and to the individual on whom the report was compiled, as required by law.
Under no circumstance will any personal information we collect and maintain be sold by us. We do not use any personal information to compile mailing lists for sales or to be shared with any other third parties except those that are appropriate.
You also provide us with information when you use parts of our Services, such as when you:
Prior to you voluntarily providing any information to us, you will sign a consent waiver allowing us to collect and use your personal information. If you wish to opt-out of the collection and disclosure of any information, withdrawal of your consent can be made by either notifying us via the contact information listed below or by electing not to complete forms provided by us or our clients.
Information We Collect Automatically. We automatically collect information from you and your devices when you use our Services, even when you visit our sites or apps without logging in.
The information we automatically collect includes:
Information We Collect from Other Sources. We may collect information about you from others, such as:
Information We Collect & Process on Behalf of Customers. When our customers use our Services, we process and store certain information on their behalf. Our customers shall also be permitted to review certain information provided by you related to our Services. In this role, we act primarily as a data processor and process information on the customer's behalf and in accordance with their instructions. In those instances, the customer as the data controller is responsible for most aspects of the processing of the information. If you have any questions or concerns about how information is processed in these cases, including how to exercise your rights as a data subject, we recommend contacting the relevant customer.
We may also disclose personal information about you, without notice, in response to: (i) requests from local, state or federal law enforcement officials; (ii) if requested by any judicial, administrative or similar proceeding or order, such as a subpoena; (iii) or, if otherwise required by law.
In general, we collect, use and store or process your information to provide our Services, to fix and improve them, and to develop new services. Here are some examples of how we use the information we process:
We normally collect or use information from you or others only where we have your consent to do so, where we need the information to perform a contract with you, or where the processing is in our legitimate interests and not overridden by your data protection interests or fundamental rights and freedoms. In some cases, we may have a legal obligation to collect or retain personal information or may need the personal information to protect your vital interests or those of another person. For example, when we:
If you have questions about or need further information concerning the lawful basis on which we collect and use your personal information, please contact us.
We keep your personal information for no longer than necessary for the purposes for which it is processed. The length of time for which we retain information depends on the purposes for which we collected and use it and/or as required to comply with applicable laws. Where there are technical limitations that prevent deletion or anonymization, we safeguard personal data and limit active use of it.
This section describes many of the actions you can take to change or limit the collection or use of your information.
Our Services are not designed for and are not marketed to people under the age of 18 (“minors”). We do not knowingly collect or ask for information from minors. We do not knowingly allow minors to use our Services. If you are a minor, please do not use our Services or send us your information. We delete information that we learn is collected from a minor without verified parental consent. Please contact us if you believe we might have information from or about a minor.
We use our best efforts to comply with applicable law and regulations, including, but not limited to the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act. We are subject to the oversight and enforcement powers of the US Federal Trade Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
You have the right to access the personal information that we maintain about you. Upon a written requests from you, we will provide you the opportunity to determine if any of your personal information that has been obtained by us is inaccurate or incomplete. If it is inaccurate or incorrect, you may request that this information be corrected, amended or deleted. To dispute or obtain a copy of your report, please contact us. Disclosure of any of your personal information will be subject to applicable laws, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act. We always reserve the right to confirm the identity of anyone requesting information.
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