First Advantage is a leading provider of risk mitigation and business solutions. We offer clients a comprehensive portfolio of best-in-class products, services and innovative tools to help them make smarter business decisions and empower them with timely, quality information. In order to market our services effectively and with due regard for the interests of consumers, we recognize that we have an obligation to protect the privacy and confidentiality of personally identifiable information (PII) that we may obtain about individuals through this Web site. Safeguarding the privacy of information we receive on this Web site is a top priority for consumers, our customers and First Advantage.
We follow the following privacy principles when you visit this Web site:
In general, you can visit this First Advantage Web site on the Internet without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. Our Web servers automatically collect the domain names, not the e-mail addresses, of visitors. This information is used to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed and similar information. First Advantage uses this information to measure the use of our Web site and to develop ideas to improve the content of our Web site.
There are times, however, when we may collect information from you, such as your name and e-mail address. Typically, the instances when we collect information from you include when you request investor information, marketing information, additional information or sign up for a newsletter. The personal information we collect is used by us only to respond to such inquiries. If you choose to share any personal information with us, we will only use it in accordance with the following practices:
Notice: If you elect to request investor information, marketing information, additional information or sign up for a newsletter, we will ask for certain types of information from you. The general purposes for which that information will be used or disclosed will be limited to the request you are making.
Legal Requirements: The only exception to the non-disclosure policy is if disclosure is required by law.
Security: We use safe and secure systems, physical and electronic, to safeguard the information that you provide on this Web site.
Cookies: This Web site may make use of "cookie" technology to measure site activity and to customize information to your personal tastes. A cookie is an element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then store the cookie on your hard drive. We only use ìsessionî cookies. These cookies are not retained after you end your session.
Point of Contact: If you have any questions about this policy, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Our business is a consumer reporting agency (CRA) operating in accordance with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). This overview of the FCRA addresses requirements related to the employment background checking process and is provided only as general guidance for First Advantage customers. It is neither intended as legal advice nor as a sole educational tool for the employer. The employer retains the responsibility to understand and educate itself and any staff members on the FCRA and the screening process. Because the information contained herein is general and is neither complete nor necessarily applicable to any specific set of facts or circumstances, please consult legal counsel for further guidance.
For a full copy of the FCRA and other useful information, visit the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) Website.
For a full copy of the "Notice to Users of Consumer reports: Obligations of Users Under the FCRA" visit the link below:
The FCRA establishes the following principles for all CRAs:
Privacy: Information about you may only be furnished to third parties that have a permissible purpose. In general, these deal with credit, employment, insurance, rental or banking transactions initiated by you, or where the object is to make a firm offer to you. CRAs must qualify their customers to make certain that they have a permissible purpose to receive the information.
Access: Consumers may receive a copy of information the CRA maintains about them. Such reports can be obtained free of charge once per year or for a reasonable fee for additional disclosures. Please visit the applicable subsidiary websites to obtain more information.
Accuracy: CRAs must follow reasonable procedures to assure accuracy of the information they maintain and furnish. When you obtain a copy of your information, you have a right to dispute and have the information reinvestigated and corrected in the CRAs database.
Fairness: Information is obtained from various sources including public records sources. However, certain information over a specified time period may not be reported.
Accountability: The Federal Trade Commission is charges with overseeing the operations of CRAs and enforcing FCRA requirements.
For additional information about privacy or consumer reporting, visit the following Web sites:
Federal Trade Commission: www.ftc.gov
Consumer Data Industry Association: www.cdiaonline.org
California Office of Privacy Protection: www.privacy.ca.gov