We Are Committed to Safeguarding Customer Information
Types of Information
When you visit Accurate Information System, LLC.’s website, we collect general data including your domain name, the name of the web page from which you entered our site, which pages you visit on our site, and how much time you spend on each page. This general information does not include specific identifying information about you. We use this information to monitor and improve our site, and we do not provide this information to outside parties.
Accurate Information System, LLC. collects personal information from you when you order a credit file, criminal history search, civil history or employment and education verification. When you visit the Accurate Information System, LLC.’s website to obtain a copy of your credit report or a prospective employee, personal information is requested in order to process the request and perform identity verification. This information may include your name, mailing address (current and previous), your Social Security number, date of birth, phone number, the name of your employer, and other information. In addition, we capture this information to ensure that your credit report and any and all other reports are delivered to you.
Use of Information
Under no circumstances will we provide or disclose any information regarding your credit history. We do not share, disclose or sell any information that can be used to authenticate your identity such as your Social Security number, Date of Birth or mother’s maiden name.
Confidentiality and Security
Please send any questions you may have to: email@example.com
EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Frameworks Provisions
Accurate Information Systems hereby confirms our strong policy to protect and maintain the privacy and personal data that we assemble and maintain on behalf of employers or agents acting on behalf of the employer concerning potential employment-related decisions. Accurate Information Systems, LLC. commits to cooperate with the EU and Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commission (FDPIC) with regards to Human Resources data and other types of data that may include name, mailing address, other personal identifying information transferred from the EU and Switzerland, respectively, in context of the employment relationship. Accurate Information Systems, LLC. is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). In that regard, we certify that we comply with the seven EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Frameworks Principles set forth by the United States Department of Commerce, in relation to personal data collected in Switzerland and the European Union. We endorse and follow the principles and practices outlined in the principles of the European Commission’s Directive on Data Protection. This service is certified as being compliant with the Department of Commerce for the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Frameworks. The certification is in the name of Accurate Information Systems. We fulfill our obligation under the seven principles in the following manner:
This service collects information on individuals for the purpose of providing the information to employers for employment-related decisions. The information may also be provided to agents of employers such as recruiters or staffing firms. The data that is collected on individuals is used to provide employers with employment background checks and credentials verification on potential job applicants or current employees. The information is used by employers to make decisions on who to hire, retain, promote or re-assign. It may also be utilized to conduct employee investigations where an employer has a suspicion of work-related misconduct or wrongdoing, or an issue arises as to employee compliance with Federal, State, or local laws and regulations, or any employer policies. Human resources and security professionals within employer organizations will utilize the information.
This notice covers human resources data, including but not limited to, personally identifying information such as name, date of birth or government id numbers that is obtained manually by this service on behalf of employers. The data is obtained by manually contacting the appropriate sources of the data.
A consumer may find out more about the nature and scope of any inquiry that is made about them by contacting this service through the contact links on this website.
2. Choice (opt-out of Sensitive Information)
This service gives the consumer a choice for the collection of information by virtue of the fact that the information is only collected with the consumer’s explicit consent. The choice is further afforded by the fact that this service only operates when a consumer explicitly identifies those past employers, educational institutions, or other credential granting organizations that are identified by the consumer. Furthermore, the information collected is only utilized for the purpose described above in the section on “Notice”. In the event a consumer wishes to opt-out of any use of information collected by this service, a consumer can notify this service through the contact link on this website that permission or any use of the data is withdrawn. That does not mean that if a consumer opts-out that the data is erased or deleted. Various laws require that this service maintain the data on file for a consumer for a period of time for the protection of the consumer, which in the case of data collected for employers in the United States is six years as a result of the statute of limitations required under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act. However, in the event of an opt-out, the data will not be forwarded or utilized by this service for any purpose.
3. Onward Transfer
The information obtained by this site is forwarded only to an entity that has been authorized by a consumer to receive the data or an agent of the end user operating on behalf of the end-user. The information is only provided to the employer for the purpose described in the section under “Notice”. This site may also operate as an agent for a Consumer Reporting Agency as defined under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). In either event, the employer or the CRA must certify that the information will be used only for the permissible purpose of employment and that the information will remain private and confidential. This site also takes reasonable steps to ensure that any party that receives such information has certified that it will maintain privacy and confidentiality and will utilize the information for employment only. By definition, any third party that receives information from this site has given a consumer notice as to the purposes of the collection of the data and a charge of whether the data is to be collected by virtue of the fact that an employer must obtain a written consent to obtain and use any data obtained by this site. Accurate Information Systems, LLC may be required to disclose personal information in response to a lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. In cases of onward transfer to third parties of data of EU and Swiss individuals received pursuant to the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Frameworks, Accurate Information Systems, LLC. is potentially liable.
Accurate Information Systems, LLC acknowledges the individual’s right to access their personal data. This site provides access to consumers on all data collected about a consumer in order to allow a consumer the reasonable opportunity to ascertain what personal data this service possesses about a consumer and to correct, amend or delete information that is inaccurate or incomplete. Disclosure is provided under the terms of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act. Under certain circumstances, a consumer is entitled to a free copy of their report. Under all circumstances, a consumer is entitled to a copy of their report under the terms of the FCRA. For EU or Swiss individuals, this service reserves the right to charge an administrative fee not to exceed $15 to cover the cost of reviewing our records to determine if a consumer is in our file, and the administrative cost of obtaining and forwarding any information. However, the service also reserves the right to engage in reasonable efforts to confirm the identity of anyone requesting data, so that we only provide data to the consumer that is the subject of the data. If data is requested by the consumer he/she may send the request via e-mail along with proper identification to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Although we make every effort to ensure that the data we collect and store about you is as accurate as possible, this service cannot guarantee that third parties are accurate in information that is transmitted and therefore we are not responsible for the data. We are not responsible for the accuracy of data about you that may be supplied by any other third-party sources of information or our clients.
This service takes all reasonable procedures to protect personal and identifiable information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. The service utilizes SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online. We also do everything in our power to protect user information off-line. All of our users’ information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. Strong password protection protocols are used on all computers. Furthermore, all employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Finally, the servers that are used to store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment, with appropriate security measures.
If you have any questions about the security of our service, you can send an email to the contact links on this website.
6. Data Integrity
This service only collects data that is strictly necessary for the purposes listed in the section on “Notice”. The data includes information that is necessary to identify the consumer for purposes of collecting employment-related information.
This service verifies adherence to the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Frameworks by means of in-house verification by the management of this company. In addition, we provide a readily available and affordable independent recourse mechanisms by which each individual’s complaints and disputes are investigated and resolved by reference to the Principles and damages awarded where the applicable law or private sector initiatives so provide.
Accurate Information Systems, LLC, 1000 S. Tamiami Trail, Suite A, Venice, Florida 34285
Accurate Information Systems, LLC has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints regarding E.U and/or Swiss personal data under the EU-US Privacy Shield Principles to BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD, a non-profit alternative dispute resolution provider located in the United States and operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, please visit www.bbb.org/EU-privacy-shield/for-eu-consumers/ for more information and to file a complaint.
Please note that if your complaint is not resolved through these channels, under limited circumstances, a binding arbitration option may be available before a Privacy Shield Panel.
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