When you browse Choice Screening's publicly accessible web site, you do so anonymously. Choice Screening collects personally identifiable information from you only if you choose to provide this information to us. In some instances, Choice Screening may collect non-personal (e.g., aggregate or demographic) data through cookies. This information is used to better understand and improve the usability, performance and effectiveness of the ChoiceScreening.com web site, as is further described below under "Cookies and Tracking Technology". The types of personal information we may collect about you through our publicly accessible web site include the following (should you decide to provide such information to Choice Screening): (a) contact and identifying information (e.g., name, address, e-mail address, phone and fax numbers, employer(s), job title) in connection with your expression of interest in receiving information about, or your registering for, Choice Screening products or services, newsletters and conferences; (b) your resume information and employment application information in response to Choice Screening job openings; and (c) any other personal information that you may voluntarily provide to us in an online form or through an e-mail. Access to certain Choice Screening web pages and online services is not available to the general public and requires a login code and password provided by Choice Screening. Those web pages, and the information downloadable to and from those pages, are made available only to clients of Choice Screening. On these web pages, Choice Screening collects only information that the user voluntarily shares with Choice Screening. If you are using this web site to open an employment screening account with Choice Screening, we collect the information requested on our account application form, including contact information and financial information (such as credit card number or billing information). This information is used for internal purposes, such as account establishment, billing, fulfillment of orders and customer service.
When your personal information is collected on Choice Screening publicly accessible web site, Choice Screening will inform you at the point of collection of the purpose for the collection. Choice Screening will use your personal information only in the way we specify when it is collected unless you consent to a different use. For example, Choice Screening may use personal information submitted in an account application to set up and maintain your account. Choice Screening also may use the personal information you provide to answer your questions and inquiries, to support Choice Screening's own recruitment activities in response to your inquiries into Choice Screening's job postings, and to provide newsletters and other information (if any) that you have requested. If you have provided your personal information over this web site in connection with a background screen ordered by Choice Screening's client - Choice Screening may use your personal information to perform your background screen for that client. Choice Screening will not use your information to conduct a background screening investigation and create a report unless Choice Screening's client has provided a certification required by the FCRA and any other applicable law. In this certification, Choice Screening's client certifies to Choice Screening that it has a legally permissible purpose for ordering the background screen, and that it has, to the extent required by applicable law, obtained your informed consent to conduct the background screen.
Choice Screening is committed to protecting the personal information that Choice Screening receives about consumers. While we cannot guarantee the security of that information, we utilize a combination of online and offline security technologies, procedures and organizational measures to help safeguard consumer information against loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. We employ Secure Socket Layer (SSL) data encryption when data is transmitted over the Internet to our web site. We have installed layered firewalls and other security technologies to help prevent unauthorized access to our systems. Strong password protection protocols are used on our computers, and employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy policies. The servers used to store consumer information are maintained in a secure environment with appropriate security measures.
Choice Screening strives to protect the quality and integrity of your personal information. If you have provided your personal information (such as zip code, phone, e-mail or postal address) to Choice Screening while browsing Choice Screening's publicly accessible web site, and wish to update such personal information (if any) that you have provided us, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, if you wish to unsubscribe from any of our newsletters or other communications for which you have registered, you may e-mail us at email@example.com. If you are a Choice Screening client with a registered account, you may review (and update) your account information by logging into your account. If you are an individual on whom a Choice Screening client has requested a background screening investigation, and have submitted personal information to Choice Screening at the request of such client for purposes of procuring a background report, then you can review your Choice Screening file in accordance with your file disclosure rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, California Civil Code Section 1786.22 and any other applicable state laws by contacting Choice Screening's Customer Service Department at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can review a summary of your consumer rights (including file disclosure rights) under the Fair Credit Reporting Act by accessing: http://www.ftc.gov/os/2004/11/041119factaappf.pdf.
Choice Screening does not offer services to children under the age of 13, and this web site is not directed to children under the age of 13. Choice Screening does not knowingly collect information about children under the age of 13.