This privacy statement details how BackgroundCheck.org gathers and uses personal information that you provide on the site. These practices may change, so we recommend that people refer to this page periodically for the latest information on our privacy practices.
Personal Information We Collect
As you use BackgroundCheck.org, you may be asked to submit the following information:
- Contact Information, such as your name, email address, mailing address, and phone number
- Demographic information, such as your level of education, gender, and zip code
Additionally, we may also gather public information about your computer, such as your IP address, browser type, and referring/exit pages.
Uses For Your Personal Information
We may then use your personal information to:
- Send you requested information
- Respond to customer service requests, questions, or concerns
- Send you a newsletter
- Contact you regarding marketing communications*
- Determine what information BackgroundCheck.org should provide
- Improve our marketing efforts
- Conduct research and analysis
*By submitting your personal information to BackgroundCheck.org, you are making an inquiry, which grants us, our affiliated entities, and third-party marketing partners/vendors to contact you. This does not exclude numbers on any state and/or federal Do Not Call lists, as inquiries are exceptions to Do Not Call requirements. If at any time you no longer wish to receive newsletters or other marketing information via email, you can unsubscribe following the instructions provided in prior email communications.
Sharing Your Personal Information
We may share your personal information with companies that provide us with business services, such as customer service or email service delivery, as well as third-party companies for the same uses outlined in this privacy statement. We also may disclose your personal information as required by law, such as a subpoena or fraud investigation, in the event that we believe this disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, your safety, and the safety of others, and to respond to a government request should BackgroundCheck.org be undergoing a merger, acquisition, or sale of its assets, with your prior consent to do so. We will not sell your personal information to any third-party companies for unrelated marketing uses.
Effective on August 21, 2012