As a consumer reporting agency governed by the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) among other applicable state and federal laws, AccuSource is committed to protecting your privacy. AccuSource has established policies and procedures dedicated to maintaining the privacy of personal information while providing its clients with the necessary information for making informed decisions involving employment screening and background investigations.
AccuSource sometimes collects and stores non-personal (e.g., aggregate or demographic) data through cookies. This data is collected for market analysis purposes and also for improving the performance of AccuSource-online.com web site, as further described below under “Internet Information.”
Personal Information Collection
When you provide information through AccuSource’s web site, we may only use it for the business transaction for which it was collected. If you decide to provide personal information to AccuSource, below is the type of personal information we may collect about you through our publicly accessible web site: (i) contact and identifying information (e.g., name, address, e-mail address, phone and fax numbers, company name, job title in relation to with your expression of interest in receiving information about, or your registering for AccuSource’s products or services; (ii) your resume information, social security number, date of birth, employment information, schools attended, licenses held and other information as required to process your transaction; and (iii) any other personal information that you may provide to us in an online form or through an e-mail.
Access to AccuSource web pages and online services is not available to the general public and requires login information that includes a username and password. Such web pages, and the information downloadable to and from such web pages, are only available to AccuSource’s clients. On such web pages, AccuSource only collects information that the user voluntarily shares with AccuSource.
If you are using this website to open an employment screening account with AccuSource, 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 set-up, billing, order fulfillment and customer service.
Use of Personal Information
AccuSource’s clients provide personal information regarding their employees or prospective employees when placing an order for background screening services, Information provided may include but is not limited to residential history, personal history including name, date of birth, social security number, driver’s license number, professional license information, employment history, education and other credentials. AccuSource will use information provided by the client and subject of the order, along with any other information provided by third parties, only for the execution of producing a background screening report for the client placing the order, and for no other purpose.
AccuSource will not use your information to conduct background screening and create a report unless AccuSource’s client has provided a certification required by the FCRA and any other applicable law. In this certification, AccuSource’s client certifies to AccuSource that it has a legally permissible purpose for ordering the background screen, and that it has obtained your informed consent to conduct the background screen to the extent required by applicable law.
Information Disclosure and Sharing
AccuSource may disclose personal information as required in connection with any of the purposes for which we use personal information as described above in “Use of Personal Information.”
While executing orders for our clients, AccuSource may transfer personal information between our website, our client and our client’s employee or prospective employee. AccuSource may also disclose your information to certain third parties as required to conduct the background investigation (such as educational institutions, prior employers, courts, law enforcement agencies, and other persons or entities that may provide or verify information about you), as well as to a third-party representative or subcontractor authorized by AccuSource to assist in the background screening. Such third-party representatives and subcontractors include service providers that help host or support the web site or otherwise provide technical support, court researchers and other information and service providers. AccuSource transfers to these representatives and subcontractors only the relevant personal information required to complete the background screening report. AccuSource requires that these parties maintain commercially reasonable measures to protect the confidentiality of your information.
Personal Information Disclosure: United States or Overseas
AccuSource’s web site may use the standard technology known as a “cookie” to collect information about the way you use this web site. In order to collect this information, when you visit this web site, a “cookie” may be set on your computer. Cookies contain information that allows the web serves to recognize whenever you visit. Information collected may include general internet data, your domain name, the web page from which you entered this web site, web pages visited, and duration of time spent on each page. This information is used for internal purposes only, and we do not link your URL or IP address to any personal information unless you have logged into our web site with a username and password provided by AccuSource. No personal information is stored in cookies.
AccuSource’s data is transferred utilizing secure socket layer (SSL) technology and is User ID and Password protected. Strong password protection protocols are used on our computers, and employees are kept informed about security and privacy policies. Our servers reside in a secure environment protected from unauthorized access, natural disaster, fire or other compromising conditions. All processes take place at co-located facilities in separate regions of the United States, so even in the event of a regional disaster; your personal data remains secure.
Our Commitment to Children's Privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information on our website from those we actually know are under the age of 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under the age of 13.
If it is determined in the future that information will be used in a new and material way, AccuSource will notify all active clients via e-mail 30 days in advance of any changes. Additionally, a notice will be posted on the Home Page of all active accounts advising current and new users of the pending change.
1240 E. Ontario Ave., Suite 102-140
Corona, CA 92881