Personal Information and Data Security
Applycheck utilizes a variety of security measures. Data is transferred using data encryption and is User ID and Password protected. Reports mask the date of birth and social security number of the applicant. Access to personally identifiable information is limited to employees of Applycheck, LLC as required for completion of background screenings. Administrative and physical safeguards are in place to protect sensitive information.
Records and data are stored for the mandatory holding time and in keeping with the requirements of the FCRA. Pursuant to the FCRA, we maintain reports for a minimum period of five years. Reports generated using data collected in or originating from a European Union Member State shall not be kept longer than necessary for the purpose of meeting our obligations to our client and the law. When data is ready to be disposed, we follow all applicable laws and regulations to ensure that all such records and data are destroyed and unrecoverable. Information is subsequently destroyed either electronically or mechanically.
Personal Information Disclosure: United States or Overseas
Applycheck, LLC will not disclose your personal information to a third party, except in accordance with applicable laws.
Typically, Applycheck, LLC will only disclose personal information regarding the subject of a background check to a third party in the following situations:
- To an employer or prospective employer who has been authorized by the consumer to receive information about him or her.
- To a landlord or property owner who has been authorized by the consumer to receive information about him or her.
- To a third-party representative or subcontractor authorized by Applycheck, LLC to assist in the background screening investigation (e.g., providers that host or support this website or otherwise provide technical assistance, as well as court researchers, and other service vendors).
- As otherwise required by law.
Where Applycheck, LLC transfers personal information to a representative or third-party subcontractor assisting with a background check, Applycheck, LLC provides only the information required to assist with the background check. Applycheck, LLC prohibits such third-party representatives and subcontractors from using consumer information for any purpose other than assisting Applycheck, LLC with the background check. Applycheck, LLC also contractually requires such third-parties and subcontractors to maintain commercially reasonable measures to protect the confidentiality of consumer information they receive.
Generally, Applycheck LLC, does not transfer information to third-parties outside of the United States or its territories. Such transfers would only be done if necessary to complete an international background check (e.g., conducting an international criminal check or verifying educational or employment records outside of the U.S.).
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address or phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously. The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
Commitment to the Privacy of Children
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING OUR PRIVACY PRACTICES, OR TO OBTAIN INFORMATION REGARDING POLICIES IN THE EVENT OF A COMPROMISE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
57 West Timonium Road
Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093