Privacy Policy Purpose and Scope

@Backgrounds is a dba of G&M Hire Enterprises, LLC, a California Corporation based in Temecula, CA. @Backgrounds is engaged primarily in the business of providing background checks and drug testing (also known as Consumer Reports) to employers, volunteer organizations and landlords for purposes of due diligence in employment, volunteer vetting and  tenancy (permissible purposes). @Backgrounds receives Consumer Report requests from authorized clients with a permissible purpose and processes these requests only with the express written permission of the individual subject of the report.

@Backgrounds uses information provided by the applicant along with information developed through a search of private, local, state and federal records sources to compile a consumer report and delivers these reports to clients in strict compliance with FCRA requirements.

Consumer information is not used for any purpose other than that for which we have been authorized by the applicant and is not shared with anyone aside from the applicant and the client who requested the report. Consumer information gathered as a result of our business processes is not used for marketing purposes, mail lists or any other purpose. In simple terms, your data is safe with @Backgrounds and we do not do anything untoward with it.

Website Privacy

Required California Do-Not-Track Disclosures: The @Backgrounds website, , does not respond to browser “do not track” signals. Third parties do not collect Personally Identifiable Information (PII) through the @Backgrounds site. @Backgrounds utilizes Google Analytics, which collects information anonymously and reports website trends to without identifying individual visitors’ PII.

As part of our regular business process, @Backgrounds receives Personally Identifiable information provided directly by employment or tenancy applicants or by our clients to carry out background checks. This information is collected through the secure @Backgrounds system for processing. The information is used solely to process client requests and is not provided to third parties for any purpose. PII provided to @Backgrounds is held in secure encrypted servers and data does not leave the United States, with the exception of instances where an international verification requires the sending of the limited PII required to process an international request. For example, an education verification in India will require us to send applicant name, roll number and educational institution attended to our international researcher.

Information collected through the @Backgrounds website may include: Name, Social Security Number, Address History, Employment History, Education History, Criminal Records, Driver Records, Professional Licensure Information, Personal References, and credit history. PII is retained for a minimum of 6 years to ensure compliance with FCRA and state consumer records retention requirements. Consumers are free to not provide @Backgrounds any PII.

Changes to Privacy Policy
@Backgrounds clients are notified of significant changes to this privacy policy. See below for most recent update date.

Privacy Officer
M. Rangel
@Backgrounds – Screening Made Simple
27720 Jefferson Ave., Suite 130
Temecula, CA 92590
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Last updated: 7/15/2015

@Backgrounds Corporate Headquarters

27720 Jefferson Avenue #130, Temecula, CA 92590
Phone: 855-776-7524