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Do's and Don'ts

OnlineBackgroundCheck allows you to perform online background checks to locate people of interest, such as relatives, or for personal safety reasons. Under the Fair Credit and Reporting Act (FCRA), users are prohibited from using OnlineBackgroundCheck for certain activities, including, but not limited to, third-party background checks. Users are prohibited from using the public records' resources available on OnlineBackgroundCheck for committing identity theft, for spying on individuals or contacting individuals against their wishes.

Do's

Find contact information

Find individuals you wish to contact and/or get updates on, i.e., family members, old friends, past love interests, etc.

Perform research about individuals in your life

Find valuable data about people who may be a part of your life, such as potential love interests, roommates, potential friends, neighbors, etc.

Reveal and prevent potential fraud

Perform an in-depth email/name/phone number search to discover if certain individuals/entities may be trying to commit fraud or identity theft.

Search data about individuals who are in your children's lives

Perform a query about adults who are in your children's lives and ascertain their true identity.

Perform a self-background check

Perform an in-depth search about yourself, to discover which personal information is available to the public.

Find sex offenders

Discover who is a registered sex offender, and for which crimes.

Confirm identities

Make sure that the financial transitions you intend to commit are with legitimate individuals/entities only. Find census data Get up-to-date census data, based on addresses in the United States.

Don'ts

Employee screening

Users of backgroundcheck.co are prohibited from using the website to perform employment background checks to screen job applicants.

Tenant screening

Users of backgroundcheck.co are prohibited from using the website to screen potential tenants.

Educational screening

Users of backgroundcheck.co are prohibited from using the website for the screening of students.

Contact individuals against their will

Users of backgroundcheck.co are prohibited from using the information on the website to contact individuals who do not want to be contacted.

Research financial eligibility

Users of backgroundcheck.co are prohibited from using the website for financial eligibility checks, such as eligibility for insurance and other services/commodities/products.

Identity and/or information theft

Users of backgroundcheck.co are prohibited from using the website to steal information and/or individuals' identity or use the information provided by the website for financial gain.

Domestic assistance check

Users of backgroundcheck.co are prohibited from using the website to search for data about domestic help employees.

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