Like most website operators, BackgroundCheck automatically gathers information of the sort that browsers automatically make available, including: (i) IP addresses; (ii) domain servers; (iii) types of computers accessing the Website; and (iv) types of Web browsers accessing the Website (collectively "Traffic Data"). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify You.
to customize your experience on the Website to your interests to ensure that you do not see the same advertisements or informational messages repeatedly, and to store your password so you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit the Website.
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BackgroundCheck uses third-parties for advertising and analytics for pages that we host. These third-parties may place cookies on Your machine, use web beacons, gather IP addresses and log data to collect traffic and activity data to send to the United States in order to deliver relevant metrics, content, and advertising.
In order for You to use certain of the Services, You will be asked to provide BackgroundCheck certain information that personally identifies You ("Personal Information"). Personal Information includes, without limitation: (1) "Contact Data" (such as Your name, phone number, fax number, mailing address and e-mail address); (2) "Financial Data" (such as Your credit/debit card number and expiration date); (3) "Business Data" (such as the name of your corporation or limited liability company (LLC), the name and address of your corporation or LLC's registered agent, the name and address of the directors and officers of your corporation or members or managers of your LLC, and the name of your trademark and the goods and/or services provided under such trademark); and (4) "Demographic Data" (such as Your gender and zip code). In each case, You will be asked to provide Personal Information; the Website will not gather it surreptitiously. BackgroundCheck may supplement the Personal Information You provide with additional Personal Information gathered from public sources or from third-parties (e.g., consumer reporting agencies) who may lawfully provide such information to BackgroundCheck. You are under no obligation to provide Personal Information, with the caveat that Your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain of the Services.
Information You Make Public
The Website may contain features (e.g.instant messages, electronic messaging, etc.) that permit You to upload, post, transmit, display, perform or distribute content, information or other, including Your Personal Information. Any information that You choose to disclose by means of such features becomes public information over which BackgroundCheck is unable to exercise control. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose Your Personal Information by means of such features, and You agree to assume all responsibility for doing so.
Traffic Data and Information Gathered Using Cookies
BackgroundCheck analyzes Traffic Data and information gathered using Cookies to help BackgroundCheck better understand who is using the Website and how they are using it. By identifying patterns and trends in usage, BackgroundCheck is able to better design the Website to improve Your experience, and to serve You more relevant and interesting content and advertisements. From time to time, BackgroundCheck may release Traffic Data and information gathered using Cookies in the aggregate, such as by publishing a report on trends in the usage of the Website. BackgroundCheck does not attempt to link information gathered using Cookies to Personal Information.
BackgroundCheck uses Your Contact Data to send You information about BackgroundCheck and BackgroundCheck's products and services, and to contact You when necessary in connection with the Services. BackgroundCheck uses Your Financial Data to verify Your qualifications for certain Services and, when necessary, to bill You. BackgroundCheck uses Your Business Information to file corporate documents. BackgroundCheck uses Your Demographic Data to customize and tailor Your experience on the Website. As with Traffic Data and information gathered using Cookies, from time to time BackgroundCheck may release Demographic Data in the aggregate, such as by publishing a report on trends in the usage of the Website.
(ii) Disclosure Practices
Except under the following circumstances, BackgroundCheck will keep Your Personal Information private, and will not share it with third parties.
Disclosure in Connection with Services. BackgroundCheck discloses Personal Information to those who help it provide services, including without limitation those who perform technical, administrative, and data processing tasks such as hosting, billing, fulfillment, and data storage and security.
Social Media Disclosure. BackgroundCheck may disclose Your information and Your use of its services on social media platforms, including Facebook and LinkedIn.
By Law or to Protect Rights. BackgroundCheck discloses Personal Information when required to do so by law, or in response to a subpoena or court order, or when BackgroundCheck believes in its sole discretion that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of BackgroundCheck, third parties or the public at large.
Unpaid Accounts. If You fail to pay any balance owed in consideration of services, BackgroundCheck may, as permitted by law, report Your Personal Information, including without limitation Your unpaid balance, to consumer credit reporting services, collection agencies and others.
BackgroundCheck has implemented and maintains reasonable security procedures and practices to protect against the unauthorized access, use, modification, destruction or disclosure of Your Personal Information.
You must promptly notify us if Your credit, bank, other financial institution information, user name or password is lost, stolen or used without permission. In such and event, we will remove that credit card number, bank account information, other financial institution information, user name or password from Your account and updated our records accordingly.