Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc.’s Privacy Policy

As a consumer reporting agency governed by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) and other applicable state and federal laws, Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. is committed to protecting your right to privacy.

This privacy policy covers Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc.’s practices, policies, and security measures regarding the receipt, storage, and use of “Personally Identifiable Information.” This policy also covers the receipt of certain information through Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc.’s website (“Website”) and otherwise.

All information collected by Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. will be collected, stored, and used in compliance with applicable laws, including the FCRA.

Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. does not maintain a database of consumer information.

Personally Identifiable Information Collected

Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. will only collect “Personally Identifiable Information” about you if you voluntarily choose to provide such information to Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. and/or in connection with a background check authorized by you. “Personally Identifiable Information” that Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. may collect about you through our Website or otherwise may include, but is not limited to:  name, address, email address, phone number, date of birth, birthplace, driver’s license number, social security number, employer, employment details, domain name, and information regarding prior criminal proceedings, civil proceedings or credit activities.

With Whom Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. Shares Personally Identifiable Information

Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. will not disclose your “Personally Identifiable Information” to a third party, except in accordance with applicable laws.

Typically, Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. will only disclose “Personally Identifiable Information” regarding the subject of a background check to a third-party in the following situations:

  • To an employer or prospective employer which has been authorized in writing by the consumer to receive information about him or her for employment purposes.
  • To a landlord or property management company which has been authorized in writing by the consumer to receive information about him or her for tenant screening purposes.
  • To an end-user for another purpose authorized in writing by the consumer to receive information about him or her.
  • As otherwise required by law.

End-users, such as employers or property management companies, may only obtain information from Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. after they have certified a legal, permissible purpose for receiving such information and they are subject to reasonable audits by us to confirm legal, permissible purpose.

Where Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. transfers “Personally Identifiable Information” to a representative or third-party subcontractor assisting with a background check, Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. provides only the information required to assist with the background check. Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. prohibits such third-party representatives and subcontractors from using consumer information for any purpose other than assisting Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. with the background check. Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. also contractually requires such third-party representatives and subcontractors to maintain commercially-reasonable measures to protect the confidentiality of consumer information they receive.

If Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. or its assets are acquired by another company, that company will assume responsibility for the “Personally Identifiable Information” collected by Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. through the Website and it will assume the rights and obligations regarding the collection and use of such information, as described in this Privacy Policy.  Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. will not permit another business in such a circumstance to review or examine the information Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. has collected without a confidentiality agreement in place and only to the extent allowed by law.

Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. does not resell to third-parties any data provided to us for marketing purposes under any circumstances.

How To Access, Correct, And Change Personally Identifiable Information

Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. strives to maintain the accuracy and integrity of the information collected through the Website and otherwise. You can access and update certain personal information we have about you by calling us toll free at 1-877-877-2104 or by contacting us at mheim@atlanticscreening.com.

If you are an Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. client with a registered account, you may review and update your information by logging into your account. If you are an individual on whom one of our clients has requested a background screening investigation, and/or you have submitted “Personally Identifiable Information” to us at the request of such client for purposes of the background screening investigation, you may review your Atlantic Personnel & Tenant Screening, Inc. file in accordance with your file disclosure rights under the FCRA, California Civil Code Section 1786.22 or any other applicable law by contacting us toll–free at 1-877-877-2104, or in another legally authorized way.

To protect consumers’ privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify an individual’s identity before granting access to “Personally Identifiable Information” or allowing corrections to such data.

Personal information disclosure – CA SB 909

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Privacy Policy Last Updated: November 3, 2016