Privacy Policy

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

This privacy policy covers Trusted Employees’ 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 Trusted Employees’ website (“Website”) and otherwise.

All information collected by Trusted Employees will be collected, stored, and used in compliance with applicable laws, including the FCRA.

Personally Identifiable Information Collected

Trusted Employees will only collect “Personally Identifiable Information” about you if you voluntarily choose to provide such information to Trusted Employees and/or in connection with a background check authorized by you. “Personally Identifiable Information” that Trusted Employees 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 Trusted Employees Shares Personally Identifiable Information

Trusted Employees will not disclose your “Personally Identifiable Information” to a third party, except in accordance with applicable laws.

Typically, Trusted Employees 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 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 Trusted Employees after they have certified a legal permissible purpose for receiving such information.

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

If Trusted Employees or its assets are acquired by another company, that company will assume responsibility for the “Personally Identifiable Information” collected by Trusted Employees 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. Trusted Employees will not permit another business in such a circumstance to review or examine the information Trusted Employees has collected without a confidentiality agreement in place and only to the extent allowed by law.

Trusted Employees 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

Trusted Employees 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 (888) 389-4023.

If you are a Trusted Employees 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 Trusted Employees 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 (888) 389-4023, 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: United States Or Overseas

Generally, Trusted Employees 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.).

Security Of Your Information

Trusted Employees abides by all applicable state and federal laws pertaining to the security of data supplied to us. Trusted Employees uses industry standard physical, technical and administrative security measures and safeguards to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information. For example, Trusted Employees has established mechanisms to help maintain a secure network, encrypted back-up data, and established limits on employee access to information.

When data is ready to be destroyed or disposed of, Trusted Employees follows all applicable laws and regulations and take measures to ensure that all such records and data are destroyed and unrecoverable.

Disputes Regarding Information Reported About You

Trusted Employees has in place procedures designed to ensure that the information it reports about individuals is accurate and up-to-date. However, if you believe that Trusted Employees has inaccurately reported information about you, please notify us immediately to initiate a dispute. We welcome the opportunity to reinvestigate any possible errors or discrepancies. To initiate the dispute process or learn more about it, you may contact us by phone (888) 389-4023 or by mail (Attention: Dispute Resolution Department, 7900 W. 78th St. Suite 400, Edina, MN 55439).

Links To Other Websites

The Trusted Employees Website may contain various links to third-party websites. These sites may provide additional information, goods, services and/or promotions. These sites are owned and operated independently of Trusted Employees and have their own separate privacy and data collection practices. Any information you provide to these websites will be governed under the terms of their privacy policy, if any. Trusted Employees has no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the independent actions or policies of these independent sites and is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such sites.

No Information From Children Under Age 13

If you are under the age of 13, please do not attempt to conduct business with us or provide any personal information about yourself to us. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, we will promptly delete that information. If you believe we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, please call us toll free at (888) 389-4023.

Changes To Our Privacy Policy

Trusted Employees’ Privacy Policy may change from time to time. Trusted Employees will post any privacy policy changes on this page along with the date of the most recent revision. Trusted Employees will also keep prior versions of this Privacy Policy in an archive for your review.

Contact Information Regarding Privacy Policy

To obtain additional information regarding our Privacy Policy, or to obtain additional information regarding policies in the event of a compromise of your information, please contact:

Robyn Kunz
Chief Compliance Officer
7900 W 78th St, Ste. 400
Edina, MN 55439
Ph: 888-389-4023
Email: [email protected]

Additional Information

If you have any other questions or concerns about your privacy on Trusted Employees’
Website or otherwise, or wish to opt-out of any email list, please contact us at:

Email: [email protected]
Telephone: (888) 389-4023
Mailing Address: 7900 W. 78th St. Suite 400, Edina, MN 55439

Privacy Policy Last Updated: September 2018