Our Privacy Policy

At Elite Backgrounds we respect the privacy of our online visitors, employees, clients and client’s employees. We treat all data as confidential. We do not sell or otherwise transfer this information to any third party organization, with some necessary and obligatory exceptions outlined below.

Elite Backgrounds reserves the right to change its privacy policy at any time, at which time our Site will be updated. Any changes made will be effective immediately upon posting to the Site. By accessing our Site, you are expressing your agreement to the Elite Background’s privacy policy. This policy applies to all users of our site.

Elite Backgrounds assumes no responsibility for the content or the privacy policies and practices of any linked websites. Elite Backgrounds encourages all users to read the privacy statements of other sites, as their privacy practices may differ from Elite Backgrounds policies.

Collecting Information

Elite Backgrounds may collect information in order to carry out our business functions and provide you the highest quality service. Much of our information comes from job applicants who provide information in connection with an application for employment.

Through our services to clients conducting various checks, testing, and verifications, Elite Backgrounds processes personal information of individuals who apply for employment with Elite Background’s clients. Elite Backgrounds performs client services in accordance with consent obtained from client employees and applicants. Elite Backgrounds does not sell or share the personal information disclosed to us to third parties, other than with the client on whose behalf the personal information was collected, and as except as permitted or required by law, and this privacy policy. Elite Backgrounds collects personal information for, among other things, legitimate business functions such as client services; adhering to government regulated reporting and records requirements; accounting purposes such as accounts payable and receivable records; maintaining system operations and security: financial, marketing, and sales research and data; and contact information. All personal information collected by Elite Backgrounds will be used for legitimate business purposes consistent with this Policy.

Elite Backgrounds may compile statistical information reflecting the usage of our Site to enable us to monitor its utilization and make on going improvements. Such information may include, but is not limited to, length of time spent. the number of visitors, traffic patterns and flow, other sites that refer visitors, browser and operating systems used by visitors, etc. Non-personal information does not identify specific persons, therefore we may use or share non-personal information with our affiliates, suppliers, employees and agents, other businesses, and the government.

We may also collect anonymous information through the use of “cookies”. “Cookies” are small files that websites place on computers to identify the user and enhance the users experience. Users may set their browsers to provide notice before they accept a cookie, thus giving the user opportunity to decline acceptance. Browsers can be set to turn off cookies; however this may cause some areas of the Elite Backgrounds site to not function optimally.

Disclosing Information

Disclosure of collected information to both affiliates and non-affiliated entities may take place, as is deemed necessary and appropriate. Except as required or permitted by law or our Policy, your information will only be used for the purposes of conducting our normal business activities. We do not require personal information, such as Social Security numbers, to obtain access the Elite Backgrounds Site. However, if you do provide personal information to Elite Backgrounds, in no case will we sell or share your information with third parties, except as required or permitted by law or our Policy.

Securing Information

Privacy online is paramount for Elite Backgrounds. Due to the sensitive nature of our business and products, we manage and distribute such information while ensuring it is protected by the highest levels of security. We utilize numerous safeguards to protect against the disclosure of information for purposes unrelated to our business. These safeguards include but are not limited to: password protection of computer files, Multi-Factor Authentication, video surveillance, and additional physical, electronic, and procedural safety measures. Data received or transmitted by Elite Backgrounds over its online network utilizes high security protocols such as 128bit SSL/TLS.

Additional Disclosure

Elite Backgrounds shall have no liability for errors or omissions of information on our site, or for any losses, or damages that may occur while accessing our site, or any linked site, or pertaining to the inability to access sites; any interruption, failure to perform, defects, delay in operations or transmissions, system failure; or any direct or indirect damages arising from a breach of our security or privacy policy, however brought about.

Elite Backgrounds is a consumer reporting agency. It is required by the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C. §1681 et seq. (“FCRA”) to maintain the confidentiality of all consumer information.

Elite Backgrounds obtains information on an individual consumer only upon the request of a user who has a permissible purpose under the FCRA to request information on that consumer in order to provide consumer reports. The FCRA requires a user for employment purposes to certify to us that it has a permissible purpose for the report and has obtained the written consent of the consumer to request information before we can supply the requested information. The user must submit to reasonable audits by us to confirm that it is, in fact, obtaining such consents. All users must certify that they have a permissible purpose to request a report such as credit, insurance, and renting an apartment. Our customers agree to keep your information confidential and secure.

Elite Backgrounds does not maintain a database of consumer information.

Personal Information Disclosure, United States or overseas. We do not send consumer information outside of the United States or its territories for any purpose other than to deliver a report to an end user. Of course, if information is sought from outside of the United States, the information is gathered in that country and then transmitted to us here in the United States where it is treated as any other consumer information.

Any information gathered on any consumer may only be provided to the user authorized by the consumer or permitted by the FCRA or similar state law to receive the information. We cannot and do not share, sell or distribute consumer information with or to any third party other than the requesting party thereof. Any consumer, upon proper identification, has the right under the FCRA to request us to furnish to the consumer any and all information we may have on that consumer. The consumer has the right to dispute the accuracy or completeness of any information contained in the consumer’s file.
However, we may be required, upon receipt of a court order to release the information in civil litigation, or as otherwise required by law, to disclose information regarding a consumer to law enforcement agencies.

For questions or concerns, contact us at:

Elite Backgrounds

1757 E. Baseline Rd.
Gilbert, AZ 85233
Tel: 1 (800) 579-0594
Attention: Support
info@elitebackgrounds.com