LAST UPDATED MAY 19, 2022
- Whose Personal Information Do We Collect?
- What Types of Personal Information Do We Collect?
- How Do We Use Personal Information?
- How Do We Share Personal Information?
- How Do We Respond to ‘Do Not Track’ Signals?
- Your Privacy Choices
- Legal Bases for Processing (EEA and UK Individuals)
- EEA or UK Individuals’ Rights
- International Transfers of Data
- Children’s Privacy
- Change of Control
- How Do We Protect Personal Information?
- How Long Do We Keep Your Information?
- Policy Changes
- Contact Information
1. Whose personal information do we collect?
- Website Visitors: when you visit this website or contact us directly for information
- Customers: when you engage Credit Reporting Services for a free demo or paid services for training, support, or customization of Credit Reporting Services API or other Services
- End Users: when we collect and process information of the end users of Customer on the Customer’s behalf Service
2. What types of personal information do we collect?
Information You Give Us Directly.
You may give us information by signing up for services with Credit Reporting Services, entering information through our online forms or surveys, providing information during our sales or marketing events, or contacting us by phone or email for information or customer service.
The categories of information include:
- Contact information, such as name, title, company, address, email, and telephone number
- Online identifiers, such as IP address, cookies, username, and password Financial information, such as bank account information or credit card information, for paid accounts
- Professional, educational, or employment related information, such as your resume or CV and any other information required to verify your qualifications, for recruitment purposes
Information About End Users We Collect from Credit Bureaus.
If our Customer has engaged the services of Credit Reporting Services, we may collect information about consumers from credit bureaus on behalf of the Customer. These credit reports are subject to the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and include the following categories of information:
- Contact information, such as name, title, company, address, email, and telephone number
- Commercial information, including records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies
- Professional or employment-related information
- Inferences drawn from any of the information identified in this subdivision to create a profile about a consumer reflecting the consumer’s preferences, characteristics, and credit behavior
Information We Automatically Collect.
Like many website operators, we collect information from Website Visitors that your browser sends whenever you visit our website.
This includes Log Data, such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Sites that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics, and whether you reached our page via a social media or email campaign. This information may be collected via several technologies, including reached our page cookies, web beacons, clear GIFs, canvas fingerprinting and other means.
3. How do we use personal information?
We use your personal information as follows:
- To provide you with the services on our platform, which involves credit reporting services
- To bill and collect or provide payment for services rendered
- With respect to website cookies, to share with third-party marketing partners to market our Services on our Sites and other websites that you may visit
- To market our products and/or services to you
To analyze Sites usage and improve the services offered
- For market research, project planning, troubleshooting problems
- For detecting and protecting against error, fraud, or other criminal activity
4. How do we share personal information?
Affiliates and Service Providers.
We share your information with our third-party service providers and any subcontractors as required to offer you our products and services. These third parties are under a duty of confidentiality.
Third Party Marketing and Advertising Organizations.
Third Party Links and Websites.
Our Sites may contain links to and from the websites of third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.
Please check these policies before you submit any data to these websites.
Disclosures Required by Law.
We may be required to disclose your data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet law enforcement requirements. We may be under a duty to disclose or share your personal information in order to comply with any legal obligation, to enforce or apply our terms and conditions and other agreements, to protect our rights, property, or safety, or the protect the rights, property, or safety of others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations, such as the credit bureaus, for the purposes of fraud protection.
5. How do we respond to ‘do not track’ signals?
Do Not Track (“DNT”) is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers. DNT is a way for users to inform websites and services that they do not want certain information about their webpage visits collected over time and across websites or online services. We do not recognize or respond to browser-initiated DNT signals, as the Internet industry is currently still working toward defining exactly what DNT means, what it means to comply with DNT, and common approach to responding to DNT.
Google Ads/Facebook Pixel.
We also use Google Ads and Facebook Pixel to deliver tailored advertising on our Sites and other websites that you may visit. You can learn more about how to control advertising cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative’s Consumer Opt-Out link, the DAA’s Consumer Opt-Out link for browsers, or the DAA’s opt-out link for mobile devices. Please note that electing to opt-out will not stop advertising from appearing in your browser applications and may make the ads you see less relevant to your interests.
7. Your privacy choices
Please contact us if you would like to request access and/or make any changes to your personal information.
We may use your personal information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, all, of these communications from by following the unsubscribe instructions provided n any email we send, or you can contact us using the contact details provided in the “Contact Information” section below. You will still continue to receive service-related messages concerning products and services you have purchased (unless we have indicated otherwise).
Fair Credit Reporting Act:
If you have questions about how our Customers have engaged the services of Credit Reporting Services with respect to your credit reports, please contact the Customer directly about their privacy practices. If you have questions or concerns about information on your credit report, please contact the three major credit bureaus (more information here).
Exercising Your Privacy Rights:
We have listed the privacy rights for several jurisdictions below, but understand you may have additional rights in your jurisdiction. We will consider your request in accordance with applicable laws.
CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
If you are a California consumer, you have the following rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act:
- The right to know what personal information is being collected about you.
- The right to know whether your personal information is sold or disclosed and to whom.
- The right to say no the sale of personal information.
- The right to access your personal information.
- The right, in certain circumstances, to delete the information you have provided to us.
- The right to equal service and price, even if you exercise your privacy rights.
*Please note that consumer credit information is governed by the Fair Credit Reporting Act and not the California Consumer Privacy Act and may be exempt from some of the rights above.
Request for Information and Deletion.
California consumers have the right to request, up to twice in a 12-month period, that a business that collects personal information about the consumer disclose to the consumer the information listed below for the preceding 12 months. We have the right to request verification of your identity for all requests for information.
- The categories of personal information it has collected about that consumer.
- The categories of sources from which the personal information is collected.
- The business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling personal information.
- The categories of third parties with whom the business shares personal information.
- The categories of personal information that the business sold about the consumer and the categories of third parties to whom the personal information was sold, by category or categories of personal information for each third party to whom the personal information was sold.
- The categories of personal information that the business disclosed about the consumer for a business purpose.
- The specific pieces of personal information it has collected about that consumer.
To make such a request, please contact us using the contact information below. you are an end user of one of our Customers, please contact our Customer directly for more information regarding your CCPA rights with respect to your information.
Do Not Sell My Personal Information.
Third Party Marketing.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request information regarding the disclosure of your personal information to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes Please contact us using the contact information below for more information.
Credit Reporting Services, Inc.
548 Market St, #72907
San Francisco, CA, 94104