Plexus Global LLC (“Plexus Global”) is a consumer reporting agency that provides background check reports for permissible purposes such as employment and tenant screening and our operations fall under the Fair Credit Reporting Act and related federal and state laws. We are committed to your privacy and have adopted the following privacy practices pertaining to how we collect, utilize, share, and maintain personal information.
What information we collect;
How information is used;
With whom it is shared; and
How it is maintained and secured.
Plexus Global’s services and Websites are not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect the personal information of individuals under the age of 18.
Collection of Personal Information:
Personal information we collect includes, but is not limited to:
Postal and email addresses;
Bank account and credit or payment card information;
User ID and passwords;
Date of birth;
Professional license information;
Social Security Number;
National Identification Number;
Driver’s license number;
Use of Personal Information:
Plexus Global collects personal information for the following purposes:
To provide background screening services to our customers, including for pre-employment and tenancy purposes.
To respond to consumers who request copies of their reports and/or file disclosures pursuant to federal and state law.
To communicate with consumers and others who request that we communicate with them (e.g. by signing up for our services or newsletters, requesting information from us, “liking” a blog posting, or seeking employment with us).
To process customer payments for our background screening services.
To respond to job applicants interested in employment with Plexus Global.
Sharing of and Disclosure of Personal Information:
Plexus Global may disclose personal information we collect to our vendors, third parties with whom we have a contractual relationship to provide data and services, for the purpose of conducting background checks. These third parties may access and process the personal information we collect. We require such third parties to keep the information confidential and not to use it for other purposes or process the information in a manner incompatible with the purposes for which it has been collected.
In order to conduct background checks pursuant to our agreements with our customers, such as employers, landlords, and property management companies.
When required by law, subpoena, or other legal process or enforceable governmental request or when necessary to protect our rights.
When necessary to investigate, take action, or prevent suspected or actual illegal activities, fraud, or potential threats to safety or personal physical safety.
If our company or our assets are acquired or purchased by another company, that company will assume responsibility for the information collected through the Websites.
Plexus Global does not sell personal information for marketing purposes.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information:
Plexus Global has put into place reasonable security measures, including technical, contractual, administrative and physical measures in an effort to protect personal information from loss, misuse or alteration while it is under our control. For example, Plexus Global employs Server Name Identification (SNI), Server Policy Framework (SPF), and SSL and TLS protocol. Our platforms all score a grade of A+ from Qualys SSL Labs.
In the course of business, Plexus Global may collect or ask that you disclose your Social Security Number. We protect the confidentiality of Social Security Numbers. Accordingly, we prohibit the unlawful disclosure of personal information, including Social Security Numbers, and limit access to same.
International Transfers of Data:
Third Party Links and Websites:
How We Respond to Do Not Track Signals on Our Website:
Some internet browsers have “Do Not Track” or “DNT” features which, when turned on, send a signal to the website that the individual visiting the website does not wish to be tracked. Plexus Global does not track your online activities over time and across third party websites. However, other third parties may be conducting online tracking on our site. To learn more about the choices you have regarding online tracking, please visit this website:
This notice is provided to California residents pursuant to state law.
Pursuant to California law, Plexus Global is an investigative consumer reporting agency that furnishes end-users with investigative consumer reports. Under California law, an “investigative consumer report” is a report containing information on a consumer’s character, general reputation, personal characteristics, or mode of living. Plexus Global compiles investigative consumer reports about individuals and provides them to businesses for background screening purposes.
Personal Information Disclosure: United States or Overseas. In connection with its preparation and processing of investigative consumer reports, Plexus Global transfers personal information about consumers outside of the United States and its territories.
To obtain additional information regarding Plexus Global’s privacy practices or in the event of a compromise of personal information, please contact: