We collect information about you in various ways when you use our Sites. Sapphire will collect, store, and use personally identifiable information only in compliance with applicable law, including the FCRA.
When you register for an account to use our Services, fill out our contact form, or otherwise engage with our website, we may collect the following personal information from you (Registration and Contact Information:
Access to certain Sapphire web pages and online services is not available to the general public and requires the creation of a Sapphire account.
When you use our Site to request a pre employment background check, we collect information of the candidate including but not limited to their name, email address, Social Security Number, address, and date of birth. We use this information for the sole purpose of completing the requested background screening.
When you visit our Site, we may also automatically collect technical data and usage information including, but not limited to IP addresses, search logs, MAC IDs and Device IDs, and other non-specific information that enables us or our third-party vendors to help us prevent fraud, (Usage Information). We use a variety of methods to collect Usage Information, including the following:
USE OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We use your Registration and Contact Information and Usage Information to:
All Payment Method information that we collect through the Site is used to bill for our products and services. The information is processed by a certified third-party service provider that is compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS ).
SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We do not disclose your Registration and Contact Information or any personal information except in limited circumstances described here:
PERSONAL INFORMATION DISCLOSURE: UNITED STATES OR OVERSEAS
We do not transfer personal information to third parties outside of the United States or its territories during the preparation or processing of consumer reports.
SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We take commercially reasonable precautions and have implemented commercially reasonable technical measures intended to protect against unauthorized access to, erroneous disclosure of, and unlawful interception of your information. When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) on our order forms, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). However, your email transmissions and/or other communications containing personal information may be unlawfully intercepted or accessed by third parties and/or the Site may be subject to hostile network attacks or administrative errors. We cannot and do not guarantee the security of any information transmitted over the Internet. Even after we receive your information, we cannot guarantee that your information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed as a result of a breach of our commercially reasonable efforts or as a result of an event beyond our reasonable control. Accordingly, we cannot and do not guarantee that your information is completely secure and safe from such risks. WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO ENSURING, GUARANTEEING, OR OTHERWISE OFFERING ANY DEFINITIVE PROMISE OF SECURITY IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION OR USAGE INFORMATION.
We partner with third party vendors to actively analyze purchases, attempted purchases, high-volume search activity, and use of our Sites, and to help us identify and block individuals suspected of misuse and/or fraudulent activity. To do this, we use a technique known as device fingerprinting that logs the unique features of particular devices such as MAC IDs, unique device IDs, IP addresses, geographic locations, and other similar factors. We reserve the right to disclose this information to our security partners or law enforcement agencies when we reasonably believe disclosure is necessary to prevent or punish fraud. We may share data (including but not limited to suspect payment information, email addresses, IP addresses, conducted searches, etc.) with our payment processors, and law enforcement, in an effort to reduce fraud. You consent to the provision of this information (including keyword search data) for such purposes.
Sapphire will retain the information you provide to us for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. Sapphire stores and processes personal information solely in the United States.
OPT-OUT AND CHANGES TO YOUR INFORMATION
We may use the information we collect to contact you and to provide information about Sapphire products and services, send you newsletters and promotional emails, respond to your comments and questions, notify you of any changes to your account, or to send confirmations, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages. By registering with Sapphire, you are authorizing Sapphire to email you in accordance with this Policy. You may opt out of receiving newsletters or promotional emails from us by replying unsubscribe or clicking on the unsubscribe link in those emails, by sending us a message by email or postal mail at the address below. We will endeavor to implement you request within a reasonable period of time after receiving it.
4714 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11219
If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional emails, such as emails about your accounts or our ongoing business relations. You may also opt out of sharing your personal information with third parties by opting not to complete registration. However, certain services may be unavailable to you if you do not register.
You may also delete your profile at the Site.
SOCIAL MEDIA WIDGETS
California Do Not Track law
When you browse our website, we may use trusted third-party tools to analyze website usage, monitor performance, and prevent fraud. preventsearch.com does not currently respond to browser settings such as Do Not Track. Third parties, such as our fraud prevention tools, may also collect personally identifiable information regardless of whether or not you enable the Do Not Track setting in your browser, however, this data is used specifically for fraud and abuse prevention and will never be used for marketing purposes.
California Information-Sharing Disclosure
We do not share your personal information with third parties for direct marketing purposes without your permission.
Sapphire is not directed to individuals under the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we discover that we have collected personal information on a child under the age of 13 via sapphirecheck.com, we will promptly remove it from our systems.
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
We reserve the right to modify this Policy at any time, in which case we will post the changes to this Policy page, the Site, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what Information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If we make any material changes, we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.