The following explains what personal data is collected by Business Value, Inc. dba: TalentValue, Veriproved, 911webservices, My Site Inspection (“Business Value”) and how it is used. This includes information provided on a Business Value Website (“Website”), and information collected from third parties and other sources associated with Business Value’s services such as employment, tenant, or occupational health screening.
Business Value is committed to the responsible use of information and protecting individual privacy rights. Business Value strives to provide services to mitigate risk, facilitate more informed decisions, and make the world safer, in ways that protect consumer privacy.
Business Value aspires to protect consumer privacy through the design of its processes, by credentialing, monitoring, and/or auditing its clients as appropriate, and through other information security safeguards. Business Value also strives to promote transparency through appropriate opportunities for consumer choice, access, and correction with respect to personal information about the consumer.
Data Protection Advocate
The Business Value Data Protection Advocate for the United States and globally is Compliance and Consumer Relations Manager Diane Graves.
To request information or receive help with data protection issues, contact Business Value’s Data
Protection Advocate at: Privacy@Businessvalue365.com
Business Value Website businessvalue365.com
laws and requirements, such as the United States’ Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”).
Business Value’s Websites may contain links to unrelated third-party websites. Business Value assumes no responsibility for the content or the privacy policies and practices on those websites. Business Value encourages all users to read the privacy statements of those sites; their privacy practices may differ from those of Business Value.
Business Value is a leading provider of web technology services and risk mitigation and business solutions. Business Value offers clients a comprehensive portfolio of products, services, and tools to help them make informed decisions in a timely manner. Business Value recognizes that it has an obligation to protect the privacy and confidentiality of PII that it may obtain about individuals through Business
Value’s Websites. Safeguarding the privacy of information Business Value may receive on its Websites is a top priority for Business Value, its clients and consumers.
How Business Value Collects and Use Information on its Websites
Business Value follows the below privacy principles when you visit its Websites. In general, you can visit a Business Value Website on the World Wide Web without telling Business Value who you are or revealing any information about yourself. Business Value Web servers automatically collect the domain names, not the e-mail addresses, of visitors. This information is used to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed and similar information. Business Value uses this information to measure the use of its Website and to develop ideas to improve the content of its website.
Business Value Website(s) only collects PII from you if you choose to provide this information to Business Value. PII collected with your consent may include name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, date of birth, credit card number, social security number, driver’s license number, username and password, any response you provide to survey questions, information relating to any
orders you place, or any inquires you may make through our web site. Also, Business Value may request this type of information if you place an order by mail or telephone.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the following link: https://www.Business Value.net/privacy-policy/cookies/.
Non-personally identifiable information
Business Value Websites also collect non-personally identifiable information. For example, as you browse this Website, Business Value may collect information about your visit, but not about you personally. Via web server logs, for example, Business Value may monitor statistics such as: the number of people that visit its website, which page(s) are visited on its Website, from which domain visitors come (e.g., google.com, msn.com, etc.), and which browsers people use to visit this Website (e.g., Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, etc.). This Website may use an outsourcing program to assist Business Value in analyzing this data to better tailor Business Value Website.
Information Use and Consumer Choice
The information collected by our websites is used only for responding to your inquiries and otherwise corresponding with you, for processing transactions you request, maintaining your account (if you have one), and for the administration, review and/or improving the content of Business Value Websites.
Business Value does not share, sell, rent or trade PII with third parties for their promotional/marketing purposes.
Business Value may contact you in response to your comments or inquiries, as part of the maintenance of your account with us (if you have one), or in order to complete a transaction that you requested.
Business Value may also contact you to inform you of other products or services Business Value believes may be of interest to you, but Business Value always offer you an opportunity to opt not to receive such communications.
If you decide that you do not want to receive further e-mails regarding your inquiry from Business Value, you can e-mail Business Value’s Data Privacy Office at Privacy@BusinessValue.net with a request that Business Value does not continue to e-mail you. Business Value does not use outside data sources to enrich marketing data obtained online.
Business Value website users have the option to request that Business Value not use information previously provided, correct information previously provided, or remove information previously provided to Business Value. Individuals who would like to correct or suppress information provided to Business Value should contact the Business Value Consumer Advocacy Group at Privacy@businessvalue365.com. The inquiries should include the individual’s name, address, and other
relevant contact information (phone number, email address), as well as the nature of the request. Except as required by law, Business Value is free to deny such requests. If Business Value decides to grant such a request, it will use all reasonable efforts to honor such requests as soon as practicable.
Finally, please note that Business Value may disclose personal information when required by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to conform with the law or to comply with a legal process.
Access and Correction
As an information service company, Business Value understands the importance of comprehensive data. Business Value will provide you (whether you are a consumer or a client) with access to PII you provide through our websites for as long as Business Value maintains that information in a readily accessible format. Similarly, Business Value permits and encourages you to correct inaccuracies in the information submitted to Business Value through this Website.
Business Value takes steps to protect against the loss, misuse, or unauthorized alteration of PII collected through this Website and otherwise subject to this policy. Business Value recognizes the importance of security for all PII collected on its website. Once Business Value receives PII, Business Value takes steps to protect its security on its systems. In the event Business Value requests or transmits sensitive information, such as credit card information or Social Security Numbers through this Website, Business Value uses industry standard, secure socket layer (SSL) encryption.
Business Value limits access to PII to those employees or service providers who need access to carry out their job responsibilities.
When Business Value disposes of PII collected through our Websites, Business Value uses procedures to dispose of personal information by means such as shredding documents and erasure of electronic media that information cannot be practicably read or reconstructed.
How Business Value Uses and Collects Information in its Businesses
Several services offered by Business Value are Consumer Reports (“Consumer Reports”), as the term is defined under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), and when providing Consumer Reports to its Clients, Business Value acts as a Consumer Reporting Agency (“CRA”) as the term is defined under the FCRA, operating in accordance with the requirements of the FCRA. The FCRA establishes the following principles for all CRAs:
Privacy: Information about you may only be furnished to third parties that have a permissible purpose to request such information. In general, these deal with credit, employment, insurance, rental, or banking transactions initiated by you, or where the object is to make a firm offer to you. CRAs must credential their clients to make certain that they have a permissible purpose to receive the requested information.
Access: Consumers may receive a copy of information the CRA maintains about them. Such reports can be obtained nationally free of charge once per 12 months, twice in some states, or for a reasonable fee for additional disclosures. Please contact Business Value at Privacy@businessvalue365.com or call toll- free +1-401-463-0200if you need more information.
Accuracy: CRAs must follow reasonable procedures to assure accuracy of the information they maintain and/or furnish. When you obtain a copy of your information, you have a right to dispute and have the information reinvestigated and corrected in the CRAs database.
Fairness: Information is obtained from various sources including public records sources. However, certain information over a specified time period may not be reported.
Accountability: The Federal Trade Commission is in charge with overseeing the operations of CRAs that provide consumer reports for employment and residential screening purposes and enforcing the FCRA requirements.
When Business Value provides Consumer Reports on U.S. residents, it is subject to the FCRA and operates within FCRA framework. If you would like to obtain a report about the information Business Value maintains about you, please call toll-free +1-401-463-0200 or email Privacy@businessvalue365.com.
For credit reports from the credit bureaus, please visit: https://www.annualcreditreport.com/cra/index.jsp.
Privacy Notice: Preparation and Processing of Investigative Consumer Reports
This notice is provided to California residents. Under California law, an “investigative consumer report” is a consumer report containing information on a consumer’s character, general reputation, personal characteristics, or mode of living. Business Value may provide investigative consumer reports about
individuals and in such case, it provides them to business for employment screening, resident screening, and similar purposes.
Personal Information Disclosure: United States or Overseas
In connection with its preparation and processing of consumer reports and investigative consumer reports, Business Value may transfer personal information about you to Business Value authorized service providers and affiliates outside the United States and its territories. In such case, the transfer will be conducted in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.
To obtain additional information about the privacy practices and policies of Business Value in connection with its preparation and processing of consumer reports, please contact: Privacy@businessvalue365.com. For additional information about privacy or consumer reporting, visit the following websites:
California Office of Privacy Protection: www.privacy.ca.gov Consumer Data Industry Association: www.cdiaonline.org Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: www.consumerfinance.gov Equifax: www.equifax.com
Experian: www.experian.com/consumer/credit_education.html Federal Trade Commission: www.ftc.gov
INTERNATIONAL COLLECTION & CROSS-BORDER TRANSFER OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Business Value may transfer your personally identifiable information to other countries outside of your home country, including to the United States (“U.S.”), by whatever means is determined to be appropriate in order to perform a background check that you authorized. Your information may also be processed and stored in other countries where Business Value’s service providers are located. Your information may be subject to U.S. or other laws for disclosure and may be accessible to foreign law enforcement, national security agencies, or courts. Note that the laws regarding personal information in some of the jurisdictions involved may be different or less stringent than the laws of the country in which you reside. Please be aware that Business Value may be required to disclose an individual’s personal information in response to a lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
Business Value utilizes a variety of methods to transfer personal information across country borders. This can include consent, contractual methods, and/or regulatory authority certifications. Business Value maintains appropriate contracts in place with service providers who may view your personal information. In the case of EU, UK, and/or Swiss Personal Data, Business Value abides by the EU-U.S. and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks (“Privacy Shield”) developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Commitment under the Privacy Shield extends to personal data received from the UK in reliance on Privacy Shield.
BUSINESS VALUE’S EU & SWITZERLAND PRIVACY STATEMENTS
Business Value’s compliance with these Frameworks applies to personal information pertaining to an
identified or identifiable individual that is received by Business Value from the European Union, United
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