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Updates for the New Year

Posted in News & Events, News Articles on 01/28/2014

The beginning of a new year is a good time to clear out, clean up, and organize.  Here at BackTrack we would like to take a moment to touch base with our clients to ensure our files are up-to-date. Due to the personal nature of the information we process and…

Protecting Employees’ Personal Privacy

Posted in News Articles on 02/02/2011

What happens to the personally identifiable information (PII) that I send to BackTrack on my applicants? Is it safe? Do my employees get added to mailing lists or is their data sold to other data brokers? Clients send us hundreds of pieces of PII daily, and BackTrack is committed to…

Data Protection / Privacy

Posted in News Articles on 10/01/2010

BackTrack has strict data protection and privacy policies in place to help safeguard against compromising an applicant’s identity.  What procedures does your company have in place to protect the data that you receive from BackTrack? Our website requires users to change their passwords every 90 days and to create strong…

Security and Privacy of Data

Posted in News Articles on 07/06/2009

What happens to the data that is sent to BackTrack when a background check is ordered?  How will I know the information that I send is not going to be sold to someone else?  How secure is the information I send? There are stories in the news about companies who…

State Data and Personally Identifiable Information Privacy Laws

Posted in News Articles on 12/04/2008

State Data and Personally Identifiable Information Privacy Laws Many states have enacted and/or amended their laws designed to protect their citizens from identity theft.  The updates for 2008 include the following states: Connecticut Massachusetts Nevada New York For more information on these laws, click the state name or contact BackTrack…

Protection of Personally Identifiable Information

Posted in News Articles on 06/04/2007

The Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act of 2003 (FACT ACT) was created “to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act, to prevent identity theft, improve resolution of consumer disputes, improve the accuracy of consumer records, make improvements in the use of, and consumer access to, credit information, and for other…

Who is doing my employment screening?

Posted in Frequently Asked Questions on 04/02/2007

With all of the stories today on identity theft and other issues concerning personally identifying information (PII), you need to know who is doing your employment screening and how they protect their data. At BackTrack, all of our staff works onsite in our offices, not out of their homes, which…

Privacy/Identity Theft Issues

Posted in News Articles on 10/04/2006

With all of the stories in the news today concerning identity theft, we at BackTrack continue to remain vigilant to ensure your applicants’ privacy. We respect the privacy of your applicants and have many procedures in place to protect them from identity theft. Employees are prohibited from removing files or…