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Notice Regarding Background Checks Per California Law


__________________________ (the “Company”) may order an “investigative consumer report” (a background report) on you in connection with your employment or application for employment (including independent contractor or volunteer assignments, as applicable). The investigative consumer report may contain information about your character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and mode of living. As allowed by law, such reports may contain the following information pertaining to you: credit history; public records; a Social Security number verification; driving records; military service; credentials/certifications; and verification of prior employment and education. The Company may not order an investigative consumer report about you without your written authorization (which you may provide through a separate document called the Authorization for Background Checks).

The agency conducting the investigation and preparing the background report for the Company is
BCS Background Screening, LLC (USABackground.com), at 1172 South Dixie Hwy- #257 Coral Gables, FL, 33146
Toll-free 800-661-0278; website, https://usabackground.com/
This website contains information concerning BCS Background Screening, LLC privacy practices.

A Summary of Your Rights Under the Provisions of California Civil Code Section 1786.22
(a) An investigative consumer reporting agency shall supply files and information required under Section 1786.10 during normal business hours and on reasonable notice.
(b) Files maintained on a consumer shall be made available for the consumer’s visual inspection, as follows:
(1) In person, if he appears in person and furnishes proper identification. A copy of his/her file shall also be available to the consumer for a fee not to exceed the actual costs of duplication services provided.
(2) By certified mail, if he/she makes a written request, with proper identification, for copies to be sent to a specified addressee. Investigative consumer reporting agencies complying with requests for certified mailings under this section shall not be liable for disclosures to third parties caused by mishandling of mail after such mailings leave the investigative consumer reporting agencies.
(3) A summary of all information contained in files on a consumer and required to be provided by Section 1786.10 shall be provided by telephone, if the consumer has made a written request, with proper identification for telephone disclosure, and the toll charge, if any, for the telephone call is prepaid by or charged directly to the consumer.
(c) The term “proper identification” as used in subdivision (b) shall mean that information generally deemed sufficient to identify a person. Such information includes documents such as a valid driver’s license, social security account number, military identification card, and credit cards. Only if the consumer is unable to reasonably identify himself with the information described above, may an investigative consumer reporting agency require additional information concerning the consumer’s employment and personal or family history in order to verify his/her identity.
(d) The investigative consumer reporting agency shall provide trained personnel to explain to the consumer any information furnished pursuant to Section 1786.10.
(e) The investigative consumer reporting agency shall provide a written explanation of any coded information contained in files maintained on a consumer. This written explanation shall be distributed whenever a file is provided to a consumer for visual inspection as required under Section 1786.22.
(f) The consumer shall be permitted to be accompanied by one other person of his choosing, who shall furnish reasonable identification. An investigative consumer reporting agency may require the consumer to furnish a written statement granting permission to the consumer reporting agency to discuss the consumer’s file in such person’s presence.

_______Please check this box if you would like to receive a copy of an investigative consumer report at no charge if one is obtained by the Company whenever you have a right to receive such a copy under California law.

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