LocatePLUS is a National Information Service provider. We offer nonpublic and public information to carefully screened and certified entitie s who are legally qualified to receive this information under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), the Drivers Privacy Protection Act (DPPA), and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), among other applicable state and federal laws.
When you browse LocatePLUS’s publicly accessible website, you do so anonymously. LocatePLUS collects personally identifiable information from you only if you choose to provide this information to us. In some instances, LocatePLUS may collect non-personal (e.g., aggregate or demographic) data through cookies. This information is used to better understand and improve the usability, performance and effectiveness of the locateplus.com website, as is further described below under “Cookies and Tracking Technology”.
The types of personal information we may collect about you through our publicly accessible website include the following (should you decide to provide such information to LocatePLUS): (a) contact and identifying information (e.g., name, address, e-mail address, phone and fax numbers, employer(s), job title) in connection with your expression of interest in receiving information about, or your registering for, LocatePLUS products or services, newsletters and conferences; (b) your resume information and employment application information in response to LocatePLUS job openings; and (c) any other personal information that you may voluntarily provide to us in an online form or through an e-mail.
Access to certain LocatePLUS web pages and online services is not available to the general public and requires a login code and password provided by LocatePLUS. Those web pages, and the information downloadable to and from those pages, are made available only to clients of LocatePLUS. On these web pages, LocatePLUS collects only information that the user voluntarily shares with LocatePLUS.
If you are using this website to open an account with LocatePLUS, we collect the information requested on our account application form, including contact information and financial information (such as credit card number or billing information). This information is used for internal purposes, such as account establishment, billing, fulfillment of orders and customer service. We will also request credentialing material from entities or individuals seeking to use LocatePLUS services and search features in order to verify their eligibility to access such services and information. This credentialing process is discussed in greater detail in the LocatePLUS User Agreement, which new users must complete before they begin the approval and credentialing process.
How We Use Your Personal Information
When your personal information is collected on LocatePLUS’s publicly accessible website, LocatePLUS will inform you at the point of collection of the purpose for the collection. LocatePLUS will use your personal information only in the way we specify when it is collected unless you consent to a different use. For example, LocatePLUS may use personal information submitted in an account application to set up and maintain your account. LocatePLUS also may use the personal information you provide to answer your questions and inquiries, to support LocatePLUS’s own recruitment activities in response to your inquiries into LocatePLUS’s job postings, and to provide newsletters and other information (if any) that you have requested.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
LocatePLUS does not sell or rent personal information that is collected as a result of accessing the LocatePLUS website. LocatePLUS may disclose personal information as necessary or appropriate in connection with any of the purposes for which we use personal information as described above in “How We Use Your Personal Information”.
Cookies and Tracking Technology
LocatePLUS’s website may use the standard technology called a “cookie” to collect information about how you use the website. A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your hard drive and used for record-keeping purposes. A cookie file can contain information such as the URL you came from, your computer’s IP address (i.e., the Internet address of your computer) and domain type (e.g., .com or .org, etc.), your browser type, the country, state and telephone area code where your server is located, the pages of our site that were viewed during a visit, and any search terms that you entered on our site. This information is used for internal purposes only, and we do not link your URL or IP address to any personal information unless you have logged into our website with a LocatePLUS account login and password.
LocatePLUS is committed to protecting the personal information that LocatePLUS receives about consumers. While we cannot guarantee the security of that information, we utilize a combination of online and offline security technologies, procedures and organizational measures to help safeguard consumer information against loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. We employ Secure Socket Layer (SSL) data encryption when data is transmitted over the Internet to our website. We have installed layered firewalls and other security technologies to help prevent unauthorized access to our systems. Strong password protection protocols are used on our computers, and employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy policies. The servers used to store consumer information are maintained in a secure environment with appropriate security measures.
Your Ability to Review or Modify Personal Information, or Unsubscribe.
LocatePLUS strives to protect the quality and integrity of your personal information. If you have provided your personal information (such as zip code, phone, e-mail or postal address) to LocatePLUS while browsing LocatePLUS’s publicly accessible website, and wish to update such personal information (if any) that you have provided us, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, if you wish to unsubscribe from any of our newsletters or other communications for which you have registered, you may e-mail us at email@example.com.
If you are a LocatePLUS client, with a registered account, you may review (and update) your account information by logging into your account. Please be advised, LocatePLUS is required to maintain accurate records of its certified users, even after they have cancelled their account. LocatePLUS is prohibited from removing the account information of its registered users from its database for record keeping purposes.
You can review a summary of your consumer rights (including file disclosure rights) under the Fair Credit Reporting Act by accessing: click here. LocatePLUS is not a data aggregator and relies on third-party providers to supply the data used by our registered users. LocatePLUS cannot remove your personally identifiable information from the registries we access from our third-party providers. If you have concerns about your personally identifiable information, you may contact the data aggregators directly at Experian (www.experian.com), Equifax (www.equifax.com), and TransUnion (www.transunion.com).
People Under Age 18
LocatePLUS does not offer services to any person under the age of 18, and this website is not directed to people under the age of 18. LocatePLUS does not knowingly collect information about people under the age of 18.
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In accordance with California Civil Code § 1786.20 and other applicable state and federal laws, the agency named above will be able to assist you with additional information regarding our privacy practices and policies in the event of a compromise of your information.