We require the responsible use of information gathered and provided to you as your agent as a condition of our employment. We will withhold information that is outside the scope of our assignment or is outside the scope of legally permissible uses as defined by the various state and federal laws and regulations such as the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (“GLB”), the Driver's Privacy Protection Act ("DPPA"), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), the Privacy Act (“PA”), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA”), and any other similar applicable state and federal law or regulation. You are responsible to safeguard information from unauthorized disclosure as provided in those laws and regulations.
From time to time Cheek and Company, Inc. use various sources, databases and search engines to locate witnesses, victims, and parties of interest for legal purposes as allowed under the above laws and regulations. Some of the aforementioned sources are public and some are proprietary. Data in these sources can be inaccurate based on a variety of factors, including errors in entering the data and incorrect processing. While we will do our best to independently verify data, we cannot guarantee such information.
None of the information we gather is for the purpose of a "consumer report" as described under the FCRA. No information or reports we provide may be used to determine the eligibility for credit, insurance, employment or any other purpose regulated under the FCRA.