At SSC, Inc., our clients are valuable assets and we recognize that building a long-term business relationship with you depends upon a great deal of trust. This trust begins with our commitment to respecting as well as protecting your privacy. We've structured our web site so that in general, you can visit and browse without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. Once you choose to provide personally identifiable contact information to us (name, address, e-mail address, phone number, etc.), you can be assured that it will only be used to enhance your customer relationship with SSC. Your information is never shared with other parties without your consent.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY REGARDING SSC, INC. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Usage of SSC, Inc. products and/or services is not a guarantee against losses of any kind. In no event shall SSC, Inc. be liable to any party for any direct or indirect damages resulting from usage of Company products and/or services, including, but not limited to lost business, profits, property, or data.
ACCEPTANCE OF WEB SITE TERMS OF USAGE
COPYRIGHT / TRADEMARK / OWNERSHIP OF INFORMATION
All content © 2013, SSC, Inc. ("SSC"). All content contained within SSC, Inc. Company web site(s) are strictly protected by U.S. copyright law. All information and content contained within our sites, including the entirety of the html code, as well as text, documents, graphics, diagrams, photos, and Flash animation (collectively "content") are copyrighted material of SSC, unless otherwise indicated. Do not copy, download, republish, distribute or reproduce in whole or in part, any of the information contained on this web site in any form without the prior written consent of SSC. No licenses are conveyed under any intellectual property rights, unless expressly stated by SSC, Inc.
APPROPRIATE CONTENT USAGE BY VISITORS
Any person is authorized to print out or store Content on a single computer for personal use, or to make copies of Content on this web page for personal use with SSC, Inc. products, provided that the Content contains SSC, Inc.'s copyright notice, and that they are not otherwise prohibited from using the Content found on this Site by any law or regulation of the United States or other territories where such use is prohibited. This license does not include permission to sell Content; collection or use of product listings or descriptions; derivative use of this Site or its Contents; or use of data mining, robots or similar data gathering and extraction tools. You may not frame or use framing techniques to enclose any Trademark or other proprietary information images, text, layout) of SSC, Inc. without our express written consent. You may not use or reproduce meta tags or hidden text including our company name or Trademarks without our express written consent. Any unauthorized use terminates the license granted hereunder. A limited, revocable, nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to any page or our Site is given so long as you do not show SSC, Inc. or our products in a derogatory, offensive, misleading or false manner which shall be determined solely by SSC, Inc.. You may not use our trademarks as part of the link without our express written permission. The SSC, Inc. logo and other SSC, Inc. product names and affiliated product logos/graphics are trademarks of SSC, Inc.
INTENDED AUDIENCE AND USE
This site and all the information, communications, software, scripting, photos, text, video, graphics, music, sounds, images and other materials and services found on this Site (collectively "Content"), is intended for the lawful use of SSC, Inc.'s customers, employees and members of the general public who are over the age of 13. SSC, Inc. operates and controls this Site from its offices within the United States of America. SSC, Inc. makes no representation that the Content is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to the Site from territories where the Content is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS AND USER TRANSMISSIONS
Visiting our site or sending us an e-mail is an electronic communication. You consent to receive electronic communications from us through e-mail and web site postings. You agree that such electronic communications satisfy any legal requirement that agreements, notices, disclosures, or other communications be in writing. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Site any unlawful, proprietary, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or profane material, any other material that would violate any law or constitute infringement of intellectual property rights, or contain software viruses. You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate another or mislead us as to your identity or the origin of any transmission.
Security Services of Connecticut, Inc. (SSC, Inc.) is a consumer-reporting agency that assembles and evaluates consumer information and provides consumer reports to third parties for the purpose of pre-employment screening and/or other purposes as permitted under federal, state, and local laws. Under the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the EEOC, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003, we may disclose information about your court and/or criminal history only to potential employer and other providers that you have authorized to access your information, or as otherwise permitted under the FCRA and/or other applicable laws.
This policy shall apply to all employees of SSC, Inc. engaged in the acquisition of personal information about any consumer whether for purposes of employment of such consumer, or for the benefit of a client seeking personal information about a consumer such as the performance of background checks, pre-employment screening, etc.
Personal Information Collected
Personal information shall not include information that is lawfully obtained from publicly available information, or from federal, state, or local government records lawfully made available to the general public.
Collection of Personal Information
We collect personal information about consumers in various ways. We may collect personal information about you from:
Disclosure of Information as Permitted or Required By Law
There are situations where we may disclose to third parties the personal information we collected as permitted or required by law. Information reported to our clients in the form of pre-employment or background screening reports, and those with whom you have requested us to share information. These include the following:
Protecting Personal Information
We begin by safeguarding the security and integrity of personal information through procedures and technology designed for that purpose.
Collection of Non-Personal Information
Our web site automatically gathers certain statistical information such as the number and frequency of visitors. This information is only used in the aggregate and individuals cannot be identified from it. This aggregated information helps us to measure how individuals use the Web site and our services so that we can continually improve them.
Some of the information we collect via the Web site is gathered and maintained through the use of "session cookies." A "session cookie" is a small file that is saved on your computer's hard drive for the duration of your current session on our website, and most browsers will delete these files when closed. Company does not use "persistent cookies" - cookies that are intended to be stored beyond the current website session.
We may also collect certain non-personal data in connection with the Web site. For example, we may collect information on the browser that you use to access the Web site, the operating system that you are running, and certain information about the Web site you accessed immediately before you accessed our Web site. This information is used for internal purposes only.
All attempts to log in to our client, applicant, source, and reference websites are logged in detail. Both successful and failed log-in's are recorded in our database. This information does identify specific users and is used for security and auditing purposes.
Access, Questions and Concerns
If you wish to make a request to access your personal information, or dispute information found, SSC, Inc. will provide guidance in properly contesting information with the appropriate authority. If you have any questions or concerns about our policies or practices, please contact SSC, Inc. at the contact information below:
For your protection, we will require proof of identity, including proper verification and confirmation that you are the individual who is entitled to request access, before providing information to you. If, for good reason, we are unable to provide you with access to your Personal Information or to correct information, we will let you know. Otherwise, if you are a U.S. resident we will mail to you a copy of the report about you within 7 days, as it has been provided to your current or prospective employer, at no charge (as required by FCRA).
PRIVACY NOTICE FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS:
Preparation and Processing of Investigative Consumer Reports
Under California law, an "investigative consumer report" means a consumer report in which information on a consumer's character, general reputation, personal characteristics, or mode of living is obtained through any means. The term does not include a consumer report or other compilation of information that is limited to specific factual information relating to a consumer's credit record or manner of obtaining credit obtained directly from a creditor of the consumer or from a consumer reporting agency when that information was obtained directly from a potential or existing creditor of the consumer or from the consumer. Company prepares and processes investigative consumer reports about individuals at the request of businesses that are clients of Company vices for background screening, tenant screening and other similar purposes.
When preparing investigative consumer reports, Company utilizes procedures and policies designed to comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (15 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq., as amended) and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act (Cal. Civ. Code § 1786 et seq.). Company maintains a comprehensive written information security program which includes administrative, physical and technical safeguards that are designed to reasonably and appropriately protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of confidential information.
Personal Information Disclosure: United States or Oversees - In connection with its preparation and processing of investigative consumer reports, Company may transfer personal information about you to our clients, employees, data sources, authorized service providers or affiliates outside the United States and its territories.
COMMENTS AND INQUIRIES
Please contact us if you have any questions so we may assist you further.
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