Every potential employee undergoes a rigorous background screening prior to becoming a team member. Utilizing past experience from a diversified base of candidates, Contemporary Information Corp. (“CIC”) is able to continually be the front runner in regards to implementing the ever changing legalities.
During our 27 years of operation, CIC has not had a single law suit levied from any facet of our industry. No consumer, corporation, client, government agency or employee has ever sued CIC on any grounds. We take our legal responsibility very seriously.
CIC is a privately held California corporation and we are not affiliated with other companies that have similar initials such as CIC Mortgage Credit.
CIC compiles and reports information for use by property managers, landlords, realtors, commercial entities, employers and other professionals for use in the execution of residency/employment decisions. The collection and dissemination of information in this manner is defined by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). As a consumer reporting agency, CIC is regulated by the Federal Trade Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. We acknowledge responsibility to both clients and their applicants and practice impartiality and respect for the consumer’s privacy. CIC utilizes extensive internal training, written procedure and client education to insure the accuracy of information from any and all sources and see that such information is reported only to qualified clients/subscribers with a permissible purpose pursuant to the FCRA.
CIC reserves the right to deny participation privileges to any entity who would use the information for unlawful purposes, unlawful discrimination, or willfully fail to follow all provisions detailed by the FCRA, regulations from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or other applicable Federal, State and local law.
Employees that have access to consumer reports, sensitive consumer data or business credit access are trained on the sensitive nature of this information. All CIC professionals having any contact with consumer information are trained on the civil and criminal liabilities for misuse of this information.
Consumers are entitled to obtain one free copy of his/her consumer file from certain consumer reporting agencies during each 12-month period. For information on how to receive a copy of your Experian, TransUnion or Equifax report please visit: www.annualcreditreport.com.
CIC will provide consumers, free of charge, a copy of eviction record information contained in our national database upon written request on an annual basis. Please fill out the contact form on this page and specify “Free Annual Eviction Report” in the comments section or call (800) 288-4757 for more information. You may also fax your request with the requested information to (888) 797-2254, attention:Compliance. To avoid potential ID theft, CIC will require additional identifying documentation from you to ensure that you are the subject of the report prior to releasing any information.
Every key member of CIC is FCRA/FACTA Certified by the National Consumer Reporting Association.