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Why PeopleScanner?

You can count on PeopleScanner to deliver the most accurate, up-to-date and user friendly criminal background information available in the market today.

Privacy Policy

People Scanner respects your ability to make informed choices about the collection and uses of your personal information. This privacy policy tells you about our online collection and uses of information that identifies you personally so that you can make an informed choice about using this site. The terms of this policy apply to People Scanner�s website.

By using this website, you understand and agree that:

  1. The information collected from this site may be retained indefinitely, and may be stored, accessed, and used in jurisdictions whose privacy laws may be different and less protective than those of your home jurisdiction;
  2. People Scanner may use this information for a variety of purposes including direct marketing (unless you opt out of receiving direct marketing from People Scanner)
  3. People Scanner may disclose this information to affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, third party content providers, and necessary payment processors, whose privacy policies and practices may be different from those of People Scanner, and for which People Scanner assumes no responsibility.
Information Collected From This Website

People Scanner does not collect personally identifiable information from individuals using this web site. People Scanner obtains its information from public sources, such as courts, police departments, sheriffs' offices, motor vehicle departments, and other state and local agencies. We attempt to report accurate information, though we rely on these public sources - as creators of the records we provide - to maintain accurate records for this purpose

How We Use Your Information

The information collected online is stored indefinitely and is used for various purposes, including processing your transactions, customer service, product and service development, direct marketing and marketing analysis. In addition, unless you opt out of receiving promotional materials from People Scanner, we may notify you of special promotions, new products or services, or other information that may be of interest. (See Opting Out section, below.) We also reserve the right to disclose your personal information if required to do so by law, or in the good faith belief that such action is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, respond to claims, or protect the rights, property or safety of our company, employees, customers, or the public.

About Cookies

"Cookies" are small pieces of information that your browser stores on your computer's hard drive. We do not presently use cookies. We do not collect and store cookies received through our web site.

Opting Out

If you do not want to receive promotional information from , you can opt out by unchecking the appropriate box on your online registration form. If you did not opt out when you registered, and later decide that you are not interested in receiving this information, you can opt out at any time by sending an email to [email protected]

Please note that if you opt out of receiving promotional material from People Scanner, you still may receive such material from our worldwide subsidiaries, third party content providers, affiliates and other parties to whom we provide your information in the course of doing business, as explained above.

Reviewing, Updating or Correcting Your Information

If you would like to review or revise information you previously provided on an online form, or believe that what we currently have on record is incorrect, you may update your information in the Account section of this website.

Links to Other Websites

The sites to which we link, including but not limited to the sites of subsidiaries and third party content providers, may have different privacy policies and practices from those disclosed here. We assume no responsibility for the policies or practices of linked sites and encourage you to become acquainted with them.


We do not intend to collect personal information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are under 18, you should not enter information on this website and should ask a parent to do so for you.

Questions or Concerns

If at any time you believe that People Scanner has not followed the above policy, please let us know by sending an email to [email protected]. We will make reasonable efforts to identify and correct any problem.

Changes to This Online Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change the terms of this privacy policy at any time, but will not do so without posting the revised policy on this website. We encourage you to review this privacy policy whenever you visit our website to make sure you understand how we use the information we collect.