Forge ERC Privacy Policy

“Any person who knowingly and willfully obtains information on a consumer from a consumer reporting agency under false pretenses shall be fined under title 18, United States Code, imprisoned for not more than 2 years, or both.” [15 U.S.C. ss 1681q]

Forge Employment Resources Corporation respects the privacy interests of consumers and users. We make this commitment to all visitors of our web site. We are committed to protecting any information you provide while visiting our site. Please carefully read this privacy policy to understand how we will treat your information.

In order to provide the consumer report products and services you request from us, we may also obtain consumer reports and other information from the credit bureaus and other secured entities. Be assured that Forge Employment Resources Corporation takes extreme precautions in protecting the privacy of this information. Therefore, we have adopted this Privacy Policy to govern the use and handling of your information. This Privacy Policy governs our use of the information which you provide to us or we otherwise obtain in providing our products and services to you. Information you provide today will only be used in accordance with the policy that is in effect as of this date.

Forge Employment Resources Corporation collects personal information from you when you order a criminal history search, civil history, credit file, motor -vehicle report, or employment and education verification. When an employer visits the Forge Employment Resources Corporation web site to obtain a copy of an individual’s report, personal information is requested in order to process the request and verify identity given the identifiers provided. This information may include name, mailing address (current and previous), Social Security number, date of birth, phone number, employer name, and other information. We include such components in order to retrieve your information accurately.

Use of Information

Under no circumstances will we provide or disclose any sensitive or private information to an unapproved party. In like manner, we do not disclose and sell any information that can be used to authenticate your identity such as your Social Security number, Date of Birth or mother’s maiden name. Even if you are no longer our customer, our Privacy Policy will continue to apply to you.

Confidentiality and Security

We will use our best efforts to ensure that no unauthorized parties have access to any of your information. We restrict access to nonpublic and public personal information about you to those individuals and entities who need to know that information to provide products or services to you. We will use our best efforts to train and oversee our employees and agents to ensure that your information will be handled responsibly and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We currently maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic and public personal information.

Forge Employment Resources Corporation confirms our strong policy to protect and maintain the privacy and personal data that we assemble and maintain on behalf of employers concerning consumers. In that regard, we certify that we endorse the “Safe Harbor” principles of the United States Department of Commerce.

Forge Employment Resources Corporation collects information on individuals for the purpose of providing the information to employers for employment related decisions. The data that is collected is used to provide employers with employment background checks and credentials verification regarding potential job applicants or current employees. The information is used by employers to make decisions in hiring, retention, promotion or re-assignment. It may also be utilized to conduct employee investigations where an employer has a suspicion of work related misconduct or wrongdoing, or an issue arises as to employee compliance with Federal, State, or local laws and regulations, or any employer policies. Human Resources and security professionals within employer organizations will utilize the information.

A consumer may find out more about the nature and scope of any inquiry that is made about them by contacting Forge Employment Resources Corporation at (856) 546-8300 or (877) 271-1180.

Forge Employment Resources Corporation gives consumers a choice for the collection of information by virtue of the fact that the information is only collected with the consumer’s explicit consent. The information collected is only utilized for the purpose described above. Various laws require that Forge Employment Resources Corporation maintain the data on file for a consumer for a period of time for the protection of the consumer, which in the case of data collected for employers in the United Sates is five years as a result of the statute of limitations required under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act. However, in the event of a cancelled report request, the data will not be forwarded or utilized by Forge Employment Resources Corporation for any purpose.

The information obtained by this site is forwarded only to an entity that has been authorized by a consumer to receive the data, or an agent of the end user operating on behalf of the end-user. The information is only provided to the employer for the purpose(s) previously described. The employer must certify that the information will be used only for the permissible purpose of employment and that the information will remain private and confidential. Forge Employment Resources Corporation also takes reasonable steps to insure that any party that receives such information has certified that it will maintain privacy and confidentiality and will utilize the information for employment only. By definition, any third party that receives information from Forge Employment Resources Corporation has given a consumer notice as to the purposes of the collection of the data and a mandate that the data is to be collected by virtue of the fact that an employer must obtain a written consent to obtain and use any data obtained Forge Employment Resources Corporation.

We may be contacted for questions at either (856) 546-8300 or (877) 271-1180 or at Our mailing address is: 407 S. White Horse Pike, Suite A, Audubon, NJ 08106.