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CFPB Updates Summary of Rights, etc, Again

By Michael Klazema on 12/4/2012

Effective January 1, 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has made updates to three items that the Federal Trade Commission previously created under the Fair Credit Reporting Act: the Summary of Rights, the Obligations of Users and the Obligations of Furnishers. These items have changed since our last communication in October.

The Summary of Rights, available at http://www.backgroundbiz.com/docs/Summary-of-Rights.pdf, is the document that explains to individuals what their rights are under the FCRA.  

The Obligations of Users, available at http://www.backgroundbiz.com/docs/Obligations-of-Users.pdf, details what your obligations are as the company that ordered a background check, including having permissible purpose, sending Adverse Action notifications, etc.

The Obligations of Furnishers, available at http://www.backgroundbiz.com/docs/Obligations-of-Furnishers.pdf, details the obligations of CRAs like backgroundchecks.com to our clients and their applicants.


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