Background Check Policy

The Urban Helper Inc.,

Background Check Policy

Last Updated: April 18, 2018

 

The Urban Helper Inc. (“Urban Helper”) has formulated this Background Check Policy (the “Background Check Policy”). THIS BACKGROUND CHECK POLICY APPLIES TO ALL USERS.

THE COMPANY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CONDUCT PERIODIC BACKGROUND CHECKS ON THE USERS.

Capitalized terms not defined herein shall have the same meaning ascribed to them as in the Terms of Service, the Privacy Policy, the Community Rules or any related documents.

 

The Company hereby reserves the right to conduct background checks on its Users at any point after their registration on the Site. A User may register with the Site, provided that he or she submits certain information necessary to conduct a background check at any time, including but not limited to a verification of identity and a comprehensive criminal background check, at the Country, State and local level, using third party services as appropriate. Users hereby expressly authorizes the Company to conduct background checks as often as required in order to comply with federal and state laws, including, without limitation, the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The Company reserves the right to withhold your registration till the time that the background check is completed. If a U-Helper fails the background check, then Company reserves the right to reject the User and delete his/her account.

 

WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND THAT USERS TAKE ALL THE PRECAUTIONS YOU TYPICALLY TAKE WHEN CONTRACTING WITH A STRANGER.

 

The Urban Helper performs random background checks on its U-Helpers at no expense to the U-Helper. Everyone who has passed this background check has a shield icon in their profile.

 

We can randomly select a U-Helper for a background check, we require that the U-Helper provides all information required for a comprehensive background check to be run.  If a U-Helper does not provide required information within 48 hours of its request a hold will be placed on all and any activity on his or her account until the background check is passed. ANY U-HELPER WHO FAILS A BACKGROUND CHECK WILL HAVE HIS OR HER ACCOUNT SUSPENDED IMMEDIATELY. THEY SHALL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY DISPUTE THE BACKGROUND CHECK AS PER THE FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT. IF THEY FAIL TO RESOLVE THE DISPUTE, THEIR REGISTRATION WILL BE TERMINATED, AND ANY ACCUMULATED U-BRIX WILL BE FORFEITED.

 

The Urban Helper may obtain information about you from a third-party consumer reporting agency in connection with your potential engagement as an independent contractor. Thus, you may be the subject of a background check. Urban Helper expressly reserves the right to conduct random background checks on U-Helpers. U-Helper Clients can also conduct background checks on U-Helpers. Urban Helper has engaged the below mentioned agency to conduct these background checks. These searches will be conducted by Checkr, Inc. Montgomery Street, Suite 2000, San Francisco, CA 94108; Checkr.com The scope of this disclosure is all-encompassing, however, allowing The Urban Helper to obtain from any outside organization all manner of consumer reports throughout the course of your engagement to the extent permitted by law.

 

Our Users are eligible to receive reasonable rates from www.checkr.com This is offered to all U-Helpers who pro-actively ask us to run a check on themselves. Passing a background check can increase the chances of being hired. Likewise, any hirer can request and pay for a check on a U-Helper who is under consideration for work and any U-Helper can request a background check on the person hiring them.

 

FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT.

Pursuant to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (the “FCRA”), we are notifying you that we have engaged a third-party consumer reporting agency (“Checkr.com") to conduct background checks on any/all prospective Users. Reports generated by Checkr.com i.e., the third-party consumer reporting agency is known as the "consumer reports" and are subject to the FCRA. Consumer reports may contain information on your character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and mode of living, including, but not limited to, consumer credit, criminal history, workers' compensation, driving, employment, military, civil, and educational data and reports. You understand and agree that by registering on our Site, you are agreeing to our Background Check Policy.

 

YOU HEREBY CERTIFY THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD OUR TERMS OF SERVICE, OUR PRIVACY POLICY AND THIS BACKGROUND CHECK POLICY. IN CONSIDERATION OF THE ABOVE-MENTIONED, YOU HEREBY AUTHORIZE THE OBTAINING OF “CONSUMER REPORTS” BY THE URBAN HELPER AT ANY TIME AFTER RECEIPT OF THIS AUTHORIZATION AND THROUGHOUT YOUR ENGAGEMENT AS AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR UNDER OUR SITE. TO THIS END, YOU HEREBY AUTHORIZE, WITHOUT RESERVATION, ANY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, ADMINISTRATOR, STATE OR FEDERAL AGENCY, INSTITUTION, SCHOOL OR UNIVERSITY (PUBLIC OR PRIVATE), INFORMATION SERVICE BUREAU, EMPLOYER, OR INSURANCE COMPANY TO FURNISH ANY AND ALL BACKGROUND INFORMATION REQUESTED BY CHECKR, INC. MONTGOMERY STREET, SUITE 2000, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94108; CHECKR.COM AND/OR THE URBAN HELPER.

 

YOU AGREE THAT A FACSIMILE (“FAX”), ELECTRONIC OR PHOTOGRAPHIC COPY OF THIS AUTHORIZATION SHALL BE AS VALID AS THE ORIGINAL.

Basic Basic - $12

Identity Verification

Sex Offender Registry Check

Global Watch List Check

National Criminal Records Check

Basic Driver Basic Driver - $20

Identity Verification

Sex Offender Registry Check

Global Watch List Check

National Criminal Records Check

Driving Records Check

Comprehensive Comprehensive - $38

Identity Verification

Sex Offender Registry Check

Global Watch List Check

National Criminal Records Check

Unlimited County Criminal Records Check

Pro Driver Comprehensive Driver - $48

Identity Verification

Sex Offender Registry Check

Global Watch List Check

National Criminal Records Check

Unlimited County Criminal Records Check

Driving Records Check