Disclosure Regarding Background Information
Paris Junior College (“the Company”) may obtain information about you from a third-party consumer reporting agency for housing purposes. This information may be obtained in the form of a “consumer report” and/or an “investigative consumer report” (commonly known as a “background report”). These reports may contain information regarding your criminal history or social security verification. This information may be obtained from private and public record sources. A more comprehensive background investigation may be required pursuant to state or federal law, or contract agreement. The applicant will keep “A Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act” for your records.
You have the right, upon written request made within a reasonable time, to request whether a consumer report has been run about you, disclosure of the nature and scope of any investigative consumer report, and to request a copy of your report. Please be advised that the nature and scope of any investigative consumer report obtained with regard to applicants for housing purposes is an investigation conducted by CastleBranch Background (CB). CB is located and can be contacted by mail at 1844 Sir Tyler Drive, Wilmington, NC 28405, and CB can be contacted by phone at (888) 723-4263.
The scope of this notice and authorization is all-encompassing and allows the Company to obtain from any outside organization all manner of consumer reports throughout the course of your living in the residence hall to the extent permitted by law. Any adverse information in the background check may result in immediate removal from campus housing.