Acxiom I-Check Empowers Consumers to Initiate Their
Website gives job and rental applicants control over access to their information
October 13, 2009 05:28 PM Eastern Daylight Time
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Acxiom® Corporation (Nasdaq: ACXM) announced today the launch of
Check™, a web-based service that allows consumers to initiate their own background checks, view the confidential results online,
findings and control access to the results. The information is not available through traditional Internet searches and can be shared wit
employers, landlords and volunteer agencies at the applicant’s discretion.
Acxiom verifies the identity of the person making the screening request by using its Acxiom Identify-X™ Verify real-time authentica
confirms applicants are who they say they are before a low-cost, in-depth background screening is conducted.
The results of the check can be accessed by the applicant with a password. Applicants maintain control of the screening information
to share the password with a prospective employer or other organization for viewing the results.
“Cost-conscious companies and nonprofit organizations may require potential employees, contractors, vendors and volunteers to pr
background check,” said Mike Cool, CPP, vice president of Acxiom Information Security Services. “This service protects the safet
the employer or organization while also giving consumers more of a say in the process.”
Acxiom offers a full menu of post-hire services including recurring background checks. The company can also supply employee bad
individuals have undergone the I-Check background screening process.
The I-Check service is based on several decades of Acxiom experience and knowledge in the background screening industry. Acxi
employers legally compliant reports including 100 percent in-person/real-time criminal record checks, fingerprinting, drug testing, cr
verification services and driving records.
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