The CPRA contains an exemption for information regulated by the FCRA. Equifax is working to help ensure the scope of the FCRA exemption is applied appropriately to the personal data within Equifax control including The Work Number.
At this time, no.
As of January 1, 2023, personal information that is collected by a business about a natural person in the course of the natural person acting as a job applicant to, or an employee of, that business falls within the scope of the CPRA. This means that the rights extended to residents of California may also be exercised by employees with their employer. To submit a CPRA request on behalf of a consumer and/or employee, please complete and sign the CPRA Request Form.
No. Equifax Workforce Solutions contracts state that we will comply with all applicable laws, which would include any applicable privacy laws, and, therefore, Workforce Solutions believes that contractual modifications are not required.
To submit a consumer rights request under the CPRA on behalf of a consumer and/or employee, please complete and sign CPRA Request Form. Access CPRA request form.
The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) is the successor to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The CPRA is a law passed by the state of California that seeks to enhance privacy rights and consumer data protections for the residents of California.
Equifax Workforce Solutions has worked closely with the Equifax Global Privacy Office to comply with the requirements of the CPRA.