Onfido is plugged into hundreds of registered databases and data sources, extracting up-to-date information every time a check is requested. We aggregate multiple suppliers to maximise match rates for a variety of checks.
Onfido is registered with the Information Commissioner under the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998 (registration number Z2709206).
No, we do not sell any information about you or your applicants to anyone.
Yes, we carry out checks on individuals in 132 countries.
You may legally keep the information for the length of time they are working for your company. However, you must delete their information within 7 years of the employment ending.
Numerous studies have established that data stored in the cloud is less likely to be lost, deleted or leaked than data stored on a personal computer. Onfido maintains bank-grade security using 256-bit SSL encryption. All our data is fully encrypted at rest and in transit, and we employ state-of-the-art firewall and back-up technology. All our data is continuously backed up in several high security access-controlled data centres in different locations.
Just in case you accidentally delete a record, we hold a backup on a secure remote server that holds the data for 24 hours.
As long as an applicant gives us their consent, their data is held until the applicant or their employer requests for it to be deleted.
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