Information Security is Our Top Priority.

We refuse to expose your candidates to the potential of identity theft just to save a few dollars. Our commitment to providing superior security and service is unwavering. EBI pledges to never off-shore confidential information, we will not provide unconfirmed electronic data and we will not utilize home-based workers.


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Compliant Background Screening

We've gone the extra mile so you don't have to.

Accredited Background Screening Firm

ISO 9001
ISO Certified Quality Management

ISO 27001
ISO Certified Information Security

Privacy Shield
EU/US Privacy Shield Certified

NAPBS Founding Member

Concerned CRAs
Concerned CRAs Member

  • What's Privacy Shield?

    Protecting Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is essential to what we do at EBI. For that reason, we follow the principles of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. The goal of Privacy Shield is to provide companies on both sides of the Atlantic with a plan to comply with the strict EU data protection requirements for transferring personal data.

  • What's the NAPBS accreditation?

    EBI is a founding NAPBS member and is one of only a small percentage of background screening firms in the world to have earned Accreditation through the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS).

  • What's an ISO 9001 certification?

    EBI’s ISO 9001 Certification for Quality Management demonstrates our entire organization’s passion for service quality while embracing continual improvement in everything we do.

  • What's an ISO 27001 certification?

    Our ISO 27001 Certification for Information Security demonstrates our dedication to information security and our commitment to the protection of consumer personally identifiable information (PII)

  • What other certifications does EBI hold?

    EBI is a proud member of Concerned CRAs. Concerned CRAs are a group of like-minded companies dedicated to consumer protection through the responsible use of criminal history databases and to opposing the offshoring of consumer data.

Compliance Features

Continual Compliance Monitoring

Rest assured, we’re always checking to make sure that your program is compliant. As new laws are passed, no matter where they are in the world, we keep you informed and make any necessary adjustments to your program, forms and processes.

Unmatched Data Security

Our operations are 100% US-Based. Your data is never accessed outside our borders. Which means your candidate’s PII is protected by US laws and regulations. EBI's data center as well as our operations are ISO 27001 certified for data security and privacy. Our ISO 9001 certification for quality management along with our NAPBS and Privacy Shield Framework accreditations ensures you are receiving the most secure, consistent and highest quality products and services in the market.

Trusted Advisor Program

Have a compliance question?

We're here to help.

This program is the only one of its kind in the screening industry. Call and one of our compliance experts will help talk through your concerns. And, if necessary, we can refer you to some of the best FCRA attorneys in the country. If you're an Enterprise subscriber you can choose any lawyer in our Legal Partnership Program and save 75% off their standard rate.

Compliance Library

Clients get free access to our online compliance library. It contains up-to-date background and drug screening compliance docs. It also includes information about:

  • Credit check restrictions
  • Ban the Box laws
  • Restrictions on drug testing methods
  • Full text of applicable laws (FCRA & PIPEDA included)

And much more.