- January 7, 2023
- Posted by: ACM Investigations LLC
- Category: News
When it comes to accessing personal information about a vehicle’s owner, the DPPA (Driver’s Privacy Protection Act) is an important law to be aware of. The DPPA regulates how personal information about a vehicle’s owner can be accessed and used, and sets out certain permissible uses for a VIN check.
At ACM Investigations, we offer a VIN check service that provides detailed information about a vehicle’s history based on its VIN. Our service costs just $79 and can help you get important information about a vehicle, such as its previous ownership, any accidents it has been involved in, and any damage it may have sustained.
But what does the DPPA mean for you as a user of our VIN check service? It means that you need to have a valid reason for accessing someone’s personal information through a VIN check.
Some examples of permissible uses for a VIN check under the DPPA include:
- Use by law enforcement agencies
- Use by insurance companies for the purpose of underwriting or claims investigations
- Use by car dealerships for the purpose of obtaining or verifying information about a vehicle
- Use by individuals for the purpose of determining the ownership of a vehicle
It’s important to note that these are just a few examples of permissible uses for a VIN check under the DPPA. There may be other valid reasons for accessing someone’s personal information through a VIN check, but it’s important to make sure you have a legitimate reason before proceeding.
At ACM Investigations, we take privacy laws seriously and make sure to follow all relevant laws and regulations when providing our VIN check service. We also make sure to clearly explain the permissible uses for a VIN check and help our customers understand their responsibilities under the DPPA.
By respecting privacy laws and using VIN check services responsibly, you can protect yourself and others from identity theft and other privacy violations. So if you need to access personal information about a vehicle’s owner, be sure to choose a reputable VIN check service like ACM Investigations and make sure you have a valid reason for doing so under the DPPA.