78% of businesses do not protect consumer information from identity thieves as required by law and industry mandates. This failure to comply resulted in 178 million consumer records compromised by identity thieves in 2011.
Listing on WhoComplies is free for all businesses. Businesses simply demonstrate their compliance with identity theft prevention laws and mandates to be listed as a verified business.
Businesses listed as:
Verified businesses have demonstrated compliance with identity theft prevention laws & mandates.
Under Review businesses have 60 days to demonstrate they meet identity theft prevention mandates.
Failed businesses have either failed to demonstrate their protection mandates or whose customers are known to have become victims of identity theft. Consumers are cautioned not to divulge personal information and utilize cash only transactions when soliciting businesses listed as Failed.