Susan was denied a SafetyPIN due to her score on our Beacon behavioral review. Her answers indicated a high likelihood of pathological lying. Not long after Susan was declined, the app partner Susan had come through reached out to us, concerned that there may be a problem with our system. Apparently, Susan had told them that her “application froze and filled in all the answers for her.” This immediately set off alarms for us, because that is literally and technically impossible.
The system is simply incapable of doing that under any circumstances. However, because we never share any information regarding declined applications with our app partners, we told them we couldn’t go into detail but that we had been in direct contact with Susan. In fact, when Susan received notice that she was declined, she replied, “Just tell me which answers I got wrong.” And it didn’t stop there.
Susan continued to mislead our partner app — telling them that there were bugs in our system holding up her approval. All the while she continued requesting that we allow her to retake the behavioral review. In the end, she wrote to the partner app and withdrew her application with them, saying she couldn’t continue since they chose a screening partner whose technology wasn’t working properly. Again, the system was up and running, and operating perfectly. It was as if we were seeing our test results validated in real time. SafetyPIN and appeal – denied
A SafetyPIN is a digital trust badge that shows an individual has met all the requirements developed by a team of experts in law enforcement and criminal behavior. Every screening includes a broader, more expansive criminal background check, an ID verification, a financial history screening, and the proprietary Beacon Behavioral Review.
When you see a verified SafetyPIN, you know the individual has met our strict requirements – and remains in good standing. SafetyPIN Technologies is committed to treating everyone with fairness and respect. Therefore, anyone not awarded a SafetyPIN can rest assured that their application, personal information, and the outcome are kept completely confidential.
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A SafetyPIN is the best way to assure someone you met online that they can trust you in real life. By displaying a current SafetyPIN when booking jobs, home sharing, and more, you’re letting people know you care about their safety and peace of mind.
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