Who is FactorTrust and what do you do?
FactorTrust is a consumer reporting agency. As a consumer reporting agency, we may disclose information about you only to companies that you have authorized to access your information, or otherwise have a permissible purpose to access this information.
My request for a loan was denied. What role did FactorTrust play in my lender’s credit decision?
Please note that FactorTrust does not approve or deny applications for credit. FactorTrust provides the lender a credit report (if authorized by you or permissible by law) a credit report that they may, or may not, use in their decision process. Each lender has their own decision-making requirements for approving a loan.
How did FactorTrust get my information?
Various entities may furnish credit information to FactorTrust such as by banks, debt collectors, loan companies, and other creditors.
Why did a company use my credit report in order for me to receive a loan?
Lenders may decide to review your credit report to determine if you meet their requirements for a loan. Your credit report may be used to verify your identity or to review your payment history performance on other obligations.
I received a Notice of Adverse Action. What is this?
A notice of Adverse Action is what you receive from the lender when you applied and have been denied credit.
The letter may include specific information such as your credit score, factors that affect your score, the contact information of the credit reporting agency that was used, and other information
Who can I contact if I need further explanation of why I was denied credit?
Please note that FactorTrust does not approve or deny applications for credit. FactorTrust provides the lender a credit report (if authorized by you or permissible by law) a credit report that they may, or may not, use in their decision process. Each lender has their own decision-making requirements for approving a loan. FactorTrust does not have information as to the reasons an application was denied. You should contact the business, where you applied for credit, to obtain this information.
How do I get a copy of my FactorTrust credit report?
Can I request Lenders stop sending me credit offers in the mail?
You can opt out of certain lists by calling FactorTrust at 1-866-910-8497. This service allows you to remove your name from certain lists supplied to credit companies and insurers by FactorTrust. FactorTrust will implement this opt-out request within five business days, though for a period of time you may still continue to see credit offers because your name may already have been provided to companies who have not yet mailed their offers to you. This does not opt you out of the Big 3 Bureau’s – Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion or other Credit Reporting Agencies.
What should I do if I believe someone stole and used my personal information? How do I report identity theft?
If someone is using your personal information to open new accounts or make purchases, take these steps as soon as possible:
How do I place an active duty alert on my credit report?
Please visit us here to place an active duty alert on your FactorTrust credit report.