✔️What is Garbo?

Garbo is a nonprofit that provides an easy-to-use online background check platform, making it simple for individuals to see if someone has a history of violent, harmful behavior including arrests, convictions, and sex offender registry information. In addition to our background check platform, we also offer tools and education to help proactively prevent harm in the digital age.


✔️ What is Garbo’s mission?

Garbo’s mission is to proactively prevent harm in the digital age through technology, tools, and education.


✔️ Can anyone use Garbo?

Garbo’s application can be accessed via our website by anyone in the United States over the age of 18.



✔️Does Garbo work outside of the United States?

Today, Garbo is only available in the United States.



✔️When should I use Garbo?

Garbo can be used before, during, and after meeting someone. You can search online dates, current partners, relatives, neighbors, and more.

Garbo is not intended to be used for the following purposes:

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[*]Employment Screening

[*]Tenant Screening

[*]Credit or Insurance

[*]Hiring of Household Workers

[*]Educational Qualifications

[*]Volunteer decisions

[*]Stalking or harassing an individual

[*]Any other reason prohibited by the Fair Credit Reporting Act

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Using Garbo for one of these purposes would be a violation of the Garbo Terms and Conditions of Service, and may lead to your account being terminated.



✔️How can I use Garbo?

Garbo is a NON-FCRA online background check platform. We are not a consumer reporting agency and do not provide consumer reports.


You can use Garbo to search:

[*]An online date

[*]Someone from an online marketplace like Ebay, Craigslist, or Facebook Marketplace

[*]Potential landlords

[*]Bosses and/or coworkers

[*]Someone you met online

Although Garbo is a NON-FCRA platform, The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) regulates how you can use information you obtain via Garbo.


Garbo is not intended to be used for the following purposes:

[*]Employment Screening

[*]Tenant Screening

[*]Credit or Insurance

[*]Hiring of Household Workers

[*]Educational Qualifications

[*]Volunteer decisions

[*]Stalking or harassing an individual

[*]Any other reason prohibited by the Fair Credit Reporting Act

Using Garbo for one of these purposes would be a violation of the Garbo Terms and Conditions of Service, and may lead to your account being terminated.



✔️How do I create an account on Garbo?

To create an account on Garbo, visit our site and select the “Sign Up” button or visit app.garbo.io directly.

You will need to provide the following information when creating an account:


[*]FULL NAME

[*]PHONE NUMBER

[*]EMAIL

[*]BIRTHDAY

[*]PASSWORD

We will send you an email asking you to verify your email address when registering an account.


We use this information for internal purposes only. Your personal identifying information data will never be shared or sold to third parties.