authorized user


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authorized user

Radiation physics A person who, having satisfied the applicable training and experience requirements, is granted authority to order radioactive material and accepts responsibility for its safe receipt, storage, use, transfer and disposal
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Reverse the inoperability if the smartphone is recovered by the authorized user and restore user data on the smartphone to the extent feasible (e.
The reason that authorized-user accounts can improve credit scores, even though authorized users are not liable for paying these accounts, is that until recently credit scoring models have treated the accounts on which an individual is an authorized user ("authorized-user accounts") the same as the accounts for which the person is contractually liable ("nonauthorized-user accounts").
Authorized user accounts had been removed because of their abuse by credit-repair Websites.
Loss of the authorized user strategy will make it harder for family members to help build a credit history for a child, spouse or others in the household who would benefit from this approach.
For example, all key control systems are designed to release keys only to authorized users, but better systems can also automatically track all key usage, generate reports and provide profit-building software tools.
Many young people have authorized user accounts because their parents wanted to help them establish credit.
estimates that at least one authorized user account -- and most commonly, two to three -- are on one-third of all credit files.
The unique Web-based image management solution provides secure, reliable and efficient image communication over the Internet to authorized users independent of their location.
What this illustrates is that before you cosign for another person or add a person as an authorized user on your account, you have to think it through and understand that if he or she defaults, you've essentially entered into a joint account arrangement, so you're responsible," says Greg McBride, senior financial analyst with Bankrate.
Authorized user abuse occurs when consumers with extensive credit histories, high credit limits and solid repayment profiles designate other consumers with poor or non-existent credit histories as authorized users on their accounts.
Through a combination of these credit characteristics, TransUnion can help lenders identify consumers who may have significantly improved their credit profile by adding authorized user accounts to their credit file.
Reports can be read by authorized users from any computer with Internet access, or automatically faxed to any number specified by the requesting party.

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