We regret to report that Google Ads (reportably XXVI Holdings Inc.) has paused our account and all of the Tegratecs ads campaigns, because our representative would not upload a personal government photo ID. In this case our representative is an employee and an officer of Tegratecs Development Corp., a C Corporation, and did upload a W-9 for the company as requested, but drew the line at uploading a personal government photo ID. Nor did Tegratecs Development Corp. as a company want to ask or force any other employee to upload their personal government photo ID to satisfy this demand.
So unfortunately for our readers and interested prospects, it may now take additional time for you (without targeted advertising) to find the most targeted content on our site. And we wanted to mention we had worked for and expected a better outcome, and were a bit shocked all in all.
After months of postponement of promises deadlines to actually address the issue, interspersed with apologies and thanks for our patience, it appears that there is no provision for a common sense alternative to the automated auto-pilot upload process, which apparently reads, stores and verifies (over the course of several days) a person's personal photo ID before mysteriously marking it as accepted or rejected. Similarly there appears to be no differentiation for personal government photo ID requirement for a registered C corporation in good standing at the state level in the United States versus an unregistered sole proprietorship.
Once our account was paused, the interim result of the policy was a large number of email exchanges between our rep, and presumably, several people at Google Ads Identity Verification compartment. Thus far, our rep reports that it has not been possible to locate an official data retention policy for a person's ID, once verified, from google or Google Ads (via email or a publicly disclosed policy or document), so it is unclear how long a person's government photo ID will be retained. Our rep has received info via email from Identify Verification support for Google Ads stating the that the data retention period is up to 90 days, however no independent verification of this anywhere else in the world. Similarly, the content of the links referenced directly within the Google Ads email replies do not match the factual facets (like there is no "90" text)
So it appears we are left to conclude this government photo ID retention policy is only stated casually in their email replies, and we are encouraged to accept this as something different from other google units, and something legally binding if we want our ads to run. Similarly, the email replies come from a generic google Ads email address and individuals who author the emails sign only with their first name and provide no title and the email replies do not contain our rep's half of the conversation. We have to wonder if these specifics put into question whether there is an official policy on the subject of personal photo ID data retention, usage, handling and chain of custody and whether Google Ads has something separate from the rest of google.
Yet somehow the Google Ads Identify Verification "policy" is able to be applied only to whomever Google Ads wishes to require of it, and can be used to stop campaigns midstream even if an existing account is being paid with payments made from company accounts with matching names and IDs and EINs. Which sounds to us like our account has already been verified from an accounting and legal point of view, except perhaps in some category where there is a mandate without jurisdiction. Oh shoot, we forgot to consider whether jurisdiction has been attained under that self-appointment to International Constable...
Harvest not, without jurisdiction, our personal private confidential information for any corporation business agreement, oh great constable!!