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A private company does not need probable cause. That's a concept that only applies to searches conducted by the government (e.g., police).
so even though I don't work for the company?
As for a private company, the issue is whether or not you have a reasonable expectation of privacy in your purse or other belongings.
You do not have that expectation of privacy when you bring it onto their property.
So, if you do not want it to be subjected to search, don't bring it into their building.
Okay that's what I'll do - it will save me money too - their loss -
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