At Click Tax Pro, PLLC, we pride ourselves in our commitment to protecting your privacy. We want you to know how personal information about you is used, collected and disclosed.
Personal information is information that can be used to identify or contact you individually, and other information required to provide the products and services you have requested. Typically, this includes your name, e-mail address, mailing address, telephone number and credit card number. It does not include contact information about a person in his or her business capacity, such as the name, title, business address, or telephone number of an employee of an organization.
Click Tax Pro, PLLC is responsible for maintaining and protecting personal information about you in our care or control.
We sometimes use outside companies, called third parties, to help us provide the product or service you request, specifically to Hulet CPA and Associates PLLC or another professional tax preparation company, to complete tax preparation. Regardless of the location or type of products or service of these third parties, Click Tax Pro, PLLC requires these third parties to comply with Federal privacy legislation and Click Tax Pro, PLLC's Privacy Principles.
You have a right to know how your information will be used. We will explain why we need your information before or when we collect it, if the purpose is not already clear. We will assume that the purpose is clearly identified when we use your personal information to:
Click Tax Pro, PLLC may use your personal information for secondary purposes such as:
We may also display ads in the Click Tax Pro application for Click Tax Pro, PLLC or third party services that we feel may be of interest. These ads are not targeted in any way or based on your personal information or behavior through the Web site or mobile application.
If you sign up for the Click Tax Pro application, we will collect tax return information required to assist you in completing and filing your tax return. Tax return information is the personal information you provide for the specific purpose of preparing a tax return using the Click Tax Pro online application. Click Tax Pro, PLLC uses your tax return information to:
Click Tax Pro, PLLC will not disclose your personal information to any third parties without your consent, except under the following limited circumstances:
Click Tax Pro, PLLC will only collect, use and disclose your personal information with your knowledge and consent, except where permitted or as required by law. Click Tax Pro, PLLC will not rent, sell, or otherwise distribute your personal information without your permission. Your consent to use your personal information will be implied for the following purposes:
You control any future secondary use of your personal information, such as sharing it with marketers. You can prevent future secondary use of your information by "opting out" when Click Tax Pro, PLLC collects your information or at any time by simply contacting us. Opting out only applies to the secondary purposes because we may need to contact you regarding the usability of your product or alert you of important product revisions or updates.
For users of the Click Tax Pro online application, personal information is not required to try the service or to browse the Web site. The full benefits of the Click Tax Pro online application are reserved for registered users. To receive them, or to participate in online activities, such as surveys and contests, we will ask you to provide certain personal information so that we can identify you.
By signing up for the Click Tax Pro online application, you are not obligated to provide any tax return information. However, if you do not provide complete information when preparing your tax return, you will not have complete use of the service. That may significantly impact the accuracy of your tax return. Personal information is necessary to complete and file a tax return using the Click Tax Pro online application, so that we can process payment and registration for the service.
Please note that if you are posting personal information on an online community, this information is publicly available and Click Tax Pro, PLLC has no further obligations to maintain the privacy of that information.
Click Tax Pro, PLLC will only collect personal information for the purposes we've identified or for the primary uses as we've described above. We will always do this fairly and legally. There are several ways we'll collect information:
Whenever we ask for information that is not required for us to provide the product or service you requested, we will mark those questions appropriately as optional.
Click Tax Pro, PLLC uses a variety of Web technologies on our Web sites. Among these are cookies, which are pieces of information that our Web sites provide to your browser. Cookies allow us to track overall site usage and determine areas users prefer. Cookies also allow us to customize your visit to our Web sites by recognizing you when you return. Cookies cannot be used to see any other data on your computer, nor can they determine your e-mail address or identity.
Most browsers accept and maintain cookies by default. Check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preference. You can choose to decline cookies while at our Web site, but this may limit your ability to access certain areas of the Web site.
To purchase and download products from Click Tax Pro, PLLC and to use the Click Tax Pro online application, your browser must be able to accept cookie. Cookies are required for these services to authenticate registered users and to provide access to certain areas of our Web sites that are available to limited registered users only. Cookies are deleted when you close your browser, as well; this authentication becomes invalid after a certain period of time.
With or without cookies, our Web sites track usage data, such as the source address that a page request is coming from, your IP address or domain name, the date and time of the page request, the referring Web site (if any) and other parameters in the URL. We use this data to better understand Web site usage in the aggregate so that we know what areas of our Web site users prefer. This information is stored in log files and is used for aggregated and statistical reporting. This log information is not linked to personal information gathered elsewhere on the site.
Click Tax Pro, PLLC Web sites may include banner advertisements or links to third-party Web sites. Advertising networks that serve ads may assign different cookies to you. Those cookies may be used to track your involvement with the advertising site. You may choose not to accept these cookies. Click Tax Pro, PLLC does not control these parties, and you should review their privacy policies to learn more about what, why and how they collect and use personal information. For information about online behavioral advertising and consumer opt out for the OBA self regulatory program, visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/.
Our co-branded sites are clearly identified by both a Click Tax Pro, PLLC and a third-party logo. Click Tax Pro, PLLC Federal's Web sites may provide links to third-party Web sites, such as those of online advertisers and companies which have been carefully screened by Click Tax Pro, PLLC. On these sites, third-parties and Click Tax Pro, PLLC may collect information about you. Click Tax Pro, PLLC is not responsible for the actions of these third-parties, and Click Tax Pro, PLLC's collection of personal information is in accordance with our privacy practices. We encourage you to review their privacy policies to learn more about how they collect, use and share personal information.
Click Tax Pro, PLLC will not use or disclose your personal information other than for the purposes for which it was collected, with the exception of receiving your consent or as permitted or required by law. When providing information in response to a legal inquiry or order, we will verify its validity and only disclose information that is legally required.
Click Tax Pro, PLLC will keep personal information only as long as necessary for the identified purposes or as required by law. Click Tax Pro, PLLC will follow internally set guidelines and use care in the disposal, destruction, or de-identification of personal information to prevent unauthorized parties from gaining access to personal information.
Click Tax Pro, PLLC will keep your personal information as accurate, complete and up-to-date as necessary for the identified purposes for which it was collected. We encourage you to let us know if your contact information changes.
Click Tax Pro online application users should make any updates, modifications, or deletions to their tax return information directly through the Web site or application. There are certain changes that cannot be made to ensure that only one tax return is prepared per registration. The Click Tax Pro License and Services Agreement contains further details.
We protect personal information and tax return information in our possession and control by using security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information. Click Tax Pro, PLLC works to protect personal information from loss, misuse and unauthorized alteration using industry-recognized security safeguards. We restrict internal access to personal information to select members of Click Tax Pro, PLLC's staff.
If you are using the Click Tax Pro online application, we encrypt your tax return information and store it safely on our secure servers, which reside in the United States. Click Tax Pro, PLLC. Unless you give us specific consent, you are the only one who will have access to your own tax return information, subject to legislated exceptions.
This policy is an overview of information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information. Any changes or modifications to our privacy practices will be posted in this policy for 30 days before they take effect. We will not make retroactive changes to the practices associated with your personal information without your consent.
Subject to exceptions as permitted or mandated by law and subject to your written request for such information, Click Tax Pro, PLLC will inform you of the existence, use and disclosure of your personal information and give you access to that information. You have the right to challenge the accuracy and completeness of your information and have it amended as appropriate.
(Updated September 13, 2017)