How do we use this Information?
We gather various types of Personal Information from our users (you) who shall be the Professionals and clients accessing our platform. We use your Personal Information internally to inspect your authenticity and your qualifications so that the other users have access to genuine and qualified users who provide them their required services. The Personal Information shall also be used to allow you to set up your respective user account and profile which shall enable the other users to contact you. Your Personal Information shall also be shared with the other Users of the platform for them to provide their Services as required by you thereby ensuring accurate and complete professional solutions and assistance with regard to Service required from the Platform. We also use your Information for providing the information or services that you have requested; providing customer support; to improve our platform; and for other legitimate business. We may also reserve the right to delete your Information and user account if it is found to be inappropriate, against the policies of our company or does not comply with the applicable laws.
Feedback. We may use any information you volunteer in surveys you answer for us and combine them with answers from other users in order to better understand our Services and how we may improve them. Answering any survey is optional.
In certain cases, we may also share some Personal Information with third parties, but only as described below.
We also share Personal Information when we believe it is necessary to:
• Comply with applicable laws or respond to legal process including from statutory authorities, law enforcement, government agencies, lawyers, court order, subpoena, search warrant, or other law enforcement request,
• Reporting to credit bureaus, consumer reporting agencies, and card associations. Late payments, missed payments, or other defaults on your account may be reflected in your credit report and consumer report.
• Protect us, our business or our users, to enforce our terms of service, prevent inappropriate or unwanted communications or spam and investigate or protect against fraud
• Maintain the security of our services
We also share Personal Information with third parties when you give us consent to do so. If you do not wish to share your personal information, notify us through email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sharing of Personal Information and Confidential Information to Professionals
I Find TaxPro Single Sign-On is a Service that allows you to sign-in to a variety of I Find TaxPro Services with a single I Find TaxPro Account. We will collect certain information for security purposes in order to verify your authorized access to an account or to reset your password if you cannot access your I Find TaxPro account. Some Services may require added security and you may be asked to provide additional information. The email address and password that you use to sign up for a I Find TaxPro account are your “credentials” that you will use to authenticate with our network. We assign a unique ID number to your credentials to track you and your associated information. I Find TaxPro Services do not allow sharing of accounts between users or individuals.
As you are aware you may be required to upload confidential information and personal information to our platform which shall be accessed and used by Professionals who have registered with us. The Personal Information uploaded by you is necessary and pertinent for the Professionals to carry out the Services requested by you. We will not be liable for any misuse of the Information or breach of confidence committed by the Professionals. You shall enter into a separate confidentiality agreement for the non-disclosure and protection of your personal information and confidential information with the Professionals.
Information Automatically Collected.
When you access the Platform, we may collect information from you automatically. The information that may be collected automatically includes your computer or mobile device operating system type and version number, manufacturer and model, device identifier, browser type, screen resolution, IP address, the website you visited before browsing to our Platform, general location information such as city, state or geographic area; and information about your use of and actions on our Platforms, such as pages you viewed, how long you spent on a page, navigation paths between pages, information about your activity on a page, access times, and length of access. Our service providers and business partners may collect this type of information over time and across third-party websites. The communication and chat between the Users and Professionals are also accessed by us to prevent any unauthorized and inappropriate messages passed between the users and to monitor that the Platform is used by the Users in a proper manner.
We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to block or delete all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Please note that if you block or delete cookies, some portions of the Services may not work properly. In some cases, cookies may enable us to aggregate certain information with other Personal Information we collect and hold about you
Affiliate Sharing and Merger, Sale, Or Other Asset Transfers
If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, financing, reorganization, bankruptcy, or sale of our assets, information about you may be shared, sold, or transferred as part of that transaction. We may also share information about you with current or future corporate parents, subsidiaries, or affiliates.
How long do we retain Personal Information?
We retain Personal Information about you for as long as you have an open account with us or as otherwise necessary to provide the Services to you and improve the Services for all users generally. In some cases, we retain Personal Information for longer, if doing so is necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes or is otherwise permitted or required by applicable law, rule or regulation.
Security and Protection of Personal Information
We maintain reasonable standards of security and confidentiality while transmitting, accessing and storing Personal Information collected by us in the Platform. However, while we employ reasonable standards of security, no security system is impenetrable. There may be situations beyond our control where third parties may unlawfully intercept and access your Personal Information. We recommend that you do not disclose your including your Personal Information, confidential documents, password etc to anyone.
What are your rights to delete data:
We do not consider the ways we share your information as a “sale” for purposes of California law. We do not sell or share your personal information with third parties without your consent. You have certain rights to access, update, change, correct and delete their personal information collected from them and to request transparency about our privacy practices subject to the exceptions as prescribed under CCPA. You also have the right to opt out of receiving our promotional messages, but you may still receive other communications. If you would like to access, update, change, correct or delete your information, opt out of receiving promotional messages or otherwise exercise your rights under the CCPA, please send an email to email@example.com. Once we receive your request, we may verify it by requesting information sufficient to confirm your identity, including by asking you for additional information and may share this information to other User who is providing you the Services requested by you.
We may partner with some third parties to display advertising on our platform or to manage and serve our advertising on other sites and may share Personal Information with them for this purpose. We will provide an individual opt-out or opt-in choice before we share data with third parties while providing Services, or before we use it for a purpose other than which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized.
Third Party websites:
We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 18 years of age. By using the Platform, you represent that you are at least 18 or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and consent to such minor dependent’s use of the Platform. If we learn that personal information from users less than 18 years of age has been collected, we will deactivate the account and take reasonable measures to promptly delete such data from our records. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under age 18, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
I Find TaxPro is headquartered in the United States of America. The Services provided by us and the Platform website and servers are operated in the United States. If you are located outside the United States and choose to use our Services, and/or any Content you do so at your own risk. Please be aware that your Information, including your personal information, may be transferred to, processed, maintained, and used on computers, servers, and systems located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction.