Last updated: February 2021; Effective as of: February 16, 2021
Information We Collect About You
We may collect information directly from you as well as automatically through your use of our Site (any content found on www.andretaxco.com) or services. You can browse some areas of our Site and use some of our services without registering with us or providing your name or contact info. However, to access certain services or content on the Site, we may ask you to register or provide certain information to us.
In addition, we may collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and other connection information and history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also may collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, recommendations, and personal profile details.
Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.
All applicable direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.
In general, we may collect the following information:
Name, Contact, Registration Info. As noted, in order to access certain information, such as whitepapers or similar documents, we collect name, company name, and contact information. Further, authorized users may be provided log-in credentials through which to access our customer portals; in order to obtain credentials, we may require that you provide your name, email, contact information, company information, and other relevant information. If you submit a question or other communication to us, such as via the “Contact Us” page or chat feature of the Site, we will collect your name, email, company name, phone number, country, and any other information you submit as part of your communication.
Your Activities. If you access the Site, we may collect information about your activities and actions while logged in. Also, if you post any content to our Site, we collect information about your post (and this post may be viewable to other visitors to the Site), as well as your name and contact information if you have provided it. We may also ask you to participate in surveys or similar questionnaires. Your participation is voluntary. However, if you choose to participate, we will collect information about your responses, as well as your name, contact information, and other information you provide to us. Your choice not to participate in this activity will not make you ineligible to use another feature on our Site.
Usage and Browsing Information. In addition, while using our Site we automatically track certain information about you, via log files, cookies, pixel tags, and other technologies. This information includes the URL of the web page that you just came from (whether this URL is on our site or not), which URL you go to next (whether this URL is on our site or not), what browser you are using, your IP address, the number of times you visited AndreTaxCo, PLLC’s website, which pages you visited, and what materials, if any, you downloaded and location information. Please see the section “Cookies and Other Tracking Mechanisms” below for more information.
We May Collect Non-Personal and Personal Information for The Following:
To provide and operate our services;
To provide our users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;
To be able to contact our visitors and users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;
To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services;
To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.
How We Use Your Information
We use the information we collect about you through our Site and services as follows:
To help us improve our Site and services.
To provide our services to you, to communicate with you about your use of our Site and services, to respond to your inquiries, and for other customer service purposes.
To inform you about additional services that may be of interest to you, and for other marketing and promotional purposes. For example, we may send you emails about services or other information that we think may interest you. If you submit your name, phone number, and contact information to us in order to receive more information from us, we may call or email you to follow up on your inquiry.
To better understand how a user accesses and uses our Site and services, both on an aggregated and individualized basis, in order to improve our Site, services and business, respond to user desires and preferences, and for other research and analytical purposes.
How We Disclose the Information We Collect
In this section we explain why and with whom we share your personal information:
Service Providers. AndreTaxCo, PLLC may hire other companies to provide services on our behalf. Examples may include removing repetitive information from prospect lists, analyzing data, and providing customer service or support. In all cases where we share your information with such agents, we require the agent to acknowledge and comply with our privacy and customer data handling policies.
In Response to Legal Process. We also may disclose the information we collect from you in order to comply with the law, a judicial proceeding, court order, or other legal process, such as in response to a court order or a subpoena.
Business Transfers. If we are acquired by, merge with, enter a joint venture with another company, divest part of our business to another company, or undergo a corporate reorganization, or as part of a bankruptcy, we may transfer the information we have collected from you to the new or acquiring company.
Aggregate and De-Identified Information. We may share aggregate or de-identified information about users with third parties for marketing, advertising, research, or similar purposes.
Cookies and Other Tracking Mechanisms
Clear GIFs, pixel tags, and other technologies. Clear GIFs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on your computer’s hard drive, clear GIFs are embedded invisibly on web pages. We may use clear GIFs (also known as web beacons, web bugs, or pixel tags), in connection with our Site to, among other things, track the activities of Site visitors, help us manage content and compile statistics about Site usage. We or our service providers may also use clear GIFs in HTML emails to our customers to help us track email response rates, identify when our emails are viewed, and track whether our emails are forwarded.
Do Not Track
Currently, our systems do not recognize browser “do-not-track” requests. You may, however, disable certain tracking as discussed in this section (e.g., by disabling cookies).
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Plug-ins and Social Media Widgets
Our Site and services may include social media features and widgets that run on our Site and services and enable certain features to work (e.g., blogs and comments). These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our Site or viewing through the services, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. These features are displayed on our Site, but are hosted by third-parties, and are subject to their own privacy policies, not this one.
User Generated Content
We may invite you to post content on our Site or services, including your comments, reviews, pictures, and any other information. If you post such content, all of the information that you post will be available to other users of our Site and services. Your posting may become public and AndreTaxCo, PLLC cannot prevent such information from being used in a manner that may violate this Policy, the law, or your personal privacy.
Communications from Us
As noted, we may send you emails about services or other information we think may be of interest to you. You may opt out of these emails at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions in any such email we send to you. If you opt-out of receiving promotional or informational emails from us, we may still send you emails about your account or any services you have requested to receive.
We may also contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.
Access to Personal Information
AndreTaxCo, PLLC has implemented safeguards on the Site to prevent the unauthorized release of or access to personal information. Please be advised, however, that although AndreTaxCo, PLLC has endeavored to create a secure and reliable site for you, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to or from AndreTaxCo, PLLC via the AndreTaxCo, PLLC site or e-mail cannot be guaranteed. AndreTaxCo, PLLC has no responsibility or liability for the security of information transmitted via the Internet.
Third-Party Web Sites
As a convenience to our visitors, AndreTaxCo, PLLC’s Website may contain links to a number of sites owned and operated by third-parties that we believe may offer useful information. The policies and procedures we describe here do not apply to those sites. You should check the privacy policies of these individual sites to see how your personal information will be utilized by the operators of those third-party websites.
As required by United States Treasury Regulations, you should be aware that information on this web site is not intended or written by the sender to be used, and it cannot be used, by any recipient for the purpose of avoiding penalties that may be imposed on the recipient under United States federal and/or state applicable tax laws. AndreTaxCo, PLLC makes no representations, warranties, or guarantees as to its technical accuracy or compliance with any law ( federal, state, or local) or professional standard and assumes no responsibility to any recipient of this document to correct or update its contents for any reason, including changes in any law or professional standard.
The materials on this Web site are made available by AndreTaxCo, PLLC for informational purposes only and do not constitute tax, financial, or legal advice. The transmission and receipt of information contained on the web site does not form or constitute any relationship with AndreTaxCo, PLLC. Persons receiving the information on this Web site should not act upon the information without seeking professional counsel.
The materials on this web site may not reflect the most current developments and should not be considered an indication of future results.
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