Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Last modified: August 8, 2018

INTRODUCTION

CSG Strategic Tax Consultants, LLC (“Company” or “CSG”) a subsidiary of Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer P.C., (“WEC”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.

This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website www.csgtax.com (our “Website”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.

This policy applies to information we collect:

  • On this Website.
  • In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and this Website.
  • When you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services, if those applications or advertising include links to this policy.

It does not apply to information collected by:

  • Us offline or through any other means, including on any other website or application operated by CSG or any third-party website or application (including our affiliates and principal company); or
  • Any third party (including our affiliates and principal company), including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from [or on] the Website.

Please read this policy carefully to understand CSG’s policies and practices regarding your information and how CSG will treat it. If you do not agree with CSG’s policies and practices, please do not use CSG’s Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time (see Changes to Our Privacy Policy). Your continued use of this Website after CSG makes changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes.

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INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO CSG AND HOW CSG COLLECTS IT

CSG collects several types of information from and about users of CSG’s Website, including information:

  • By which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, or ANY OTHER INFORMATION THE WEBSITE COLLECTS THAT IS DEFINED AS PERSONAL OR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION UNDER AN APPLICABLE LAW/any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline (“personal information”);
  • About your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website and usage details.

CSG collects this information:

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us.
  • Automatically as you navigate through the site as described below.
  • From third-party web analytic services.

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DATA COLLECTED AUTOMATICALLY

When you visit our website, third-party website analytics services may automatically collect store and use technical information about your equipment and interaction with our website.

Third-Party website analytics services may collect the following information:

  • How many users visit our site
  • Pages Accessed
  • Visitor IP addresses
  • Visitor geographic region
  • Visitor device type
  • Visitor search query that landed them on our site

This information is collected to learn how to best tailor the site to our visitors and to create statistical reports about the information collected.

This information is collected through various means such as “cookies,” “web beacons” and IP addresses. We do not use any of this information to directly identify visitors and we do not share it with third-parties.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

  • Cookies (or browser cookies).A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.
  • Flash Cookies.Certain features of CSG’s Website may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on our Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies. For information about managing your privacy and security settings for Flash cookies, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.
  • Web Beacons.Pages of the Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).

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THIRD-PARTY USE OF COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Website are served by third-parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

CSG does not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly. For information about how you can opt out of receiving targeted advertising from many providers, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.

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LINKS TO OTHER SITES

Occasionally we may provide links to other websites for your convenience and information. These websites operate independently from our site and are not under our control.  These sites may have their own privacy policies or terms of use, which we strongly suggest you review if you visit any linked websites.  We are not responsible for the content of these sites, any products or services that may be offered through these sites, or any other use of the linked sites.

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HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

  • To present our Website and its contents to you.
  • To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.
  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
  • To notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website.
  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
  • For any other purpose with your consent.

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DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

CSG may disclose personal information that CSG collects or you provide as described in this privacy policy:

  • To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which CSG discloses it to them.
  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of CSG’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by CSG about our Website users is among the assets transferred.
  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it. For example, if you give us personal information to use the “Contact Us” feature of our Website, CSG will transmit the contents of that fillable form and your email address to the recipients.
  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
  • With your consent.

CSG may also disclose your personal information:

  • To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
  • If CSG believes disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of CSG Strategic Tax Consultants, LLC, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
  • To prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity.

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CHOICES ABOUT HOW CSG USES AND DISCLOSES YOUR INFORMATION

CSG strives to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. CSG has created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

  • Tracking Technologies and Advertising.You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. To learn how you can manage your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on Adobe’s website. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.
  • Third Party Collection.CSG does not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) on the NAI’s website.

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ACCESSING AND CORRECTING YOUR INFORMATION

You may also send us an email at info@csgtax.com to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. CSG may not accommodate a request to change information if CSG believes the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

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CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13

CSG’s Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Website. CSG does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features/register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If CSG learns CSG has collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, CSG will delete that information. If you believe CSG might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact our marketing department at info@csgtax.com.

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DATA SECURITY

CSG has implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls. Any payment transactions are encrypted.

The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where CSG has given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. CSG asks you not to share your password with anyone.  Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although CSG does our best to protect your personal information, CSG cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. CSG is not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

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CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

It is our policy to post any changes made to our privacy policy on this page with a notice that the privacy policy has been updated on the Website home page.  The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring CSG has an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this privacy policy to check for any changes.

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CONTACT INFORMATION

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy or our privacy practices, contact us at:

1-844-4CSGTAX (1-844-427-4829)

CSG Strategic Tax Consultants

150 West Main Street, Suite 1200

Norfolk, VA 23510 | www.CSGTAX.com

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