Effective Date: 5/16/2023
1. Collection of Personal Information
1.1 Information We Collect: We collect personal information from users in several ways, including:
a) Information provided by you: When you voluntarily fill out forms on our Website or engage in online communication, such as through contact forms or online chats, we may ask you to provide personal information, such as your name, email address, phone number, and state. We may also collect additional information you choose to provide. Please refrain from submitting any confidential, proprietary, or sensitive personally identifiable information, including Social Security Numbers, dates of birth, driver’s license numbers, or financial information.
b) Web server logs: Our web servers automatically capture and store certain information when you visit our Website. This information may include your unique Internet protocol (IP) address, the name of your Internet service provider, the location from which you access our Website, the type of browser or computer you use, the number of links you click, the date and time of your visit, the web page from which you arrived at our site, the pages you viewed, and certain searches or queries conducted via our Website. This information helps us analyze site usage, administer the Website, protect against misuse, and enhance the user experience.
2. Use of Personal Information
2.1 How We Use Your Information: We utilize the personal information we collect for the following purposes:
a) Responding to your inquiries: The information you provide enables us to respond to your specific requests and inquiries effectively.
b) Communication: We may use your contact information to communicate with you, including sending relevant updates, newsletters, or other information that may be of interest to you. You have the right to opt-out of receiving such communications at any time (see Section 4 for more details).
c) Website improvement: The data collected through web server logs and cookies helps us analyze trends, administer the Website, enhance security measures, and improve our services and user experience.
2.2 Third-Party Service Providers: We may engage trusted third-party service providers, including agents, website vendors, and contractors, who assist us in operating our business or providing services on our behalf. These third parties may have access to your personal information solely for the purpose of performing their designated tasks and are obligated to maintain its confidentiality.
2.3 Legal Disclosures: We may disclose your personal information in the following circumstances:
a) Compliance with the law: If required by law or in response to a valid legal request, we may disclose your information to comply with applicable laws, regulations, or legal processes.
b) Protection of rights and property: We may share your information when we have a good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, property, or safety, or the rights, property, or safety of others.
c) Business transfers: In the event of a merger, acquisition, sale of assets, or other business transition, your personal information may be transferred as part of the transaction. We will take appropriate measures to ensure the confidentiality of your personal information and notify you of any changes to its use.
3. Data Security
We implement reasonable and appropriate security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, no data transmission or storage system can guarantee complete security. We cannot assume responsibility for any unauthorized access or loss of personal information that is beyond our control.
4. Your Rights and Choices
4.1 Access, Correction, and Deletion: You have the right to access, correct, amend, or delete any personal information we hold about you. If you would like to review, update, or delete your personal information, please contact us using the contact information provided below.
4.2 Opt-Out: If you no longer wish to receive communications from us, you may opt-out by following the instructions provided in our communications or by contacting us using the contact information provided below.
5. Children’s Privacy
Our Website is not intended for individuals under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you believe that we may have collected information from a child without parental consent, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and we will promptly delete such information.
6. Changes to this Policy
We may update this Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our privacy practices or legal obligations. We will post the revised version of the Policy on our Website with the updated effective date. We encourage you to periodically review this Policy to stay informed about how we collect, use, and protect your personal information.
7. Contact Us
If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us using the following information:
Clear Start Tax Relief
2211 Michelson Dr Ste 900, Irvine CA 92612-1395
By using our Website, you signify your acceptance of this Policy and consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information as described herein.