Effective Date: 10/12/2017
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Your privacy is important, so we’d like to explain what information we collect when you visit Free Tax Return.com, Inc. (http://www.e-file-tax-returns.org ), why we collect it and how it is used. We’d also like to explain your options to access and control your information, our data security practices and other matters. This Policy is governed by our Terms of Service.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT FROM YOU & WHY?
We May Collect Information Needed to Contact You Later:
If we collect personal contact information (as described below), you may later access and modify it, but you may not remove it from our system yourself. You may choose simply not to provide personal contact information by opting-out at the point of collection.
We May Collect Your Name, Address and Phone Number. When you use our Site, we may request your name, street address, telephone number or other “real world” contact information. This information may reveal your identity or be linked to you personally.
We May Collect Your Email Address. We may request your email address or other information needed to contact you online. This information may reveal who you are or be linked to you personally.
We May Collect Other Kinds of Information from You:
When you use our Site, we may collect personal information about you described below. You may later access and modify the information, but you may not remove it from the system yourself. You may choose simply not to provide actively gathered information by opting-out at the point of collection. If you believe that one of your contacts has provided us with your personal information and you would like to request access to this information, please refer to the “USER ACCESS AND CHOICE” section below.
You May be Prompted for a Government-Issued ID Number. We may ask you to enter sensitive personal information such as your social security number, employer ID or similar identifier, so we can recognize you and to complete your tax return. We use this information to complete and support the immediate activity requested, administer and run the Site, and to comply with any requirements of law. This information may be aggregated with similar data in a manner that does not reveal your personal identity and may be disclosed only to our staff and to our immediate agents.
You May be Prompted for a UserID and Password. We may ask you to enter a web site ID, password, or other personal identifier, so we can recognize you.
We May Collect Purchase Information. We may collect information actively generated by the purchase of a product or service, such as a payment method.
We May Collect Demographic Data About You. We may collect information about your demographic or social characteristics, such as gender, age and income level. This information may reveal your identity or be linked to you personally.
We May Collect Third Party Personal Information. This type of information such as name, social security number, address is collected in order to fill out a joint return or if you are filling out a tax return for a dependent. We use all of this information to complete and support the immediate activity requested, administer and run the site, and to comply with any requirements of law. This information may be aggregated with similar data in a manner that does not reveal your personal identity and may be disclosed only to our staff and to our immediate agents.
We use other third parties to provide credit card processing services on our site. When you sign up for the service we will share information as necessary for the third party to provide that service.
These third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any other purpose.
CERTAIN EXCEPTIONAL DISCLOSURES
We will not share your personal information with third parties other than as outlined in this policy. We do not sell your information to third parties.
In certain situations, Free Tax Returns.com, Inc. may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet law enforcement requirements. We may disclose your information if necessary to protect our legal rights or if the information relates to actual or threatened harmful conduct. Disclosure may be required by law or if we receive legal process, subpoena, warrant or court order.
In the event Free Tax Returns.com goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your personally identifiable information will likely be among the assets transferred. You will be notified via email and prominent notice on our Web site for 30 days of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.
This Site operates AS-IS and AS-AVAILABLE, without liability of any kind. We are not responsible for events beyond our direct control. This Policy is governed by Nevada law, excluding conflicts of law principles. Any legal actions against us must be commenced in Nevada within one year after the claim arose, or be barred.
We partner with a third party to either display advertising on our website or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this website and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by clicking here. Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads.
As is true of most web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data.
We do not link this automatically collected data to other information we collect about you.
LINKS TO 3rd PARTY SITES
HOW DO WE PROTECT INFORMATION WE COLLECT?
We offer secure web pages to collect sensitive information. We store and transmit this information in SSL encrypted form.. We follow reasonable technical and management practices to help protect the confidentiality, security and integrity of data stored on our system. While no computer system is completely secure, we believe the measures implemented by our Site reduce the likelihood of security problems to a level appropriate to the type of data involved.
We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with applicable law and federal standards. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
USER ACCESS AND CHOICE
Upon request Free Tax Returns.com, Inc. will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. If your personal information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may [correct, update, amend, delete/remove, ask to have it removed from a public forum, directory or testimonial on our site or deactivate it] by making the change on our member information page [or by emailing our Customer Support at email@example.com or by contacting us by telephone or postal mail at the contact information listed below. We will respond to your request to access within 30 days
OPT OUT PREFERENCES
Receiving emails from our site is part of our service. If you no longer wish to receive these emails, you may opt out of them by cancelling your account.
HOW LONG DO WE KEEP USER INFORMATION?
We generally keep user data on our server or in our archives for as long as we reasonably need it. We may alter this practice according to changing requirements. For example, we may delete some data if needed to free up storage space. We may keep other data for longer periods if the law requires it.
Data management requests are administered in an orderly manner to the extent feasible and within our direct control. Note: we have greater control over recently collected data than for archived data. Once data is removed from the system and archived, it may not be feasible to accommodate specific requests. In those cases, our general data retention policy applies.
YOUR CONSENT TO THIS POLICY
Changes in this Privacy Statement
We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices
IF YOU HAVE A PRIVACY QUESTION
If you have a privacy question about our Site, please email: Free Tax Return.com, Inc. at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or write: Free Tax Return.com, Inc., Attn: Free 1040 Tax Return, 50 West Liberty Street Suite 880, Reno, NV 89501 or call 7759-96-5482