Effective as of June, 2008
This privacy statement applies to G.S. GARRITANO & Associates, CPAs, LLC and its subsidiaries.
If you as a visitor choose to register or submit information to the G.S. GARRITANO & Associates via this web site (the “G.S. GARRITANO & Associates Web site”), you agree to the use of such data in accordance with this privacy statement. Please note that the G.S. GARRITANO & Associates Web site contains links to other Web sites, including, without limitation, Web sites maintained by G.S. GARRITANO & Associates and their respective affiliates, which are not governed by this privacy statement. Also note that the G.S. GARRITANO & Associates Entities may use third parties to host all or portions of, or to assist in maintaining, the G.S. GARRITANO & Associates Web site.
If you have any questions regarding this privacy statement, or do not feel that your concerns have been addressed, please feel free to contact G.S. GARRITANO & Associates.
As a visitor, you do not have to submit any personally identifiable information in order to use the G.S. GARRITANO & Associates. Personally identifiable information is not collected via the G.S. GARRITANO & Associates Website unless it is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors. Such information may consist of, but is not limited to, your name, current job title, company address, email address and telephone and fax numbers.
As a general rule, sensitive information (e.g., data relating to race or ethnic origin, religious beliefs, criminal record, physical or mental health, or sexual orientation) is not collected from visitors to the G.S. GARRITANO & Associates Web site. We will, where necessary, obtain visitors’ explicit consent to collect and use such information.
COOKIES AND WEB BEACONS
To ensure that the G.S. GARRITANO & Associates Web site is well managed and to facilitate improved navigation within it, cookies (small text files stored in a user’s browser) or web beacons (electronic images that allow Web sites to count visitors who have accessed a particular page and to access certain cookies) are used on the G.S. GARRITANO & Associates Web site to collect aggregate data. Cookies and web beacons may be used to track information and identify categories of visitors by items such as IP address, domain, browser type and pages visited. This information is used to analyze the number of visitors to different areas of the G.S. GARRITANO & Associates Web site to make sure that it is serving as a useful, effective information source.
These cookies and web beacons are not used to collect any personally identifiable information such as your name or email address. Further, most browsers permit individuals to decline cookies. However, under specific circumstances, visitors may be denied access to some parts of the G.S. GARRITANO & Associates Web site if their browsers are set to decline cookies.
Personally identifiable information submitted via the G.S. GARRITANO & Associates Web site is used only for limited purposes. For example, when you register to gain access to premium content, attend a hosted event, respond to a survey or request future communications about specific areas of interest, the information you submit may be used to respond to you: to create a personal profile that will allow the G.S. GARRITANO & Associates Entities to manage their relationship with you, such as providing you with information they feel would be of interest to you or to facilitate responding to further requests or inquiries from you: or to personalize your Web site experience. In addition, the webmasters may, where necessary, use your information for various site related tasks.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
Personally identifiable information may be provided to third party service providers for processing purposes or in connection with a third party service provider’s hosting or maintaining the G.S. GARRITANO & Associates Web site, but such information will not otherwise be shared with third parties unless so disclosed at the point of collection. Personally identifiable information may be transmitted internationally to third parties for the purposes identified above. This may include transfer to countries without data protection rules similar to those in effect in your country of residence. By providing information to the G.S. GARRITANO & Associates Web site, you are consenting to such transfers.
Where appropriate, personally identifiable information may be disclosed to law enforcement, regulatory or other government agencies, or third parties where necessary or desirable to comply with legal or regulatory obligations or requests or for the purposes identified above.
We have in place reasonable commercial standards of technology and operational security designed to protect all personally identifiable information provided by visitors via the G.S. GARRITANO & Associates Web site from unauthorized third party access.
G.S. GARRITANO & Associates, CPAs, LLC reserves the right to modify or amend this privacy statement at any time and for any reason. Nothing contained herein creates or is intended to create a contract or agreement between the G.S. GARRITANO & Associates entities and any user visiting the G.S. GARRITANO & Associates Web site or providing identifying information of any kind.
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