CPAs, like all providers of personal financial services, are now required by law to inform their clients of their policies regarding privacy of client information. CPAs have been and continue to be bound by professional standards of confidentiality that are even more stringent than those required by law. Therefore, we have always protected your right to privacy.
Types of Nonpublic Personal Information We Collect
We collect nonpublic personal information about you that is provided to us by you or obtained by us with your authorization.
Parties to Whom We Disclose Information
For current and former clients, we do not disclose any nonpublic personal information obtained in the course of our practice except as required or permitted by law. Permitted disclosures include, for instance, provideing information to our employees and, in limited situations, to unrelated third parties who need to know that information to assist us in providing services to you. In all such situations, we stress the confidential nature of information being shared.
Protecting the Confidentiality and Security of Current and Former Clients' Information
We retain records relating to professional services that we provide so that we are better able to assist you with your professional needs and, in some cases, to comply with professional guidelines. In order to guard your nonpublic personal information, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with our professional standards.
Collection and Disclosing Information
Our Web server contains no software that automatically tracks email addresses of users. However, our Web server does track IP addresses for security purposes and for information regarding the nature and extent of our website's usage. Users are not required to disclose any personal information in order to view our site. Mary T. Long, CPA, P.A. may gather some personally identifiable information when the user voluntarily submits it. The types of information collected may include your name, email address, phone number and postal address. This information is used for its intended purpose, and to better serve the users. All personally identifiable information obtained from users is treated with great care in order to protect your privacy and security. The information volunteered is used solely by Mary T. Long, CPA, P.A. and will not be shared with unrelated outside parties. We collect the email addresses of those who communicate with us via email. We do not sell email addresses to any third party.
This site may contain links to other sites, whose information practices may be different than ours. When you are leaving the Mary T,. Long, CPA, P.A. website, the website you are moving to will appear in its own window. We strive to protect your information and suggest you read the privacy policies of the site to which you are redirected BEFORE supplying any personal information. In addition, we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, those parties.
Please call if you have any questions, because your privacy, our professional ethics, and the ability to provide you with quality financial services are very important to us.