We know that the privacy of your personal information is important to you. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of your information and want you to know the protective measures we take.
Non-Public Information We Collect
If you use our website, we collect the following types of information:
Cookies. Cookies are a text file put on a user’s computer, if accepted by the computer, which provide to us such information as whether you are a new or returning visitor and which web pages you visit.
Transparent gifs. Transparent gifs are an invisible image which gathers such information as where you came from to visit a particular web page or which of multiple links to the same page you used to access that page.
Log files. Log files are text files on the server which gather such information as your internet protocol address, internet service provider and type of browser. We use this information to determine such things as the number of visitors and day and time of visit to our website.
If you choose to submit your contact information to indicate an interest in either a franchise or tax course, we receive from you your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. If you choose to submit your e-mail address to indicate an interest in our electronic newsletter, we receive from you your e-mail address. If you choose to use our electronic Refer a Friend on this site, we collect from you your name, address and e-mail address.
We maintain physical, electronic and procedural security measures that comply with applicable legal and regulatory standards to safeguard your non-public personal information. Access to such information is restricted to those employees who are trained in the proper handling of client information and have a legitimate business need to access that information.
Information We Disclose
Affiliated and non-affiliated third parties may be given access to your information only as permitted by law or upon your express authorization to process the transactions which you have engaged us to perform.
If you have inputted information into our website to express an interest in being contacted about tax courses, your information is transferred to a local Liberty Tax Service office, most of which are franchised, so the office may contact you. Also, we may contact you directly about a tax course in one of our offices, or an online tax course, or we may contact you about franchise opportunities with us.
If you entered your contact information into our website to express an interest in being contacted about a franchise opportunity, we use your information to contact you about this opportunity.
If you submitted your e-mail address to sign up for our electronic newsletter, we use your e-mail address to e-mail our newsletter to you and we may contact you about franchise opportunities with us.
If you submitted your e-mail address to us for any purpose, we may contact you to invite you to prepare your tax return with us.