It is our policy to respect your privacy regarding any information that we may collect while operating our website.
Like most website operators, ICS Tax, LLC. (ICS) may collect non-personally identifying information of the sort that Web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Our purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how visitors use the website. From time to time, ICS may release non-personally identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
ICS may also collect potentially personally identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments. ICS only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally identifying information as described below.
GATHERING PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
Certain visitors to our website choose to interact with ICS in ways that require ICS to gather personally identifying information. The amount and type of information that ICS gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for our newsletter to provide a name and email address. In each case, ICS collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with ICS. ICS does not disclose personally identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
ICS may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. For instance, ICS may monitor the most popular pages on the site. ICS may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, ICS does not disclose personally identifying information other than as described below.
PROTECTION OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
ICS discloses potentially personally identifying and personally identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on our behalf or to provide services available at our website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using our website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, ICS discloses potentially personally identifying and personally identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when ICS believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of ICS, third parties or the public at large. If you are registered for our newsletter and have supplied your email address, ICS may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new services, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on. ICS takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally identifying and personally identifying information.