Privacy Policy

C&D llp believes in protecting your privacy. We do not sell, share, or rent personally identifiable information to third parties without your consent, except in certain specific cases described below. We will not collect any personally identifiable information (such as your name, postal address, telephone number, or e-mail address) from you via this web site that you do not volunteer.
Please be aware that this site contains links to other sites, which are not governed by this privacy policy. You are encouraged to read the privacy statements on any other websites you visit after following a link from our site.
You hereby acknowledge and agree that any information you provide to us is provided of your own free will and consent for the purposes described in this privacy policy. In using our website, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information in the manner set out in this policy.
The data controller is C&D llp. If you have questions about this policy, please email rkoval@cdcpa.com or write to Robyn Koval, C&D llp, 690 Alamo Pintado Road, Solvang, CA 93463.

REGISTRATION; RULES FOR USER CONDUCT AND USE OF THE SERVICE

You need to be at least 13 years old and a resident of the United States to register for and use this website. If you are a user who signs up on this website, will create a personalized account which includes a unique username and a password to access our website and to receive messages from C&D llp. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your password and/or account. C&D llp will not be responsible for any liabilities, losses, or damages arising out of the unauthorized use of your member name, password and/or account.

TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT

As a general visitor to this Web site, C&D llp does not collect any personally identifiable information about you. We automatically record information sent by your browser in our server logs, including your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, the pages you visit, and other non-personally identifiable information, which we use to analyze our Web traffic and administer our servers. Site statistics may be compiled by or reported to our third-party service providers.

COOKIES, TRACKING PIXELS, AND OTHER SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES

By continuing to use our website you are agreeing to our placing cookies on your computer in order to analyse the way you use our website. Please read the following information on cookies carefully for more details about the information we collect when you use this site. On certain parts of the site, we may use cookies. “Cookies” are small text files stored in your browser that assist us in providing a more customized web experience. Cookies also allow us to understand site usage and improve the content and offerings on the site. We also may use cookies to offer you products or services. These cookies are not used to collect any personally identifiable information. However, once you choose to furnish the site with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie. If you are concerned about cookies, you can restrict or even block the cookies set using your browser settings. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system may issue cookies as soon as you visit our site. If you restrict cookies, you may still use the site; however, it may impact the functionality of our website and your user experience.
We or our third-party advertising providers may use clear pixels or Google Analytics to track usage of our site or if a visitor accessed our site from a third-party Web site or advertisement service. “Clear pixels” are invisible files on web pages that you visit.
When you visit a page on the site that contains a clear pixel, the clear pixel communicates with your computer to determine, among other things, whether you have been to that page before or viewed a particular advertisement. This information is only a transaction count and does not contain any information that could identify an individual user.

JOB APPLICATIONS

The information you provide during the recruitment process will only be used for the purpose of progressing your application or to fulfil legal requirements where necessary. If you submit a job application or resume to C&D llp, we may use the personally identifiable information that you supply, such as your e-mail address and phone number, to contact you about possible job openings. Should you be successful in your application, any information you have provided to us during the application process may be retained as part of your employee file for the duration of your employment and as required by law after the end of your employment.

NEWSLETTER SUBSCRIPTION

Our third party provider (Savy Agency/Campaign Monitor) is used to send out our enewsletter communications to identified contacts (existing or potential clients and referrals) whose details we have gathered. Via Savy Agency/Campaign Monitor, we are able to gather statistics related to email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies such as clear gifs. This assists us in helping to monitor and improve our enewsletter communications. If you subscribe to an e-mail newsletter from C&D llp, we will use the registration information that you submit to send you the newsletter(s) you request. We may also e-mail you messages and other newsletters containing information which we believe may be of interest to you. We will share registration information with Savy Agency/Campaign Monitor only for the purposes of delivering the e-mail. Recipients of our enewsletters have the right to opt out at any time, instructions for unsubscribing will be included on the newsletter’s web page. For more information on this third party, please visit savyagency.com / campaignmonitor.com (web address).

 

EVENT REGISTRATION

If you register for an event with C&D llp, we will use the registration information that you submit to process your request and send you additional information about the event.
For online seminars, we may require your e-mail address to provide you with log-in information. In addition, we may contact you about future events that may be of interest to you.

CONTESTS AND OTHER PROMOTIONS

If you provide your personally identifiable information to enter a contest or otherwise participate in a promotional offering on our Web site, we will use this information to select and to notify the winner. In addition, we may contact you about products or services that may be of interest to you.

PASSWORD-PROTECTED AREAS OF THE SITE

If you register with us to obtain access to password-protected areas of the site, you authorize C&D llp to use information you provide to personalize the information we deliver to you and to use your demographic information when analyzing aggregate Web traffic patterns.

OTHER CONTACT

If you send e-mail to us, we will use your e-mail address or other contact information in order to respond to your inquiry. If you request information about our products or services, we may follow up with you in the future with additional information that we think may be of interest to you. The delivery of inbound and outbound email is secured and filtered using a third party anti-spam service. Our email service runs on Microsoft Office 365 which uses TLS by default to encrypt the connection/session between two servers. You need to be aware that any emails we send or receive may not be protected in transit and we shall have no liability for any loss or damage to any person or entity resulting from the use of email transmissions.
We also monitor any emails sent to us, including file attachments, for viruses or malicious software. Please be aware it is your responsibility to ensure that the contact of any email you send is within the law.

PARTIES TO WHOM WE DISCLOSE INFORMATION

C&D llp, as a general rule, does not disclose your personally identifiable information to anyone except as necessary to respond to an inquiry or provide requested services.
Our database of personal details (however it has been collected) is used by us, and by third parties acting on our behalf, for client administration and marketing.
However, to the extent permitted by law, certain information about you may be disclosed in the following situations:
1. To comply with a validly issued and enforceable subpoena or summons. To investigate network abuse.
2. As a part of any actual or threatened legal proceedings or alternative dispute resolution proceedings either initiated by or against us.
3. To provide information to affiliates of the firm and non-affiliated third parties who perform services or functions for us in conjunction with any requests or inquiries made by you. We have contracts and agreements in place to ensure your information is protected and is not used for any other purposes than those listed in this policy.
We do not sell, lease or disclose your contact details to any other third party.

CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY

No part of this Web site is directed at children under the age of 13. Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, C&D llp will never knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information from anyone under 13 years of age.

DATA RETENTION

In accordance with relevant data protection legislation, we will not retain your information for longer than is necessary for the purposes explained in this policy or to deal with any complaint or dispute you may have. We will retain your personal information for as long as needed to provide you with our services.
We may continue to retain your personal information even after you have stopped using our services, as reasonably necessary to meet our legal obligations, resolve any disputes, prevent fraud and abuse and protect our legitimate interests.

YOUR RIGHTS
You have several rights with respect to your information. These include:
• The right to be informed about the information we hold about you
• The right of access to the information we hold about you
• The right to have any errors rectified
• The right to file a complaint with the US Federal Trade Commission

CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
From time to time we may revise our Web Privacy Policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted on this Web site. This privacy policy was updated on May 25, 2018 and is in line with the new GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulation).

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitations of Liability.

THIS SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE AND OUR SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND AS TO THE OPERATION OR AVAILABILITY OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE, OR THAT THE SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. NEITHER WE NOR OUR SUPPLIERS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, DATA OR USE), EVEN IF SUCH PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION SHALL APPLY REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION AND WHETHER IN CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

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