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At C&S Technologies, Inc. (referred to as C&S, “us” or “we” in this Privacy
Statement), we are dedicated to serving your needs. We know you care about your
personal privacy. Because we care about you we have adopted the practices
described in this Privacy Statement.
Our Collection and Use of Your Personally Identifiable Information.
We collect and use information about you where we reasonably believe it will
help us administer our business or provide products, services or other
opportunities to you. The information you give us allows us to improve our
marketing and promotional efforts, statistically analyze Site usage, improve
our content and product offerings and customize our Site’s content, layout and
Services. Because of the nature of our business our products and services are
not designed to appeal to minors, we do not knowingly attempt to solicit or
receive any information from children.
We use tax return information only in accordance with applicable laws and in
order to provide the tax return and electronic filing or other services you
have requested. Except as described herein we do not disclose tax return
information to third parties nor use it to market third parties’ products and
services. For our records, we may, in our sole discretion, retain original and
updated information for reasons such as technical constraints, dispute
resolution, troubleshooting and agreement enforcement.
C&S collects information from our users at several different points,
including but not limited to the following:
Information You Provide To Us
Before you can use the Services (as defined in the User Agreement) on the Site,
we ask that you register with C&S and provide to us your Username, e-mail
address, Password, Name, Address, Phone Number, Password Prompt Question and
Answer. We receive and may store the information you provide to us. Certain
information, such as your name and your password must be given to us to access
the Site. Other information may be identified as optional, and you may choose
whether to provide it. However, if you choose not to provide certain optional
information please be aware that it may result in certain features and services
not being available to you.
If you correspond with us we may retain such information. In addition, where we
have sent an email to you, we may receive confirmation that you have opened it.
URL and IP address
Like many other websites, we collect information about our users' utilization
and navigation of our Site. This information helps us to design our Site to
better suit our users' needs. We also use your IP address to help diagnose
problems with our server and to administer our Site, to gather broad
demographic information and to help identify you. Please note, the Internal
Revenue Service requires us to provide it with the Internet Protocol address of
the computer from which the return originated whenever the tax return is filed
Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to a user's hard
Site. Cookies can make using the Internet easier by, among other things, saving
your passwords and preferences for you. For example, a cookie lets the Site
remember that you've registered, which allows us to speed up your future
activities at our Site, and which allows you to enter your password/log in ID
content specific to your interests. There are products commercially available
that are designed to help you disable cookies. Although we want you to be aware
that such products exist, please note that if you choose to use them we may not
be able to provide you with personalized service, your use of the Site may be
slowed, and it may result in certain features and services not being available
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time, our Site may request information from you via surveys or
contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary
and you may choose whether or not to disclose this information. Information
requested may include but is not limited to contact information (such as name
and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age
Information from Other Sources
We may receive information about you from other sources, such as our agents,
vendors and service providers and from publicly available sources. For example,
sometimes we receive updated address information from third parties that we may
use to update our records.
Restrictions on Disclosing Information To Third Parties.
We are not in the business of selling or renting your personally identifiable
information to others. We do not reveal personally identifiable information
about you to third parties (outside of any affiliate or subsidiary we may have)
for their independent use unless: (1) you request or authorize it; (2) the
information is provided to help provide a service or complete a transaction for
you; (3) the information is provided to comply with the law, enforce our User
Agreement or other agreements we have with you, or to protect our rights,
property or safety, or the rights, property or safety of others; (4) the
disclosure is done as part of a purchase, sale or transfer of services or
assets (for example, if substantially all of our assets are acquired by another
party, your information may be one of the transferred assets); or (5) the
information is provided to our agents, vendors or service providers who perform
functions on our behalf. We may also gather aggregated data about you and
disclose the results of such aggregated (but not personally identifiable)
information to third parties for marketing or promotional purposes.
Security Measures to Protect Information.
To help protect the privacy of data you transmit through use of this Site,
C&S uses industry-standard security standards and procedures to help
prevent unauthorized access to confidential information about you. We update
and test our security technology on an ongoing basis. In addition, we train our
employees about the importance of confidentiality and maintaining the security
of your information. We commit to taking appropriate disciplinary measures to
enforce our employee’s privacy responsibilities. It is also important for you
to help protect against unauthorized access by signing off of our Site each
time you finish using it.
Your Access To Your Personally Identifiable Information.
We provide you with access to certain of your personally identifiable
information in our database. You may view and in certain cases update your
Personally Identifiable Information in our database after logging into your
account at our website. If you believe that any of the information is
incorrect, notify us immediately and we will promptly correct erroneous
Inapplicability of Privacy Policies of Any Linked Sites or Other Third Parties.
This Privacy Statement only addresses C&S’s use and disclosure of your
personally identifiable information. We are not responsible for the privacy
practices of any third parties or the content of linked sites, although we
encourage you to read any applicable privacy policies of such parties or
Conditions of Use, Notices and Changes to Our Privacy Statement.
By using this Site or any C&S Services or products you agree to the terms
and conditions in this Privacy Statement and the C&S User Agreement (the
terms and conditions of which are hereby incorporated by reference). In the
event of any conflict between the terms and conditions of this Privacy
Statement and the User Agreement, then the User Agreement shall control. If you
do not agree to any of these terms and conditions you should not use this Site
or any C&S Services or products.
You agree that any dispute over privacy or the terms contained in this Privacy
Statement, our User Agreement, or any other agreement we have with you will be
governed by the law of the State of California. As described in the User
Agreement, you also agree to arbitrate such disputes and to abide by any
limitation on damages contained in our User Agreement or any other agreement we
have with you.
As our business changes from time to time, this Privacy Statement and the User
Agreement are expected to change. We reserve the right to amend the Privacy
Statement and User Agreement at any time, for any reason, without notice to
you, other than the posting of the amended Privacy Statement and/or User
Agreement to the Site. We may email periodic reminders of our notices and terms
and conditions, but you should check the Site frequently to see the current
Privacy Statement in effect and any changes that may have been made to it. The
use of your information is subject to the Privacy Statement and User Agreement
in effect at the most recent time of use. The provisions contained herein
supersede all previous notices or statements regarding our privacy practices.
Questions Regarding This Privacy Statement.
If you have any questions about our Privacy Statement, or any concern about
privacy at C&S, please contact us at Support@eSmartForms.com or you can write
to us at 1879 Lundy Ave #266. San Jose, CA 95131.