Use and Collection of Store and Site Visitor Information
The only personal information collected by TaxDose.com is submitted voluntarily by Site Visitors through email correspondence. Other information collected by TaxDose.com includes site usage statistics and click-through information, which is collected electronically as a result of actions taken by Site Visitors. TaxDose.com personnel are fully educated about the policies and practices of TaxDose.com in regards to protecting voluntarily submitted personal information from outside access, and take every measure possible to prevent unauthorized use or disclosure.
Since TaxDose.com is only a guide service for Site Visitors using the Internet to research and locate products and services, we do not engage in customer-to-store transactions, and therefore do not collect or use personal credit card information from Site Visitors.
Any other personally identifiable information, including names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses, received by TaxDose.com from Site Visitors is exclusively and voluntarily submitted on the part of the visitor via email. Personally identifiable information provided in such correspondence is not stored at our website, is only used for responding to the respective query, and is otherwise not used for marketing promotions, SPAM or any other purpose. Site Visitors who do not want their personally identifiable information made available to TaxDose.com should not submit such information.
Site Usage, Searches and Click-Throughs
Statistics about site usage, searches and click-throughs gathered by TaxDose.com are collected in an aggregate format only. This information is used to assess traffic to the website, and to report search and click-through information to individual Store Members.
As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site.
Cookies and Web Beacons
We also use third party advertisements on TaxDose.com to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).
You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.
Protection of Site Visitor Information
Once received by TaxDose.com, email submitted voluntarily by Site Visitors is kept absolutely confidential. Access to this information is restricted to TaxDose.com administrators, and personally identifiable information contained in the email is only used to respond to the respective query. TaxDose.com does not rent, sell or exchange the email addresses of Site Visitors, or of their friends, associates or relatives, to any third party, including its store members. In addition, TaxDose.com does not use these email addresses to engage in SPAM activities. Email voluntarily submitted by Site Visitors is removed from our records following its review.
TaxDose.com gives Store Members information about aggregate searches and click-throughs on their products only. TaxDose.com does not report the data of one store to any other store.
Aggregate statistics about general site usage is collected anonymously. Site Visitors are not personally tracked in any way.
Notification of Privacy Policies
This policy statement informs TaxDose.com Site Visitors that TaxDose.com will keep their personally identifiable information confidential.
Opt-Out / Removal of Information
Since TaxDose.com does not solicit personally identifiable information from site visitors, we do not have an opt-out policy.
Use of Site by Minors
TaxDose.com does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.
TaxDose.com further does not promote, condone or endorse the dissemination of information, or sale of products and services to minors when prohibited by law; including the dissemination or sale of pornographic materials to minors; and the sale of firearms, tobacco and alcohol to minors.
Site Visitor Interaction with Stores
Accessing Personal Information
Since TaxDose.com does not collect personally identifiable information from Site Visitors, access is not provided.