The information on this web site is not intended as an offer to sell, or
solicitation of an offer to buy an ATAX FRANCHISE.
It is for informational purposes only. Any offer or solicitation for an
ATAX FRANCHISE is made only through a
Uniform Franchise Offering Circular. ATAX FRANCHISE will not provide you
with Uniform Franchise Offering Circular
or offer you a franchise unless and until all applicable presale registration
and disclosure requirements have been
completed in your jurisdiction.
ATAX FRANCHISE is not yet registered in some states; therefore, we cannot sell area developer territories in those states.
Please contact our Franchise Development Department at 1-866-999-2829 or 1-718-889-3111 for any and all questions concerning ATAX.
Updated December 21, 2007
AlvarezTax aka ATAX is committed to protecting your online privacy while you use its website. We have developed this policy pursuant to applicable law regarding the collection and use of personal information in effect as of the date of the creation of this policy in those jurisdictions where we do business, which law includes the law of the
GENERAL PRIVACY PRINCIPLES
The Company has established the following general privacy principles. They
Scope of the Policy
Company and to any personal information collected by the Company. This policy is
designed to inform you when, why, how and for what purpose the Company collects
personal information from visitors to its websites. This policy is also designed
to inform you about the types of information that are collected about you at the
Company's websites, about our use of personal information collected at Company
websites, and to whom access to such personal information may be given. Finally,
amend, or delete personal information collected by the Company and how you may
limit the Company's use of your personal information.
On occasion, the Company's websites are connected by "hyperlinks" to other companies' websites. Please note that the Company is not responsible in any way for the privacy practices and policies of other websites and suggests that you review the privacy policies of those other companies' websites before using them.
The Company is responsible for your personal information under its
control. The Company has appointed an officer who is accountable for the
and CEO of the Company is the designated the Company's privacy officer in
Your knowledge and consent are required for the collection, use, or
disclosure of your personal information.
The Company collects only the information that it needs to deliver
services to you.
Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention
We may collect personal information when you prepare your tax return using
our tax preparation program. This information, referred to in this policy as
"tax return information," includes, for example, your name, address and certain
other data such as your social security number, income and deductions data, and
other information about you and your dependents that you provide to prepare or
file your tax return.
We may collect other information in connection with transactions beyond tax-return filing that you complete or propose to complete with us. This information may include, for example, your name, address and certain other "nonpublic personal information" such as checking, debit and credit account numbers, balances and payment history, income, assets, and social security number. This information may also include system information, such as your operating system version, internet protocol (IP) address and the number of times you electronically file using the software. Certain system information is required to be collected for the Internal Revenue Service in connection with electronic filing.
We may collect information about you from the IRS and other third parties such as credit reporting agencies in connection with transactions you complete or propose to complete with us or non-affiliated third parties. This information may include, for example, information about the status of your tax return, tax refund, or refund anticipation loans.
We may collect information from your browser or computer when you visit our Websites, use links from within our programs in connection with your browser, or when you register for certain products or features on our Website. We also may collect information through Internet cookies, clear GIFs, and other technologies such as referring pages, Internet protocol addresses, pages visited and time spent on our Website. The information we collect is used to enhance and improve your experience on our Website.
Your personal information is kept as accurately and completely as is
necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used. You have the right to
update, modify, amend or correct errors in your personal information by
contacting the Company.
The Company protects your personal information by using safeguards that
are appropriate to the sensitivity of the information. Each of our employees who
and procedures for protecting personal information.
The Company will make its complete policies and practices relating to the
management of your personal information readily available to you.
Upon request in writing, either by e-mail or letter, you will be informed
of the existence, use or disclosure of your personal information and you will be
given access to that information. The Company will assist customers who inform
us that they need assistance in preparing a request concerning personal
information. You may also challenge, in writing either by e-mail or letter, the
accuracy and completeness of the information and have it amended as appropriate,
or request that the Company delete or correct any personal information contained
in your file.
You may address any challenge concerning our compliance with this privacy
policy to Rafael Alvarez. firstname.lastname@example.org
or mail it to the office at 94 West 225 Street,
How We May Disclose Your Information
Our disclosure of your information is governed by Section 7216 of the
Internal Revenue Code, the Gramm Leach Bliley Act of 1999, certain other laws,
and our policies.
Section 7216 of the Internal Revenue Code requires that we have your consent ("opt in") before we disclose your tax-return information to affiliates or third parties except the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and law enforcement officials, and except for certain other lawful purposes. Some information that is identical to some of your tax-return information, such as name and address, may not be subject to Section 7216 if we also collect this information for purposes other than filing your tax return.
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires us to give you the option to limit the sharing of "non-experience information" with our affiliates. Such information includes information that is used, expected to be used, or collected for the purpose of establishing your eligibility of consumer credit, insurance and related products and services, and not related solely to your transactions or other communications with us. You may direct that non-experience information not be disclosed to ATAX affiliates by not signing consent.
We may disclose your information as described below where you have provided consent under Section 7216, or as otherwise permitted by applicable laws:
websites. A "cookie" is a persistent, client side hypertext transfer protocol
file. Cookies are pieces of information that a website can transfer to a
visitor's hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies help Web surfing by
browsers are configured to accept and process cookies. You can configure your
Even after you have granted the Company your consent to collect personal
information, you may opt out of having your personal information collected by
contacting us by e-mail or regular mail. You may opt out by sending an e-mail to
email@example.com informing us of your
desire to opt out. Please note that in order to fulfill certain obligations, we
may need to continue sending you notices or other important information
concerning product orders, services orders or information requests made prior to
the time you opted out.
Accessing your personal information
Should you have any questions regarding these privacy policies, you have
the right to request information about the existence, use and disclosure of your
personal information and to challenge the accuracy and completeness of your
personal information, and to have your personal information amended, where
inaccurate, or deleted from the Company's database. To do so, simply e-mail the
Company at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to
ATAX mail it to the office at 94 West 225 Street,
Because we are committed to safeguard your privacy, we will continually strive to improve the accuracy of the your personal information. On each e-mail you receive from the Company, you will be given the opportunity to change, modify or delete information that you have previously provided to the Company and you will also be given the opportunity to unsubscribe, thereby removing your e-mail address permanently from the Company's mailing list.