Summary of Agreement:
At SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC, we are committed to your privacy.
We are committed to protect your privacy and your personal information.
We are committed to excellence and security to each person who visits our site. We need to request information from you in order to give the most educated and accurate answers possible to your questions. We believe you have the right to know that your information will not be disclosed to any other site, business or individual unless you specifically request such information be disclosed. Please read below for any additional detailed questions you may have about our policy. Please don't hesitate to call us.
Terms of Agreement:
Notice and Acceptance of Terms
By entering the SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC website (Site) you hereby acknowledge and agree to the following terms and conditions of this Agreement which governs the use of the Site. Please take your time and carefully read and understand this Agreement as your acceptance of all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement are necessary for you to gain access to this site. Your use of the Site or use of any of the products or services offered by SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC, will constitute your acceptance of, and agreement to be bound by all the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Your use of the Site also acknowledges acceptance of the services and products offered by various operating subsidiaries and affiliates of SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, DO NOT ACCESS THE SITE OR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE.
Two types of information may be collected when you visit any of our web sites, information that you knowingly provide us (called personally identifiable information), and information that is obtained from your visit but is not directly associated with you (called non-personally identifiable information).
When you sign up to use one or more of our services, ask a question or request assistance, we may specifically ask for information about you, including, but not limited to name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, birth date and/or payment information. This information is used to facilitate a phone call from one of our Tax Professionals to assist you with your tax situation. In the normal course of using SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC Network's web sites, we may collect information about your habits and usage of our sites. This non-personally identifiable information is collected without any direct association with you specifically.
SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC takes the protection and privacy of your information very seriously and treats your information with the utmost of confidentiality. In order to further protect your information, SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC requires that you provide written authorization prior to the disclosure of any client account information to any third party including but not limited to spouses, accountants, attorneys, authorized agents, state taxing authorities or any other third parties. SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC does not disclose any nonpublic or personally identifiable information obtained through this site or your affiliation with SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC to any third parties unless expressly provided for by your consent or as set forth in this Agreement or as required by law.
For your ease of reference, we will post notices and our information practices on our homepage and throughout the Site.
Sometimes SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC, web sites may contain links to various other sites not owned and operated by SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC While we encourage other site developers to adopt privacy policies that build user's trust and confidence, we are not responsible for the privacy practices, the content of web sites linked to our sites, or to which we link. Visitors should consult the other sites' privacy policies, as we have no control over the information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
Use of E-mail, Customer Service, Other Information and Addresses
In order to provide you prompt customer service, based upon the personally identifiable information you provide us through ShieldsTaxConsulting.com, we may send you a confirmation email letting you know that we successfully received your information. We will also communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide services that you request, and to manage your account. We will communicate with your by e-mail or telephone in accordance with your wishes.
SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC may also send you service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so. By way of example, if our service is temporarily unavailable for system maintenance, we might send you an email notice to keep you informed. Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account. Please contact customer care at unsubscribe@ShieldsTaxConsulting.com if you wish to do so. SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC may also communicate with you via newsletters as another form of continued customer service.
An IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer whenever you're using the Internet. Web servers automatically identify your computer by its IP address. SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC collects IP addresses in our web site logs for the purposes of system administration, to report aggregated information, and to audit the use of our site. When visitors request pages from SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC's site, our servers log the visitor's IP address. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable, which means that a visitor's session will be logged, but the visitor remains anonymous to us.
If you would like to make changes to the information you submitted (i.e. email address change), you may contact the webmaster at webmaster@ShieldsTaxConsulting.com or notify the SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC tax professional assisting you to make these changes.
Transactions and Dealings with Third Parties
Agents, employees and contractors of SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC, who have access to personally identifiable information, are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Agreement and the high standards of the company. Information about you specifically will not be used for any purpose other than to carry out the services you requested from SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC and its affiliates.
In visiting and using the Site, you may encounter promotions, advertisers or other third parties who are directly or indirectly offering related products or services. SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC does not warrant any of these goods or services or the delivery or payment of such goods or services or any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such goods or services. Any dealings that you may have with such third parties are solely between you and such parties and are not binding upon nor constitute obligations of SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC. By acknowledging and agreeing to this Agreement you acknowledge and agree that SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages, actions, liabilities, claims, judgments, costs or expenses of any kind (collectively, "Claims") incurred as the result of any such third party dealings or as the presence or participation of such third parties on the Site, and you further agree to indemnify and hold harmless SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC and its officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates and assigns from and against any Claims incurred as the result of any such dealings.
Except as expressly provided in the Agreement or any Supplemental Agreement, SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC disclaims any and all responsibility or liability for the quality, accuracy, content, completeness, legality, reliability, operability, timeliness, sequence or availability of information or material contained on the Site. All communications and information provided to you from SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC via the Site or by other communication or means (print, electronic mail, telephone) or information (financial or otherwise) disseminated on the Site are provided for educational and information purposes only and are not intended to provide any legal, tax, accounting or investment advise and therefore should not be relied on.
YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO SEEK THE ADVICE OF A LEGAL OR TAX OR FINANCIAL PROFESSIONAL REGARDING YOUR SPECIFIC SITUATION.
THE SERVICES OR PRODUCTS OFFERED ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITH NO WARRANTIES. ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED AND STATUTORY WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS, ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES FOR SERVICES OR PRODUCTS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON THE SITE OR RECEIVED THROUGH ANY LINKS PROVIDED IN THE SITE, AS WELL AS FOR ANY INFORMATION OR ADVICE RECEIVED THROUGH THE SITE OR THROUGH ANY LINKS PROVIDED ON THE SITE. YOU ARE ALSO ADVISED AND AGREE THAT ANY MATERIAL OR INFORMATION DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR PRODUCTS ON THIS SITE IS DONE SO AT YOUR OWN RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CLAIMS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGES TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM DOWNLOADING OR OTHERWISE OBTAINING SUCH MATERIAL OR INFORMATION.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC and its officers, directors, employees, agents, assigns and affiliates from and against any and all Claims arising out of or relating to your use of the Site or your violation of any rights of any other person in connection with the Site.
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the State of Florida, without regard to conflicts of law provisions. The parties agree and acknowledge that that the exclusive jurisdiction of any dispute arising out of, or relating to this Agreement or the use of the Site or any services or products shall be in the state and federal courts located in Dade County, Florida
This Agreement, along with any Supplemental Agreements, is the entire and exclusive agreement between the parties and supersedes all prior communications, representations or agreements, either oral or written with respect to this subject matter of this Agreement. No representations or statements of any kind made by any employee or agent or affiliate of SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC which are not included in this Agreement, shall be binding on SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC or its agents or affiliates.
This Agreement may only be amended by prior written agreement of the Parties. Notwithstanding the foregoing, SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC may modify or replace certain of the terms of this Agreement and the content of the Site and such new terms shall be effective as of the date of their posting.
SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC Network is featured on various news websites, blogs, radio broadcasts, and media outlets. SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC Network has not been compensated to provide their insight or opinions in the media on products, services, websites or other topics. SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC Network and/or SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC Network’s employees always provide honest opinions, findings, and beliefs, based on researched and verifiable facts to media outlets. Some media sources listed in the featured section or news room are affiliates, partners, or parent companies of the original media sources that SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC Network appeared on.
SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC Network is willing to participate in magazine and newspaper articles, media studies, surveys, reports, television and radio broadcasts. If you are with the media, please contact SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC Network at info@ShieldsTaxConsulting.com.
The waiver by either party of the breach or non-enforcement of any provision of this Agreement by the other party shall not operate or be construed as a waiver of any subsequent breach or non-enforcement of a provision of this Agreement. No waiver of any provision herein shall be valid unless in writing and signed by an authorized representative of both you and SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC
If any provision of this Agreement is determined to be illegal or unenforceable, such provision shall be automatically reformed and construed so as to be valid, operative and enforceable to the maximum extent permitted by law or equity while preserving its original intent. The invalidity of any part of this Agreement shall not render invalid the remainder of this Agreement.
This Agreement or any section thereof shall not be construed against any party due to the fact that this Agreement or Site or any section of this Agreement or Site was drafted, owned, managed or otherwise created by said party.
This Agreement shall inure to the benefit of SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC and its affiliates and assigns. SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you. The headings contained herein are for convenience only and shall have no legal or interpretive effect. Additional terms and conditions may apply when you use other services, affiliate services, third party content or third party software on or through any link provided on the Site.
PLEASE DIRECT ALL QUESTIONS OR INQUIRIES REGARDING THE PRIVACY AND PRACTICES OF SHIELDS TAX CONSULTING, LLC, THIS AGREEMENT OR SITE TO info@ShieldsTaxConsulting.com.
Policy effective January 1, 2010