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Effective as of 4/1/2021
1. Information We Collect or Receive.
We may collect Personal Information (as defined below) about you directly from you and from third parties, as well as automatically through your use of our Site. In the course of operating the Site, we may collect and/or receive the following types of information:
2. How We Collect Your Data.
You directly provide us with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:
3. How Information is Used.
We collect your data so that we can: provide our services and enable you to access and use the Site; improve our overall Site, and your experience with our Site (such as making suggestions, and ranking search results); publish client testimonials; process and confirm your purchase, and to manage your account; email you with special offers on other services we think you might like and administer our promotional programs; solicit your feedback and provide you with customer services; and comply with our legal obligations and ensure compliance with CFO Simplified policies (such as verifying information or identifications provided by you, resolve disputes, enforce our terms of service and other policies, conduct security investigations and risk assessments, and detecting or preventing fraud and other harmful activity).
4. How Information is Shared.
5. What are cookies?
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.
For further information, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
We use (or may use) cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our Site, including understanding how you use our Site and personalizing your experience with the Site; identifying the type of device you are using; analyzing which portions of the Site are visited and used most frequently; measuring and optimizing advertising and promotional effectiveness; and understanding and tailoring the user experience.
7. Types of cookies we use.
There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our Site uses (or may use) the cookies listed below.
We use (or may use) session cookies, which expire once you close the Site, and persistent cookies, which stay on your mobile device or computer until you delete them and other technologies to help us collect data and to enhance your experience with the Site.
We use (or may use) functionality cookies so that we recognize you on our Site and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.
We use (or may use) advertising cookies to collect information about your visit to our Site, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address.
We may sometimes share some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes.
We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our Site.
8. How to manage cookies.
If you do not want us to deploy cookies in the Site, you can opt out by setting your mobile device or computer to reject cookies. You can still use the Site if you choose to disable cookies, although your ability to use some of the features may be affected.
9. Information Collected by or Through Third-Party Advertising Companies.
10. How to Opt Out of Third-Party Interest-Based Advertising.
If you wish to opt out of third-party interest-based advertising, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org for details on how to do so. You may opt out of the automated collection of information by third-party ad networks for the purpose of delivering advertisements tailored to your interests by visiting the consumer opt-out page for the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising at http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ and edit or opt-out your Google Display Network ads’ preferences at http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/. Because those opt-out and preference control pages are specific to the individual browser used to visit it, and because that page is not operated by us, we are unable to perform the opt-outs on your behalf. Additionally, users of mobile devices can limit ad tracking by accessing any settings offered by your mobile operating system.
11. Communication Preferences.
If you have provided us any Personal Information, you may access, remove, review, and/or make changes to the same by contacting us as set forth below. In addition, you may manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of any of our marketing e-mails. We utilize Constant Contact to administer our newsletters and email campaigns. When you subscribe, you are added to an email list that we can then use to send updates on CFO Simplified content, products and other services available. You should be aware that it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in our subscription databases. You cannot opt out of receiving transactional e-mails related to the Site (e.g., requests for support).
12. How We Protect Your Information.
We take commercially reasonable steps to protect your data and information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We securely store your data with a cloud host. All of our servers are encrypted, with a standard process for data deletion. Sensitive data such as your passwords are stored as hashed values. Our third-party provider utilizes a number of proprietary methods to safeguard information. You can find more information about our third-party providers, safeguard measures by visiting https://www.constantcontact.com. Please understand, however, that no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases or the databases of the third parties with which we may share such Information, nor can we guarantee that your information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted over the Internet. In particular, e-mails sent to us may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail. We will make any legally required disclosures of any breach of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of your unencrypted electronically stored “personal data” (as defined in applicable state statutes on security breach notification) to you via email or conspicuous posting on the Site in the most expedient time possible and without unreasonable delay, insofar as consistent with (i) the legitimate needs of law enforcement or (ii) any measures necessary to determine the scope of the breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the data system.
13. External Websites.
14. Children’s Privacy.
The Site is not directed to children under the age of 18. We adhere to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and will not knowingly collect Personal Information from any child as determined in the applicable jurisdiction. We ask that minors not use the Site. If a child has provided us with Personal Information, a parent or guardian of that child may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and request that such information be deleted from our records. For more information about the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), please visit www.ftc.gov.
15. How we handle Do Not Track signals.
We honor Do Not Track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use targeted advertising when a Do Not Track browser mechanism is in place.
16. California Privacy Rights.
Under the California Consumer Privacy Act, California residents who have an established business relationship with us may choose to opt out of our sharing their contact information with third parties for direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident and you wish to opt out, please send an e-mail to email@example.com. California residents who are our users in California now have the right to see a report summarizing all of their personal data that we have collected and to request the removal of their data from our computer systems.
California law permits California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, a list of the third parties to whom we have disclosed their Personal Information (if any) for their direct marketing purposes in the prior calendar year, as well as the type of Personal Information disclosed to those third parties. See the “Contact Us” section for where to send such requests. CFO Simplified does not share Personal Information with third parties for their own direct marketing purposes without your prior consent. Accordingly, you can prevent disclosure of your Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes by withholding consent.
Effective January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) allows California residents, upon a verifiable consumer request, to request that a business that collects consumers’ Personal Information to give consumers access, in a portable and (if technically feasible) readily usable form, to the specific pieces and categories of Personal Information that the business has collected about the consumer, the categories of sources for that information, the business or commercial purposes or collecting the information, and the categories of third parties with which the information was shared. California residents also have the right to submit a request for deletion of information under certain circumstances. Consistent with California law, if you choose to exercise your rights, we won’t charge you different prices or provide different quality of services unless those differences are related to your information. Please note that you must verify your identity and request before further action is taken. As a part of this process, government identification may be required. Consistent with California law, you may designate an authorized agent to make a request on your behalf. In order to designate an authorized agent to make a request on your behalf, you must provide a valid power of attorney, the requester’s valid government issued identification, and the authorized agent’s valid government issued identification.
Notice to California Minors. If you are a California resident under 18 years old and a registered user, you can request that we remove content or information that you have posted to our Site or other online services. Note that fulfillment of the request may not ensure complete or comprehensive removal (e.g. if the content has been reposted by another user). To request removal of content or information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CFO Simplified does not sell your Personal Information.However, we believe it is important that you are aware you have the right to opt-out of the sale of your Personal Information. Access requests may be made directly to email@example.com.
18. Important Notices to Non-U.S. Residents.
The Site and its servers are operated in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that your information, including your Personal Information, may be transferred to, processed, maintained, and used on computers, servers, and systems located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction. If you are located outside the United States and choose to use the Site, you hereby consent to such transfer, processing, and use in the United States and elsewhere.
These Services are not marketed to users outside the United States. If you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), we only process your Personal Information based on a valid legal ground, including when:
19. Your Data Protection Rights.
We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
The right to access. You have the right to request copies of your personal data.
The right to rectification. You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request we complete information you believe is incomplete.
The right to erasure. You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
The right to restrict processing. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
The right to object to processing. You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
The right to data portability. You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please don’t hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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