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Privacy Policy
Effective on 01/28/2022
Last Updated 01/28/2022
This Privacy Policy applies to i1099.com (the "Site") and the i1099.com online
tax filing service (the "Service") (collectively, “Our Site and Service”) owned
and operated by Chatsworth CPA Inc. (“Chatsworth CPA”, "we", "us", or
"our"). This Privacy Policy describes how i1099.com collects and uses the
information you provide on Our Site and Service. It also describes the choices
available to you regarding our use of your Personal Information and how you
can access and update this information.
This Privacy Policy covers i1099.coms practices for collecting, using,
maintaining, protecting and disclosing information you provide through Our
Site and Service. By using Our Site and Service, you agree to the collection
and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not
addressed satisfactorily, please contact our U.S.-based third-party dispute
resolution provider (free of charge) at https://feedback-
form.truste.com/watchdog/request.
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Information We Collect
Our Site and Service collect information that identifies, relates to, describes,
references, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked,
directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or device ("Personal
Information"). In particular, we may collect the following categories of Personal
Information from you:
Category
Examples
How We Collect
Identifiers.
A real name, postal address, unique personal
identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol
address, email address, account name, Social
Security number, driver's license number, passport
number, or other similar identifiers.
We collect this
information from
users who set up an
account and who
provide this
information through
use of Our Site and
Service.
Personal
Information
categories listed
in the California
Customer
Records statute
(Cal. Civ. Code
§ 1798.80(e)).
A name, signature, Social Security number, address,
telephone number, passport number, driver’s license
or state identification card number, bank account
number, credit card number, debit card number, or
any other financial information. Some Personal
Information included in this category may overlap
with other categories.
We collect this
information from
users who set up an
account and who
provide this
information through
use of Our Site and
Service.
Protected
classification
characteristics
under California
or federal law.
Age (40 years or older)
We collect this
information from
users who set up an
account and who
provide this
information through
use of Our Site and
Service.
Commercial
information.
Records of products or services purchased, obtained,
or considered, or other purchasing or consuming
histories or tendencies.
We collect this
information from
users who set up an
account and use Our
Site and Service.
Internet or other
similar network
activity.
Browsing history, search history, information on a
consumer’s interaction with a website, application,
or advertisement.
We collect this
information from
visitors to the Site,
users who set up an
account and who
provide this
information through
use of Our Site and
Service.
Geolocation
data.
Physical location or movements.
We collect this
information from
visitors to the Site,
users who set up an
account and who
provide this
information through
use of Our Site and
Service.
Personal Information does not include:
Publicly available information from government records.
Deidentified or aggregated consumer information.
Information excluded from applicable state privacy laws, such as
information regulated under federal laws, including Personal Information
covered by certain sector-specific privacy laws, such as the Fair Credit
Reporting Act (FRCA) and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA).
i1099.com obtains the categories of Personal Information listed above from
the following categories of sources:
Directly from you. For example, from forms you complete or products
and services you purchase, when you set up an account for our
services, or when you contact us directly.
Indirectly from you. For example, from observing your actions on Our
Site and Service.
Use of Personal Information
We may use or disclose the Personal Information we collect in the categories
above for one or more of the following business purposes:
To fulfill or meet the reason you provided the information. For example,
if you share your name and contact information to ask a question about
our products or services, we will use that Personal Information to
respond to your inquiry. If you provide your Personal Information to
purchase a product or service, we will use that information to process
your payment and facilitate delivery. We may also save your information
to facilitate new product orders or process returns.
To provide, support, personalize, and develop Our Site and Service.
To create, maintain, customize, and secure your account with us.
To process your requests, purchases, transactions, and payments and
prevent transactional fraud.
To provide you with support and to respond to your inquiries, including
to investigate and address your concerns and monitor and improve our
responses.
To personalize your experience and to deliver content, product and
service offerings relevant to your interests, including targeted offers and
ads through Our Site and Service, third-party sites, and via email or text
message (with your consent, where required by law).
To help maintain the safety, security, and integrity of Our Site and
Service, databases and other technology assets, and business.
For research, analysis, and product development, including to develop
and improve Our Site and Service.
To respond to law enforcement requests and as required by applicable
law, court order, or governmental regulations.
As described to you when collecting your Personal Information.
To evaluate or conduct a merger, divestiture, restructuring,
reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of
i1099.com's assets, whether as a going concern or as part of
bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which Personal
Information held by i1099.com about users of Our Site and Service is
among the assets transferred.
i1099.com will not collect additional categories of Personal Information or use
the Personal Information we collected for materially different, unrelated, or
incompatible purposes without providing you notice. If you provide us
Personal Information about others, or if others give us your Personal
Information such as name, Social Security number and date of birth for tax
filing purposes, we will only use that information for the specific reason for
which it was provided to us.
Sharing Personal Information
i1099.com may disclose your Personal Information to third party service
providers for a business purpose (see Opt-Out and Opt-In Rights). For
example, we may share your Personal Information with third parties that help
us provide Our Site and Service such as a credit card processing company to
bill you for services, a W2 import service to import your W2 information, or an
email service provider to send out emails on our behalf. In addition, with your
permission, we may provide your Personal Information to third parties that
facilitate additional services to you at your request such as audit assistance or
using your federal tax refund to pay your tax preparation fees. When we
disclose Personal Information for a business purpose, we enter into a contract
that describes the purpose and requires the recipient to both keep that
Personal Information confidential and not use it for any purpose except
performing the contract.
In certain situations, we may be required to disclose personal data in
response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national
security or law enforcement requirements. We may also disclose your
personal information as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena
or other legal process, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is
necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others,
investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.
Disclosures of Personal Information for a Business Purpose
In the preceding twelve (12) months, i1099.com has disclosed the following
categories of Personal Information of certain users of Our Site and Service for
a business purpose to our affiliates and third-party service providers:
Identifiers
California Customer Records Personal Information categories
Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law
Commercial information
Internet or other similar network activity
Geolocation data
Other Sharing of Personal Information
In the preceding twelve (12) months, i1099.com has shared the following
categories of Personal Information of certain users of Our Site and Service to
our affiliates, third party service providers and data aggregators for marketing
and advertising purposes:
Identifiers
Commercial information
Internet or other similar network activity
Geolocation data
Your Choices
Access to Specific Information and Data Portability Rights
In accordance with applicable state laws, you may request certain information
about our collection and use of your Personal Information over the past 12
months. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request
(see Exercising Access, and Data Portability Rights), we will disclose to you:
The categories of Personal Information we collected about you.
The categories of sources for the Personal Information we collected
about you.
Our business or commercial purpose for collecting or sharing that
Personal Information.
The categories of third parties with whom we share that Personal
Information.
The specific pieces of Personal Information we collected about you
(also called a data portability request).
If we sold or disclosed your Personal Information for a business
purpose, two lists disclosing:
o sales, identifying the Personal Information categories that each
category of recipient purchased; and
o disclosures for a business purpose, identifying the Personal
Information categories that each category of recipient obtained.
Deletion Request Rights
You may request that i1099.com delete any of your Personal Information that
we collected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions. Once we
receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request (see Exercising Access,
and Data Portability Rights), we will delete (and direct our service providers to
delete) your Personal Information from our records, unless an exception
applies.
We may deny your deletion request if retaining the information is necessary
for us or our service provider(s) to:
1. Complete the transaction for which we collected the Personal
Information, provide a good or service that you requested, take actions
reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business
relationship with you, or otherwise perform our contract with you.
2. Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive,
fraudulent, or illegal activity, or prosecute those responsible for such
activities.