Privacy Notice

CPAs have been and continue to be bound by professional standards of confidentiality that are even more stringent than those required by law. We will protect your right to privacy at all times.

This Privacy Notice outlines the policies and practices for McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP (“McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP”) and any and all domain names, web portals and websites owned and operated by McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP, including (collectively, the “McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP Portal”). The McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP Portal may contain links to websites operated by third parties and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites.

In order to use the McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP Portal, you are required to review these policies. By using the McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP Portal or communicating with us by e-mail, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Notice and to the terms of use of the McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP Portal as set forth in the end user license agreement (“EULA”) described below. By using the McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP Portal or visiting any website owned or operated by McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP, you hereby agree to be bound by the terms and conditions contained in this Privacy Notice, and by the terms and conditions of McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP’s EULA, which is published at and incorporated herein by reference. This Privacy Notice explains how McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP treats your personal information, and protects your privacy, when you use the McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP Portal. McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP reserves the right to change this Privacy Notice and terms of EULA at any time without notice. Any changes to this Privacy Notice or EULA shall be posted in this page and shall be effective immediately upon posting. If you do not agree to be bound by the policies and practices contained in this Privacy Notice or by EULA, you may not use the McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP Portal.

Types of Nonpublic Personal Information We Collect

We collect nonpublic personal information about you from the following sources:

  • Information we receive from you on applications or other forms
  • Information about your transactions with us
  • Information we receive from others that you have sent to us
  • Our web server automatically records the IP addresses of visitors to our site. This information is used in aggregate form to help us understand how visitors use the McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP Portal. The servers at the McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP Portal website also collect connection-related technical data. The data entries in these logs are used for server and network operation and maintenance and to help us understand general usage patterns.
  • No personally identifiable information is collected unless you knowingly provide it.

Use of Data Collected

Nonpublic personal data collected about you may be used for editorial and feedback purposes, marketing and promotional purposes, statistical analysis of users' behavior, product development, content and layout improvement, and to inform advertisers and business partners as to how many visitors have seen or clicked on their advertisements. Information may also be made available to contractors as needed for maintenance of our systems / infrastructure.

Parties to Whom We Disclose Information

As part of our Firm’s policy, we do not disclose any nonpublic personal information about current or former clients that is obtained in the course of our practice except as required or permitted by law. Permitted disclosures include, for instance, providing information to our employees and, in limited situations, to unrelated third parties who need to know that information to assist us in providing services to you. In all such situations, we stress the confidential nature of information being shared.

Use of Cookies

We may use "cookies" on our websites to personalize and enhance your website visits. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard drive by our web server. Cookies are uniquely assigned to a computer, and your computer will only allow our web servers to access our cookies. The most important thing to understand about cookies is that they pose no danger to you. They cannot be used to collect secret information about you or your computer or to provide information about you to other companies.

Cookies provide a convenience by saving you time on subsequent visits and personalizing your web experience. For example, when you return to our website, cookies enable us to remember information from prior visits, and cookies may save data such as name, password, user-name, screen preferences, and pages viewed.

You have the right to delete cookies placed on your hard drive, which will erase the data automatically saved during your visit. However, that will mean that our sites will not recognize you when you return. You may also modify your web browser to notify you before accepting cookies, or to decline all cookies. We strongly suggest that you accept cookies from us, since they help provide you a more seamless, personalized and effective web browsing experience and keep our site compelling and informative.

Links to Other Websites

The McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP Portal or website may contain links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other sites. This Privacy Statement applies only to the McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP Portal.

The McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP Portal, including the website, is confidential and proprietary to McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP. All of the text, images, marks, logos and other content of this website is proprietary to McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP or is used with the owner's permission or applicable law or regulation.

Protecting the Confidentiality and Security of Current and Former Clients' Information

We retain records relating to professional services that we provide so that we are better able to assist you with your professional needs and, in some cases, to comply with professional guidelines. In order to guard your nonpublic personal information, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with our professional standards. McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP hereby certifies that it has implemented and will maintain, and will require third party service providers by contract to implement and maintain, appropriate security measures to protect your personal information.

We hope this summary of our commitment to protect our clients is of value to you. If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Notice, please do not hesitate to contact our office.

Very truly yours,

McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP

Last Revision Date

This Privacy Notice was last revised on June 20, 2017.