TaxFunction.com, LLC, together with all of its affiliates (“TaxFunction”, “we”, “us”, “our” or the “Company”) is committed to protecting the privacy of individuals who visit the Company’s websites, purchase our products and services and who register to use our services.
What are Cookies?
A cookie is a small, encrypted data string our server writes to your hard drive that contains your unique information. Cookies in the TaxFunction Properties may collect a unique identifier, user preferences and profile information and membership information. TaxFunction’s server will query your browser to see if there are “cookies” previously set by the TaxFunction Properties. A cookie cannot be used to access or otherwise compromise the data on your hard drive.
- –To help you navigate theTaxFunction Properties;
- –To facilitate the sign up and login process for our Products and Services;
- –To personalize your experience;
- –To analyze which pages are visited most frequently;
- –To provide features such as social sharing widgets and videos;
- –To measure advertising and promotional effectiveness.
If you do not want TaxFunction to deploy cookies in your browser, you can opt out by setting your browser to reject cookies or to notify you when a web site tries to put a cookie in your browser software. This will not affect your ability to use the TaxFunction Properties, except in some cases where cookies are used as an essential security feature necessary for transaction completion and might be required to complete certain functions in the TaxFunction Properties. In most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to the site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you currently use or may wish to use in the future.
Third Party Cookies
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information. Examples of this type of cookie include:
- Order Processing – Our sites offer e-commerce or payment services and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance. Examples of this type of cookie include:
- Site Preferences— To provide you with a great experience on our sites, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how our sites run when you use them. To remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page that is affected by your preferences.
- User Experience — We may test new features and make subtle changes to the way that a site is delivered. When we are still testing new features, these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience during your visit.
These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.
Essentially, these cookies allow the TaxFunction Properties to remember information you have entered or choices you make (such as your username, language, or your region) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies also enable you to optimize your use of the TaxFunction Properties after logging in.
Functional cookies may also be used to improve how the TaxFunction Properties function and perform, to enhance and customize your interactions with the Company, and to help us provide you with more relevant messages, including marketing communications.
These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant advertisements on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
We may use these cookies to show you ads for our products and services that we think may interest you on any devices you may use and to track the performance of Company advertisements. The information provided to third parties does not include personal information, but this information may be re-associated with personal information after the Company receives it.
TaxFunction also contracts with third-party advertising networks that collect IP addresses and other information on the Sites and Services, from emails, and on third-party web sites. These technologies may recognize you across the different devices you use, such as a desktop or laptop computer, smartphone or tablet. Third parties use this information to provide advertisements about products and services tailored to your interests. You may see these advertisements on other web sites or mobile applications on any of your devices. This process also helps us manage and track the effectiveness of our marketing efforts.
We also may use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work, we may set cookies through our site.
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the TaxFunction Properties. We recommend that you do not disable cookies.