February 10, 2015

Our Website Uses Cookies

This Cookie Policy is part of our Privacy Policy. For more information about how we protect visitor information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Our Website (www.etaxaccountant.ca) uses cookies to improve the user experience and ensure that it is functioning effectively.  A “cookie” is technology that allows Our Website to store tokens of information (an ‘identifier’) in your browser used only by Our Website while you are on Our Website. Cookies are not used to determine the personal identity of anyone who is merely on Our Website. They serve to help us track traffic patterns.  You can find more detailed information about cookies and how they work at http://www.aboutcookies.org/.

Whenever you use Our Website, information may be collected through the use of cookies and other technologies. By using Our Website you agree to our use of cookies as described in this Cookie Policy.

What Cookies Do We Use and Why?

We use functional cookies to record information about the choices you have made and to allow us to tailor the site to our users; for example, to remember your language or region or that you have already completed a survey. This information is usually anonymized and is not used for any other purpose.

We or our service providers also use analytic services to help us understand how effective our content is, what interests our users have, and to improve how Our Website works. In addition, we use web beacons or tracking pixels to count visitor numbers and performance cookies to track how many individual users access Our Website and how often. This information is used for statistical purposes only and it is not our intention to use such information to personally identify any user. However, if you have registered Our Website we may combine this information with information from our web analytic services and cookies to analyses how you use Our Website in more detail.

Please contact our privacyofficer@etaxaccountant.ca if you would like more detailed information on the cookies we use.

How to Control Cookies?

By using Our Website you agree that we can place cookies on your computer or device as explained above. However, you can control and manage cookies in various ways. Please bear in mind that removing or blocking cookies can impact on your user experience and parts of Our Website may no longer be fully accessible.

Browser Controls

Most browsers will allow you to see what cookies you have and delete them on an individual basis or block cookies from particular or all websites. Be aware that any preference you have set will be lost if you delete all cookies, including your preference to opt-out from cookies as this itself requires an opt-out cookie to have been set. For more information on how to modify your browser settings to block or filter cookies, see http://www.aboutcookies.org/ or http://www.cookiecentral.com/faq/.

Managing Analytics Cookies

You can opt-out of having your anonymized browsing activity within websites recorded by analytics cookies. We use Google Analytics to manage our analytics cookies.  You can learn more about their privacy policies and how to opt-out of their cookies at http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.

Social Buttons

We use ‘social buttons’ to enable our users to share or bookmark web pages. These are buttons for third party social media sites and these sites may log information about your activities on the Internet including on Our Website. Please review the respective terms of use and privacy policies of these sites to understand exactly how they use your information and to find out how to opt-out, or delete, such information.

External Web Services

We sometimes use external web services on this Website to display content within the web pages of Our Website, for example to display images, show videos or run polls. As with the social buttons, we cannot prevent these sites, or external domains, from collecting information on your use of this embedded content.