Bright!Tax Privacy Policy

Bright!Tax operates websites including https://brighttax.com. It is Bright!Tax’s policy to guard your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Gathering of Personally Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Bright!Tax’s websites choose to interact with Bright!Tax in ways that require Bright!Tax to gather personally-identifying information. Those who engage in transactions with Bright!Tax – by purchasing access to the Bright!Tax US income tax preparation services, for example – are asked to provide additional information, including, as necessary, the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Bright!Tax collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Bright!Tax. Bright!Tax does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Protection of Certain Personally Identifying Information

Bright!Tax discloses potentially personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Bright!Tax’s behalf or to provide services available at Bright!Tax’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Bright!Tax takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying information.

Bright!Tax uses high-level SHA-256 and AES-256 encryption to ensure that data transmitted between your web browser and our servers, and data stored on our servers, is secure. This is the same level of encryption used by global banks, worldwide.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Bright!Tax uses cookies to help Bright!Tax identify and track visitors, their usage of Bright!Tax website, and their website access preferences. Bright!Tax visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Bright!Tax’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Bright!Tax’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Additional Terms For EEA Clients

The information below is required pursuant to the EEA law regarding privacy and data protection. The terms below apply to EEA clients in addition to the terms in the rest of this Policy.

For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), the data controller is Bright!Tax, Inc. If you have any questions about this Policy, please email our Data Protection Officer (DPO) at inquiries@brighttax.com.

If you are unhappy about how we are processing your data or how we have responded to a request or complaint, you have the right to make a complaint to your local supervisory authority.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Bright!Tax may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Bright!Tax’s sole discretion. Bright!Tax encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.