OUR COMMITMENT TO SAFEGUARD OUR USER’S PRIVACY

OC Free Tax Prep will not sell, trade, rent or share our donors’ names, personal and financial information with any other entity (including vendors, partner agencies or any other third parties), nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations. OC Free Tax Prep is committed to protect and safeguard all information received both online and offline, on any Platform (“Platform”, includes the OC Free Tax Prep website), as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.

Normal website usage

OC Free Tax Prep has a strong commitment to Internet privacy. You can visit most portions of ocfreetaxprep.com without revealing any personal information or telling us who you are. The only information we collect from a normal website visit is the name of your Internet service provider, the browser and type of machine you are using, the website that referred you to us, the pages you request, and the date and time you request them. We use this information to generate statistics and measure site activity to improve the usefulness of OC Free Tax Prep’s site to our visitors.

Collection of personally identifiable information

OC Free Tax Prep may collect email addresses and other personally identifiable data about visitors when such data is voluntarily submitted to ocfreetaxprep.com. For example, our site uses information collection forms for visitors to request information, fill out a form under our Contact Us section, or to subscribe to our free newsletter. Contact information from these sign-up forms is used to send information and data about OC Free Tax Prep to our opt-in visitors.

OC Free Tax Prep makes every effort to ensure the secure collection and transmission of sensitive user information using industry accepted data collection and encryption methodologies.

Cookies, similar technologies and how we use your information

We may use the information we collect to notify you about important functionality changes to the Web site, new services, and special events we think you will find valuable. We may use temporary cookies to track your behavior on our website so that we may be able to serve you optimized content. You can clear your browser’s cookies or restrict cookies on your browser to disable this. We also may use Google AdWords’ free conversion tracking feature to track conversions on our site. This information is used to help us measure the results of our marketing efforts, so we can make the most informed decisions that support our programs and fundraising campaigns. For more information or to opt-out please see Google’s Advertising and Privacy policy <https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/>. We may use Google Remarketing technology to show you ads if you visited our website before and match you with the correct messaging. Third parties, for example Google and Facebook, may use cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to collect or receive information from our website and elsewhere on the internet and use that information to provide measurement services and target ads. You can opt-out of the collection and use of information for ad targeting through the Digital Advertising Alliance <http://digitaladvertisingalliance.org/> and/or the Network Advertising Initiative <http://optout.networkadvertising.org/#/> opt-out page.

Opt outs

To request that you be removed from mail and/or email lists you may either write:

OC Free Tax Prep/Orange County United Way
Attn: Opt-out
18012 Mitchell Avenue South
Irvine, CA 92614

OR
Email: VITA@unitedwayoc.org

Please refer to “Cookies, Similar Technologies and How we use your information” for more opt-out options.

Third-party companies

We do not provide your information to third parties except as required by law.

Amendment(s)

OC Free Tax Prep may amend this policy from time to time. If we make substantial changes in the way we use your name, address, or other information you have disclosed to us, we will notify you by posting an update on our website.