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Privacy

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The information that is provided on this site is provided “as is”. The authors and publishers of the content on this site are not rendering legal, accounting or other professional advice on this site.

The application of laws, rules, and other regulations governing electronic communications is of a changing nature in the various jurisdictions that MDD operates in.  While we make every effort to conform to the governing rules some content on this site may become outdated and there may be delays, omissions and inaccuracies in some of the content posted on our site.

In every jurisdiction in which MDD conducts business, it does so as a corporation, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, or other business entity whose shareholders, members or owners are not liable for the debts or other liabilities of the company under local law.

Privacy Policy

MDD Forensic Accountants (“MDD” “Matson, Driscoll & Damico”, “us”, “we” and “our”) takes your privacy very seriously and are bound by privacy laws in each of the jurisdictions in which we operate.

Our Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, manage and disclose your personal information and ensure that it remains confidential and secure. Your use of this website constitutes acceptance of the terms of this Policy.

Our Privacy Policy will be reviewed from time to time to take account of new laws and technology and any changes to our operational processes, and any amendments to this Policy will be incorporated in an updated version on this page.  Your subsequent use of the website constitutes acceptance of those changes. Any information we hold will be governed by our most recent Privacy Policy.

We have structured our website so that, in general, you can visit MDD on the web without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. Once you choose to provide us with any information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Use of Information

MDD collects certain information to be able to offer its range of forensic accounting services to its clients. MDD will use your information for assisting you with your forensic accounting requirements.

We will collect and maintain this information through the use of this website via the “Hire MDD” form and via the “Request a Call Back” form. The type of information may include (but is not limited to) name, telephone number and email address.

We use this information for:

  • internal record keeping.
  • to improve our products and services.
  • to follow up, by e-mail, phone, fax or mail, people who have left their details in response to employment enquiries or have requested additional information about our services, or have hired us via the “Hire MDD” page.
  • unless you advise us to the contrary, for marketing and market research purposes, to periodically send you promotional e-mails about our services, or other information which we think you may find interesting.

Disclosure of Information

When you use this site and have not advised us to the contrary, you are agreeing that we may use your personal information for the purposes set out in this statement.

We use this information only for the purposes for which it is provided on the page in which it is collected.  This information may be used to contact you with information about MDD services, a specific matter you may need assistance with or other information that may be of interest to you.

MDD does not collect or otherwise compile personally identifying information for distribution or sale to any third parties.

Security of Information

We take the safeguarding of your data very seriously and will protect it using accepted standards for security.

We have a site wide SSL certificate which allows secure connections from a web server to a web browser. An SSL certificate protects sensitive information such as usernames and passwords.

All personal information in our possession is held securely. Only our authorised employees are permitted access to your information, strictly for business purposes.

Your Rights

Upon request, MDD will provide to you a copy of any personal information which we hold concerning you and for you to advise us of any perceived inaccuracy.

Should you wish to exercise this right at any time please write to us verifying your identity and confirming the information you require. We may charge you a reasonable fee to cover our costs in complying with your request to provide you with the required information.

You may request at any time that we amend, update or (subject to our necessary legal, regulatory and business requirements) delete personal information which we hold concerning you. Please contact us to ask us to make these changes on your behalf.

If you have any questions concerning our Privacy Policy, or you would like to change your personal information, or you would like to make a complaint concerning any action of ours which you consider is in breach of our Policy please contact us directly.

How we collect your data

Information may be submitted on our website in two areas:

Public Area

If you wish to hire MDD via the website you will be asked to provide your name and business contact details for the purposes of doing business with us. The information you send us via the Hire MDD form and the Flat Fee Claims form is encrypted.

Private Area – IRB Calculator

If you are already one of our clients and have registered to use the IRB Calculator, you must use a password to enter this section of our website.  A “session cookie” is used to enable you to leave and re-enter our website without re-entering your password.  Our web server will record the pages you visit within our website. E-mail is encrypted to/from either the public or private areas of this website.

Cookies

How we use Cookies

We use a number of different cookies on our website to help us improve performance.  Cookies are small text files that help us anonymously identify your browser from page to page and from visit to visit.  If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.  Alternatively, you can search the internet for other independent information on cookies.

The following information describes the cookies we use on this site and what they are used for.  Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume by your continued use of the site that you will allow us to put a cookie on your computer.  If you do not approve of this policy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete our cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (such as  “Incognito” in  Chrome, “InPrivate” in Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari).  You can also change your browser settings to disable cookies or to be advised when cookies are sent to your computer. However, this may impair your use of and access to our website so we advise that you leave cookies enabled.

Persistent Cookies for Site Analytics and Performance

Google Analytics

We use this to understand how the site is being used to improve the user experience. User data is all anonymous.

You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy regarding its analytics service at http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html