Turbotax 2012 ("Turbotax 2012") operates Turbotax-2012.org and may operate other websites. It is Turbotax 2012's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Turbotax 2012 collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Turbotax 2012's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Turbotax 2012's visitors use its website. From time to time, Turbotax 2012 may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Turbotax 2012 also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on Turbotax-2012.org blogs/sites. Turbotax 2012 only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Turbotax 2012's websites choose to interact with Turbotax 2012 in ways that require Turbotax 2012 to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Turbotax 2012 gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at Turbotax-2012.org to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Turbotax 2012 are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Turbotax 2012 collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Turbotax 2012. Turbotax 2012 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.
Turbotax 2012 may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Turbotax 2012 may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Turbotax 2012 does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Turbotax 2012 discloses potentially personally-identifying and 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 Turbotax 2012's behalf or to provide services available at Turbotax 2012's websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Turbotax 2012's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Turbotax 2012 will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Turbotax 2012 discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Turbotax 2012 believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Turbotax 2012, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Turbotax 2012 website and have supplied your email address, Turbotax 2012 may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with Turbotax 2012 and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Turbotax 2012 takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Turbotax 2012, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Turbotax 2012 goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Turbotax 2012 may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.