Trust is the foundation of a productive accountant-client relationship. At CrawfordEllenbogen LLC, we observe the highest standards for professional ethics in all client interactions. All conversations, documentation, business plans and proprietary/privileged information are held in confidence.
CPAs, like all providers of personal financial services, have policies regarding privacy of client information. CPAs have been and continue to be bound by professional standards of confidentiality that are even more stringent than those required by law. Therefore, we always protect your right to privacy.
Types of Nonpublic Personal Information We Collect
We collect nonpublic personal information about you that is provided to us by you or obtained by us with your authorization.
Parties to Whom We Disclose Information
For current and former clients, we do not disclose any nonpublic personal information obtained in the course of our practice except as required or permitted by law. Permitted disclosure includes providing information to our employees. In limited situations, this includes unrelated third parties who need to know that information to assist us in providing services to you. We stress the confidential nature of information being shared.
Protecting the Confidentiality and Security of Current and Former Clients’ Information
We retain records (in accordance with our record retention policies) relating to professional services we provide so we are better able to assist you with your professional needs and, in some cases, to comply with professional guidelines. In order to guard your nonpublic personal information, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with our professional standards.
Website, Email and Internet Privacy
All information, functions, software tools and automated email updates available on this site are intended for free use by current and prospective clients of CrawfordEllenbogen LLC, without obligation or penalty.
CrawfordEllenbogen LLC, does not disseminate, distribute or otherwise release to any third parties information regarding individual visitors to our site, their Internet service providers, email addresses or originating computer IP addresses.
All email contacts with CrawfordEllenbogen LLC are considered confidential; however, to the extent that even “secure” Internet transmissions may be subject to unauthorized interception, we discourage unsecured email communication of sensitive, proprietary or potentially-actionable information including Taxpayer or Corporate Identification Numbers, Social Security Numbers, Bank Account or Credit Card details, descriptions of pending litigation, internal business planning documents and forecasts, forward-looking statements, etc.
Email addresses provided in the course of applying for a subscription to automated alerts or notifications will be used solely for that purpose.