Nothing is more important to us than your privacy. This statement discloses the information practices for Makeyourtax.com Web site, including nature of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared.
In general, you can visitÂ Makeyourtax.com on the Internet without telling us who you are and without giving any personal information about yourself. There are times, however, when we or our partners may need information from you.
Eligibility and Registration
You must be 18 years or older to use the Makeyourtax.com service. By registering for the Makeyourtax.com service, you represent and warrant that you are 18 or older and that you have the capacity to understand, agree to and comply with these Terms of Service. Since Indian laws do not permit us to contract with a minor person (minor is a person who has not completed 18 years of age), we do not market our Web site to minor person under the age of 18. However, since the Income Tax provides a minor to file income tax return in certain circumstances, in such instance we presume that the parent/guardian has registered himself to enrol the minor only as a tax payer on our web site and all the inputs, information provided are under guidance and assistance of at least one of his parent/guardian.
Makeyourtax.com will only collect, store, use, and share your personal information (including email address) as it is defined by our privacy statement and as regulated by Indian laws. When filing a tax return online, in addition to entering your own personal information, you may be asked to enter personal information of those who are either dependants or persons for whose income you are liable. Information collected on the Makeyourtax.com website is stored and used to prepare and electronically file usersâ€™ tax returns and other service provided at userâ€™s will, as well as notify you when new/enhanced products and services become available.
We do not disclose user information (including email address) to third parties except when the user requests to e-file their return or avail other services. In just case, we will disclose information to the appropriate government officials if the law so compels us. We only communicate with users when necessary, such as issues with the userâ€™s tax return or to provide requested services. Only information you have given us is stored by us. We do not supplement your information with information from other companies. The exception to this would be when your employer has bought the services/products for bulk use for its employees and to facilitate that we may upload information provided by your employer. When you use calculators and other tools on our Web sites that may or may not require registration, Makeyourtax.com may collect non-identifiable data from such tools, to help us customize offers and tools to your particular interests.
You may choose to give us personal information in a variety of situations. For example, you may want to give us information, such as your name and address or e-mail id, to correspond with you, to process an order, or to provide you with a subscription. You may give us your credit card details to buy something from us or a description of your education and work experience in connection with a job opening atÂ Makeyourtax.com that you wish to be considered for. We intend to let you know how we will use such information before we collect it from you; if you tell us that you do not want us to use this information to make further contact with you beyond fulfilling your requests, we will respect your wishes. If you give us personal information about somebody else, such as a spouse or work colleague, we will assume that you have their permission to do so.
Fulfilling your request
If you request something from anÂ Makeyourtax.comÂ Web site, for example, a product or service, a callback, or specific marketing materials, we will use the information you provide to fulfill your request. To help us do this, we may share information, with others, for instance, other parts ofÂ Makeyourtax.comÂ Associates, financial institutions, shipping companies, postal or government authorities (for example, Income tax authorities) involved in fulfillment. In connection with a transaction we may also contact you as part of our customer satisfaction surveys or for market research purposes.
The information you provide toÂ Makeyourtax.comÂ on certainÂ Makeyourtax.comÂ Web sites may also be used by Makeyourtax.comÂ and selected third parties for marketing purposes. Before we use it, however, we will offer you the opportunity to choose whether or not to have your information used in this way. You can opt out of such programs.
Exchange of Information via CHAT and other Community Services
All information, data, text, software, graphics, video, messages or other materials, whether publicly or privately transmitted / posted, is the sole responsibility of the person from where such content originated (the Originator). Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the service. You as a responsible adult (above 18 years or above) shall be solely responsible for all content that you upload post or otherwise transmit. Makeyourtax.comÂ endeavors to provide a web platform for various community interactions for persons to interact and exchange views with each other. The content posted on such services is by general public therefore the accuracy, integrity or quality of such content cannot be guaranteed. You understand that by using such services, you may be exposed to objectionable matter. Under no circumstances will Makeyourtax.comÂ be liable in any way for any content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted or uploaded. By using the facility of chat and other community services you agree not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit any matter or views, which are, defamatory, abusive, obscene, invasive of anotherâ€™s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable. You may also not indulge in cyber stalking, become or create a nuisance for any person / user.
You may not send, submit, post, or otherwise transmit, material or messages that contain software virus, or any other files that are designed to interrupt, destroy, and negatively affect in any manner whatsoever, any electronic equipment in connection with the use of this site, or other userâ€™s ability to engage in real time exchanges. Any transactions relating to sale/purchase of goods or services not directly offered by Makeyourtax.comÂ are to be settled inter-se between the parties and all warranties express or implied of any kind, regarding any matter pertaining thereto, including without limitation the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement are disclaimed by this site. This site does not have any involvement in the actual transactions between the buyers and sellers in any way.
OtherÂ Makeyourtax.comÂ Web Site Notices
In some cases, specificÂ Makeyourtax.comÂ Web sites may contain other notices about their use and the information practices applicable to those sites.
Information Security and Quality
We intend to protect your personal information and to maintain its quality. We implement appropriate measures and processes, such as using encryption when transmitting certain sensitive information, to help us to keep your information secure and to maintain its quality.
From time to time we may supplement information you give us via Makeyourtax.comÂ Â Web site with information from other sources, such as information validating your address or other available information about businesses. This is to help us maintain the accuracy of the information we collect and to help us provide a better service.
We sometimes collect non-identifiable information from visits to our Web sites to help us provide better customer service. For example, we keep track of the domains from which people visit, and we also measure visitor activity onÂ Makeyourtax.comÂ Web sites, but we do so in ways that keep the information non-identifiable. This information is sometimes known as “clickstream data.”Â Makeyourtax.comÂ or others onÂ Makeyourtax.comâ€™sÂ behalf may use this data to analyze trends and statistics and to help us provide better customer service.
Also, when we collect personal data from you in a transaction, we may extract some information about that transaction in an non-identifiable format and combine it with other non-identifiable information such as clickstream data. This information is used and analyzed only at an aggregate level to help us understand trends and patterns. This information is not reviewed at an individual level. If you do not want your transaction details used in this manner you can disable your cookies.
Service Quality Monitoring
Certain Web transactions may also involve you calling us or our calling you. Please be aware that it isÂ Makeyourtax.comÂ ‘s general practice to monitor and in some cases record such calls for staff training or quality assurance purposes.
Certain companies help us deliver interactive on-line advertising such as banner ads. These companies may collect and use information about customers to help us better understand the offers, promotions, and types of advertising that are most appealing to our customers.
Personalized URL Link
On occasion, we may personalize and customize Web sites for certain visitors. If you visit one of these sites, you may find it customized with references to products and/or services that we believe may be of interest to you, based on your previous interactions withÂ Makeyourtax.comÂ and information you have provided to us. While you are visiting these Web sites, we may collect information about your visit to better tailor the site to your interests. An invitation to visit one of these Web sites is usually presented as a personalized URL in an e-mail, a notice on a Web site registration page, or as a response to you logging on to a certain Web site.
If you choose to visit one of these Web sites, you are agreeing to letÂ Makeyourtax.comÂ collect information about your visits and also to its association with other information about you and your relationship withÂ Makeyourtax.comÂ . If you do not wish your information to be used in this way, do not accept the invitation to visit these sites.
Data Security and Backup
We store your data on online servers ensuring best possible protection from our end. We intend to protect it in encrypted format and also take back-up at defined intervals to ensure there is minimum data loss in case of any unfortunate server crash. To enhance your browsing experience, the data servers may be located at various places including places outside India.
Links to non- Makeyourtax.com Web sites
Makeyourtax.comÂ Web sites may contain links to other Web sites.Â Makeyourtax.comÂ is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those other Web sites.