efile-express.com Privacy Policy

Effective on January 8, 2011 (updated March 30, 2015)

This privacy statement describes how Smartrak Group Inc. collects and uses the personal information you provide either in our software (eFile Express) or on our Web site (efile-express.com). It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can update this information.

Smartrak Group Inc. is a member of the VeraSafe™ Website Privacy Program, meaning that VeraSafe has assessed Smartrak Group Inc.’s data governance for compliance with the VeraSafe Website Privacy Program Criteria. The program criteria require that participants maintain a high standard for data privacy and implement specific best practices pertaining to notice, choice, access, data integrity, security, and third party information sharing.

VeraSafe helps businesses protect the security and privacy of your personal information. However, if a privacy complaint or dispute cannot be resolved through Smartrak Group Inc.’s internal process, Smartrak Group Inc. has agreed to participate in the VeraSafe Dispute Resolution Procedure. To file a complaint with the Procedure, please submit the required information to VeraSafe here.


Collection and Use of Personal Information

We collect the following personal information from you

Contact Information such as name, email address, mailing address, phone number

Billing Information such as credit card number, and billing address

Tax information such as income and deductions

Financial Information such as bank account numbers, types of investments

Social Security Number and date of birth

As is true of most Web sites, we automatically gather information about your computer such as your IP address, browser type, referring/exit pages, and operating system.

This information is collected by us when you

e-file your tax return using our application

Send us request(s) for customer support

We use this information to

Electronically file your tax return

Send you an order confirmation/status updates

Respond to customer service requests

Information Obtained from Third Parties
 
If you provide us personal information about others, or if others give us your information, we will only use that information for the specific reason for which it was provided to us.

 
Information Sharing

We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. We do not sell your personal information to third parties.

As part of the e-file process, we provide your personal information to the government agencies with whom you are filing a return.

We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as banks and credit card processors. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.

We may also disclose your personal information

as required by law such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process

when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request

if Smartrak Group Inc. is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information

to any other third party with your prior consent to do so.

 
Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We do not use cookies on this site.

Links to Other Web Sites

Our Site includes links to other Web sites whose privacy practices may differ from those of Smartrak Group Inc. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy statements. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy statement of any Web site you visit.

 
Security

The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as tax information and credit card numbers) in our software, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

We will retain your information as needed to provide you services or as long as government agencies require. If you wish to cancel a submitted return or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us at support@efile-express.com. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact us at support@efile-express.com

 
Additional Policy Information

The Correcting and Updating Your Personal Information

To review and update your personal information to ensure it is accurate, contact us at support@efile-express.com.

Notification of Privacy Statement Changes

We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

 
Contact Information

You can contact us about this privacy statement by writing or email us at the address below:

Smartrak Group Inc.
P.O. Box 41322
Plymouth, MN, United States 55441
Email: support@efile-express.com


 

        

 
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