As your accountants, we collect nonpublic personal information about you from various sources. We receive information from you on applications, tax preparation worksheets, and other documents we use in preparing your tax return. We may also receive information about your transactions with others or from consumer reporting agencies.

We do not disclose any nonpublic personal information about you to anyone, except as required or permitted by law.

We restrict access to your personal and account information to those employees who need to know that information to provide products or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to guard your nonpublic information.

We protect Social Security numbers as we protect all of our clients' confidential information. We use commercially reasonable safeguards on our computer system to prevent unauthorized access of confidential information, including Social Security numbers. Although security cannot be guaranteed, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with professional standards.

Only accountants and staff of Thrasher & Associates, P.C. have access to the Social Security numbers in our records. All accountants and staff will hold this information in confidence and will not release it to people outside the firm, except as agreed by you or required by law.

If you ever decide to close your account with us or become an inactive customer, we will adhere to the privacy policies and practices as described in this notice.

We will dispose of business records that contain personal information by modifying the personal information to make it unreadable by shredding, erasing, or other means. We may also dispose of personal information by contracting with a person engaged in the business of disposing of records that contain confidential information.

Your confidence in us is important and we want you to know that your personal and account information is safe. If you have questions or concerns, please contact us.