Disclaimer of Warranties & Privacy Policy

Website Privacy Policy

Iryna Stepanchuk, CPA does not collect personally identifying information from visitors to this site unless provided by the visitor or the visitor’s browser. The Firm will not use information provided through your use of this site except to respond to direct inquiries or to measure traffic and traffic trends at this site. We do not provide or sell any of this information to third parties. We do not currently use “cookies” – files written to the visitor’s computer that are used by some sites for record-keeping or to remember certain information about visitors.

We reserve the right to change our policy regarding cookies and the collection of information from visitors at any time without advance notice. Should any new policy go into effect, Iryna Stepanchuk will post it on this site, and the new policy will apply only to information collected thereafter. Any such policy will permit visitors to “opt out” of our collection of any personally identifying information. 

Information Privacy Policy

Iryna Stepanchuk, CPA  (the “Firm”) has a responsibility to protect personal information regarding its clients and employees. The Firm believes protecting your privacy is important and has developed a privacy policy designed to meet the needs of its clients and employees. This policy covers the collection, use and disclosure of personal information by the Firm.  We are happy to provide a brief overview of our privacy policies herein; however, if you would like more detailed information concerning our privacy and security policies, then please kindly contact our office.

Personal Information

Personal information includes any factual or subjective information, recorded or not, about an identifiable individual.

This includes information in any form, such as:
1.    Individual name, address, social security number;
2.    Financial records and/or IRS records submitted in connection with tax preparation;
3.    Employee files, credit records, loan records, or other employment records submitted in connection with tax preparation.

Personal information does not include the name, title, business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization.

The Firm shall identify the purpose for which personal information is collected before collecting it.  The Firm collects personal information only for the following reasons:
1.    To assist in the preparation of your financial statements.
2.    To prepare your taxation and other returns as required by government and for other regulatory purposes.
3.    To advise you on personal tax planning, business and succession planning, valuation and other business and personal advisory services.
4.    To understand your needs and recommend products and services accordingly.
5.    To meet legal and regulatory requirements.

Our Commitment to Safeguarding Personal Information

The Firm is committed to safeguarding all personal information in its possession, including any personal information disclosed to third parties for processing or other administrative functions.  The Firm does engage the services of third parties to provide products and services such as email storage, document storage, website hosting, information security and data processing.  The Firm has done its research to find the services of third parties that are reputable and has high standards on protecting personal information.  Any third party’s use must adhere to this privacy policy or be allowed by the legislation.  The Firm is accountable for this privacy policy and enforcement. The Firm has or will train all staff on privacy issues.

As part of our firm’s policy, we do not disclose any nonpublic personal information about current or former clients that is obtained in the course of our practice except as required or permitted by law. Permitted disclosures include, for instance, providing information to our employees and, in limited situations, to unrelated third parties who need to know that information to assist us in providing services to you.  In all such situations, we stress the confidential nature of information being shared.  Personal information shall be retained only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes. The Firm’s commitment to protecting your personal information extends beyond the organization. Under no circumstances will the Firm sell client information to anyone, nor will the Firm share client information with organizations that might solicit you regarding their products or services. Any and all information provided will be used solely within the realm of our direct and mutual business requirements.

Reasonable Safeguards

The Firm shall safeguard your information against unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. Physical security (e.g., restricted access, locked rooms and filing cabinets) is maintained over personal information stored in hard copy form. Partners and employees are authorized to access personal information based on client assignment and quality control responsibilities. Authentication is used to prevent unauthorized access to personal information stored electronically. Encryption is used to prevent unauthorized access to personal information received or sent over the Internet.  The Firm will use additional technology and maintain high security standards to ensure the protection of your information. While the Firm employs up-to-date technology to protect personal information when it is transmitted electronically, you should be aware that no electronic transmission can be guaranteed to be completely secure. 

Disclaimer of Warranties

The information, services, content and documents from or through this website are provided "as-is", "as available", with "all faults", without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, and we hereby disclaim any and all such warranties, express and implied. No advice, results or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from us or through this site shall create any warranty to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law. The content of this site is designed to provide information only and does not constitute professional advice of any kind, nor any other attempt to solicit business or offer services. Since law and regulations change continually and errors can occur, the information on this site may neither be up to date nor accurate. Iryna Stepanchuk, CPA accepts no liability for any loss arising as a result of any action taken or refrained from as a result of information contained on this site or any other sites to which this site may be liked and we have no obligation to update this website.

Presentation of the information via the internet is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an accountant-client relationship. Internet subscribers, users and online readers are advised no to act upon this information without seeking the service of a professional accountant.

Any U.S. federal tax advice contained on this website is not intended to be used for the purpose of avoiding penalties under U.S. federal tax law.

Limitation of Liability
Iryna Stepanchuk, CPA is not liable for any indirect, special, incidental or consequential, exemplary or punitive damages (including, without limitation, those resulting from lost profits, lost data, lost revenue or business interruption) arising from the use, inability to use, or the results of use of, this site or any site linked to this site without limiting the foregoing.

Links to Third Party Websites
We have no responsibility for the information, content, products, services, advertising, code or other materials which may or may not be provided by or through web sites to which you may link from this site. Links to third party websites do not constitute an endorsement by us of such web sites or the information, content, products, services, advertising, code or other materials presented on or through such websites. Iryna Stepanchuk, CPA shall not be held responsible should you encounter any material on the linked websites that is or may appear indecent, illegal, or inaccurate.

We hope this information will provide better knowledge of our efforts to provide the best services to you. If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy, then please do not hesitate to contact our office.