PRIVACY POLICY

OUR COMMITMENT TO PROTECTING YOUR PRIVACY

CAIN, WATTERS & ASSOCIATES, LLC

Since its inception, Cain, Watters & Associates, LLC (CWA) has been committed to providing quality accounting, tax and financial services to our clients. CWA consistently strives to be the leader in providing financial and accounting services to health care professionals.

Our commitment to protect our clients and their information is a high priority for CWA. If you have questions about the confidentiality of your client information or the information contained in this privacy policy statement, please do not hesitate to contact us.

CAIN, WATTERS & ASSOCIATES, LLC COMMITMENT TO OUR CLIENTS:

Protecting the Confidentiality of Your Information

In the face of today’s increasingly sophisticated and advanced technology, many people are concerned with the sale, sharing or other exchange of personal information and data. CWA appreciates that your trust is the cornerstone of our relationship with you, both personally and professionally. This notice outlines our Privacy Policy and how we protect your non-public personal information.

Information We Collect

In order to serve your financial planning, accounting and tax preparation needs, it is necessary to collect non-public personal information about you. We may collect non-public personal information about you from the following sources:

  • Information we receive from you in order to perform financial planning, accounting and tax service
  • Information we receive from you on applications, questionnaires or other forms
  • Information about your transactions with us or other
  • Information received from a financial institution
  • Information we receive from a consumer reporting agency.

 

The categories of information we collect may include:

  • Your name, home and business address, home and business telephone numbers, family information, & demographic information.
  • Financial information, including banking, investment, insurance, estate planning, retirement planning, practice valuation information and operational management information
  • Tax information, including  your  sources  of  income,  credit/deduction information, accounting and your interests in other businesses.
  • Changes to Our Privacy Policy

    From time to time, it may be necessary to amend this privacy policy. CWA reserves the right to modify or supplement this policy at any time. If changes are made, we will provide current customers with notice of such changes on an annual basis.

    Opt Out Notification

    If you desire to be excluded from marketing materials of CWA, please call us @ 972-233-3323 or via email to info@cainwatters.com.

    Information We Share with Others

    CWA does not disclose any non-public personal information about our existing or former clients to any non-affiliated third parties known to us, except as permitted by law or as described in this privacy policy.

    Only after obtaining consent from our clients will CWA share information with non-affiliated third parties known to us, including those parties we call upon to assist us in providing high quality products and services to you, such as investment, insurance, pension administration,  legal,  estate planning and banking institutions. Even with your consent, our sharing of information is limited to that needed for financial, legal, estate or other transactional purposes.

    Additionally, CWA attempts to ensure that these parties  provide assurances to CWA that they will respect the privacy and confidentiality of information they receive.

    Absent express,  written direction from our existing and former clients, CWA does not and will not share non-public personal information with unknown, non-affiliated third parties, advisors, or institutions except as permitted or required by law.

    CWA may share certain personal information to affiliated or other CWA related companies in order to assist providing services to you by either CWA, the affiliated or related company.

    CWA may utilize third party vendors for new client services/marketing mailings.

    CWA may ask if you would like to be a reference of our services provided to you as a part of CWA’s new client services/marketing materials. This will not be done without your express written approval.

    Confidentiality and Security

    CWA principals and employees adhere to policies and procedures to prevent the misuse or mishandling of your non-public information. Our office and offsite operations are designed to ensure that your data cannot be improperly or inappropriately accessed. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your non-public personal information.

    Revised 4/7/2014