Who we are
Count on Scott is a fictitious name we use to represent our multiple line of Services these services are offered by the following three companies:
Legal Docs and Preparation Service,
Scott and Associate Accounting Firm, and
Scott Capital Finance
Protecting your privacy is important to us. We strive to do business in a manner that justifies you choosing one of our services.
We are providing you this privacy notice as required by law. This privacy notice explains the types of information we may collect from and about you or your business, how we may use or disclose that information, and how we protect that information.
Who This Privacy Notice Covers
This privacy notice applies to personal and business information we collect when we process a commercial loan, provide tax service, legal Document Prep. Service and other products and services to customers.
Information We May Collect
We collect various information about you, your spouse, your dependents, your business, and other individuals (e.g., employees as part of providing business services). This information may include:
Contact Information (e.g., name and email address);
Dates of Birth;
Social Security Numbers and other government identification numbers (e.g., EIN and ITIN)
Financial Information (e.g., income, revenue, assets, credits, deductions, and expenses);
Payment Data (e.g., checking, debit and credit account numbers and balances and payment history);
Log-In Information (only if you choose to provide); and
We collect this information from the following categories and sources:
Information you voluntary provide. If you choose not to provide certain information we request, we may be unable to serve you as our products, services, tools or calculators may rely upon this information.
Information from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), other government entities, and certain non-affiliated third parties (e.g., credit reporting agencies).
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
How We May Use or Disclose Information About You
Our use and disclosure of your information is controlled by various laws, regulations, and other legal requirements, as well as our internal policies. We may use or disclose information that we collect, subject to the terms of this privacy notice and consistent with applicable law. The examples contained in this notice are illustrations; they are not intended to be exclusive.
• Where permitted or required by law, we may use or disclose your information for our normal business purposes. For example, this may include assigning you a unique identifier or disclosures to the IRS, Courts, or our Lending partners.
• With your consent or where otherwise permitted by law, we may disclose your information to service providers who perform business functions on our behalf (including service providers who perform “auxiliary services” in connection with tax return preparation, as permitted by IRC Section 7216, and service providers who help deliver advertising tailored to your interests). We require service providers have written contracts that specify appropriate use of your personal information, require them to safeguard your personal information, and prohibit them from making unauthorized or unlawful use of your personal information.
• As permitted by law, we may use, or disclose to other financial companies, your information to support the products and services you request (e.g., credit resolution services) or offer you additional products or services. This may include delivery of newsletters and publications. In certain situations involving information collected for tax return preparation, loan processing and Legal Doc Services, we may be required to have your consent before we disclose this information.
• We do not sell or rent your information to third-party direct marketers.
• Where permitted by law, we may disclose your information to joint marketers and business partners with whom we have joint marketing agreements. We require all joint marketers to have written contracts with us that specify appropriate use of your information, require them to safeguard your information, and prohibit them from making unauthorized or unlawful use of your information.
• We may disclose your information (individually or in aggregate form) to other financial companies or third parties (including government entities) when we have a good faith belief that such disclosure is required or permitted by law. This may occur, for example, in connection with a court order, legal process, or other judicial, administrative or investigative proceeding. This may occur in other situations as part of our business operations.
• We retain your information in accordance with our document retention policies, applicable laws, and as needed.
How We Protect Your Information
We maintain physical, electronic, and administrative policies and procedures designed to restrict access to your information. These include programs and specifications for physical security and records retention and disposal; computer and communication security measures reflected in system design, password protection, and data management practices; and other measures to restrict access to the data we hold in physical and electronic forms.
Pages on this site may include embedded content, like YouTube videos, for example. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if you visited the other website.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile for up to five (5) years. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
As described above, we or our affiliates may contact you about products and services. If at any time you wish to limit the offers or promotions you receive from us or our affiliates, you may call 1-407-350-0879. We will use reasonable efforts to comply with your request. In these situations, it may still be necessary for us to send you information from time to time about transactions or accounts you have with us.
We reserve the right to change this privacy notice and any of the policies described in this notice at any time, consistent with applicable law. If we make a material change to this notice, we will notify you by using one of the following methods: (1) we will post a notice on our web site describing the change; or (2) we will hand deliver or send you regular or electronic mail notifying you of the change
When you submit a support ticket or a comment, its metadata is retained until (if) you tell us to remove it. We use this data so that we can recognize you and approve your comments automatically instead of holding them for moderation.
If you register on our website, we also store the personal information you provide in your user profile. You can see, edit, or delete your personal information at any time (except changing your username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
We use the SSL/HTTPS protocol throughout our site. This encrypts our user communications with the servers so that personal identifiable information is not captured/hijacked by third parties without authorization.
In case of a data breach, system administrators will immediately take all needed steps to ensure system integrity, will contact affected users and will attempt to reset passwords if needed.
9. YOUR DATA RIGHTS
If you have a registered account on this website or have left comments, you can request an exported file of the personal data we retain, including any additional data you have provided to us.
You can also request that we erase any of the personal data we have stored. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. In short, we cannot erase data that is vital to you being an active customer (i.e. basic account information like an email address).
If you wish that all of your data is erased, we will no longer be able to offer any support or other product-related services to you.
Your privacy is critically important to us. Going forward with the GDPR we aim to support the GDPR standard. CountOnScott permits residents of the European Union to use its Service. Therefore, it is the intent of CountOnScott to comply with the European General Data Protection Regulation. For more details please see here: EU GDPR Information Portal.
CountOnScott may post links to third party websites on this website. These third party websites are not screened for privacy or security compliance by CountOnScott, and you release us from any liability for the conduct of these third party websites.
All social media sharing links, either displayed as text links or social media icons do not connect you to any of the associated third parties, unless you explicitly click on them.
At times it may become necessary or desirable to CountOnScott, for legal purposes, to release your information in response to a request from a government agency or a private litigant. You agree that we may disclose your information to a third party where we believe, in good faith, that it is desirable to do so for the purposes of a civil action, criminal investigation, or other legal matter. In the event that we receive a subpoena affecting your privacy, we may elect to notify you to give you an opportunity to file a motion to quash the subpoena, or we may attempt to quash it ourselves, but we are not obligated to do either. We may also proactively report you, and release your information to, third parties where we believe that it is prudent to do so for legal reasons, such as our belief that you have engaged in fraudulent activities. You release us from any damages that may arise from or relate to the release of your information to a request from law enforcement agencies or private litigants.
Any passing on of personal data for legal purposes will only be done in compliance with laws of the country you reside in.