Our protection of information is explained in our privacy statement:
VIRTUAL HEIGHTS ACCOUNTING INC’s PRIVACY STATEMENT
At Virtual Heights Accounting Inc., respecting privacy is an important part of our commitment to our clients and employees, which is why we have an established privacy code. Virtual Heights Accounting Inc.’s Privacy Code is a statement of principles and guidelines regarding the minimum requirements for the protection of personal information provided by Virtual Heights Accounting Inc. to its clients and employees. The objective of our privacy code is to promote responsible and transparent personal information management practices in a manner consistent with the provisions of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (Canada) (PIPEDA).
We also developed Virtual Heights Accounting Inc.’s Privacy Statement. We want you to understand the purposes
for which we collect personal information. We also want to make certain we have your consent to continue
to collect, use and disclose your personal information for those purposes.
The following is a brief synopsis of our privacy practices:
Why do we need to collect your personal information?
If you are a client of Virtual Heights Accounting Inc., Virtual Heights Accounting Inc. may have collected some basic information about you. We respect your privacy, which is why we collect personal information only for the following purposes: To provide accounting and tax services in accordance with our engagement.
When do we disclose personal information?
Various circumstances under which we may need to disclose personal information about our clients include
when working with any 3rd party software or service providers to perform the accounting functions as noted in your engagement. We will use secure portals and only disclose information necessary for the completion of such tasks assigned. When working with 3rd parties we will do our best to ensure safeguards are in place and that they are treating the information in accordance with our own privacy standards.
How do we protect your personal information?
To protect your personal information, Virtual Heights Accounting Inc.:
- will not collect, use or disclose your personal information for any purpose other than those identified above, except with your further consent
- will protect your personal information with appropriate security safeguards
- will protect the confidentiality of your personal information when dealing with other organizations
- will strive to keep your personal information as accurate and up to date as is necessary for the purposes identified above
- will honour any request you may make for access to your personal information
What are your choices?
We would like to have your consent to continue to collect, use and disclose your personal information for the purposes identified above. However, you do have choices and can refuse or withdraw your consent as follows:
- You may refuse to provide your personal information to us.
- You may withdraw your consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice.
However, in either case, this may limit our ability to serve you.
If you have any questions or concerns about our personal information management system and privacy statement, please contact the Virtual Heights Accounting Inc. Privacy Officer at 1-800-376-2082 or via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please visit the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada’s website at www.priv.gc.ca.