We Value Your Privacy and Protect Your Personal Data

As our client, you have provided certain personal and financial information necessary to process your transactions. We always have and will continue to take very seriously the obligation to keep that information confidential and private. Under federal law you have the right to know what information is being collected about you and how that information will be used.

  • Information we receive from interviews regarding your tax situation

  • Information we receive on applications, organizers, or by other means, such as your name, address, telephone number, social security number, dependents, income and other tax-related data

  • Information from tax-related documents you provide that are required to process tax returns, such as Forms W-2, 1099R, 1099-INT and 1099-DIV, and stock transactions, etc.

We will not disclose any nonpublic personal information about our customers or former customers to anyone, except as permitted by law. Under the law, the information we collect is provided to companies that perform support services on our behalf as necessary to effect, administer, or process a transaction, or for maintaining and servicing your account. We do not give or sell information about you or your accounts to any other company, individual or group. We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you 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 personal information.

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy regarding your tax documents and personal data, please call 847-367-0888 or send a message.

Kakenmaster & Associates’ Website

Your privacy is important to us. It is Kakenmaster & Associates' policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website, https://kakenmaster.com/, and other sites we own and operate.

We only ask for personal information when we truly need it to provide a service to you. We collect it by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also let you know why we’re collecting it and how it will be used.

We only retain collected information for as long as necessary to provide you with your requested service. What data we store, we’ll protect within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

We don’t share any personally identifying information publicly or with third-parties, except when required to by law.

Google Analytics

We use a third-party Service Provider to monitor and analyze the use of our website. We DO NOT sell collected data to any third party. We value your privacy and use our analytics to improve the content and user experience in our Service.

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit Google Privacy & Terms.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies.

Your Personal Data

You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services.

Your continued use of our website will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, feel free to contact us.

Thank you for reviewing our privacy commitment to you and for your trust in us.

Sincerely, Peter Kakenmaster and Mark Kakenmaster

This policy is effective as of June 1, 2019.