Effective August 1, 2021
1. Our Commitment to Privacy.
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on every page and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.
2. The Information We Collect.
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on firstepbusiness.com. On some pages, you can purchase the services of Firstep Business Solutions, a Trade Name belonging to Firstep Business Solutions. The types of personal information collected at these pages include: names of individuals, contact information, social security numbers, and financial information such as credit or debit card numbers.
On some pages, you can submit information about other persons or entities. For example, if you purchase the services of Firstep Business Solutions, to register a business entity or obtain an employer identification number, the types of personal information collected include: names of business entities, names and contact information of members or officers of such entities, as well as specific information pertaining to the structure of such entity.
3. The Way We Use Information.
We use the information you provide about yourself and others when placing an order only to complete that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.
Our site does not contain an opt-in option, so we do not include an opt-out option or an unsubscribe link in email, and we don’t offer a newsletter. Firstep Business Solutions, will contact you by email solely pertaining to customer support, sales/order confirmations, or to obtain additional information that may be necessary to complete your order. Your address is not used for any other purpose and is not shared with outside parties. Firstep Business Solutions, uses cookie features of third-party providers, including Google Analytics
Firstep Business Solutions, will never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
4. Information We Retain.
Firstep Business Solutions, will retain certain information, including a copy of IRS Form SS-4 authorizing Firstep Business Solutions, to apply for and receive an EIN on your behalf as a third-party designee, for the period of time necessary to comply with applicable law. Other information, like payment information, will be retained on our system or by our payment processors for the period of time necessary to comply with applicable law.
5. Information We Share.
Firstep Business Solutions may share information collected with various state agencies in the process of completing requested orders. Sensitive information like credit card numbers are not held by Firstep Business Solutions, but by a third party payment service. Social security numbers are used only in the procurement of Federal or State Tax IDs or other means to fulfill a direct customer request. Some information may be shared with dedicated partners to provide requested, required, or other services.
6. Our Commitment to Data Security.
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, Firstep Business Solutions, has put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information collected online. All information received is protected both online and offline. Sensitive information collected, such as credit card data, is encrypted and transmitted in a secure way. Firstep Business Solutions, uses an SSL certificate to help secure this data, and this can be verified by looking at the web URL on the checkout page and verifying that it submits to a page that begins with an “https”, or Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure.
7. How You Can Access or Correct Your Information.
You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by contacting Firstep Business Solutions, directly as indicated below and requesting such information.
To protect your privacy and security, Firstep Business Solutions, will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections, in order to better safeguard your information. You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending Firstep Business Solutions, a request that credibly shows error.
How to Contact Us
Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please call us at (888) 701-6450 or send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.