Russell I/O has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm’s commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices. This policy is effective as of 2007.
To help diagnose problems with our server, administer our site, gather broad demographic information and generate user statistics, we may collect information such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your Internet host company (e.g., AOL), your Browser software (e.g., Microsoft Internet Explorer), your software platform (e.g., Windows 2000), the duration of your visit to our site, and the domain (e.g., .COM, .NET, .JP) of the site from which you arrived at our site.
You may choose to e-mail us at and supply us with your name, address, phone number, email and/or firm name. This information is used to respond to your comments and questions about our services and this site.
Should you send us feedback information or sign up for any of our email lists, we will not share your information (including your email address) with any third party except (1) with your consent, (2) as required by law, or (3) to protect the rights, property or safety of Russell I/O, including the prevention, detection, investigation or prosecution of attacks against our site or network.
This site contains links to other sites. Russell I/O is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.
To Our Individual Clients
In accordance with rules promulgated by the Federal Trade Commission, a law firm which provides tax planning and tax preparation services to any person is required to inform such person of its policies regarding privacy of client information. As you are or may be one of the clients to whom we are providing such services, we are sending this notice to you. No action on your part is required.
Please note that, in accordance with professional standards of confidentiality, we have always protected your right to privacy, and we will continue to do so.
Types of Nonpublic Personal Information We Collect
We collect nonpublic personal information about you that either (1) you provide to us, or (2) we obtain with your authorization. Examples of such information include data relating to your financial condition or your plans for disposing of your estate.
Policy as to Disclosure of Information
For both current and former clients, we do not disclose to anyone other than our own partners and employees any nonpublic personal information obtained in the course of our representation of you, except with your consent or as required by law or to protect the rights, property or safety of Russell I/O. It is possible, for example, that we could be compelled to disclose such information in response to the service upon us of a subpoena issued by a court or agency. In any such case, we would timely advise you of our receipt of such legal process and also act in any lawful manner to protect your interests, such as by asserting (if appropriate) claims of attorney-client privilege.
Protecting the Confidentiality and Security of Current and Former Clients’ Information
In compliance with applicable professional standards, we retain records relating to professional services that we provide so that we are better able to attend to your professional needs.
In order to assure the confidentiality of your nonpublic personal information, we maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with our professional standards.
This site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Such measures include:
- IP Packet Filtering
- Operating System Hardening
- Secure Sockets Layer
- User Level Authentix
- Data Separation
- Security Auditing
- Intrusion Detection
Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving email from us at any time. You may also notify us of your opt-out request by emailing us at . Furthermore, as a current subscriber, you may update your email subscription information at any time. To do so, please follow the instructions contained in any email sent from our site.