You own Your Data

Tax Snaps is an online expense recording software which stores Data for individuals and small businesses as provided or entered by that individual or small business. Data entered, by You remains Your property and Tax Snaps will not use nor make available for use any of Your Data other than in accordance with this document.

By visiting our website and using our Service, You are accepting the practices and guidelines set out in this document (“Policy”).

The Policy does not apply to or bind third parties that Tax Snaps does not control or to individuals that have special permission from Tax Snaps to break it.


We limit the collection and use of personal information

Tax Snaps may collect personal information to enable better understanding of Your use of the Service. This will enable Tax Snaps to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Service for users.

We collect the following information from our users:

Registration information (email address/username, password, and occupation)

User receipts/tax invoices

Data about personal items in text and picture form

All other user-generated content entered in the normal course of using the Service

Feedback information

Passive information

Traffic data

Our website utilises cookies and other technical measures that enable Tax Snaps to monitor traffic patterns and to serve You more efficiently if You revisit the website. A cookie does not identify You personally or contain any other information about You, but it does identify Your computer. You can set Your browser to notify You when You receive a cookie and this will provide You with an opportunity to either accept or reject it in each instance.

You are strongly encouraged to keep Your cookie settings enabled, because they allow you to fully experience many of Tax Snaps’ features.

Your information in your Tax Snaps account

Tax Snaps may use the information listed above to: enforce our Terms, customise and improve Tax Snap’s software and website, provide customer service, resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems, inform users of targeted marketing, service updates and promotional offers unless You opt out and verify Your identity. You can opt out of these messages by contacting Tax Snaps. Tax Snaps may use anonymous information gathered through feedback for marketing purposes. Tax Snaps will not use feedback information that identifies You specifically without Your permission.

We gather and store certain types of information whenever you use the Service. Tax Snaps may record traffic data from Your browser, including Your IP address, cookie information, and the pages You are visiting within the site. Traffic data is helpful in identifying and fixing problems with the site while also optimising user experience.

Passive information is automatically generated. Tax Snaps will only use this information on an aggregated level for software and website improvement or for statistical information.

Tax Snaps uses credit card processors to provide our Service. When You sign up for the Service, Your name and payment and mailing information will be sent as necessary to these processors to provide the Service. These processors are prohibited from using Your personally identifiable information for any other purpose than processing Your payment for the Service as directed by Tax Snaps.

The information users provide to Tax Snaps is integral to the functioning of the website. We will not rent or sell Your personal information to anyone without Your permission. We do however share such Data only in certain circumstances, as listed below:

Tax Snaps employees, consultants and contracted workers may use or come into contact with user information during the course of their normal working duties for Tax Snaps.

Tax Snaps will release personal user information if it is required under the law or the Terms, or is otherwise necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of Tax Snaps, its employees, users or others. We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our website.


How your information is secured

Your personal data on Tax Snaps is protected by a user name and password login. You are responsible for keeping Your user name and password secure. The security of Your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as your email address, password, or credit card information) on our registration forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).

Only employees that need to access personal information (such as customer service representatives) will have access to personal information. Tax Snaps keeps all employees informed and reminded of privacy and security practices.


Your choices about your privacy

You will receive an automatic welcome email necessary to complete your registration process. You may also receive service-related announcements. If you do not wish to receive these announcements, you have the option of deactivating your account.

You may choose to opt out of receiving non-service related messages by contacting Tax Snaps.

You may request that your account be deleted or deactivated by sending an e-mail to Tax Snaps.

You can add, delete or update your personal information, but Tax Snaps may retain a copy of the unrevised information.

Tax Snaps does not post any user information along with testimonials unless we have been given permission to do so. You may submit or revoke a testimonial by contacting Tax Snaps.

If You choose to submit any personally identifiable information on our blog, You should be aware that this information can be read, collected, or used by other users on these forums. We are not responsible for the information You choose to submit in these forums.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Tax Snaps may amend or change this Policy at its sole discretion at any time. The use of the information we collect at any given point is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time of collection. It is Your responsibility to ensure that You have read and understand the current Policy.


Conditions of use

Use of the Service is subject to Tax Snap’s Terms and this Privacy Policy including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of the law of New Zealand.