At IndiaTaxFilling ™, we are committed to protecting information which identifies and relates to our clients or other individuals (personal information) and complying with the Information Technology Act, 2000 with all its amendments, and other relevant laws for the time being in force in India. We value our relationship with our client the most.
Clients, advisers, visitors be it mere surfers and/or registered users of our website/App (Income tax Return filing/Tax Notices/Tax Scrutiny/Tax Planning Application products of IndiaTaxFilling ™) and Services, service providers, enquirers, direct and/or indirect beneficiaries etc. (for the sake of brevity hereinafter referred to as “you”), further to our sites, all the products and Services such as Income tax Return filing/Tax Notices/Tax Scrutiny/Tax Planning Application along with other allied products and services etc.
Information we may collect about you
Why we collect information about you
How we may use your personal information
Sharing your personal information
Transmission, storage and security of your personal information
Retention of your personal information
1 Information we may collect about you
We may collect and process the following personal information about you:
when you subscribe to newsletter, we collect your email address;
information that you provide by filling in forms and/or upload to us;
to get yourself registered you must provide us the information including your name, address, contact details, email address and a password, this information is collected for personal identification (“User Credentials”), to provide the tax preparation services;
for advisory services, this includes details relating to your instructions for us to provide advisory services, the administration and management of those services and of any claim or complaint including details provided by a third party;
in order to avail Tax related services you must provide information such as and not limited to your name, address, email address, phone number, Permanent Account Number (“PAN”), bank account number, MICR Code, income and deductions data, Director Identification Number (DIN) expenses data, asset and liability details, vouchers, bank statements, FORM 15CA, FORM 16, FORM 26AS, tax payment challans, debit and credit account numbers with its expiration details and any other information as may be required to prepare your tax return.
If you want to avail our Tax scrutiny /Tax notice services, then we collect from you the copy of the Notice and/or any other correspondence(s) sent to you by the concerned department and the relevant information. This information is collected for preparation and filing of the appropriate reply to the Notice on your behalf.
if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence, email, voicemail or details of any conversation we may have with you;
details of your visits to our website and information collected through cookies and other tracking technologies including, but not limited to, your IP address and domain name, your browser version and operating system, traffic data, location data, web logs and other communication data, and the resources that you access;
;and information that is available in public domain and/or from publically available sources including social media websites.
2 Why we collect information about you
We may process personal information for certain legitimate or lawful purposes in some or all of the following ways:
to enhance the security of our network and information systems;
to identify and prevent online fraud, occurrence of cyber crime;
to maintain our accounts and records;
to modify, personalize or otherwise improve our services/ communications;
to comply with the laws for the time being in force in India, guidelines, orders issued by law enforcement agencies, court and regulatory bodies’ requirements;
to defend or make claims;
to correspond with clients, beneficiaries and claimants in order to facilitate the tax planning and advisory services;
to comply with a legal obligation;
to protect your vital interest or the interest of another individual;
for training and quality purposes;
Know Your Client/Customer (KYC) compliance;
for the performance of a contract with you or to take steps to enter into a contract; and
for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of an official authority.
3 How we may use your personal information
We may use your personal information in the following ways:
to make decisions on whether to provide tax planning or advisory services;
to manage your income tax return filing or advisory services including tax planning;
to monitor calls and transactions to ensure service quality, compliance with procedures, to combat fraud and insure compliance with the Information Technology Act, 2000 with all its amendments, other relevant laws for the time being in force in India and the IndiaTaxFilling ™ policies;
to identify you and to carry out any identity checks as may be required by applicable law and best practice at any given time;
to recover any payments due to us;
to analyze it in order to understand the service we provide and in order to improve our business;
to manage our infrastructure, business operations and comply with internal policies and procedures;
to notify you about changes to our service; and
for marketing services to you by post, email, SMS, phone.
We will never process your personal data where these interests are overridden by your interests.
When you subscribe to newsletters we collect your email address to e-mail you the newsletters.
We want to be clear about what information we collect and how we use it to deliver our Services to you, improve your financial life, operate our business, and help make our Services useful, more intelligent, and work better for you. We do not sell or share your Personal Information with third parties for their own commercial uses without your consent at any cost.
Your consent to our processing of your personal information for certain purposes may be necessary to comply with the Information Technology Act 2000 with all its amendments, other relevant laws for the time being in force in India; and on such points wherever mandatory, we will ask you for your consent in accordance with those laws. You may withdraw your consent to such processing at any time.
The moment you visit our website, using its contents, it will be deemed that you have consented to the privacy policies of the IndiaTaxFilling ™.
6 Sharing your personal information
We strictly follow the norms of non-disclosure and any agreement thereof. It is our endeavor to ensure that the websites linked to us are safe and secure. However, we have no control over 3rd party websites and hence IndiaTaxFilling ™. may access and/or make your personal information available to:
Know Your Customer (KYC) validating agencies and other related entities-
Wherever permitted by the applicable law, IndiaTaxFilling ™. may disclose to service providers your personal information such as your KYC details to appropriate designated agencies to validate your KYC status, KYC documentation status, Aadhaar authentication, PAN validity checks and to check/ retrieve your KYC details, your bank for generation of automated financial profile, to various tax departments for accessing your Form 26AS etc. This is done to automate several data items which you would otherwise need to manually enter.
Wherever permitted by the applicable law, IndiaTaxFilling ™ may disclose your personal information to service providers who perform business functions or host on our behalf, irrespective of their location in India or outside. These third-party service providers may use information (excluding your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements on this site and other sites about goods and services that may be of interest to you. We use third-party service providers to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet and sometimes on this site. They may collect anonymous information about your visits to our website, and your interaction with our products and services. They may also use information about your visits to this and other websites to target advertisements for goods and services. This anonymous information is collected through the use of pixel tag.
This Agreement governs your use of any of the following:
The IndiaTaxFilling™ Service;
Tax Query Application and Scrutiny Application; and
Any other related IndiaTaxFilling ™ tax program service or other service that you select, pay for or use in connection with IndiaTaxFilling ™ tax preparation products and services, or other related services provided by IndiaTaxFilling ™.
By clicking your acceptance of this agreement or by accessing, copying, or otherwise using any part of the products and services, you consent to the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not consent to the terms and conditions of this agreement, do not access, download, or use any part of the products and services.
1 License and Permitted Use.
Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement and the payment of all applicable fees, IndiaTaxFilling ™ grants to you a limited, non-exclusive, personal, non-transferable right to use and access the Products and Services to prepare and electronically file (“e-file”) your tax return(s) (the “License”). You understand that use of the Products and Services to e-file your tax returns, to submit your Form 16 or 16(A), and to prepare, provide information and submit income tax returns may require payment of an additional fee. This License grants access to and use of the Products and Services only in the manner set forth in this Agreement and in accordance with the type of Products and Services for which you have paid all applicable fees. You may only use the Products and Services through IndiaTaxFilling ™’ online computer service available at https://www.indiataxfilling.com/. Terms and conditions for use of website of IndiaTaxFilling ™ shall also be made applicable for accessing, using website of IndiaTaxFilling ™ and if there is any conflict or inconsistency found between these two, terms and conditions of this Agreement shall prevail as regard to the subject matter of this Agreement. You may not use the Products and Services in connection with providing tax advice or to provide any other services to any other party. You agree that prior to filing your tax returns you shall have sole responsibility and liability for reviewing all of your Form(s) 16 or 16(A) or other information that affects your tax situation for accuracy and completeness and for otherwise verifying any results derived from using the Products and Services. If You intend to use and access Products and Services for other(s), then, in such event, You will use and access Products and Services only upon having such authority to file tax returns for other(s).
2 Eligibility to use the Platform.
You are of 18 (eighteen) years of age or older and in case of you are acting as guardian on behalf of a minor, you have the necessary authority to register/sign up on the Platform for the availing the services on behalf of the minor and transact on their behalf;
You are of legal age to form a binding contract, are not a person barred from receiving the platform services under the applicable laws and are competent to enter into a binding contract. In case the company faces scalability problems, it reserves the right to refuse access to the platform to new users and any such user who has been suspended or removed by the company for any reason whatsoever shall not been entitled to avail the platform services; and
You also warrant that the money you invest is from your own bank account (primary holder’s bank account in case of Investment Account held jointly), and the same is earned from legitimate means/ sources and remitted through approved banking channels
3 Geographical Locations.
Please note that not all the Platform Services are available in all geographical areas and depending on Your location, you may not be eligible to avail certain Platform Services offered by the Company, IndiaTaxFilling ™ as the case may be. The Company and/or IndiaTaxFilling ™ reserve the absolute right to determine the availability and eligibility for any of the Platform Service offered on the Platform.
You will not, directly or indirectly:
re-distribute, sell, rent, loan, or otherwise transfer the Products and Services or any rights in or to the Products and Services to any other person or entity;
use the Products and Services in any manner other than its intended manner or for the benefit of any third parties, including by making the Products and Services available on an application service provider, outsourcing or service bureau basis, or on any peer-to-peer or file-sharing service or network, or to perform services for third parties where the Products and Services enable, facilitate or comprise part of such service(s), or by using or accessing the Products and Services to prepare documents for any other person, and you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless IndiaTaxFilling ™ and its Affiliates against any losses, liabilities, claims, settlements, costs or expenses, including reasonable lawyers’ fees and enforcement costs, arising out of or relating to any such use or access;
duplicate the Products and Services by any means, including electronically;
remove any proprietary notice, labels, or marks on or in the Products and Services;
derive or attempt to derive any source code for the Products and Services; or
disable or circumvent any access control or related device, process or procedure established with respect to the Products and Services. You are responsible for all use of the Products and Services and for compliance with this Agreement and any breach by you or any user of the Products and Services provided to you shall be your responsibility. IndiaTaxFilling ™ reserves all rights not expressly granted to you.
5 Intellectual Property Rights.
IndiaTaxFilling™, its Affiliates or its licensors, as applicable, are lawful owners of the Products and Services which are protected under Intellectual Property Laws in India including trademark and copyright law and international treaty provisions. Title to the Products and Services and all associated intellectual property rights are owned and shall be retained exclusively by IndiaTaxFilling™ and its Affiliates and licensors, as applicable. Through your use of the Products and Services, you acquire no ownership interest in the Products and Services or any derivative work or component of the Products and Services. No right, title or interest in or to any trademark, service mark, logo or trade name of IndiaTaxFilling™ or its Affiliates or their licensors is granted to you under this Agreement. You may not decompile, disassemble, modify or reverse engineer the Products and Services, or seek to derive the source code from any executable object code provided to you, or modify, translate, or otherwise create derivative works based on the Products and Services or any part thereof. IndiaTaxFilling™ and its Affiliates are the exclusive owners of the copyright for the Products and Services and IndiaTaxFilling™ reserves all rights related to such ownership, including the exclusive right to make derivative works of the Products and Services and to duplicate, distribute, license and sell the Products and Services. You acknowledge and agree that the Products and Services, any enhancements, corrections, upgrades or modifications to the Products and Services (regardless of whether made by IndiaTaxFilling™, its Affiliates, its licensors, you or a third party) and all copyrights, patents, trade secrets, trademarks and other intellectual property rights protecting or pertaining to any aspect of the Products and Services (or any enhancements, corrections, upgrades or modifications) are and shall remain the exclusive property of IndiaTaxFilling™, its Affiliates or its licensors, as applicable.
Privacy. Your use of the Products and Services is subject to IndiaTaxFilling™’ privacy notice, made available to you in full at:
https://www.indiataxfilling.com/privacy-policy . IndiaTaxFilling™ reserves the right to change the Privacy Notice and any of the policies described in the Privacy Notice at any time, consistent with applicable law. If SSBA Innovations makes a material change to the Privacy Notice, IndiaTaxFilling™ will notify you by using one of the following methods:
IndiaTaxFilling™ will post a notice on our web site describing the change; or
IndiaTaxFilling™ will send you an electronic mail notifying you of the change. Through your use of the Products and Services, you may be required or requested to supply certain information used to prepare your tax return (“Tax Information”), and other personal information. If you use the automatic importing of tax information feature (described in Section 5 below) in connection with the Products and Services to import selected Tax Information from financial institutions or financial software, you are responsible for verifying the accuracy of such imported Tax Information. If you e-file your tax return, IndiaTaxFilling™ will collect and transmit your Tax Information to the Income Tax Department (“ITD”) in the required electronic format. IndiaTaxFilling™ will retain an electronic copy of your Tax Information and other collected personal information, including e-filing details and status, to the extent required or permitted by law.