Leif Jensen and Associates, Ltd (LJA) is dedicated to protecting the confidentiality and privacy of information entrusted to it. As part of this fundamental obligation, LJA is committed to the appropriate protection and use of personal information that has been collected.
CPAs, like all other providers of personal financial services, we are required by law to inform their clients of our policies regarding privacy of client information. As CPAs, are bound by professional standards of confidentiality that are even more stringent than those required by law. Therefore, we have always protected your right to privacy.
We collect non-public personal information about you that is provided by us with your authorization.
For current and former clients, we do not disclose any non-public information obtained in the course of our practice except as permitted by law. Permitted disclosures include, for instance, providing information to our employees, and is in limited situations, to unrelated third parties who need to know that information to assist us in providing services to you. In all such situations, we stress the confidential nature of the information being shared.
We retain records relating to professional services that we provide so that we are better able to assist you with your professional needs and, in some cases, to comply with professional guidelines. To guard your non-public personal information, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with our professional standards.
Leif J. Jensen, CPA