MyDHG

Privacy Statement / Terms of Use

This web site and web data portal referred to as “MyDHG” is operated by Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP (“DHG”). This Privacy Statement / Terms of Use document both describes our practices in collecting and processing data that is provided through our web site and establishes the terms on which users may use this web site. By accessing or using our web site located at https://my.dhg.com (the "MyDHG Site") you (the "User") signify that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by the terms stated within this document. Any updates to this document will be posted on this web site.

If you do not accept these Terms of Use, you must refrain from using the MyDHG Site. If you continue to use the MyDHG Site, you will be deemed to have accepted these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use must be read in conjunction with any other applicable terms and warnings governing the use of this Site.

We may modify this agreement at any time, and such modifications will become effective immediately upon posting the modified Terms of Use on the MyDHG Site. Any use of the MyDHG site by you after any such modified Terms of Use have been posted will be deemed acceptance by you of those modified Terms of Use.

PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY AS IT CONTAINS IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR OBLIGATIONS, REMEDIES AND LEGAL RIGHTS.

Privacy Policy and Practices.

We at DHG respect your right to privacy. Your privacy is very important to us and we will do our best to protect the security, integrity and confidentiality of your data. We have created this document to inform you of our data collection, use and sharing practices in conjunction with this Site. We will use the data provided by you only in the normal course of our business. We will not share your data with others without your express consent except as necessary to comply with legal process or other applicable legal requirements, to provide the services you have requested, to protect or defend our rights or property or as otherwise permitted by law.

Furthermore we endeavor to comply with the terms of our privacy policy which is accessible at:https://www.dhg.com/privacy-policy-and-terms-of-use

Accessing and using information on MyDHG site

In order to be able to interact with services or access information offered on the “MyDHG” site, you will need to use a user ID (i.e email address) and password provisioned or managed by DHG.

You must not disclose your Login Information to any person or otherwise allow any person to access the “MyDHG” site using your Login Information. You must not access or use this site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use. You must take your own precautions to ensure that the process by which you employ for accessing this site does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference or attacks which may damage your own computer system.

For the removal of doubt, we do not accept responsibility for any interference or damage to your own computer system which arises in connection with your use of this site or any “Linked Site”(described in appropriate section below).

In order to maintain proper access control, if you elect to establish multiple users for your “MyDHG” instance you must also inform DHG of one or two individuals (known as the “Client Contact”) who will be the authorized person(s) to manage access or if unable to manage, contact DHG in the event user access is to be granted or revoked from certain users. In the event access is no longer needed for you or members of your organization you shall have a Client Contact notify their DHG representative immediately when an individual user’s logon account is to be terminated. DHG will reasonably endeavor to promptly terminate access to such logon account. However, you cannot be assured that such access has been terminated until you receive confirmation of termination from DHG.

User Data.

You are solely responsible for the data, messages, notes, text, email address(es) and other information, confidential or otherwise, that you upload on or through the “MyDHG” site (collectively, the "User Data") or any other means. You are solely responsible at your sole cost and expense for creating personal backup copies of all User Data you post or store on the Site or provide to DHG. The Site is not intended to be, nor should be treated as a backup storage site or facility for User Data.

When you post User Data to the Site, you authorize and direct DHG to make such copies thereof as deemed necessary in DHG's sole discretion in order to facilitate the use and storage of the User Data on the Site and by DHG in performing tax, audit, or other services. By posting User Data to the Site, you represent that you have the authority and ability to post such information for DHG's use and storage. DHG does not assert any ownership over your User Data; rather, as between us and you, subject to the rights granted to us in this document, you retain full ownership of all of your User Data and any intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights associated with your User Data.

DHG shall endeavor to delete from the Site any item of User Data that has not been edited or otherwise modified by you in at least twelve (12) months.

DHG shall endeavor to delete from the Site any item of DHG uploaded data that has not been edited or otherwise modified in at least ninety (90) days.

DHG CANNOT GUARANTEE THAT ANY USER DATA WAS ACTUALLY CREATED AND IS BEING OPERATED BY THE INDIVIDUAL OR ENTITY THAT CLAIMS TO HAVE SUBMITTED SUCH USER DATA. DHG IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF ANY USER DATA. YOU HAVE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY TO SAFEGUARD (AND CHANGE, AS NEEDED), YOUR LOGIN AND PASSWORD TO ENSURE SUCH IDENTIFIERS ARE ONLY BEING USED BY INDIVIDUALS WITH THE AUTHORITY TO DO SO.

Security of Information.

No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. While we strive to protect such information with industry standard safeguards, we do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of information which you transmit to us. Accordingly, any information which you transmit to us is transmitted at your own risk. To help protect the security of your Information, DHG strongly recommends that you establish an entity-wide acceptable use and industry standard information security policies.

Linked Sites.

This website may contain links or integrations to other websites (Linked Sites). Those links and embedded items are provided for convenience only and may not remain current or be maintained. We are not responsible for the content, security or privacy practices associated with Linked Sites.

Our links or integrations with Linked Sites should not be construed as an endorsement, approval or recommendation by us of the owners or operators of those Linked Sites, or of any information, data, graphics, materials, products or services referred to or contained on those Linked Sites, unless and to the extent stipulated to the contrary.

Service Availability.

DHG will reasonably endeavor to provide access to the “MyDHG” Site twenty-four (24) hours per day. However, DHG makes no representation or warranty that such 24-hour service will be available at all times.

Through your use of the “MyDHG” Site you agree and acknowledge that the Site will, at times, be unavailable due to regularly scheduled maintenance, service upgrades, or other mechanical or electronic failures.

DHG MAKES NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE AVAILABILITY OF THE SITE AND SHALL NEVER BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIMED ACTUAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY BREACH OR ALLEGED BREACH OF AVAILABILITY OF THE SITE.

Termination

We reserve the right to terminate your ability to access the “MyDHG” site at any time without notice. Furthermore, the breach of these Terms of Use can result in the immediate termination of access.

Restricted Use/Confidentiality

Unless stated otherwise in writing, you are provided with access to this Site for your use only. Without limiting the foregoing, you may not without our written permission on sell information obtained from this Portal to any third party. These obligations of confidentiality do not apply to any information which is already in the public domain, other than through a breach by you of this obligation, or which is required to be disclosed by law or a regulatory body.

Personal Information and Collection.

When you visit the “MyDHG” site, request access to the site or when you voluntarily provide information to DHG in response to us contacting you, you potentially provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected by us ("User Data," as defined above) and web site use information collected by us as you interact with our Site (referred to as “Site Content”). Collectively, User Data and Site Content are referred to as "Personal Information." Furthermore, when you enter the “MyDHG” Site, we collect certain pieces of information which may include pages you access, date and time of access, IP Address and country of origin, device information (device type, OS) and your browser information (type, version, etc.). This information is gathered for all “MyDHG” Site visitors. In addition, we store certain information about you using "cookies". A cookie is a piece of data stored on the User's computer tied to information about the User. We use cookies to associate users with their previous activity on the Site. The Site will "remember" your information making it easier for you to contribute when you come back to the web site. You can clear your browser's cookies (using the settings in your browser) if you want to disable this convenience feature.

Your Consent.

By using our Site, you consent to the collection and use of your Personal Information by DHG. This document reflects our current policies and practices and is subject to change at any time in accordance with changes to those policies and practices. In the event of a change, a revised Privacy Statement / Terms of Use will be posted to our Site in a timely manner. You should review this document periodically to remain informed of any changes. DHG shall have no responsibility to individually contact Users regarding any such revisions.

Disclaimer.

THE SITE AND THE SITE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED "AS-IS" AND DHG DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. DHG CANNOT GUARANTEE AND DOES NOT PROMISE ANY SPECIFIC RESULTS FROM USE OF THE SITE. DHG DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR ITS SERVERS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

DHG MAKES NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE EFFICACY OF THE SECURITY OF THE SITE AND SHALL NEVER BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIMED ACTUAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY BREACH OR ALLEGED BREACH OF SECURITY OF THE SITE.

IN NO EVENT WILL DHG OR ITS MEMBERS, MANAGERS, PARTNERS, PRINCIPALS EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PERSON FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR LOST DATA ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR OTHER MATERIALS ON, ACCESSED THROUGH OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE SITE, EVEN IF DHG IS AWARE OR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, DHG'S LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, BY YOU TO DHG FOR THAT PARTICULAR SITE SERVICE, BUT IN NO CASE WILL DHG'S LIABILITY TO YOU EXCEED ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT IF NO FEES ARE PAID TO DHG FOR THE PARTICULAR SITE SERVICE, YOU SHALL BE LIMITED TO INJUNCTIVE RELIEF ONLY, UNLESS OTHERWISE PERMITTED BY LAW, AND SHALL NOT BE ENTITLED TO DAMAGES OF ANY KIND FROM DHG, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION.

All text, graphics, design, selection, and arrangement of information on this Site are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws and are the property of Dixon Hughes PLLC. All rights reserved.

By visiting or using this Site, you agree that the laws of the State of North Carolina, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern this Privacy Statement / Terms of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and DHG. You agree to commence or prosecute any action in connection therewith only in a state or federal court located within Guilford County or Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. You waive any objection to jurisdiction of the North Carolina state or federal courts for resolution of any dispute that may arise.

Any unauthorized use of the trademarks owned by Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP used within the Site is strictly prohibited.