We are committed to maintaining the privacy of personal information provided to us by our clients and protecting all personal information that are in our possession or control. This Privacy Policy sets out the principles and procedures that the firm follows in meeting its privacy commitments to its clients and complying with the requirements of federal, provincial and professional privacy rules.


A. A. Ali, CA Privacy Policy


A. A. Ali, CA respects the privacy rights of our clients and has always been committed to protecting all personal information in our possession or control. We have adopted this Privacy Policy to guide how we collect, use and disclose the personal information we require in the course of fulfilling our professional responsibilities and operating our business. This Privacy Policy applies to all subsidiaries and affiliates of A. A. Ali, CA. References to " A. A. Ali, CA ", "we" or "us" in this Policy include all such subsidiaries and affiliates and A. A. Ali, CA takes the privacy and confidentiality of our clients very seriously. We have developed this Privacy Policy to clearly define our ongoing commitment to protecting privacy rights. Certain of the practices discussed in this Policy reflect requirements set out in both federal and provincial privacy legislation. A. A. Ali, CA policy is to at all times adhere to the requirements of the law and our professional responsibilities, and to be responsive to our clients, who expect us to respect their privacy and protect their personal information.
A. A. Ali, CA will inform you why we are collecting your personal information when the information is collected.

In most instances, A. A. Ali, CA will collect, use or disclose personal information about clients only for the purpose of providing professional services. Each Engagement Letter includes an explanation of why A. A. Ali, CA requires the information, what use will be made of it and with whom it may be shared in order to provide professional services. A. A. Ali, CA will limit the collection of personal information to that which is reasonably required to provide our services or operate our business.

We collect the following types of personal information about you, from you, either directly or through persons or entities acting on our behalf:

Personal information you provide to us, including:
Personal information that you enter on an income tax form, including your name, address, social insurance number, and other identifying and contact information, in addition to your tax and financial information, and your e-mail address;
Information from applications, forms, surveys, and in connection with polls or contests, including your name, address and e-mail address; and
Information for billing and payment purposes, including credit or debit card information, such as card number and card expiration date.

Responsiveness


A. A. Ali, CA will use and disclose your personal information only for the purposes for which we have your consent. We will keep personal information only as long as necessary to accomplish these purposes. Retention of Personal Information

In compliance with professional standards, we keep a record of the work performed by A. A. Ali, CA .This record, or "working papers", may include personal information and will be retained until such working papers are no longer reasonably required for legal, administrative, audit or regulatory purposes. Working papers are safeguarded against inappropriate access.

A. A. Ali, CA protects your personal information with safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.

A. A. Ali, CA will protect personal information by using physically secure facilities, industry standard security tools and practices, and clearly defined internal policies and practices. Security measures are in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the personal information under our control. Personal information is stored in secure environments that are not available to the public (e.g., restricted access premises, locked rooms and filing cabinets). To prevent unauthorized electronic access to personal information, any information that is stored in electronic form is protected in a secure electronic and physical environment.

We are responsible for all personal information transferred to third parties for processing. We require third party processors to respect the confidentiality of personal information and all legal requirements under applicable Canadian federal and provincial privacy legislation, and to agree to contractual requirements that are consistent with this Privacy Policy. These third party processors are prohibited from using personal information, except for the specific purpose(s) for which we supply it to them.

In some circumstances, personal information may be processed and stored outside of
A. A. Ali, CA or a third party processor, and such personal information may be subject to disclosure in accordance with the laws applicable in the jurisdiction in which the information is processed or stored. These laws may not provide the same level of protection as Canadian privacy laws.

At their request, A. A. Ali, CA will advise individuals of what personal information we have in our possession or control about them, what it is being used for, and to whom and why it has been disclosed.

Clients have the right to review and obtain a copy of their personal information on record in our individual offices by contacting their engagement partner.

Individuals may challenge A. A. Ali, CA's compliance with this Privacy Policy.

A. A. Ali, CA will respond to individual complaints and questions relating to privacy. We will investigate and attempt to resolve all complaints.

To challenge compliance with this Policy, individuals should forward their concerns in writing to A. A. Ali, CA office. We will ensure that a complete investigation of all complaints has been undertaken and will report their findings to the individual in most instances within 30 days.

We know that protecting the privacy of our clients is important. If you have any questions or concerns about your privacy and our role in protecting it, please contact at allan@aaalicpa.com or at 416-213-1986.