OSA Accountants Ltd trading as OSA McQuillan Accountants and Business Advisers operates osamcquillan.ie and may operate other websites. It is OSA Accountants Ltd policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, OSA Accountants Ltd collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. OSA Accountants Ltd purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how OSA Accountants Ltd visitors use its website. From time to time, OSA Accountants Ltd may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
OSA Accountants Ltd also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on osamcquillan.ie. OSA Accountants Ltd only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to OSA Accountants Ltd websites choose to interact with OSA Accountants Ltd in ways that require OSA Accountants Ltd to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that OSA Accountants Ltd gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at osamcquillan.ie to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with OSA Accountants Ltd are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions and perform bookkeeping services. In each case, OSA Accountants Ltd collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with OSA Accountants Ltd and perform bookkeeping services if appropriate. OSA Accountants Ltd does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
OSA Accountants Ltd may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. OSA Accountants Ltd may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, OSA Accountants Ltd does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
OSA Accountants Ltd discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organisations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on OSA Accountants Ltd behalf or to provide services available at OSA Accountants Ltd websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using OSA Accountants Ltd websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. OSA Accountants Ltd will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, OSA Accountants Ltd discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when OSA Accountants Ltd believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of OSA Accountants Ltd, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an OSA Accountants Ltd website and have supplied your email address, OSA Accountants Ltd may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with OSA Accountants Ltd and our products, and in particular if you are an accounting and bookkeeping client, may ask you for bookeeping information for timely filing of returns. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. OSA Accountants Ltd takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorised access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If OSA Accountants Ltd, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that OSA Accountants Ltd goes out of business or is liquidated, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of OSA Accountants Ltd may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy. In particular if you have supplied bookeeping, tax or other accounting information we may pass that on to a third party, usually another accounting firm or bookkeeping service, with your permission.
While we are happy to work with any off-the-shelf accounting package, our preference is to work with Sage accounts programs. this is because we have built up many years experience in Sage and consider ourselves to be Sage specialitst.