Cookies Policy

This cookies statement was last updated on February 4, 2021.

“FH” (and “we,” “us,” “our”) refers to Fern Hill CPA, LLC.

Cookies

This website uses “cookies,” which may automatically collect certain information and data, including browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. “Cookies” are small pieces of data sent to your computer browser from our web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. The data identifies you as a unique user and facilitates your ongoing access to and use of this website. Cookies also help us diagnose problems with our server and the website. If you do not want us to use cookies when you use this website, you can adjust your internet browser settings not to accept cookies. Your web browser’s help function should tell you how to do this. However, without these identifier files you may not have access to many features that may make your browsing of our website smoother, and some of our Sites may not function properly. The firm’s purpose in collecting this information is to understand how visitors use our website and to help us improve the functionality of the website.

Tracking Technologies and Cookies

We use Cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on Our Site and store certain information. Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze Our Site. The technologies We use may include:

  • Cookies or Browser Cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on Your Device. You can instruct Your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent. However, if You do not accept Cookies, You may not be able to use some parts of our Site. Unless you have adjusted Your browser setting so that it will refuse Cookies, our Site may use Cookies.
  • Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Site may use local stored objects (or Flash Cookies) to collect and store information about Your preferences or Your activity on our Site. Flash Cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as those used for Browser Cookies. For more information on how You can delete Flash Cookies, please read “Where can I change the settings for disabling, or deleting local shared objects?” available at https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/disable-local-shared-objects-flash.html#main_Where_can_I_change_the_settings_for_disabling__or_deleting_local_shared_objects_
  • Web Beacons. Certain sections of our Site and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of a certain section and verifying system and server integrity).

There are several types of cookies:

Cookies can be “Persistent” or “Session” Cookies., while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as You close Your web browser. You can learn more about cookies here: All About Cookies by TermsFeed.

  • ‘First-party’ cookies are directly stored by the website (or domain) you visit. These cookies allow website owners to collect analytics data, remember language settings, and perform other useful functions that provide a good user experience.
  • ‘Third party’ cookies are created by domains that are not the website (or domain) that you are visiting. These are usually used for analytics and/or online-advertising purposes and placed on a website through adding scripts or tags. A third-party cookie is accessible on any websites that loads the third-party server’s code.
  • ‘Session’ cookies remain in your browser during your browser session and are deleted when you close your web browser.
  • ‘Persistent’ cookies remain in your browser after the session (unless deleted by you) and remain on Your personal computer or mobile device when You go offline

We use both Session and Persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:

  • Necessary / Essential Cookies

Type: Session Cookies

Administered by: Us

Purpose: These Cookies are essential to provide You with Services available through the Website and to enable You to use some of its features. They help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. Without these Cookies, the Services that You have asked for cannot be provided, and We only use these Cookies to provide You with those Services.

  • Cookies Policy / Notice Acceptance Cookies

Type: Persistent Cookies

Administered by: Us

Purpose: These Cookies identify if users have accepted the use of cookies on the Website.

  • Functionality Cookies

Type: Persistent Cookies

Administered by: Us

Purpose: These Cookies allow us to remember choices You make when You use the Website, such as remembering your login details or language preference. The purpose of these Cookies is to provide You with a more personal experience and to avoid You having to re-enter your preferences every time You use the Website.

  • Tracking and Performance Cookies

Type: Persistent Cookies

Administered by: Third-Parties

Purpose: These Cookies are used to track information about traffic to the Website and how users use the Website. The information gathered via these Cookies may directly or indirectly identify you as an individual visitor. This is because the information collected is typically linked to a pseudonymous identifier associated with the device you use to access the Website. We may also use these Cookies to test new pages, features or new functionality of the Website to see how our users react to them.

For more information about the cookies we use and your choices regarding cookies, please visit our Cookies Policy or the Cookies section of our Privacy Policy.

Managing cookies on your device

We use cookies to personalize content and to provide you with an improved user experience. You can control and manage cookies using your browser settings as well as certain opt-out tools (see below). Please note that if you are accessing this website using multiple browsers or devices, you will need to manage cookies on each browser and device, as applicable. Please also note that removing or blocking cookies can impact your user experience and some functionality may no longer be available.

Using your browser to control cookies

Most browsers allow you to view, manage, delete and block cookies for a website. Be aware that if you delete all cookies then any preferences you have set will be lost, including the ability to opt-out from cookies as this function itself requires placement of an opt out cookie on your device.  Guidance on how to control cookies for common browsers is linked below.

Google Chrome

Mozilla Firefox

MacOS Safari

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Microsoft Edge

For information on additional browsers and device types please see http://www.aboutcookies.org/ or http://www.cookiecentral.com/faq/.

Opt-out tools to control cookies

Some of the third parties that collect information from or about you on PwC sites or apps may participate in the Digital Advertising Alliance’s (“DAA”) self-regulatory program. To make choices about the use of information from or about you for online behavioral or interest-based advertising on websites (desktop and mobile browsers), please visit the DAA, and within mobile applications, you can download the DAA’s AppChoices application from your mobile device at www.aboutads.info/appchoices or from your device’s app store.