Corrigan Krause Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. Corrigan, Krause, Harrison, Harsar, CPAs LLC (also referred to as “Corrigan Krause”, “we”, “us” and “our”) adopted this privacy policy to inform you how we use information you may provide to us. All personally identifiable information (“PII”) provided to us is used exclusively for ensuring our team can provide the highest quality service to you. 

By providing information to us, you explicitly agree to our collection and use of such information as described in this Privacy Policy.

Corrigan Krause is committed to protecting users' privacy and addressing potential privacy concerns. The following information has been posted to help you understand what private information we collect and how your information is used.

Obtaining Client Information

Corrigan Krause collects certain personal information about you – but only when that information is provided by you or is obtained by us with your authorization. We use that information to provide accounting, attest, auditing, bookkeeping, consulting, tax, valuation and other services. 

Examples of sources from which we collect information include:

  • Discussions and phone calls with you
  • Letters or e-mails from you
  • Tax returns or financial documents
  • Bank details provided by you
  • Client assessment & client onboarding questionnaires
  • Online sign-up forms
  • Public sources (such as web directories and web search results)

Types of private information collected

To best serve your needs, we collect the following types of information:

Personal information

We collect the following personal information from our clients:

  • Name
  • Email address(es)
  • Physical address(es)
  • Phone number(s)
  • Information directly related to completing authorized services, such as Social Security number(s), birth dates, drivers’ licenses number(s), etc.

Automatically collected information

We automatically collect data on how our users visit, such as your IP address, location, browser, browser language, operating system, device identifiers, and cookies.  

Our website currently uses cookies to enhance its functionality. You may disable cookies in your web browser, but this may limit your ability to access

Children’s privacy protection 

We understand the importance of protecting children’s online privacy. It is not our policy to knowingly solicit, intentionally collect, receive, or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13. If we obtain actual knowledge that we have received such information, we will take steps to delete it.

We will not share your PII without your consent

We do not sell or share your PII to third parties, nor do we share it with third parties except as described in this Privacy Policy. We may share your PII with (a) third party service providers; (b) business partners; (c) affiliated companies within our corporate structure; and (d) as needed for compliance or legal purposes. Third party service providers have access to PII only as needed to perform their functions, and they must process the PII in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Examples of how we may share your PII

There are several situations where we may share PII with service providers including:

  • Providing services
  • Payment processing and fraud prevention
  • Providing client support
  • Sending marketing and educational communications
  • Conducting research and analysis
  • Providing cloud computing infrastructure. 

We use Google Analytics for collection and processing of data.  More can be learned at

Why we may share your PII for legal reasons

We may disclose your PII for legal reasons as well, including:

  • As part of a merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by another company where customer information will be one of the transferred assets
  • As required by law, for example, to comply with a valid subpoena or other legal process
  • When we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, or to protect your safety (or the safety of others)
  • To investigate fraud
  • To respond to a government request.

We will not disclose your PII to other third parties unless you give us prior consent.

Our website uses cookies

As do many websites, we use “cookies” to enhance your user experience.  A cookie is a small piece of data stored on your hard drive containing some demographic information that does not reveal your specific identity.  Demographic information that is available includes, but is not limited to: zip code, time zone, user preferences, web visits, IP address, browser and device information, domain name and referring website. 

Our website contains links to other sites such as partners or third parties. This Privacy Policy only addresses Corrigan Krause’s use and disclosure of your PII collected on this site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of any third parties or the content of linked sites, and we encourage you to read the applicable privacy policies of such parties or websites.

How we keep your information secure

Corrigan Krause is committed to ensuring that your PII is secure.  Except as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy, we restrict access to PII and other personal data about you to employees of our firm and other parties who must use that information to provide services to you. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards in compliance with applicable laws and regulations to guard your PII from unauthorized access, alteration, or premature destruction. Despite these efforts, security cannot be guaranteed against all threats. We seek to limit access to your PII to those who have a need to know and require those individuals to maintain the confidentiality of such information.

How long we store your information

We may store your personal information for an extended period of time, depending on how we need to use the information. For example, we may need to keep your billing information on file for an extended period of time to maintain our internal transaction records.  

Your privacy rights

Corrigan Krause generally collects only the PII necessary to fulfill your request. Where additional, optional information is sought, you will be notified of this at the point of collection.

Depending on the jurisdiction in which you are located, you may have the following rights in relation to your personal data:

Right of access and data portability. You may have the right to request that we disclose to you information about our collection and use of your personal data in the preceding 12 months, including: (a)  the categories and specific pieces of personal data we collect; (b) the categories of sources from which we collect or sell personal data; (c) the business or commercial purpose for which we collect personal data; (d) the categories of third parties with whom we share personal data; and (e) the categories of personal data disclosed for a business purpose or sold to third parties and the categories of third parties to whom such personal data was sold or disclosed.

Right to deletion. You may request that we delete certain personal data that we have collected about you.  The foregoing is subject to our right to maintain your personal data for specific purposes as permitted by law.  If we are unable to comply with any such request, we will notify you.

Right to opt out. You may have the right to request that your personal data not be used for any other reason than business purposes. 

Right to correct. If your personal data is incomplete or incorrect, you have the right to correct it.

Right to non-discrimination. You have the right to exercise any of the rights listed above without discrimination by us or any additional charges or costs. 

Effective Date 

This Privacy Policy is effective as of April 24, 2024 and replaces any prior Privacy Policy. 

Privacy Policy Changes

Corrigan Krause may update our Privacy Policy from time to time, and at our firm’s sole discretion. Our firm encourages clients and visitors to our website to check our home page for our most recently updated Privacy Policy. 

Contact Us

We value your business and are committed to protecting your privacy.

If you have any questions or comments about our Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact Corrigan Krause: 


Mail: Corrigan Krause, 191 American Blvd. Suite 201, Westlake OH 44145

Phone: 440-471-0800