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Professional standards require Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP ("Dixon Hughes Goodman") to maintain the confidentiality of client information in accordance with applicable federal and state law. We also retain records relating to professional services that we provide so that we are better able to assist our clients with their professional needs and, in some cases, to comply with professional guidelines. In order to guard our clients' nonpublic personal information, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with our professional standards.

The information contained on this site is intended as general information and not professional advice. Dixon Hughes Goodman only provides professional advice to clients for whom a written engagement agreement has been completed between the firm and the client. Links to external web sites maintained by others are for convenience only, and Dixon Hughes Goodman assumes no responsibility whatsoever for the content of other sites. This site may not be error-free, and Dixon Hughes Goodman makes no representations about the completeness and/or accuracy of information on this site; the site is offered "as-is" without warranties of any kind including but not limited to accuracy, completeness and timeliness. Dixon Hughes Goodman assumes no responsibility for use of materials and/or decisions made using information offered on this site and accepts no liability for the use of the information contained on this site. Specific advice for Dixon Hughes Goodman clients to rely upon may only be obtained through a Dixon Hughes Goodman professional. Sending an e-mail to a Dixon Hughes Goodman professional does not create a client relationship.

Dixon Hughes Goodman takes reasonable precautions to safeguard its information systems. No safeguards are foolproof. Dixon Hughes Goodman is unable to guarantee that information submitted through this site will be unreachable by hackers. When sending information to Dixon Hughes Goodman through this site do not send confidential information such as social security numbers, date of birth, ethnicity, credit card numbers, religion and anything else that the sender wants to remain confidential. This site may be used to collect resume' materials from potential firm employees; do not transmit confidential information through this site or its links. Should a user transmit information, such transmission will be construed as explicit consent to use the data contained in the transmission. Dixon Hughes Goodman will not be liable for damages of any sort arising from the loss of information submitted through this site.

It is possible that this site may be accessed outside areas in which Dixon Hughes Goodman is licensed to practice; this site is not intended to offer services in areas outside Dixon Hughes Goodman' licensed practice jurisdictions.

This site employs cookies and web beacons to track usage and provide a better online experience. Some portions of the site may not be available if the user's browser will not accept cookies. Some of this collected information is retained and other data is discarded as Dixon Hughes Goodman modifies this site. Visitors may choose to register and accept periodic transmissions from the firm; these transmissions do not constitute professional advice from Dixon Hughes Goodman to the recipient. Dixon Hughes Goodman does not sell e-mail addresses collected through this site. Identifying information submitted through the site may, however, be shared with our partners for the purpose of providing additional information to users.

Dixon Hughes Goodman recognizes the importance of protecting children's privacy rights. This site is not directed to or designed for children under the age of 13. Dixon Hughes Goodman never knowingly collects or maintains information about anyone under the age of 13.

Except with respect to personal information collected from the European Economic Area ("EEA") (see Privacy Shield Notice below), any action arising out of the use of this site will be governed by the laws of the State of North Carolina and resolved in the courts of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Users of this site expressly consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue and waive all objections to such venue and jurisdiction.

Privacy Shield Notice

Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP ("DHG"), a North Carolina Limited Liability Partnership adheres to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce with respect to personal information that is transferred from the European Economic Area to the United States within the scope of DHG's Privacy Shield certification. To learn more, see our Privacy Shield Notice.

Safe Harbor

DHG continues to adhere to the underlying European privacy principles of the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor for the processing of Personal Information received from Switzerland. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view our certification, please visit

DHG has further committed to refer unresolved Safe Harbor complaints to the American Arbitration Association, an alternative dispute resolution provider located in the United States. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint from us, or if we have not addressed your complaint to your satisfaction, please contact the American Arbitration Association at for more information or to file a complaint. The services of American Arbitration Association are provided at no cost to you.

Please call if you have any questions, because your privacy, our professional ethics and the ability to provide you with quality financial services are very important to us.

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