MAC Accounting Completed (MAC) Terms of Use and Legal Information

These Terms of Use are intended to explain our obligations as a service provider, and your obligations as a client. Please review this next section immediately and follow the remainder of The Terms & Conditions, subsequent, carefully.

Our Expectations of You

  • You will readily respond to security requests from your banks and credit cards.
  • You will not connect checking or credit card accounts that are used for personal purposes, unless limited.
  • If you do connect such an account, you will be required to identify which transactions are personal [Owner/Shareholder Distributions] via our Easy Edit tool.
  • You will respond at least monthly to our Easy Edit inquiries regarding unfamiliar payees and manual checks.
  • You may invite your Accountant/Tax Preparer at any time to review and edit data, or to download information.
  • Your Tax Preparer/Accountant will make year-end adjusting entries to MAC as they deem necessary for such items as depreciation, assets changes, loan amortization, etc.

Our Commitment to You

  • We will assist you with your business bank connections until your banks and credit cards are exporting transactions (TS) consistently. [Finicity: "No one is more connected to financial institutions.""]
  • If your financial institution’s software is not updated, or does not allow direct connection and download, at NO CHARGE we will prepare a unique CSV import tool for your use. A CSV import does NOT limit the final benefits of MAC Accounting Completed.
  • We will categorize your TS based on our decades of experience.
  • We will make inquiries to you for unfamiliar payees/TS, and manual checks.
  • We will categorize according to all specific requests you make.
  • We will give you 24/7 access to your data in the form of a cash basis Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Income Statement Trend Analysis (entire year spreadsheet).
  • We will categorize TS daily, and post them for a near “real-time” updated record.
  • We will record new assets and new liabilities from contracts, agreements, or other information you provide to us.
  • We will balance your banks and credit cards to the MAC Accounting Completed record on a cash basis.
  • We will provide you an 'invite' to send to any third party, such as an Accountant/Tax Preparer, to review and edit data, or to download information.  

Terms & Conditions

These Terms are binding on any use of our service, and apply to you from the time MAC provided you with access to such service.

MAC’s Service will evolve overtime based on your feedback. These terms are not necessarily intended to answer every question or address every issue raised by the MAC service. MAC reserves the right to changes these terms at any time, effective upon the posting of such terms. MAC will make every effort to communicate these changes to you via email or on the MAC website. It is your obligation to ensure that you have read, understood, and agreed to the most recent terms available on the MAC website.

By registering to use any part of the MAC Service, you acknowledge that you have read and understood these terms, and have authority to act on behalf of any person for whom You are using the MAC Service.

These Terms were last updated on 10 October 2021.

    1. "Agreement"
      • means these Terms of Use.
    2. "Monthly Fee"
      • refers to the monthly fee (excluding any taxes and duties) payable by You in accordance with the fee schedule set out on the Website (which MAC may change from time to time on notice to You).
    3. "Confidential Information"
      • includes all information exchanged between the parties to this Agreement, whether in writing, electronically or orally, including the Service but does not include information which is, or becomes, publicly available other than through authorized disclosure by the other party.
    4. "Data"
      • means any data inputted by You or with Your authority into the Website.
    5. "Intellectual Property Right"
      • means any patent, trademark, service mark, copyright, moral right, right in a design, know-how and any other intellectual or industrial property rights, anywhere in the world, whether or not registered.
    6. "Service"
      • means all online and offline parts included in MAC (as may be changed or updated from time to time by MAC) via the Website.
    7. "Website"
    8. "MAC" or "My Accountant’s Cloud"
      • means MyAccountantsCloud or MAC Accounting Completed, a product of Records In Order.
    9. "Client"
      • means the person who registers to use the Service, and, where the context permits, includes any entity on whose behalf that person registers to use the Service.
    10. "You"
      • means any User or Client/User you represent. "Your" has a corresponding meaning.
    1. MAC grants You the right to access and use the Service via the Website with the particular user roles available to You according to Your subscription type. This right is non-exclusive, non-transferable, and limited by and subject to this Agreement.
    1. Payment obligations:
      • This amount will be drafted from your active checking account in the MAC Service. You may ask that we receive the fee from a specific account. The system will default to deducting it from the first checking account added.
    2. General obligations:
      1. You must only use the Service and Website for Your own lawful internal business purposes, in accordance with these Terms and any notice sent by MAC or condition posted on the Website. You may use the Service and Website on behalf of others or in order to provide services to others but if You do so you must ensure that You are authorized to do so and that all persons for whom or to whom services are provided comply with and accept all terms of this Agreement that apply to You.
      2. You must respond readily to Easy Edit requests to update or clarify transaction information in order to keep the accounting record up to date.
      3. You must respond readily to update credentials of financial institutions in order for MAC’s aggregation partner to continue to download transactions from financial institutions.
    3. Access conditions:
      1. You must ensure that all usernames and passwords required to access the Service are kept secure and confidential. You must immediately notify MAC of any unauthorized use of Your passwords, or any other breach of security and You will reset Your password, and You must take all other actions that MAC reasonably deems necessary to maintain or enhance the security of MAC’s computing systems and networks and Your access to the Services.
      2. As a condition of these Terms, when accessing and using the Services, You must:
        1. not attempt to undermine the security and integrity of MAC’s computing systems, networks, or, where the Services are hosted by a third party, the third party’s computing systems and networks;
        2. not use, or misuse, the Services in any way which may impair the functionality of the Services or Website, or other systems used to deliver the Services or impair the ability of any other user to use the Services or Website;
        3. not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any materials other than those to which You have been given express permission to access or to the computer system on which the Services are hosted;
        4. not transmit, or input into the Website, any: files that may damage any other person's computing devices or software, content that may be offensive, or material or Data in violation of any law (including Data or other material protected by copyright or trade secrets which You do not have the right to use); and
        5. not attempt to modify, copy, adapt, reproduce, disassemble, decompile or reverse engineer any computer programs used to deliver the Services or to operate the Website except as is strictly necessary to use either of them for normal operation.
    4. Usage Limitations:
      • Use of the Service may be subject to limitations, including but not limited to monthly transaction volumes and the number of calls You are permitted to make against MAC’s application programming interface. Any such limitations will be specified within the Service.
    5. Communication Conditions:
      1. As a condition of these Terms, if You use any communication tools available through the Website (such as any forum, chat room or message center), You agree only to use such communication tools for lawful and legitimate purposes. You must not use any such communication tool for posting or disseminating any material unrelated to the use of the Services, including (but not limited to): offers of goods or services for sale, unsolicited commercial e-mail, files that may damage any other person's computing devices or software, content that may be offensive to any other users of the Services or the Website, or material in violation of any law (including material that is protected by copyright or trade secrets which You do not have the right to use).
      2. When You make any communication on the Website, You represent that You are permitted to make such communication. MAC is under no obligation to ensure that the communications on the Website are legitimate or that they are related only to the use of the Services. As with any other web-based forum, You must exercise caution when using the communication tools available on the Website. However, MAC does reserve the right to remove any communication at any time in its sole discretion.
    6. Indemnity.
      • You indemnify MAC against: all claims, costs, damage and loss arising from Your breach of any of these Terms or any obligation You may have to MAC, including (but not limited to) any costs relating to the recovery of any Access Fees that are due but have not been paid by You.
    1. Confidentiality:
      1. Unless the relevant party has the prior written consent of the other or unless required to do so by law:
      2. Each party will preserve the confidentiality of all Confidential Information of the other obtained in connection with these Terms. Neither party will, without the prior written consent of the other, disclose or make any Confidential Information available to any person, or use the same for its own benefit, other than as contemplated by these Terms.
      3. Each party's obligations under this clause will survive termination of these Terms.
      4. The provisions of clauses 4.1.1 and 4.1.2 shall not apply to any information which:
        1. is or becomes public knowledge other than by a breach of this clause;
        2. is received from a third party who lawfully acquired it and who is under no obligation restricting its disclosure;
        3. is in the possession of the receiving party without restriction in relation to disclosure before the date of receipt from the disclosing party; or
        4. is independently developed without access to the Confidential Information.
    2. Privacy:
      • MAC maintains a privacy policy that sets out the parties’ obligations in respect of personal information. You should read that policy below. You will have accepted that policy when You accept these Terms.
    1. Our Security and Privacy Policy are part of the Terms and Conditions between you and us. By agreeing to the Terms and Conditions, you are also agreeing to our Security Policy.
    2. We will not, without your permission, sell, publish, or share information you entrust to us that identifies you or any person.
    3. What Type of Information We Collect
      1. Personal Information: The information used to register your account is kept strictly confidential by us, and is not released or disclosed to anyone other than employees of ours that need this information for to monitor to provide your service.
      2. Payment Information: Your financial information is processed via Authorize.Net, our third-party payment provider. We do not store credit card information; except for the last four numbers and payment type so that we may identify your accounts to you. This limited billing information is kept strictly confidential by us, and is not released or disclosed.
      3. Username and Password: Your username is on file to provide us with secure access to your MAC. Your password is stored in an encrypted format, and cannot be read by our staff and programmers.
      4. Company Data: Customer data or customer company data which you store and use with us. This is the information that includes data from all credit cards, debit card and bank information that you want us to access in order for you to use our software. This information is passed along to our data providers, who keep it secured. We do not store this information in our databases.
      5. System Information: This is information about your system as it interacts with us such as your IP address and browser information. This information is not sold or shared, and is kept for user experience improvements only.
    4. How MAC Uses Your Bank Information
      1. Your login information is encrypted prior to the transfer to our data provider, Finicity. This information is then sent by our data provider to its primary source (your bank/credit/debit card company). This information is then sent through an encrypted portal to our web servers (Windows Azure). We do not store or save the bank information in our servers. The bank login information is stored within the Finicity servers, and we cannot access the passwords for accounts.
      2. Windows Azure is a cloud server service provided by Microsoft. Their data centers are managed and operated by Microsoft Global Foundation Services. These are some of the most secured servers in the world, and are under 24/7 monitoring by security and technical staff.
    5. Email Privacy
      • We will never rent, sell, or share your email address. All email addresses are kept within our third-party email service (SendGrid) and only viewed by top executives and select confidentiality bound employees.
    1. General:
      • Title to, and all Intellectual Property Rights in the Services, the Website and any documentation relating to the Services remain the property of MAC (or its licensors).
    2. Ownership of Data:
      • Title to, and all Intellectual Property Rights in, the Data remain Your property. However, Your access to the Data is contingent on full payment of the MAC Access Fee when due. You grant MAC a license to use, copy, transmit, store, and back-up Your information and Data for the purposes of enabling You to access and use the Services and for any other purpose related to provision of services to You.
    3. Backup of Data:
      • You must maintain copies of all Data inputted into the Service. MAC adheres to its best practice policies and procedures to prevent data loss, including a daily system data back-up regime, but does not make any guarantees that there will be no loss of Data. MAC expressly excludes liability for any loss of Data no matter how caused.
    4. Third-party applications and your Data.
      • If You enable third-party applications for use in conjunction with the Services, You acknowledge that MAC may allow the providers of those third-party applications to access Your Data as required for the interoperation of such third-party applications with the Services. MAC shall not be responsible for any disclosure, modification or deletion of Your Data resulting from any such access by third-party application providers.
    1. Authority:
      • You warrant that where You have registered to use the Service on behalf of another person, You have the authority to agree to these Terms on behalf of that person and agree that by registering to use the Service You bind the person on whose behalf You act to the performance of any and all obligations that You become subject to by virtue of these Terms, without limiting Your own personal obligations under these Terms.
    2. Acknowledgement:
      • You acknowledge that:
      1. You are authorized to use the Services and the Website and to access the information and Data that You input into the Website, including any information or Data input into the Website by any person you have authorized to use the Service. You are also authorized to access the processed information and Data that is made available to You through Your use of the Website and the Services (whether that information and Data is Your own or that of anyone else).
      2. MAC has no responsibility to any person other than You and nothing in this Agreement confers, or purports to confer, a benefit on any person other than You. If You use the Services or access the Website on behalf of or for the benefit of anyone other than yourself (whether a body corporate or otherwise) you agree that:
        1. You are responsible for ensuring that You have the right to do so;
        2. You are responsible for authorizing any person who is given access to information or Data, and you agree that MAC has no obligation to provide any person access to such information or Data without Your authorization and may refer any requests for information to You to address; and
        3. You will indemnify MAC against any claims or loss relating to:
          1. MAC’s refusal to provide any person access to Your information or Data in accordance with these Terms,
          2. MAC’s making available information or Data to any person with Your authorization.
      3. The provision of, access to, and use of, the Services is on an "as is " basis and at Your own risk.
      4. MAC does not warrant that the use of the Service will be uninterrupted or error free. Among other things, the operation and availability of the systems used for accessing the Service, including public telephone services, computer networks and the Internet, can be unpredictable and may from time to time interfere with or prevent access to the Services. MAC is not in any way responsible for any such interference or prevention of Your access or use of the Services.
      5. It is Your sole responsibility to determine that the Services meet the needs of Your business, or that of others You may represent, and are suitable for the purposes for which they are used.
      6. You remain solely responsible for complying with all applicable accounting, tax and other laws. It is Your responsibility to check that storage of and access to your Data via the Software and the Website will comply with laws applicable to you (including any laws requiring you to retain records).
    3. No warranties:
      • MAC gives no warranty about the Services. Without limiting the foregoing, MAC does not warrant that the Services will meet Your requirements or that it will be suitable for any particular purpose. To avoid doubt, all implied conditions or warranties are excluded in so far as is permitted by law, including (without limitation) warranties of merchantability, fitness for purpose, title and non-infringement.
    4. Consumer guarantees:
      • You warrant and represent that You are acquiring the right to access and use the Services for the purposes of a business and that, to the maximum extent permitted by law, any statutory consumer guarantees or legislation intended to protect non-business consumers in any jurisdiction does not apply to the supply of the Services, the Website or these Terms.
    1. To the maximum extent permitted by law, MAC excludes all liability and responsibility to You (or any other person) in contract, tort (including negligence), or otherwise, for any loss (including loss of information, Data, profits and savings) or damage resulting, directly or indirectly, from any use of, or reliance on, the Service or Website.
    2. If You suffer loss or damage as a result of MAC negligence or failure to comply with these Terms, any claim by You against MAC arising from MAC's negligence or failure will be limited in respect of any one incident, or series of connected incidents, to the Access Fees paid by You in the previous 12 months.
    3. If You are not satisfied with the Service, Your sole and exclusive remedy is to terminate these Terms in accordance with Clause 9.
    1. No-fault termination:
      • At the end of each billing period these Terms will automatically continue for another period of the same duration as that period, provided You continue to pay the prescribed Access Fee when due, unless either party terminates these Terms by giving notice to the other party at least 30 days before the end of the relevant payment period. If You terminate these Terms, You shall be liable to pay all relevant Access Fees on a pro-rata basis for each day of the then current period up to and including the day of termination of these Terms.
    2. Breach:
      1. If You:
        1. breach any of these Terms (including, without limitation, by non-payment of any Access Fees) and do not remedy the breach within 14 days after receiving notice of the breach if the breach is capable of being remedied;
        2. breach any of these Terms and the breach is not capable of being remedied (which includes (without limitation)) any breach of clause 3.4 or any payment of Access Fees that are more than 30 days overdue); or
        3. You or Your business become insolvent, or Your business goes into liquidation or has a receiver or manager appointed of any of its assets or if You become insolvent, or make any arrangement with Your creditors, or become subject to any similar insolvency event in any jurisdiction,
      2. MAC may take any or all of the following actions, at its sole discretion:
        1. Terminate this Agreement and Your use of the Services and the Website;
        2. Suspend for any definite or indefinite period of time, Your use of the Services and the Website;
        3. Suspend or terminate access to all or any Data.
        4. Take either of the actions in sub-clauses 1, 2 and 3 of this clause 9.2 in respect of any or all other persons whom You have authorized to have access to Your information or Data.
      3. For the avoidance of doubt, if payment of any invoice due in relation to any of Your Billing Contacts, Billing Plans or any of Your Organizations (as defined at clause 9) is not made in full by the relevant due date, MAC may: suspend or terminate Your use of the Service, the authority for all or any of Your Organizations to use the Service, or Your rights of access to all or any Data.
    3. Accrued Rights:
      1. Termination of these Terms is without prejudice to any rights and obligations of the parties accrued up to and including the date of termination. On termination of this Agreement, You will:
      2. remain liable for any accrued charges and amounts which become due for payment before or after termination; and
      3. immediately cease to use the Services and the Website.

    1. Technical Problems:
      • In the case of technical problems, You must make all reasonable efforts to investigate and diagnose problems before contacting MAC. If You still need technical help, please check the support provided online by MAC on the Website or failing that email us at
    2. Service availability:
      1. Whilst MAC intends that the Services should be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, it is possible that on occasions the Services or Website may be unavailable to permit maintenance or other development activity to take place.
      2. If for any reason MAC has to interrupt the Services for longer periods than MAC would normally expect, MAC will use reasonable endeavors to publish in advance details of such activity on the Website.

    1. Entire agreement:
      • These Terms, together with the MAC Privacy Policy and the terms of any other notices or instructions given to You under these Terms of Use, supersede and extinguish all prior agreements, representations (whether oral or written), and understandings and constitute the entire agreement between You and MAC relating to the Services and the other matters dealt with in these Terms.
    2. Waiver:
      • If either party waives any breach of these Terms, this will not constitute a waiver of any other breach. No waiver will be effective unless made in writing.
    3. Delays:
      • Neither party will be liable for any delay or failure in performance of its obligations under these Terms if the delay or failure is due to any cause outside its reasonable control. This clause does not apply to any obligation to pay money.
    4. No Assignment:
      • You may not assign or transfer any rights to any other person without MAC’s prior written consent.
    5. Governing law and jurisdiction:
      • If the information or Data You are accessing using the Services and the Website is solely that of a person who is tax resident in the United States of America at the time that You accept these terms then the State of California law govern this Agreement and You submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state courts of San Francisco County, California or federal court for the Northern District of California for all disputes arising out of or in connection with this Agreement.
    6. Severability:
      • If any part or provision of these Terms is invalid, unenforceable or in conflict with the law, that part or provision is replaced with a provision which, as far as possible, accomplishes the original purpose of that part or provision. The remainder of this Agreement will be binding on the parties.
    7. Notices:
      • Any notice given under these Terms by either party to the other must be in writing by email and will be deemed to have been given on transmission. Notices to MAC must be sent to or to any other email address notified by email to You by MAC. Notices to You will be sent to the email address which You provided when setting up Your access to the Service.
    8. Rights of Third Parties:
      • A person who is not a party to these Terms has no right to benefit under or to enforce any term of these Terms