This Privacy Notice describes how Burns & Levinson LLP (“we” or “our”) collects, uses and discloses the information we collect about you when you interact with our websites, including www.burnslev.com, http://www.blasset.com/, https://beyondthewill.blog/, http://www.cannabusinessadvisory.com/, https://covid19legalinfo.com/, http://www.divorcelawmonitor.com/, and http://www.in-houseadvisor.com/ (collectively, the “Site”). This Privacy Notice also explains your choices and rights have regarding your personal information.
What Information We Collect and How We Collect It
Information You Provide Directly
If you have decided to use our online payment portal to make a payment, you will be asked to provide your personal information through our Site. You must be 18 or older to authorize a payment through our Site.The personal information we collect includes your:
• Email address
• Phone number
• Payment information
In addition, if you choose to subscribe to any of our blogs, you will be asked to provide an email address.
Information Automatically Collected Through Your Use of the Site
We may automatically collect non-personally identifiable information about you—such as an IP address, device type, device ID, Internet service provider, general location information, page views, a date/time stamp, browser type, referring/exit URLs, search terms used on our Site, operating system, and similar device and usage information— when you visit our Site. For more information, see the “Cookies and Similar Technologies” section below.
Cookies and Similar Technologies
|Google Analytics (_ga, _gid)||Registers a unique ID that we use to gather statistical data on how anonymous visitors use the Site.|
|AWS Elastic Load Balancing (AWSELB)||Distributes traffic to the Site on several servers to optimize performance.|
|Siteimprove (Nmstat, Siteimproveses)||Registers statistical data on visitors’ behavior on the Site.|
Your browser may allow you to set a “Do Not Track” preference. We currently do not respond to “Do Not Track” or similar signals.
How We Use Your Information
When you make a payment through our payment portal, we use your information to process your payment request and our lawful basis for doing so is our need to fulfill our agreement with you to process your payment request.
When you subscribe to our Blogs, we use your information to fulfill your subscription request and our lawful basis for doing so is our need to fulfill our agreement with you to provide you with your subscription.
When we process your non-personally identifiable information through your use of our Site, we may use your information to customize content we may send or display on the Site to personalize your experience; detect and prevent fraud, unauthorized activities and access, and other misuse of our Site and assess, improve and develop our Site, business, and professional offerings, and for similar research and analytics purposes. Our basis for processing your information in these ways is our legitimate business interest in understanding how our Site is being used by you and to improve your experience on it.
Where permitted by applicable law, we may also use anonymous, de-identified, or aggregate information that does not reasonably identify you for any purpose.
We do not sell your personal information under California or Nevada law, which defines certain disclosures of personal data for monetary or valuable consideration as “sales.”
Who We May Share Your Information With
Unless we expressly inform you otherwise or have your consent, we only share your information as follows:
To Our Service Providers: we may share your information with third parties who provide services to us or to whom we outsource certain services, such as website analytics companies, hosting and cloud computing service providers, and payment processors. Our service providers only access, process or store your information in the course of performing their duties to us.
Business Transactions: we may share your information in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, restructuring, sale of certain of our ownership interests, assets, or both, or other corporate change, including without limitation, during the course of any due diligence process.
Require By Law: we may share your information when we are required to do so by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, bankruptcy proceedings, or similar legal process, or in response to lawful requests by public authorities.
Hyperlinks on Our Site
Our Site contains hyperlinks to websites operated by others whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the privacy notices of any other website they are redirected to from our Site as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
How We Keep Your Information Secure
We use reasonable, standard administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction of your information. However, no method of Internet transmission is completely secure and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Storage and Processing of European Your Information Outside the European Economic Area (EEA)
If you are located in the EEA, please note that as part of our service, we may transfer your personal information to other regions, including to the United States.
How Long We Keep Your Information
In general, we will only retain your information for the time necessary to realize our legitimate business purposes and to comply with the law. However, we may continue to store anonymous or anonymized information, such as Site visits without identifiers, in order to improve our services.
Your Choices and Rights
You have several choices regarding the use and disclosure of your information.
Information You Provide. With respect to the collection of your information, if you do not want your information collected, please do not submit it to us. If you have already submitted information and would like to review, correct or remove it from our records, please contact us at [email address].
Marketing Messages. We may send you marketing communications, about our services that may interest you. You can opt out of our marketing communications at any time by selecting the “unsubscribe” link in the e-mail or contacting us at [email address]. Please note that some non-marketing communications are not subject to general opt-out, such as communications relating to services we are providing you, sales transactions, software updates and other support related information, patches and fixes.
Cookies. If you wish to disable cookies, you can set your browser not to accept cookies as described in the section entitled “Cookies and Related Technologies.”
*Rights for Nevada Residents: Under a Nevada privacy law (SB 220), certain Nevada residents may opt out of the sale of certain categories of personal information. As of the effective date of this Privacy Notice, we do not sell any type of information covered by that law. However, if you are a Nevada resident who would like to opt-out of any future sale of your information in the unlikely event we change our practices, you may do so by contacting us at [email address]. Your request must include your full name, street address, city, state, zip code, and an email address so that we can contact you if needed to verify your identity and the authenticity of the request.
Changes and Updates
We may update this Privacy Notice from time to time, and we will make an updated copy of such Privacy Notice available on our Site. Please review our Privacy Notice periodically for changes. If we make material changes, we will endeavor to provide advance notice of such by email or through a notice on our Site.
If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Notice, please contact us at [email address] or at:
Burns & Levinson LLP
125 High St.
Boston, MA 02110
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