FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
As used in this notice, “we,” “us,” “our” and “Adviser Investments” means Adviser Investments, LLC, and includes Braver Capital Management, our institutional management division. The terms “website” and “websites” refer to www.adviserinvestments.com and www.bravercapital.com.
The disclosures in this CCPA Privacy Notice govern our practices currently and over the last twelve months.
Notice to Clients and Prospective Clients
Categories of Personal Information We Collect
During the preceding 12 months we have collected the following categories and types of personal information:
Sources From Which We Collect Your Personal Information
We collect the categories of personal information set out above from the following sources:
The Purposes for Which We Collect Your Personal Information
We use personal information collected for the following purposes:
How and With Whom We Share Your Personal Information
We share your personal information with the following categories of third parties:
In the past twelve months, we have disclosed the following categories of personal information for business purposes to third parties and services providers:
In the past twelve months, we have not “sold” your personal information in exchange for money to any third party or service provider. Information provided to third parties does not contain information sufficient to identify you. In certain cases, information to identify individuals is provided to service providers pursuant to restrictions on use, additional sharing with other third parties and confidentiality commitments. For more information on sharing and sales practices with respect to personal information, see Sale of Personal Information to Third Parties below.
Sale of Personal Information to Third Parties
Adviser Investments does not sell your personal information to third parties and or service providers in exchange for money, but such sharing may constitute a sale of information under the CCPA. Therefore, California residents should note the following:
If you would like to limit or prevent Adviser Investments from collecting personal data during your visits to our Websites and subsequent sharing with third parties or service providers, please click here to access our “Do Not Sell My Info” feature.
Online Tracking and Advertising
Categories of Cookies Used on Our Websites
Below we list the different types of cookies that may be used on our Websites.
Strictly Necessary Cookies. These cookies enable you to navigate our Websites and to use their features. These cookies are necessary for each of our Websites to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you that amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the particular website may not work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
Performance Cookies. These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our Websites. They help us to know which pages are popular and see how visitors move around our Websites. If you do not allow these cookies, we will be less able to optimize our Websites’ performance. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymous.
Targeting Cookies. These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant advertisements on other sites. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising. These cookies do not directly store personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device.
Local Shared Objects. Local shared objects, such as “Flash cookies,” also may be stored on your computer or device. Local shared objects operate a lot like cookies because they are stored on your device and can be used to store certain information about your activities and preferences; however, they cannot be managed in the same way as cookies. Depending on how local shared objects are enabled on your computer or device, you may be able to manage them using software settings. For information on managing Flash cookies, for example, see http://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/disable-local-shared-objects-flash.html.
HTML 5. HTML5, the language some websites are coded in, may be used to store information on your computer or device about how you use our Websites. This information may be retrieved by us to help us manage our Websites, and may give us information about how our Websites are being used by our visitors, how they can be improved, and how we can customize our Websites for users.
Cache Cookies. Cache cookies, such as eTags, may be used to identify your computer or device as the same computer or device that visited our Websites in the past.
Mobile Device IDs and Location-Based Information. Certain mobile devices, including smart phones and tablet devices, contain unique device IDs that can be used to identify their physical location. Some mobile device IDs are permanent, while others may be changed by accessing the device’s privacy settings. Mobile devices also typically transmit caller ID data (which may include a phone number) when used to transmit a telephone call or text message. When you use mobile devices to access our Websites, we may collect and transmit unique device IDs and collect caller ID data, as well as other information about your device, including without limitation, your wireless carrier, the make, model, operating system, capacity and settings of your device, the names, package IDs and versions of other software you have downloaded to your device and information about how you interact with and navigate within our Websites.
These tracking technologies may be deployed by us and/or our by our service providers or partners on our behalf. These technologies enable us to assign a unique number to you, and may allow us to relate your use of our Websites to other information about you, including your usage information and personal information. We may match information collected from you through different means or at different times and combine such information with information obtained from other sources (including third parties), such as demographic information and updated contact information (where that information has been lawfully disclosed to us), for the purposes of learning more about you so we can provide you with relevant content.
How to Manage Preferences Related to Online Tracking and Advertising
Our Websites include a “Do Not Sell My Info” feature that enables you to opt-out or back in to certain categories of cookies and other tracking technologies. To change your preferences, please click here. Please note that if you choose not to accept cookies from us, you may miss out on certain features of our platform.
Do Not Track Requests
Some internet browsers have incorporated “Do Not Track” features. When turned on, these features send a signal (“the DNT Signal”) to websites indicating you do not want to be tracked. Adviser Investments does not recognize the “do not track” signals that some browsers may employ as no uniform standard for responding to such signals has been developed at this time.
Your Rights as a California Resident
As a California resident, you have certain rights in relation to your personal information.
You have the right to request that we disclose certain information to you regarding how we have collected, used and shared your personal information over the last twelve months. Specifically, you have the right to request that we disclose the following information to you:
You have the right to request that we delete the personal information that we have collected from you, and, under certain circumstances, we must delete your personal information and direct any service provider to delete your information from its records.
You have the right to request that we do not sell your data. To exercise this right, please use our “Do Not Sell My Info” feature that enables you to opt-out or opt-in of certain categories of cookies and other tracking technologies.
Other Rights. You can request certain information about our disclosure of personal information to third-parties for their own direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year. This request is free and may be made once a year.
Right to Non-Discrimination
Adviser Investments may not discriminate against you if you choose to exercise your rights under the CCPA.
How to Exercise Your California Privacy Rights
Only you or a person registered with the California Secretary of State who you authorize to act on your behalf may make a verifiable consumer request related to your personal information. If your child is a minor, you may make a verifiable consumer request on their behalf. We will not respond to rights requests from non-California residents.
If you wish to exercise any of your California privacy rights, please submit a request to us via www.adviserinvestments.com/do-not-sell or call us at (866) 492-6868.
Note that the CCPA includes certain exemptions with respect to a businesses’ use or collection of personal information. Your rights under the CCPA may be limited as a result of our reliance on these exemptions.
Verifying and Responding to Your Requests
We only respond to requests that you make which are “verifiable” and for which we can reasonably verify your identity. To verify your requests, we may require authentication that is reasonable in light of the nature of the personal information requested.
We aim to promptly verify your requests and respond to your requests within 45 days of receipt, but may require up to a total of 90 days to respond to your requests. If we require additional time beyond the initial 45 days and that time is reasonably necessary, we will let you know within the first 45 days. We do not ordinarily charge a fee for our response to your requests. However, we may do so to the extent your request(s) are excessive, repetitive or manifestly unfounded. If we determine that charging a fee is warranted, we will let you know and will provide you with an estimate of the associated costs of responding to your request(s). If we determine that we cannot or will not take the action that you requested, we will inform you of our reasons for not taking action and any rights you may have to appeal the decision.
We are not required to provide you access to your personal information more than twice in any 12-month period. Similarly, we are not required to comply with your requests that we disclose certain information to you more than twice in any twelve-month period.
Changes to Our CCPA Privacy Notice
From time to time, Adviser Investments may update or revise this CCPA Privacy Notice. If there are changes to the terms of our CCPA Privacy Notice we will post such changes on our website.
How to Contact Us
Please feel free to contact us at (800) 492-6868 or by email at email@example.com if you have any questions related to this CCPA Privacy Notice.
Effective Date & Recent Revisions
This policy is effective April1, 2020.