Our Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to www.burklandassociates.com and Burkland LLC and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Burkland LLC include www.burklandassociates.com and Burkland. The Burkland website is a Consulting services site. By using the Burkland website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

Burkland does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

Burkland may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Burkland, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Burkland may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Burkland or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Burkland; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Burkland, or the public.

Tracking User Behavior

Burkland may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Burkland, in order to determine what Burkland services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Burkland to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Burkland. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Burkland website.

Links

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Security of your Personal Information

Burkland secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Burkland uses the following methods for this purpose:

  • SSL Protocol

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.

Children Under Thirteen

Burkland does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

E-mail Communications

From time to time, Burkland may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from Burkland or click on a link therein.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Burkland, you may opt-out of such communications by clicking on the UNSUBSCRIBE button.

California Privacy

California residents have additional rights regarding Burklands’s use of your personal information, including the right to give the instruction Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Burkland does not sell your personal information. For more details about your California privacy rights, please see our California Privacy Notice section below.

California Privacy Notice

This California Privacy Notice (“Notice”) supplements the Burkland Privacy Policy and applies specifically to visitors and users who are California residents (“consumer(s)” or “you”). This Notice details Burkland’s compliance with, and the rights of consumers under, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) as well as other California privacy laws. Any terms defined in the CCPA have the same meaning when used herein.

Your Rights as a Consumer

The CCPA grants you specific rights in and to your personal information. Specifically, you have the rights set forth below and may exercise them, as applicable, as further described below.

Right of Access to Collected Information; Data Portability

You have the right to request that Burkland disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal information that we have collected about you. Upon receipt of any request, we will send you a verification notice and, once your identity has been verified, we will disclose to you:

  • The categories of your personal information that we have collected.
  • The specific pieces of your personal information that we have collected.
  • The categories of sources from which we have collected your personal information.
  • The commercial reason for our collection or sale of your personal information.
  • The categories of third parties, if any, with whom we have shared your personal information.

Burkland will disclose this information to you either electronically or by mail. If provided electronically, the information will be in a portable and, to the extent feasible, readily useable format so as to allow you to transmit the information to another party without hindrance.

Right of Access to Information Sold or Disclosed for a Business Purpose

You have the right to request that Burkland disclose the categories of personal information that we have sold or otherwise disclosed to a third party about you. Upon receipt of any request, we will send you a verification notice and, once your identity has been verified, we will disclose to you:

  • The categories of your personal information that we have collected.
  • The categories of your personal information that we have sold.
  • The categories of your personal information that we have otherwise disclosed to a third party for a business purpose.
  • The categories of third parties to whom we have sold your personal information.

Right to Request Deletion

You have the right to request that Burkland delete any of your personal information that we have collected and retained about you, subject to certain exceptions. Upon receipt of any request, we will send you a verification notice and, once your identity has been verified, we will delete (and direct any third party service providers to delete) your personal information.

Burkland may deny your deletion request if retaining your personal information is necessary for us to: complete the transaction for which we originally collected your personal information; provide a service that you requested; take reasonably anticipated actions within the context of our ongoing business relationship; to comply with a legal obligation; or otherwise as set forth in the CCPA. If we deny your deletion request, we will provide you with the reason(s) for such denial.

Right to Opt-Out of the Sale of Your Personal Information

Burkland does not sell your personal information. You have the right to prohibit Burkland from selling your personal information. This right is also referred to as the right to “opt-out” of the sale of your personal information. You can do so here: Do Not Sell My Personal Information.

Right of Non-Discrimination

You have the right to exercise any or all of the rights identified above free of discrimination. Burkland will not discriminate against you for exercising your CCPA rights.

Exercising Your California Privacy Rights

To exercise your rights to access your personal information that is collected and/or sold by Burkland, or to request the deletion of your personal information or an opt-out from the sale of your personal information, you can submit a verifiable request by: Using this form; or writing us at Burkland's San Francisco Office 325 9th Street San Francisco, CA 94103.

Only you or an individual authorized to act on your behalf with the California Secretary of State’s office may make a valid request as relates to your personal information. If you are a parent or guardian of a minor child, you may make a request on their behalf.

Burkland uses commercially reasonable efforts to respond to any verifiable consumer request within 30 days of our receipt of such a request. If we require additional time, we will inform you of the same along with our reason(s) and any extension period in writing via the contact information that you provide to us upon request. Any information disclosure that we provide will cover the 12 month period immediately preceding our receipt of your request. You may make a request for disclosure at any time, but we will not provide any such disclosures more than two times in a 12 month period.

Information That We Collect

Burkland has collected the following categories of personal information about consumers in the last 12 months.

Identifiers: Real name, postal address, online identifier, email address, or other similar identifiers.

Categories of personal information listed in the California Customer Records statute: Name, address, telephone number, education, employment, employment history. The information included in this category is specifically set forth by California statutory law and may overlap with information in other categories

Commercial information: Information or details of products or services purchased, obtained or considered.

Professional or employment-related information: Current and/or past employment history, including firm/company information and job title or role. Education information: Information about educational history and achievements.

Information That We Disclose for a Business Purpose

Burkland discloses personal information to certain third party(s) for business purposes. When we do so, we enter into contracts that describe the business purpose and which require such third party(s) to keep the personal information confidential and to only use personal information as set forth in and explicitly allowed by the contract. We have disclosed to a third party for a business purpose the following categories of personal information about consumers in the last 12 months.

  • Identifiers.
  • Personal information listed in the California Consumer Records statute.
  • Commercial information.
  • Professional or employment-related information.
  • Education information.

Burkland discloses personal information for a business purpose only to our third-party service provider(s).

Changes to this California Privacy Notice

We may update this Notice at any time and the changes will be effective upon posting. This Notice will be reviewed and updated as necessary at least once every 12 months.

Contact Information

If you have questions or comments about this Notice or our California privacy practices generally, please feel free to contact us by using this form, this email address: info@burklandassociates.com, or by mail at the following address: San Francisco Office 325 9th Street San Francisco, CA 94103, Attn: Data Protection Officer.

Changes to this Statement

Burkland reserves the right to change this entire and any and all sections of this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.