OCABR Social Media Policy
To highlight our commitment to transparency in government, the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR) website uses several web-based tools for outreach, education and information. These tools are not intended to replace the channels currently in place for media and constituent communication. Media inquiries should be directed to the Office’s Communications Director, at 617-973-8767, and questions or complaints regarding agency services should be directed to OCABR at (617) 973-8700.
Your Third Party Social Media Accounts
Some pages on the OCABR website allow you to interact with your own third-party social media accounts on an affirmative basis. For example, from a post on a blog, you may click to “Like” a post on your Facebook™ account. Clicking such a third-party social media link on the OCABR website may prompt you to log into the relevant third-party social media provider if you are not already logged in and should work in the same manner as if you logged in to the third-party social media provider directly (e.g., it may set one or more persistent cookies as a result of logging in). If you are already logged in, or once you are logged in, to the third-party social media provider, the link will facilitate your interaction with that third-party social media provider. Moreover, when you add content from the OCABR website to your third-party social media account, it is possible that your public account information can be associated with the OCABR website content that you are posting. For example, if you retweet a Mass.Gov tweet someone could use Twitter to search for a keyword in the original tweet and, potentially, see your public account information.