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Don’t Give Your Zip Code and Other Massachusetts Credit Card Laws You Should Know

“No, thanks” is a smart response when cashiers ask for your Boston ZIP code at checkout. That information isn’t required to process your credit card transaction, so the merchant doesn’t actually need it.

Massachusetts credit card laws offer consumers some of the toughest consumer privacy data and protection in the nation, including safeguards against aggressive harvesting of your personal information for intrusive marketing. Keep reading to find out how the laws help protect your privacy and rights when you use your Boston credit card.

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