Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: http://www.westhamptonchamber.org.

General Statement of Privacy

The Greater Westhampton Chamber of Commerce respects the privacy of its members and of those who visit this site. Subject to the provisions of applicable laws, any information you submit to The Greater Westhampton Chamber of Commerce will not be used in any manner to which you have not consented. While The Greater Westhampton Chamber of Commerce does analyze its Web site logs to monitor the flow of traffic and make improvements to the site’s content, its Web site logs are not personally identifiable, and no attempt to link them to individual visitors to this site is made.

Personally Identifiable Information

We do not collect Personally Identifiable Information about you on The Greater Westhampton Chamber of Commerce Web site without your knowledge or action. Your information is collected through the membership registration form, e-mail newsletter registration and/or event registration forms. This information includes, but is not limited to, your name (first and last), company name, company address, phone number, fax number, e-mail address, and credit card information. You should be aware that if you disclose any information on an open forum such as our Facebook page, others may collect that information.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information

Non-Personally Identifiable Information includes, but is not limited to, information we automatically collect on your use and/or actions on our Web site (e.g., user traffic patterns, page views on the Web site, click-through rates, search terms that users enter into our search utility). In addition, when a visitor arrives at our site, we collect the IP address, operating system, and browser software used. An IP address (which is not the same as an e-mail address) can tell us the user’s internet service provider and, based on that, can suggest the geographic location of the connection. The Greater Westhampton Chamber of Commerce recognizes that certain User Information of a key demographic nature (e.g., race, age, gender, national origin, income), while Non-Personally Identifiable Information, is still of a sensitive nature to users. As a general matter, The Greater Westhampton Chamber of Commerce does not collect such information about you. However, in recognition of the sensitive nature of such information, in the event The Greater Westhampton Chamber of Commerce comes into possession of such information, such information shall, when coupled with any of your Personally Identifiable Information, itself be deemed to be Personally Identifiable Information and treated by The Greater Westhampton Chamber of Commerce as such.

Use of Non-personally Identifiable Information

As a general matter, Non-Personally Identifiable Information helps us determine how the Web site is being used, helps us identify popular areas of the Web site, and helps determine the effectiveness of our promotional activities regarding the Web site.

Use of “Cookies”

Our Web site uses “cookies” (i.e., a small data file that our Web site writes to a user’s hard drive) to help track your usage of our site. These cookies do not include personal information about you.

Neither our Web site, nor the cookies we write to the hard drives of our users, read any data off of your hard drive outside of our cookies. This includes not reading any cookie files created by other Web sites. You can refuse our cookies by turning them off in your browser (for more information on how to do this, please refer to your browser’s documentation). You do not need to have cookies turned on in your browser to use our Web site.

Third Party Use of Personal Information

The Greater Westhampton Chamber of Commerce Web site contains links to other Internet Web sites, including co-branded or other affiliated sites. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites, including such sites’ use of any information.

Security

You understand and agree that “perfect” security does not exist anywhere, including on the Internet. Information you send to this site, including email messages, will not be encrypted unless we advise you otherwise. Our Web site is protected by a firewall and monitored for security.

Legal Disclaimer

Any information this site provides  is not the same as retaining experts in those fields for advice. Although we go to great lengths to ensure the information is accurate, we strongly recommend you consult an expert, including but not limited to a lawyer, accountant, financial services consultant, or other professional as appropriate. Nothing contained in this web site is to be considered as the rendering of legal, financial, professional or other advice for specific cases, and users are responsible for obtaining such advice from their own legal, financial or other counsel. The information contained on this site is intended for educational, background and informational purposes only.

Notice to Parents or Guardians

We want to help you protect your child’s privacy. We encourage you to talk to your children about safe and responsible use of their personal information while using the Internet.